Cocaine Found In West Lincoln Traffic Stop

LINCOLN–(KFOR Apr. 15)–Deputies seized about $20,000 worth of cocaine, along with just over $2,000 cash, during a traffic stop on Interstate 80 near NW 48th Street on Wednesday morning.

Lancaster County Chief Deputy Ben Houchin says a traffic violation led to the stop and deputies found evidence two people in the truck were involved in criminal activity.  Investigators got permission to search the truck and found a half-pound of cocaine.  Deputies arrested 36-year-old Everardo Lopez was arrested for possession of cocaine, money violation and other charges.

The other person in the vehicle was not arrested and later released.