Colorado driver arrested, two missing juveniles found during I-80 traffic stop
YORK, Neb. (KOLN) - Two missing Colorado juveniles were found after a trooper performed a traffic stop on Interstate 80 early Wednesday morning, the Nebraska State Patrol said.
According to NSP, a trooper witnessed a Chevrolet Colorado pickup driving with a headlight out on I-80 near York and performed a traffic stop at 12:45 a.m.
NSP said during the traffic stop, the trooper discovered the license plates on the pickup belonged to a different vehicle and the pickup was reported stolen from Colorado.
Along with the 18-year-old driver, troopers said they found a 17-year old boy and a 12-year-old girl in the pickup who had both been reported missing from Colorado. The driver was found to be in violation of a protection order against one of the passengers, NSP said.
The driver was taken into custody for theft by unlawful taking $5,000+, kidnapping, violating a protection order, possession of an open alcohol container, possession of drugs, obstructing a peace officer, as well as additional charges, and lodged in York County Jail.
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