Two people arrested after LPD finds more than 42 grams of meth in car
LINCOLN, Neb. (KOLN) - Two people are facing drug charges after officers with the Lincoln Police Department found more than 42 grams of methamphetamine in their car.
Around 9 p.m. on May 10, officers saw a white Chevy Malibu near 8th and H Streets make an improper turn.
LPD said officers contacted the driver, identified as 25-year-old Brett Nunnery, and said they noticed a strong odor of marijuana.
According to police, officers asked Nunnery to get out of the car but he put it in drive and took off.
LPD said the officer saw Nunnery driving recklessly and officers did not pursue the car.
On Wednesday around 4 p.m., officers identified Nunnery as a backseat passenger in a black Kia Optima at the Super Saver near 27th and Cornhusker.
Officers said they made contact with the driver, identified as 32-year-old Michaela McKee, and then requested K9 officers because there was suspicion of narcotics.
According to police, the handler and K9 officer arrived on scene and the K9 indicated the presence of narcotics.
LPD said officers found 42.3 grams of methamphetamine which has a $3,000 street value, as well as 10.6 grams of marijuana and drug paraphernalia.
Nunnery was arrested and is facing felony operating a motor vehicle to avoid arrest and possession of methamphetamine with intent to deliver charges.
McKee was arrested and is facing possession of methamphetamine with intent to deliver charges.
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