6 arrested in central Nebraska in connection with drug case

Six men have been arrested in connection with a drug investigation in central Nebraska’s Dawson County.

The men, who were arrested early Tuesday, ranged in age from 18 to 44, with five of them living in Lexington and one in Commerce City, Colorado, officials said.

They were arrested on several charges, including conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine and money laundering.

Also, officials said, three rifles, two handguns, body armor, various amounts of meth and marijuana, drug paraphernalia and more than $500 were recovered.

Authorities said two men still were being sought in connection with the case.

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