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NSP seizes 90 pounds of pot during stop on I-80

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Posted at 6:02 PM, Feb 04, 2019
and last updated 2019-02-04 19:02:57-05

OMAHA, Neb. (KMTV) — Last Friday, Nebraska State Patrol (NSP) arrested a California man and seized 90 pounds of marijuana during a stop on I-80.

The stop and search happened in Buffalo county after a trooper observed the driver failing to use his turn signal before changing lanes.

Troopers searched the pickup he was driving and found 90 pounds of marijuana concealed inside kitchen cabinets and homemade wooden boxes located in the truck's bed.

The driver, 45-year-old Ying Zhu of Rowland Heights, California was arrested for possession of marijuana - more than one pound, possession with intent to deliver and no drug tax stamp. He was lodged in the Buffalo County Jail.