Police evacuated two restaurants and a store during a more than two-hour standoff at a motel in Lincoln.
Wednesday's standoff ended with the police SWAT team breaking into a second-floor room and seizing two people.
No serious injuries were reported.
Police were acting on a tip from the FBI office in Kansas City.
FBI officials say Collin McDonald, 23, was arrested on a federal bank robbery warrant from Kansas.
Police say a 20-year-old woman was jailed on unspecified local charges.