KEARNEY, Neb. (KMTV) — Nebraska State Patrol troopers arrested a 42-year-old California man near Kearney on Saturday after finding 49 lbs of marijuana in suitcases inside his van.
A trooper observed a Dodge Grand Caravan make an unsafe pass of a semi-tractor/truck trailer and later performed a traffic stop.
The trooper detected an odor of marijuana and a search revealed 49 lbs of marijuana.
The driver, 42-year-old David Powell of Sonora, CA, was arrested for possession of marijuana – more than one pound, possession with intent to deliver, and possession of drug paraphernalia. He was lodged in Buffalo County Jail.