LPD officer resigns after being cited for buying alcohol for minor

Lincoln, Neb. (10/11 News) A Lincoln Police officer has resigned after being cited for procuring alcohol for a minor in early January.

26-year-old Scott Bierle, who served as an officer for 4 years, was cited on January 8th for procuring alcohol to 19-year-old girlfriend Mercedees Smith.

Lincoln Police said on Friday morning that the investigation into the incident concluded on January 28th and that while the department was taking the next step in the process, Bierle submitted his letter of resignation.

Bierle was previously on modified leave.

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