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Lincoln PD arrest felon with firearm during traffic stop

Posted: 12:44 PM, Apr 17, 2019
Updated: 2019-04-17 17:44:44Z
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OMAHA, Neb. (KMTV) — The Lincoln Police Department (LPD) says they arrested a man after a minor traffic stop. The reason he was arrested: he was a felon in possession of a firearm.

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LPD says 28-year-old Joshua Vandeventer was pulled over after officers observed him running a stop sign at South Folsom and W A Street.

Vandeventer was found to be in the possession of a rifle and driving under suspension. He was placed under arrest for both charges.

Vandeventer's prior felony charge was terroristic threats according to the Nebraska Department of Corrections.