State troopers have arrested two men and seized 290 pounds of marijuana estimated to be worth $1 million during a traffic stop on I-80.
The Nebraska State Patrol reports troopers stopped a semi pulling a box trailer Wednesday morning after the truck made an improper lane change near Kearney.
A drug dog brought to the scene detected the marijuana in the trailer. A search discovered 284 pounds of raw marijuana, 2.5 pounds of marijuana wax, and 3.6 pounds of marijuana-infused vape tubes. NSP estimates the street value is more than $1 million.
Troopers arrested 48-year-old Luis Lopez of Bakersfield, California and 48-year-old Kenneth Keepes of Culver, Oregon on various drug charges. Both are now residents of the Buffalo County jail.