A Florida man has been arrested and more than 500 pounds of marijuana seized after a traffic stop on Interstate 80.
The Nebraska State Patrol estimates the value of the marijuana at $1.6 million.
According to NSP, troopers pulled over 51-year-old Vladimir Javier of Homestead, Florida early Monday afternoon near Shelton for driving on the shoulder.
Javier was traveling east in a blue Freightliner with a refrigerated trailer. A search of the trailer discovered 18 boxes stuffed with heat sealed bags of marijuana, weighing a total of 530 pounds.
Javier faces several charges. He has been jailed in Buffalo County.