Columbus man accused of taking son along on drug deal

Posted By:  KLKN Newsroom

SCHUYLER, Neb. (AP) _ A 33-year-old Columbus man is accused of taking his 18-month-old son along for a drug deal in Colfax County.

Authorities say Brian Blattner had agreed to sell methamphetamine to a person who turned out to be a police informant on Sunday. Schuyler Police Chief Leonard Hiltner says the boy was found in a car seat in Blattner's van. Hiltner says the boy was “absolutely filthy.''