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Troopers find 270 lbs of marijuana, THC cartridges in I-80 traffic stop

Posted at 2:33 PM, Aug 26, 2019
and last updated 2019-08-26 15:33:25-04

GILTNER, Neb. (KMTV) — Nebraska State Patrol troopers arrested a North Carolina man Thursday, seizing approximately 270 lbs of marijuana and several thousand THC cartridges in a traffic stop along I-80.

At around 8:15 p.m. Thursday, a trooper saw a Dodge Ram pickup make an improper lane change near Giltner at mile marker 324.

A NSP K9 detected a controlled substance coming from the covered bed of the truck.

Troopers searched the vehicle, discovering approximately 270 lbs of marijuana, more than 3,000 THC vape cartridges and 2 lbs of THC concentrate.

David Shang, 27, of Raleigh, North Carolina was arrested for possession of marijuana -- more than one pound, possession with intent to deliver and no drug tax stamp.

Shang was taken to Hamilton County Jail.