At approximately 3:30 p.m., a Lincoln
police officer stopped a truck
for traffic violations as it traveled in the 700 block of Woodlawn
Road. The truck had Texas registration. A strong odor of cannabis was emanating
from the vehicle, and a subsequent K-9 indication led to the search
and seizure of approximately 9 pounds of cannabis from the suspect
The investigation continued, which led to the seizure of
another 9 pounds of suspected cannabis at a Lincoln hotel where
the individuals had been staying.
Jose Reyes, 36, of Auburndale, Fla.
Roel Lopez, 32, of Garciasville, Texas.
A 15-year-old male,
All were arrested on charges of: manufacture or delivery of
cannabis more than 5,000 grams, a Class X felony.
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"Teamwork paid off for our Drug Task Force officer, patrol
officers and Criminal Investigation Division in successfully
removing these illegal drugs from the streets, that would have been
distributed in our community," said Deputy Chief Michael Geriets.
[Text from file received from the
Lincoln Police Department]