Four arrested after officers find stolen vehicle from Missouri, Lincoln Police say

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LINCOLN, Neb. (KLKN) – Four were arrested Monday after officers found a stolen vehicle from Missouri at the Super 8 motel in west Lincoln, police say.

Around 2:10 p.m., officers were performing a follow-up on an investigation into catalytic converter thefts at the hotel when they spotted the stolen Jeep.

Officers believed that the jeep was involved in a recent theft attempt at a different location, according to Lincoln Police.

The vehicle had been reported stolen from Lee’s Summit, Missouri.

Officers then approached Samantha Fischer, 29, and Craig Haynes, 40, both of Blue Springs, Missouri.

Haynes had $1,203 on him and Fischer had 4.5 grams of suspected meth in her bag, police say.

Officers then went into the hotel room rented by Fischer and Haynes and found Rachel Lawler, 44, and Gene Madden, 46, both of Kansas City, Missouri, inside.

They seized 31.3 grams of suspected meth, $4,351 and a handgun from the room.  All four were then arrested, police say.

The four were arrested on suspicion of possessing a controlled substance.

Additional charges included suspicion of possessing burglar tools, possession of a firearm by a prohibited person and possession of a firearm during a felony drug violation.

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