UPDATE: Authorities searching for ‘armed and dangerous’ man who fled traffic stop

Authorities are searching for a man considered to be armed and dangerous. 
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LINCOLN, Neb. (KLKN) – The Seward County Sheriff’s Office, released an update on the Monday arrest of a suspect deemed ‘armed and dangerous’.

Around 12:15 p.m., deputies attempted to pullover a Hyundai SUV near mile marker 384 on Interstate 80.

During the stop, officials say they found probable cause to search the SUV, during which the driver fled into nearby cornfields.

The Nebraska State Patrol and K9 Units assisted in locating the driver, identified as 34-year-old William Plump. A local farmer also lent a hand by harvesting the field early to help clear the area for the search.

He was taken into custody around 6:45 p.m.

In Plump’s SUV, officers found 1.6 lbs of PCP and a smaller amount of cathinone and cocaine. The estimated street value is $200,000.

Plump also had multiple felony warrants out of Iowa and the U.S. Marshal’s Office.

Plump was arrested for two drug charges.


Authorities are searching for a man considered to be armed and dangerous.

The Seward County Sheriff’s Office says its deputies are searching along with the Nebraska State Patrol for the suspect who they say ran from a traffic stop near mile marker 380 on Interstate 80.

The suspect is described as a black man wearing a gray long-sleeve shirt and ball cap.

Officials say he ran north of I-80 into a cornfield between 210th Rd. and 224th Rd.

Authorities say if you see the person you should not approach him and instead call 402-643-4578 immediately.


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