NORTH PLATTE, Neb. (North Platte Post) – A North Platte news reporter has been arrested on drug charges.
According to the North Platte Police Department, 19-year old Dillon Daigger, reporter for the North Platte Bulletin, allegedly gave illegal drugs to a female juvenile from Frontier County. Investigators contacted Daigger at his residence and could smell marijuana coming from inside his home. After obtaining a warrant and the subsequent search, Daigger was arrested and charged for Possession of a Controlled Substance (Class IV felony), Possession of Legend Drugs, (pharmaceutical drugs requiring a prescription- Class III misdeameanor), Possession of Marijuana Less than an Ounce and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia (both infractions.)
Daigger remains in the Lincoln County Jail. No bond is listed. The investigation continues.
The following is a statement from North Platte Bulletin publisher George Lauby:
Dillon has been a good employee. He’s worked well every work day for nearly a year. He’s been conscientious, fair and thorough in the way he’s approached his work and done his job.