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State Patrol makes massive drug bust on I-80

Posted at 4:54 PM, May 01, 2018
and last updated 2018-05-01 18:01:31-04

A massive bust on I-80 took an estimated $5 million worth of drugs off the streets. 

According to a release, a Nebraska State Trooper noticed a freight liner truck and a semi-trailer driving on the shoulder near Kearney last Thursday. 

Troopers searched the vehicles and discovered a false compartment in the empty trailer, inside were packages containing 73 pounds of cocaine and 44 pounds of suspected fentanyl. Felipe Minaya and Nelson Munez, both of New Jersey, were arrested on drug charges.