Thursday, February 23, 2012

Broken Bow police arrest two, seize drugs, more than $100,000. Broken Bow Municipal Airport/Keith Glaze Field (KBBW), Nebraska

BROKEN BOW — Officers from Broken Bow Police Department seized drugs, paraphernalia and more than $100,000 in cash late Monday night after apprehending two men accused of leaving the scene of a hit-and-run accident.

In a press release, Police Chief Steve Scott said the two men were en route to from Chicago back to California by plane when bad weather forced them to land at the Broken Bow Airport Sunday night. The men borrowed an airport courtesy car and stayed at a local motel.

The accident led to the arrest of the driver and second man who was the pilot of a plane. The pilot gave consent to a search of the plane, and that is where the cash was found.

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