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State Troopers Arrest California Man

Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol have arrested a California man and seized cocaine and marijuana found during a traffic stop on I- 80 near Brady Nebraska.

At approximately 7a.m., Sunday, November 10th, a trooper observed an eastbound vehicle speeding. During the traffic stop, the trooper detected indicators of criminal activity.

A search of the vehicle revealed 2.2 pounds of cocaine hidden under the spare tire and 1.5 pounds of marijuana concealed in a box filled with spray foam.

The driver, Arnold Rodriguez, 44, of Modesto, California, was arrested for possession of cocaine, possession of cocaine with intent to distribute, possession of marijuana – more than one pound, possession of marijuana with intent to distribute, and no drug tax stamp. Rodriguez was lodged in Lincoln County Jail.

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