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2 Beatrice men arrested for drug offenses after search warrant issued

February 23, 2019

Beatrice police arrested two men Thursday evening for drug offenses after a search warrant was issued.

Shortly after 6:30 p.m., Beatrice police served a search warrant at 1510 High St. in Beatrice.

According to arrest documents, police found Nicholas Umphenour and Jered Lockwood inside a shed at the address.

During a search of the shed, police found approximately 2.2 grams of suspected methamphetamine in a plastic baggie, along with multiple pipes and syringes. Three scales with a white substance on them were also found in the shed.

Arrest documents state that Lockwood admitted to seeing narcotics transactions from Umphenour and that one of the scales was his.

Lockwood was arrested for possession of a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Umphenour was arrested for distribution of a controlled substance, possession of a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia.