Drugs and scale located inside bag man asked police to look for

A 44-year-old Lincoln man is behind bars after asking officers to retrieve a bag with drugs inside it for him.

According to Lincoln Police Captain Ben Kopsa officers were arresting 44-year-old Tomis Bedford around 10:50 p.m. Friday night near 13th and Arapahoe for an outstanding warrant. 

While Bedford was being arrested he asked officers to retrieve a black zippered case from inside an apartment.

Officers found the case and inside it they located a scale with residue that tested positive for amphetamines.

Bedford was arrested and lodged for his warrant and for possession of a controlled substance. 


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