Nearly 40 pounds of marijuana has been seized and a Minnesota man arrested after a traffic stop on Interstate 80 in western Nebraska.
The Nebraska State Patrol reports 51-year-old Peter Clifford of Ramsey, Minnesota was pulled over late Saturday morning near North Platte for speeding. A NSP drug dog detected drugs and a search of the vehicle discovered 36 pounds of high grade marijuana hidden in suitcases in the trunk. The street value of the marijuana is estimated at $108,000.
Clifford faces numerous drug charges and has been jailed in Lincoln County.