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Passenger arrested after police find drugs, gun in car

Drugs and paraphernalia found in backseat
Man arrested after being found with marijuana and a handgun
Man arrested after being found with marijuana and a handgun
Updated: Jun. 10, 2021 at 9:41 AM CDT
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LINCOLN, Neb. (KOLN) - An 18-year-old was arrested in Lincoln after police found drugs and a handgun following a traffic stop.

Lincoln Police said a 2010 Honda Accord was making several turn and lane violations leading to a stop near 48th and Old Cheney.

According to LPD, the officer smelled marijuana in the car, leading to a search. The officer searched the vehicle and found 20g of pot, a scale, empty plastic bags and a handgun.

18-year-old Ausjaron Baxter, who was sitting in the backseat, was found with 10 more grams of marijuana. The handgun was located next to him.

There were 3 other passengers in the vehicle, but Baxter was the only one arrested, police said.

He was charged with possession with intent to deliver controlled substance and possession of a firearm.

Police said Baxter was actively selling marijuana.

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