Man riding stolen bike spotted making drug deal
Lincoln Police said a 55-year-old man was arrested after he was spotted riding a stolen bicycle on his way to a drug transaction.
LPD said on Monday around 12:40 a.m., Michael Hawkins, 55, was spotted riding a bicycle against traffic near South 11th Street and South Street.
It was later discovered the bike was stolen.
Officers followed Hawkins to a nearby parking lot, where they observed him make a drug deal, police said.
When officers tried to contact Hawkins, he dropped the bike and ran, but was eventually taken into custody.
A pipe containing suspected meth was found in his possession, and he was cited and lodged for possession of a controlled substance.