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Troopers Find Marijuana Falling From Trailer


January 20, 2018 (Grand Island, Neb.)  — Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol (NSP) discovered more than 120 pounds of marijuana hidden in a trailer after receiving a report from the public that packages were falling from the trailer on Interstate 80.


The incident happened at 3:00 p.m. Friday near Odessa, at mile marker 262 on I-80, when a citizen called NSP to report that a package had fallen from a flatbed trailer being pulled by an eastbound Dodge Ram. A trooper located the vehicle while another trooper recovered the package.


Upon finding the package, the trooper determined that it was filled with marijuana. Troopers then conducted a searched and found a hidden compartment on the undercarriage of the trailer. Dozens more packages were found inside the compartment. In total, troopers seized 122 pounds of high-grade marijuana from the vehicle. The estimated street value is $366,000.


The driver of the pick-up, Charlie Red, 48, of Colorado, and passenger Damaisy Rodriguez, 29, of Florida, were both arrested for Possession of Marijuana – more than one pound, Possession With Intent to Deliver, and No Drug Tax Stamp. Both were lodged in Buffalo County Jail.




Cody Thomas – Public Relations Director

(402) 479-4985



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