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WING Task Force Seizes Dozens of Guns, Drugs in Mitchell

Scottsbluff, Neb. — Investigators with the WING (Western Nebraska Intelligence and Narcotics Group) Task Force and Scotts Bluff County Sheriff’s Office have arrested two men and seized dozens of firearms and controlled substances during an operation in Scotts Bluff County.

WING investigators, with the assistance of the Scotts Bluff County Sheriff’s Office and the Nebraska State Patrol, executed a search warrant on a residence at 160264 Spring Creek Road in Mitchell during the evening hours of Tuesday, December 18. During the search, investigators discovered 47 guns, one pound of methamphetamine, one pound of marijuana, and drug paraphernalia.

40 year old Shaun Turner and 66 year old David Loos were arrested for possession of methamphetamine with intent to deliver, possession of marijuana with intent to deliver, possession of a weapon during the commission of a felony, and no drug tax stamp. Both men were lodged in Scotts Bluff County Jail.

The investigation is ongoing and additional charges may be added.

WING is a multi-agency drug and violent crime task force that includes investigators from the Nebraska State Patrol and seven panhandle police and sheriff’s departments.

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