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Sheriff: Car on way to Omaha had 35 pounds of meth

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Posted at 11:50 AM, Jun 08, 2017
and last updated 2017-06-08 12:52:38-04

LINCOLN, Neb. (KMTV) - According to the Lancaster County Sheriff's Office there was a traffic stop on Interstate 80 that lead to 35 one-pound bags of crystal meth amphetamine being found in a vehicle on its way to Omaha. 

Officers say they suspected criminal activity during the stop and a search of the vehicle was granted by the driver. 

Several others were apprehended in Omaha in connection with the case as more than $112,000 in drug currency was seized across the city, according to a release. 

The Sheriff's office was assisted by Homeland Security, the DEA and Omaha Police. The investigation is ongoing.