A routine traffic stop leads to a large drug find near Kearney.
Monday afternoon, the Nebraska State Patrol stopped a car for speeding near the Kearney exit on Interstate-80. As the trooper approached the vehicle, he thought he could smell marijuana. A search led to the seizure of 31 pounds of pot from the trunk of the car.
The driver, 25-year-old Andrew Woll of Venice, California, is charged with possession of marijuana with intent to distribute. Another arrest was made later, 37-year-old Michael Coons of Omaha is charged with conspiracy to distribute marijuana.