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Driving Complaint Leads To Drug Bust

Suspect Handcuffed In Parking Lot Here

An affidavit the Kimball Policeman Andrew Lawson shared with the Observer details the arrest and confiscation of suspected heroin, fentanyl, methamphetamine and marijuana in the parking lot of Kwik Stop.

According to the affidavit, on April 22, Lawson was dispatched to locate a red Honda SUV in response to a driving complaint on Highway 71. The vehicle was discovered in the parking lot of Kwik Stop.

“Lawson learned the driver, Shawn McNett of Scottsbluff, had multiple extraditable warrants,” according to the affidavit.

McNett was handcuffed, and 57 blue pills suspected of being fentany...