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Four people arrested by Lincoln PD for pot and other charges

Posted: 1:28 PM, Jan 27, 2020
Updated: 2020-01-27 14:35:30-05
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Lincoln Pot Bust

OMAHA, Neb. (KMTV) — Last Friday, the Lincoln Police Department arrested four suspects for a number of drug-related charges after initiating a traffic stop on Interstate 80.

They say the stop was initiated after seeing the suspect's vehicle, which had Florida plates, performing several traffic violations.

While speaking to the driver, the officer observed the smell of marijuana and says the driver admitted to having a small amount in the center console. The officer says a number of boxes and crates were observed in the cargo area and a bevy drugs were found during a search.

Police say the cargo contents included:

  • 30 gallons of THC liquid
  • More than 2,600 THC vaporizer cartridges
  • More than 30 lbs of marijuana
  • 79 grams of THC shatter
  • A 40 caliber firearm
  • $2,000 cash

19-year-old Richard Cicanese, 20-year-old Alex Burtch and 26-year-old Matthew McGee were arrested for

  • Possess Marijuana with Intent to Deliver
  • Possess THC Concentrate with Intent to Deliver
  • No Drug Tax stamp

33-year-old Anthony Cooper was arrested for

  • Possess Marijuana with Intent to Deliver
  • Possess THC Concentrate with Intent to Deliver
  • No Drug Tax stamp
  • Possess Firearm During commission of a Felony