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Task Force Recovers 190 Pounds of Marijuana During Traffic Stop In west Lincoln

LINCOLN–(KFOR Feb. 12)–Authorities here in Nebraska capture two people from Virginia on drug-related charges, as Lancaster County deputies with the Interdiction Task Force pulled over a motor home Thursday at Highway 77 and Rosa Parks Way.

Lancaster County Sheriff Terry Wagner says they recovered 190 pounds of sealed and locked marijuana found in the motor home, along with nearly $4,000 in cash.  Wagner said 38-year-old Jerremy Manuel and 29-year-old Whitney Short were arrested for possession of marijuana with intent to deliver and evading the drug tax stamp.

 

Manuel was also charged with possession of money while violating drug laws.

Wagner added the motor home was pulled over for following too close.


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