LPD arrests man in connection to ongoing narcotics investigation
LINCOLN, Neb. -- A 37-year-old man is in custody after Lincoln authorities say the discovered drugs, tactical weapons and $3,740 worth of cash in a hotel room.
On June 15, the Lincoln Police Department said its Narcotics Unit and SWAT Team served a search warrant for a room at the Magnuson Hotel, which was the known residence of 37-year-old Andrew Burnham.
LPD said that Burnham had been a part of an ongoing narcotics investigation.
Burnham was not located at that time. However, officers said they found 14.2gm of methamphetamine, $3,740 in US currency, 43.3gm of marijuana, and various narcotics paraphernalia.
Officials said they also found a San Tactical AR-15 style rifle which was found to have been reported stolen in North Carolina 12 years ago.
Authorities said they continued to follow up on this investigation and ultimately located Burnham on Wednesday, June 22, at a residence in the 300 block of Alexander Road in Lincoln.
The Metro Area Fugitive Task Force responded and Burnham was ultimately taken into custody without incident.
Burnham was arrested for Possession of Methamphetamine with Intent to Deliver, Possession of Money While Violating 28-416, Possession of a Firearm with a Felony 1D Drug Violation, Possession of a Stolen Firearm, and Possession of a Short Rifle.