The Jefferson County Sheriff's Office with assistant from the Nebraska State Patrol served a search warrant on a Steele City home early Tuesday.
Authorities searched a home in the 200 block of North 2nd Street in Steele City. Upon entry into the residence, one male subject identified as Trevor S. Pingel, 35, was arrested for Distribution of a Controlled Substance (methamphetamine), Possession of a Controlled Substance, Felon in Possession of a Deadly Weapon, and Manufacture of a Controlled Substance.
A suspected 10 grams of methamphetamine, were discovered inside the residence as well as items in relation to the production of controlled substances and the distribution of controlled substances according the a press release from the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office.
Large amounts of drug paraphernalia were taken as evidence in the search.
Pingel is being held at the Department of Corrections Diagnostic and Evaluation Center. No bond has been set at this time. This matter remains under investigation and more charges may be filed.