A Utah woman has been arrested on charges of trying to sell marijuana after being stopped for expired license plates on Interstate 80 in western Nebraska.
The Nebraska State Patrol reports a trooper stopped 34-year-old Nicole Beard of Salt Lake City for expired plates on I-80 west of North Platte in Lincoln County.
A NSP drug dog sniffed out the marijuana in the trunk of the sports utility vehicle. A search led to the seizure of slightly more than 70 pounds of marijuana wrapped in 60 packages contained in three duffel bags in the trunk.
Beard is being held in Lincoln County on a charge of Possession of Marijuana with Intent to Deliver.