Lincoln police: Reckless driver had 40 grams of marijuana, 20 grams of THC

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LINCOLN, Neb. — A man was arrested Thursday afternoon with more than 40 grams of marijuana in his car, police say.

An officer heading north on 10th Street from Nebraska Highway 2 saw a Chevy Impala driving recklessly ahead of him, according to Lincoln police.

After the Impala parked behind a home near 9th and E Streets, the officer approached the vehicle and smelled marijuana, police said.

A backpack in the car had 40.4 grams of marijuana; 20.7 grams of suspected THC concentrate; 4 tablets of alprazolam, an anxiety medication; paraphernalia consistent with a drug sale and a loaded .40-caliber pistol, according to authorities.

The driver, 21-year-old Jordan Meyer, had $285 on him, which police say was packaged in a manner consistent with a drug sale.

He was also under the influence of narcotics while driving, police said.

Meyer was arrested on suspicion of several charges, including possession of a controlled substance with intent to deliver, carrying a concealed weapon, driving under the influence and careless driving.

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