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Possession of a Controlled Substance (Methamphetamine) With Intent to Deliver

DATE & TIME: 01-17-2023 / 5:50 am                         

LOCATION: Highway 41 / South 82nd Road - Rural Firth

OFFENSE: Possession of a Controlled Substance (Methamphetamine) With Intent to Deliver

CASE #: 2023-0294

On Tuesday, January 17, 2023 at approximately 5:50 am, deputies from the Gage County Sheriff’s Office were dispatched to Highway 41 and South 82nd Road, about four miles south of Firth, Nebraska for a welfare check on a suspicious vehicle on the side of the highway.

When deputies arrived, they found 52-year-old, John A. Jacobitz of Bruning, Nebraska slumped over in the driver’s seat. After an initial check on his welfare, he allowed a consent search of the maroon pickup he had been operating.

Deputies recovered approximately 14 grams of methamphetamine from the inside of the vehicle along with drug paraphernalia.

Jacobitz was placed under arrest and transported to the Gage County Detention Center where he was booked for the charges of Possession of a Controlled Substance, Possession of a Controlled Substance with Intent to Deliver and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.

Sheriff Millard “Gus” Gustafson #903

Deputy B. Juracek #9039

Deputy K. Nissen #9037

Sergeant T. Hanson #90310