Troopers Find 270 LBs of Marijuana, THC Cartridges in Traffic Stop

Troopers Find 270 LBs of Marijuana, THC Cartridges in Traffic Stop

August 26, 2019
(Grand Island, NE)
NSP 270 lb marijuana seizure

Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol arrested a North Carolina man and seized approximately 270 pounds of marijuana and several thousand THC vape cartridges during a traffic stop on Interstate 80 Thursday evening.

At approximately 8:15 p.m. Thursday, August 22, a trooper observed a Dodge Ram pickup make an improper lane change near Giltner at mile marker 324. During the traffic stop, an NSP K9 detected the presence of a controlled substance coming from the covered bed of the truck.

A search of the vehicle revealed approximately 270 pounds of marijuana, more than 3,600 THC vape cartridges, and 2 pounds of THC concentrate.

The driver, David Shang, 27, of Raleigh, North Carolina, was arrested for possession of marijuana – more than one pound, possession with intent to deliver, and no drug tax stamp. Shang was lodged in Hamilton County Jail.

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