Couple arrested in Lincoln for stealing SUV

Thor and Courtney Thompson

Police say a couple was arrested for stealing an SUV after they offered the owner to put gas in it.

Lincoln Police officer Katie Flood says Thor Thompson and his wife, Courtney, were arrested Wednesday morning at a motel near the Lincoln Airport.  Officer Flood says the Thompsons took the Ford Explorer from a resident in Nebraska City.  She says they had offered the owner to pus gas in it, but never returned.

Police also say they found suspected meth, scales and other drug paraphernalia inside the vehicle.  The Thompsons were arrested for possession of stolen property, possession of a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia.