Passenger arrested after police find drugs, gun in car

LINCOLN, Neb. -- A teenager is facing charges after police say they found drugs and a handgun during a traffic stop.

Lincoln Police say they pulled over a car for traffic violations near 48th and Old Cheney Wednesday night.

The officer smelled marijuana in the car, leading to a search. Police found found marijuana, a scale, empty plastic bags and a handgun.

18-year-old Ausjaron Baxter, who was sitting in the backseat, was reportedly found with more marijuana.

The handgun was found next to Baxter, who is now facing drug and weapons charges.