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Nebraska Corrections officer arrested over allegations of sneaking drugs into prison

Investigators believe the state employee was trying to sneak in marijuana and meth at the state penitentiary.
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OMAHA, Neb. (WOWT) - Investigators believe the state employee was trying to sneak in marijuana and meth at the state penitentiary.

According to court records, investigators allege Edgar Gomez, 34, was carrying a beverage can with a hidden compartment. That’s where they say they found the drugs.

The state patrol alleges he had done it several times in the past. Gomez posted a 10% of a $100,000 bond.

He’s due back in court in late March.