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Lincoln sex offender arrested for allegedly offering pot for sex acts from minors
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Lincoln sex offender arrested for allegedly offering pot for sex acts from minors

From the What you missed this week in notable Southeast Nebraska crimes and court cases series

The Lancaster County Sheriff's Office arrested a 42-year-old Lincoln man Thursday in connection to a child enticement report from December.

So far, Sheriff Terry Wagner said deputies know of three victims — a 14-, 15- and 16-year-old girl — and think there may be others.

Terran McKethan

Terran McKethan

He said the original report came to them from the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services. Over the past two months, investigators learned Terran McKethan, a convicted sex offender, went by different names to meet young girls on social media and offered them marijuana in exchange for sex acts, Wagner said.

Deputies found McKethan at about 3 p.m. Thursday in his car near 48th Street and Huntington Avenue in University Place and took him to jail on a string of allegations including sex trafficking, sexual assault of a child and a violation of the sex offender registry.

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Wagner said officials are asking anyone else who had a similar interaction with McKethan online to contact Investigator Tyler Loos at or 402- 441-8883.

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Lori Pilger is a Norfolk native and University of Nebraska-Lincoln graduate who has been a public safety reporter for the Journal Star since 2005.

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