Man found with suspected ‘fake’ meth during traffic stop

During the traffic stop, the officer identified the passenger as 51-year-old Richard Booker, wanted on a felony assault warrant.
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LINCOLN, Neb. (KLKN) – Lincoln Police arrested a 51-year-old man after finding suspected ‘fake’ meth during a traffic stop.

An officer pulled over a 2005 Chevy Impala with no license plates near the 1700 block of Washington Street on Tuesday.

During the traffic stop, the officer identified the passenger as 51-year-old Richard Booker, wanted on a felony assault warrant.

The officer took Booker into custody. The officer found a bag with 1.3 grams of methamphetamine and two bags containing 15.8 grams of suspected ‘fake’ methamphetamine.

Lincoln Police say, the officer also found a switchblade knife and 31.2 grams of marijuana.

LPD arrested Booker for possession with intent to distribute counterfeit controlled substance, possession of a controlled substance, possession of a deadly weapon by a prohibited person, possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia.

 

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