Two juveniles reported missing in Colorado were found in Nebraska during a traffic stop on Interstate 80 and the 18-year-old driver of the pickup truck was arrested.
About 12:45 a.m. Wednesday, Nebraska State Patrol stopped the driver of a Chevrolet Colorado pickup truck that was eastbound on the highway near York, according to a NSP news release. The truck had a defective headlight that was out.
During the stop, the trooper found that the license plate on the truck belonged to a different vehicle and that the truck was reported stolen in Colorado.
A 17-year-old male and a 12-year-old female were in the truck who both were reported missing from Colorado. The driver was allegedly in violation of a protective order concerning one of the passengers and he was taken into custody.
The driver, who was not named, is being investigated for kidnapping, violation of a protection order, theft of $5,000, possession of drug paraphernalia and an open alcohol container, and obstructing a peace officer, among other possible charges, the release said. He was held in the York County jail.
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