A traffic stop near Lincoln leads to the seizure of nearly half a million dollars’ worth of marijuana.
Lancaster County Sheriff Terry Wagner reports deputies pulled over a car on Interstate 80 for following too close and detected the strong smell of marijuana.
Wagner says deputies discovered nearly 100 pounds of marijuana in garbage bags in the back of the car. The office estimates the marijuana is worth $487,000.
A man from Washington state was arrested on drug charges.
Nebraska Radio Network affiliate KLIN contributed to this report.