LSO: Wanted man found with 9 lbs of meth


LINCOLN, Neb. (KLKN) — Wednesday, the Lancaster County Fugitive Task Force was searching for a wanted man loose in the Lincoln area.

The man, 41-year-old transient Tommy Meyer, was wanted for absconding from the Nebraska Department of Corrections back in February.

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Authorities, knowing he was driving a black Chevy impala, spotted Meyer in northeast Lincoln.

The Task Force quickly responded and discovered Meyer was staying at a home near 64th and Morrill Ave. As he parked his car in a back alley, officers tried to approach Meyer who took off running.

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After a short chase, Meyer was arrested near Havelock and 66th Streets. Lincoln Police say he was found with a bag of meth and $900 in cash on him.

In his vehicle, more than $17,000 in cash and over 9 lbs of meth were uncovered.

Meyer was arrested on his warrant and on drug charges.

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