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280 lbs. of pot seized on I-80

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Posted at 10:50 AM, Mar 09, 2017
and last updated 2017-03-09 11:50:33-05
Lancaster County deputies made a large marijuana bust on Interstate 80 on Wednesday.
 
A deputy saw the driver of a conversion van commit several traffic violations on eastbound I-80 around 10:30 a.m. And pulled the van over near Northwest 48th and West O Street. When speaking to the driver, the deputy smelled marijuana in the van.  A search uncovered approximately 280 pounds of pot and more than $60,000 in cash hidden throughout the van. The marijuana has an estimated street value of $900,000.
 
58 year old Mao Vang and 54 year old Tseng Yang of St. Paul, Minnesota were arrested for possession with intent to deliver.