Lincoln Woman's Chili has Too Much Bang, Police Find Gun In Pot


Some people mayprefer their chili to have a kick but one Lincoln woman's pot had a little toomuch bang.

Danielle Cherecwichwas sentenced to prison on firearm charges after authorities found a gun hiddenin a pot of chili.

The 26-year-old receivedher sentence Tuesday and will serve six to nine years in prison.

She was arrested backin April on firearm charges, including being a felon possessing a firearm, afteran officer stopped her car, which had reportedly been used in a failed attemptto pass a fake check.

Cherecwich was onparole out of Iowa at the time of her arrest.

An initial searchdidn't turn up any firearms, but when officers checked a container of chili ather feet they found a loaded handgun.