The North Platte Police Department arrested three people on drugs and weapons charges after receiving an anonymous tip via Crimestoppers.
On March 11, police received an anonymous tip through Crime Stoppers. It indicated that there was drug activity in the 800 block of South Sycamore Street.
On March 12, after further follow-up and investigation, a search warrant was requested and granted for that residence.
At 930 AM, officers served the search warrant. Inside of the residence was 29-year-old Sarah Waugh, 54-year-old Louella Bohman, 20-year-old Jayden Shannon, and another male (who was not arrested). Officers attempted to arrest Shannon and he began to struggle with officers. Shannon was tased and arrested without further incident.
Located in the residence were a handgun, 1.7 ounces of methamphetamine, approximately an ounce of marijuana, a bottle of alprazolam (a controlled substance) not prescribed to anyone at the residence, various items of drug paraphernalia, over $2000 cash, and an incendiary device.
Waugh was arrested for possession of a firearm by a prohibited person (class 1D felony), distribution of a controlled substance (class II felony), and possession of a destructive device (class IV felony). Waugh also had a Lincoln County warrant. She was incarcerated at the LCSO jail.
Bohman was arrested for distribution of a controlled substance (class II felony) and incarcerated at the LCSO jail.
Shannon was arrested for possession of a firearm by a prohibited person (class 1D felony), distribution of a controlled substance (class II felony), and resisting arrest (class 1 misdemeanor) and incarcerated at the LCSO jail.