Troopers Confiscate 500 Pounds of Marijuana

Nebraska State Patrol Troopers seized more than 500 pounds of marijuana worth around $1.6 million and arrested a Florida man following a traffic stop on Interstate 80.

During the traffic stop near Shelton, the trooper became suspicious of criminal activity. A search of the vehicle revealed 18 boxes inside the refrigerated trailer. The boxes contained several hundred heat sealed bags of marijuana, weighing a total of 530 pounds.