Beatrice Police Arrest Lancaster County Fugitive

BEATRICE – Beatrice Police arrested a man over the weekend who was wanted in Lancaster County.

40-year-old Jason Kennedy was a fugitive from justice on a felony warrant from Lancaster County, for possession of a controlled substance.

Beatrice Police received information about Kennedy’s whereabouts and found him in the 900-block of West Mary, at around 6:30 p.m., Saturday.   When Kennedy was contacted by officers, authorities allegedly found a small plastic baggie in his wallet, containing suspected methamphetamine.

He was booked for possession of a controlled substance.