Stolen handgun found during traffic stop

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LINCOLN, Neb. – Lincoln Police arrested a 20-year-old Lincoln man after a stolen handgun was found during a traffic stop.

LPD said around 10:50 a.m. on Sunday, officers pulled over Jeremiah Jensen, 20, for a traffic violation.

Jensen was found to have a suspended license, and after a search of the vehicle prior to it being towed, a handgun was found under the passenger’s seat.

The handgun was reported stolen from Omaha between April and May of 2019.

Jensen was arrested for possession of a stolen firearm and possession of a deadly weapon by a prohibited person.