17 fentanyl pills are found in a Scottsbluff business
SCOTTSBLUFF, Neb. -- A 30-year-old Gering man was arrested after unknowingly leaving narcotics behind at a gas station.
On May 18th, around 3:40 p.m. Scottsbluff Police were called to the Smoker Friendly/Gasamat gas station building in reference to a suspected dropped narcotic.
Employees at the building called to report narcotics left in the building.
Police reviewed the security footage and reported that 30-year-old DJ Gibbons from Gering was the only individual who was in the building before the employee located the narcotics.
Police reported finding 17 fentanyl pills and a plastic package of methamphetamine in the package left in the building.
When police contacted Gibbons, he reportedly told authorities he located the package containing the narcotics in a different parking lot and then drove to the gas station to get fuel on his way to the police station to turn in the narcotics.
Police reviewed the security tape and reported that Gibbons was driving in the opposite direction of the police station when leaving.
Gibbons was arrested and charged with possession of controlled substance fentanyl and possession of controlled substance methamphetamine.