NORTH PLATTE, Neb. (KMTV) — The Nebraska State Patrol seized a bevy of barred substances during two traffic stops including 200+ pounds of pot.
They say a trooper initiated a stop yesterday just before 8 a.m. after seeing a car going 98 miles per hour near North Platte on I-80. During the stop, the trooper smelled marijuana and a search was carried out.
- Three pounds of marijuana
- 39 THC vape cartridges
- 59 grams of THC edibles
- 2000 mg of THC syrup
- Drug paraphernalia
The driver of the vehicle, 22-year-old Anthony Davis and his passengers 22-year-old Anthony Davis and 21-year-old Amere Thomas, all of New York, were arrested for possession of marijuana – more than one pound, possession with intent to deliver, possession of drug paraphernalia, and no drug tax stamp. All three were lodged in Lincoln County Jail.
Later in the evening, a trooper saw a vehicle failing to signal near Darr on I-80. A traffic stop was initiated and a search was carried out after a K9 from Dawson County indicated the odor of a controlled substance in the vehicle.
- 198 pounds of marijuana
- 800 dosage units of THC edibles
- 79 THC vape cartridges
- 18 ounces of psilocybin mushrooms
- Two vials of anabolic steroids
- One vial of human growth hormone
- A loaded handgun
The driver, 50-year-old Brent Lorenz, of Fargo, North Dakota, was arrested for numerous drug charges, including possession of marijuana – more than one pound, possession of controlled substances, possession with intent to deliver, possession of a firearm during a felony drug violation, and no drug tax stamp. He was lodged in Dawson County Jail.