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114 pounds of marijuana seized in Lincoln

17 April 2018

Authorities say an Iowa man was arrested after deputies found marijuana in his auto after stopping it along Interstate 80 near Lincoln.

At approximately 9:20 a.m. Monday, April 16, a trooper observed an eastbound 2018 Ford Expedition following too closely to the vehicle ahead of it.

During the traffic stop, the officer detected an odour of suspected cannabis marijuana emanating from the vehicle.

Indiana traffic stop leads to seizure of 78 pounds of illegal marijuana
Traffic stop in Indiana leads State Trooper to 78 pounds of weed

Several large duffel bags contained raw marijuana in heat sealed bags.

The 114 pounds of marijuana has an estimated street value of $342,000, according to the Nebraska State Patrol. The deputy reported smelling marijuana in the auto, and a subsequent search turned up 114 pounds of pot and some cannabis edibles. The search also revealed two dextroamphetamine pills. He was lodged in Lancaster County Jail.

114 pounds of marijuana seized in Lincoln