Lincoln man arrested in U.S. Highway 77 traffic stop

BEATRICE – A Lincoln man was arrested north of Beatrice early Monday, after a Gage County Sheriff’s Deputy stopped his vehicle. 

45-year-old Steven Lamont Johnson was found to have a suspended driver’s license.   A search of the vehicle he was driving located suspected methamphetamine, cash and drug paraphernalia.

Johnson was arrested on suspicion of driving under suspension, possession and distribution of a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia.

The traffic stop was made at around 2:40 a.m. along U.S. Highway 77 near a truck stop.