Two weekend traffic stops led to the seizure of 209 pounds of marijuana and other THC products, according to the Nebraska State Patrol.
The first stop was at 3:20 p.m. Saturday, when a trooper pulled over a 31-year-old Chattanooga, Tennessee, man for speeding on Interstate 80 near Sutherland. The trooper searched the Nissan Altima and found 45 pounds of high-grade marijuana and 1,732 THC oil vape cartridges.
The driver was arrested on suspicion of possession of more than 1 pound of marijuana, possession of marijuana with intent to deliver, possession of THC oil with intent to deliver and having no drug tax stamp.
The second stop occurred at 12:30 p.m. Sunday, when another trooper pulled over a 36-year-old Gibsonton, Florida, man on Nebraska Highway 2 near Dunbar for following another vehicle too closely. The trooper searched the Nissan Rogue with assistance from Otoe County sheriff’s deputies.
They found 164 pounds of high-grade marijuana, 500 units of THC shatter, 500 units of THC oil and 4,700 units of THC blunts.
The driver and his passenger, a 30-year-old man from Wimauma, Florida, were arrested on suspicion of possession of more than one pound of marijuana, possession with intent to deliver, possession of drug paraphernalia with intent to deliver and having no drug tax stamp.