Nebraska state troopers seize 94 pounds of marijuana during Interstate 80 stop

Nebraska State Patrol troopers seized 94 pounds of marijuana and arrested two Oregon men Tuesday during a traffic stop on Interstate 80 near Cozad.

According to a patrol press release:

About 9 a.m., a trooper stopped a westbound 2018 Ford F-150 after its driver failed to signal. During the stop, a patrol canine smelled drugs.

The marijuana was found during a subsequent search. The patrol estimates its street value at $282,000.

The men, ages 25 and 26, were booked into the Dawson County Jail on suspicion of possessing more than a pound of marijuana, possession with intent to deliver, and no drug tax stamp.

Cozad is roughly 225 miles west of Omaha.

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