Troopers arrest man wanted for attempted assault on officer

By  | 

LINCOLN, Neb. - Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol have apprehended a person wanted in connection with an officer-involved shooting incident earlier this month in California.

NSP received information regarding the whereabouts of Robert Hanson late Monday afternoon. At approximately 6:15 p.m. Monday, troopers were able to locate the vehicle in which Hanson was traveling eastbound on Highway 2 near Nebraska City. Troopers then performed a traffic stop just before the vehicle reached the Iowa border.

Hanson was taken into custody without incident. Troopers found methamphetamine on Hanson’s person, as well as a knife and sword in the vehicle.

Hanson was arrested for possession of methamphetamine, possession of a prohibited weapon, and a warrant from Fairfield, California. Hanson was lodged in Otoe County Jail.

The driver of the vehicle was found not to be involved and was released.

Read the original version of this article at www.1011now.com.