Lincoln Police Officer Recovers Stolen Autos - Two Nights in a Row

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Lincoln Police have recovered two stolen autos, with a driver inside for the second consecutive night.

Sergeant Terrance Vernon said around 9:30 p.m. Monday, Officer Anthony Gratz stopped a Ford Bronco near 17th and L Streets. The Bronco had been reported stolen yesterday from Johnson County.

Vernon said the driver of the Bronco, 26-year-old Creston Cristlieb, from Beatrice, was arrested for possession of stolen property.

The passenger, 26-year-old Shawn Hall, also from Beatrice, was arrested for possession of methamphetamine.

Vernon said Officer Gratz is the same officer who nabbed the driver in a stolen Lincoln Monday Morning, as it left Everett Elementary.