Man arrested for trespassing at Governor’s Mansion, meth

LINCOLN, Neb. -- Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol arrested 31-year-old LeJay Daniels, of Lincoln, on Wednesday after he reportedly jumped the fence at the Governor's Mansion.

NSP says Gov. Pete Ricketts was not in the building at the time.

At approximately 1:00 p.m., Capitol Security personnel say they saw the man jump over the fence and enter the backyard of the Governor's Mansion.

Troopers say Daniels then sat down in the backyard and was quickly caught without incident.

During the process of issuing a citation for trespassing, troopers say Daniels provided a fake name. He was also found to be in possession of methamphetamine.

Daniels is facing multiple charges.

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