Lincoln Man Arrested For Pretending to Be hurricane Victim

Lincoln police have arrested a man accused of lying about being a victim of hurricane Katrina. Authorities say 40-year-old Dewayne Bush applied for, and received more than 23-hundred dollars from FEMA..

They say he claimed to have lived in gulfport Mississippi during the August storm, and suffered a personal loss. But officials later found out he was living in Lincoln when the storm hit. Bush was arrested on suspicion of theft by deception.