Broken Bow Police Officers seized drugs, paraphernalia and more than $100,000 in cash late Monday night after apprehending two men for leaving the scene of a hit-and-run accident.
Police Chief Steve Scott said the two men were en route to California by plane when inclement weather conditions forced them to land at the Broken Bow Airport Sunday night. The men borrowed an airport courtesy car and stayed at a local motel.
â€śIt appears that their flight plan was round-trip from California to Chicago and they were on their way back to California when they landed in Broken Bow,â€ť Scott said.
The Broken Bow Board of Education adjourned into closed session Monday evening, and when they returned the board voted on and approved a motion to make a purchase offer on a piece of property.
The offer of $13,000 was made on a property located just east of the practice field. A small house currently sits on the property, which is in the middle of the block. According to board president Michelle Zlomke, the intent for the property is to remove the house and convert the area for parking.