Woman caught with meth in sock after chase with officers, Grand Island Police say

LINCOLN, Neb. (KLKN) – Two people were arrested Thursday after they led an officer on a chase through a residential neighborhood, Grand Island Police say.

Around 1:50 p.m., an officer saw Victoria Lathrop, who had a warrant out for her arrest, in a car near 17th Street and Wheeler Avenue.

The officer tried pulling over the vehicle, but the driver – Travis Gregg – sped off.

Police say the officer stopped pursuing the vehicle near 15th and Cedar Streets.

Shortly after, officers saw the vehicle parked near 12th and Eddy Streets.

Officers then found Lathrop with another woman in a nearby alleyway and took her into custody, police say.

Lathrop had two bags containing about 2.8 grams of meth, which were hidden in a sock and her purse, according to police.

She was arrested on suspicion of two counts of possessing a controlled substance and possession of marijuana, along with the warrant.

Later on, officers found Gregg near 13th and Elm Streets and took him into custody.

Gregg, who has a previous felony conviction, was in possession of THC wax and a large knife, police say.

He was arrested on suspicion of felony flight to avoid arrest, driving under suspension, possession of marijuana (less than 1 ounce) and being a felon in possession of a prohibited weapon.

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