LINCOLN–(KFOR Nov. 4)–Members of the Criminal Interdiction Unit on Thursday afternoon pulled over truck from out of state along eastbound I-80 near the Lincoln Airport, where investigators found drugs, a loaded handgun and cash.
Lancaster County Chief Deputy Sheriff Ben Houchin on Friday said that a Lincoln Police officer pulled over a truck for speeding, straddling the white line and window tint. Probable cause was developed to search the truck. Investigators found the following items:
- 9mm handgun that was loaded, with one in the tube, inside a backpack
- 146 pounds of raw marijuana
- 2,892 THC vape pens
- 179 pounds of hash
- 1.5 pounds THC wax
- 97 pounds THC concentrate shatter
- $1,800 in cash
The driver was identified as 25-year-old Daxton Kirk, of Alabama, and his mother in the passenger seat was identified as 44-year-old Amy Kirk, of Tennessee.
Daxton Kirk was lodged for possession of a firearm during commission of a felony, possession of a controlled substance with intent to deliver and possession of money while violating drug law.
Amy Kirk was lodged for aid and abet, as well as possession of a controlled substance with intent to deliver charges.