Two people arrested in Kearney after Nebraska State Patrol finds nearly 5 pounds of meth

Two people arrested in Kearney after Nebraska State Patrol finds nearly 5 pounds of meth
In February 2018, Nebraska law enforcement officers seized 37 pounds of meth during a bust. It had an estimated street value of $829,000. NEBRASKA STATE PATROL

Two people have been arrested in Kearney after authorities found nearly five pounds of meth.

The Central Nebraska Drug and Safe Streets Task Force served a search warrant at a home in Kearney on Friday.

During the search, investigators found 4.93 pounds of meth. The two people inside, a 19-year-old man and a 23-year-old woman, were booked into Buffalo County Jail on suspicion of possession of a controlled substance.

The law enforcement agencies involved in the search were Nebraska State Patrol, Kearney Police Department and Buffalo County Sheriff’s Office. Other agencies also are part of the task force.

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