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License plate stop leads to arrest of 2 Omaha men in Iowa

License plate stop leads to arrest of 2 Omaha men in Iowa

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An Omaha man was arrested on suspicion of drug-related offenses in Iowa Saturday afternoon.

Deputies with the Fremont County K9 unit stopped a 2006 Pontiac Grand Prix for fraudulent license plates near mile marker 19 on southbound Interstate 29 at about 12:35 p.m., according to a press release from the Fremont County Sheriff’s Office.

Deputies arrested the driver of the vehicle, a 64-year-old man, on suspicion of methamphetamine possession, possession of a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia.

The man was also cited for not having a valid driver’s license, according to the press release, and is being held at the Fremont County Jail on $2,000 bail.

A 61-year-old Omaha man, who was a passenger in the vehicle, was arrested in connection with an active warrant out of Nebraska, according to the press release. The man is being held without bail pending extradition.


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