LPD: Explosive device found during traffic stop

The explosive device was homemade and intended to explode on contact with a hard surface.
Photo courtesy of LPD

LINCOLN, Neb. (KLKN) – Lincoln Police arrested 30-year-old Cody Ryan on Friday after police finding an illegal explosive device during a traffic stop.

Around 8:30 p.m. neighbors alerted police of a vehicle driving dangerously through a neighborhood near N 70th and Leighton Street.

Police conducted a traffic stop and took Ryan into custody for an outstanding felony warrant.

The fire inspector found a homemade explosive device in Ryan’s pocket during the traffic stop. The device was homemade and would explode on contact with a hard surface.

Ryan was arrested for his outstanding warrant, Possession of a Destructive Device and Driving while Revoked 2nd Offense.

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