Two caught with 17 credit cards, embossing machine in car west of Lincoln, sheriff says

LINCOLN, Neb. (KLKN) – Several credit cards and an embossing machine were found Monday in a vehicle west of Lincoln, the Lancaster County Sheriff’s Office says.

Around 1 p.m., a deputy with the criminal interdiction unit pulled over a vehicle that was speeding on Interstate 80.

Sheriff Terry Wagner said the deputy smelled marijuana coming from inside the vehicle and began a search.

Inside, deputies found marijuana, a laptop, an embossing machine, a magnetic strip encoder and 17 credit and debit cards.

Deputies then arrested Creshawna Thomas, 26, and Kameron Locklear, 25, on suspicion of possessing a financial transaction device.

Wagner said he is unsure if the cards were stolen or fabricated. An investigation is ongoing.

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