Three people have been arrested, nearly 40 pounds of marijuana seized along with more than $100,000 of cash confiscated during two traffic stops in central Nebraska.
The Nebraska State Patrol reports troopers conducted a search of a sport utility vehicle pulled over late Wednesday afternoon. NSP says troopers found a small amount of marijuana, nine grams of psilocybin mushrooms, 19 unknown pills, nearly an ounce of an unknown white powder, 2 THC edibles, and $130,000 in cash, suspected to be drug money.
31-year-old Garrett Carroll of Spotsylvania, Virginia faces several drug charges and has been jailed in Buffalo County.
Later that afternoon, a trooper pulled over a car traveling east on Interstate 80. A search of the vehicle yielded the discovery of two duffel bags filled with 37 pounds of marijuana, 40 ounces of THC wax, and 315 THC vape cartridges.
The driver, 26-year-old James Chase and his passenger, 25-year-old Charitie Olson, both from Des Moines, Iowa, faces numerous drug charges and have been jailed in Hall County.