LPD: Drug dog assists in controlled substances arrest

LINCOLN, Neb. (KLKN) — One Lincoln Police drug dog uncovers evidence of meth and opioids inside a vehicle.

Around 9 p.m., an officer pulled over a vehicle for an improper turn near the 2900 block of NW 12th St.

Police say the driver and passenger displayed nervous and suspicious behavior, so a drug dog was called in.

After the dog indicated the presence of drugs in the car, the officer began searching the vehicle.

Various drug paraphernalia and a backpack with used needles, scales, and two knives were found in the passenger seat.

A spoon and scale with meth and opioid residue were also found in the car. The passenger, 30-year-old William Umphenour, was found to be a convicted felon.

Umphenour was arrested on multiple drug charges.

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