This morning around 6:00 a.m. the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office with the assistance of the Nebraska State Patrol and Jefferson County Ambulance District #33 served a Search Warrant at the residence located at 203 N 2nd St., Steele City Nebraska.


Upon entry into the residence, one male subject identified as Trevor S. Pingel was arrested for Distribution of a Controlled Substance (methamphetamine), Possession of a Controlled Substance, Felon in Possession of a Deadly Weapon, and Manufacture of a Controlled Substance.


A suspected 10 grams of methamphetamine, were discovered inside the residence as well as items in relation to the production of controlled substances and the distribution of controlled substances.  Large amounts of drug paraphernalia were taken as evidence in the Search Warrant.


Trevor Pingel is being held at the Department of Corrections Diagionastic and Evaluation Center.  No bond has been set at this time. This matter remains under investigation and more charges may be filed.