Two people were arrested Friday morning in north Lincoln for possession of multiple drugs after crashing into a cop car.
An officer conducted a traffic stop in the Super Saver parking lot at 27th & Cornhusker after a vehicle heading westbound on Cornhusker violated a red light around 2:25 a.m.
The vehicle nearly collided with a police car that was heading northbound on 27th Street.
In the vehicle were the driver, 45-year-old Maggie Welling, and her passenger, 35-year-old Robert Vantine.
During the traffic stop, the officer observed a glass pipe, commonly used for smoking narcotics, on the floor of the vehicle.
Officers then conducted a probable search of the vehicle and located: 247.3 grams (8.7ounces) of suspected methamphetamine, 171 prescription pills (various types), 5.3g grams of psilocybin mushrooms, 2 glass pipes, and $400 in Welling’s possession.
Welling was arrested for Possession with Intent to Deliver, 5 counts of Possession of a Controlled Substance and Possess Money while violating 28-416.
She was cited/released for Possession of Drug Paraphernalia and Careless Driving.
Vantine was arrested for Possession with Intent to Deliver and 5 counts of Possession of a Controlled Substance.
He was cited/released for Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.