Troopers Find 399 LBs of Marijuana in Two Traffic Stops

LINCOLN, NE (1011 NOW) – The Nebraska State Patrol arrested two people and seized nearly 400 pounds of pot during two traffic stops on Monday.

A trooper pulled over a vehicle on Interstate 80 near Lincoln around noon Monday. An NSP K9 detected drugs inside the vehicle.

After a search, around 180 pounds of marijuana was found.

50-year old Richard Huckaba of Louisiana was arrested for possession of marijuana with intent to deliver and no drug tax stamp.

Two hours later near Utica, troopers pulled over another vehicle on I-80 and during a search, officers found 219 pounds of marijuana in the bed of the pickup.

60-year-old Rebecca Jayne of Oregon was arrested for possession of marijuana with intent to deliver and no drug tax stamp.

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