PILGER – Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol arrested a California man on Sunday morning after finding multiple controlled substances and fraudulent credit cards and identification cards during a traffic stop. The stop was initiated after Troopers observed a Nissan Rogue speeding on Highway 15 near Pilger. The driver of the vehicle was cited for speeding and released. The passenger was arrested.
Steve Munoz, 27, of Altadena, California was arrested for identity theft, possession of forged documents, possession of controlled substances, possession of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia, unlawful manufacture of a financial transaction device, possession of a financial transaction forgery device, criminal possession of a financial transaction device, and criminal impersonation. Munoz was kept in Madison County Jail.