Man accused of driving during revocation while having large amount of methamphetamine

YORK – Arraignment proceedings were scheduled for this week in York County District Court for Matthew Rivera, 42, of Lincoln, who is accused of possessing a large amount of methamphetamine while driving on a revoked license in York County. Both charges are felonies.

Rivera was stopped by a deputy with the York County Sheriff’s Department for traffic violations and according to court documents filed by the deputy, he was acting so nervous during the stop he was shaking. He also told the deputy he didn’t have an insurance card or a valid driver’s license as it had been suspended.

It was noted he has a narcotic-related history, although he denied any drug-related history.

It was also found he had several convictions for driving under revocation and he was arrested.

During a search of the vehicle, deputies found methamphetamine in several locations. The total weight of methamphetamine was 15.81 grams.

A search of his history showed his driver’s license is revoked until 2030 “for being involved in a motor vehicle homicide dating back to 2007.”

Regarding the vehicle, it was determined there was a different registered owner, other than Rivera, and at the time of the filing of the affidavit, the YSO had not yet been able to find the registered owner who was last known to reside in Lincoln.



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