Neb. trooper seizes 950 pounds of pot


The Associated Press

LINCOLN, Neb. - The Nebraska State Patrol said a routine traffic stop on Interstate 80 has resulted in the seizure of 950 pounds of marijuana.

The seizure occurred Sunday in Cass County on eastbound I-80, west of the Platte River Bridge.

The Nebraska State Patrol said a state trooper stopped a 2007 Chevy Suburban for a license plate violation. The patrol said a search of the vehicle revealed the marijuana. The trooper said the marijuana was covered by a dark sheet and luggage in the cargo and backseat area of the vehicle.

The vehicle was believed to be headed from Arizona to Omaha. A 49-year-old man and 38-year-old woman, both from Phoenix, were arrested on a charge of possession of marijuana with intent to distribute.

.

Associated PressCopyright 2015 Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Recommended Drug Interdiction / Narcotics

Join the discussion

Be the first
to comment
PoliceOne comments can only be accessed by verified law enforcement professionals.
Please sign in or register to view or write your own comments below.