LPD: Police dog uncovers nearly 10 grams of meth
LINCOLN, Neb. (KLKN) — Friday, April 2, around 10:30 pm investigators with the Lincoln-Lancaster County Narcotics Task Force pulled over a green Ford F 150 near 1st and Cornhusker Ave. after the driver made several traffic violations including improper turns and neglecting to use a turn signal.
The driver, later identified as 31-year-old Brandon Parmentier, refused to exit his vehicle or answer any questions from law enforcement. According to the investigators, Parmentier was looking around the vehicle frantically and appeared nervous.
Parmentier was then removed from his vehicle and detained by investigators. Police Service Dog Diesel was brought in and indicated that drugs were in the vehicle.
Searching the Ford, investigators found drug paraphernalia, a scale, a pipe, and a holster with ammunition. A .38 Special handgun was found in Parmentier’s waistband, along with $774 and 9.4 grams of meth in his pockets.
Parmentier was arrested on multiple weapons and drug charges.