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Nearly 950 THC vape cartridges found during I-80 traffic stop

Posted at 2:58 PM, Apr 09, 2019
and last updated 2019-04-09 15:58:12-04

NORTH PLATTE, Neb. (KMTV) — Nebraska State Patrol troopers arrested an Iowa man and seized almost 950 THC vape cartridges from his vehicle during a traffic stop on I-80 near North Platte.

Troopers made the traffic stop at approximately 10:50 a.m. on Monday, April 8 after noticing an eastbound Ford Escape speeding at mile marker 179. The trooper became aware of drug activity during the stop and proceeded to search the vehicle.

The search revealed 947 THC vape cartridges found inside vacuum sealed bags inside a box, a press release from Nebraska State Patrol says.

The driver, 22-year-old John Norris of Johnston, Iowa, was arrested for possession of THC/hash oil with intent to deliver and no drug tax stamp.

A female passenger was cited and released for marijuana possession - less than one ounce.

Norris was lodged in Lincoln County Jail.