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Traffic Stop Nets 58 Pounds of Marijuana

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 November 7, 2016 (Seward, Neb.)  - A traffic stop on Interstate 80 in Seward County over the weekend led to the seizure of 58 lbs. of marijuana and one arrest.

Just before 9:00 a.m., Saturday, November 5, a trooper stopped an eastbound black Chevy Suburban for failing to maintain lane of travel, near the Pleasant Dale interchange. A probable cause search of the vehicle led to the seizure of 58 lbs. of marijuana. The marijuana was located in two duffle bags in the cargo area of the SUV.

The driver of the vehicle, Merrie H. Whitaker, (F), 58, Lincoln, was lodged in the Seward County Jail on a charge of Possession of Marijuana with Intent to Deliver. ###


Mike Meyer-Public Information
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