Passenger arrested after police find drugs, gun in car
Drugs and paraphernalia found in backseat
LINCOLN, Neb. (KOLN) - An 18-year-old was arrested in Lincoln after police found drugs and a handgun following a traffic stop.
Lincoln Police said a 2010 Honda Accord was making several turn and lane violations leading to a stop near 48th and Old Cheney.
According to LPD, the officer smelled marijuana in the car, leading to a search. The officer searched the vehicle and found 20g of pot, a scale, empty plastic bags and a handgun.
18-year-old Ausjaron Baxter, who was sitting in the backseat, was found with 10 more grams of marijuana. The handgun was located next to him.
There were 3 other passengers in the vehicle, but Baxter was the only one arrested, police said.
He was charged with possession with intent to deliver controlled substance and possession of a firearm.
Police said Baxter was actively selling marijuana.
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