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NSP stop and search nets plethora of pot in Custer County

Posted at 12:04 PM, Nov 08, 2019
and last updated 2019-11-08 13:06:08-05

OMAHA, Neb. (KMTV) — The Nebraska State Patrol arrested a Minnesota man with "hundreds of packages of THC products following a traffic stop in Custer County."

On Wednesday evening, a trooper observed a vehicle speeding near an intersection about 10 miles west of Sargent and initiated a stop. During the stop, a K9 detected the presence of a controlled substance and a search was carried out.

Nebraska State Patrol says the trooper found:

  • 386 containers of THC wax
  • 144 packages of THC shatter
  • 62 THC vape cartridges
  • 39 containers of THC edibles and liquid products

The driver of the vehicle, 30-year-old Anthony Kolbe of Sleepy Eye, Minnesota, was arrested for possession of a controlled substance, possession of marijuana – more than one pound, possession with intent to distribute, and possession of drug paraphernalia. He has been lodged in Custer County Jail.