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Mushrooms, pot, steroids and more seized by NSP during stops

Posted: 2:00 PM, Sep 12, 2019
Updated: 2019-09-12 15:03:04-04

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.

They found:

  • 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.

They found:

  • 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.