Officer Assaulted During Drug Bust

By: WOWT Email
By: WOWT Email

An Omaha police officer was assaulted during a roadside drug bust Saturday morning.

A man and woman in an RV that was pulled over on Interstate 80 west of the I-L-Q Street merge around 2:30 a.m. consented to a K-9 search, but when the dog indicated the presence of drugs, they began to fight with the officer.

The officer and the man were taken to the hospital, the woman was taken to jail. Police say a significant amount of marijuana was found.

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