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Troopers find 42 pounds of marijuana during traffic stop on I-80

JULY 13, 2020 (SCOTTSBLUFF, NEB.) — Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol have arrested a Maryland man and seized 42 pounds of marijuana during a traffic stop on Interstate 80.

At approximately 6:00 p.m. MT Sunday, a trooper observed a Hyundai Genesis speeding at mile marker 57 near Sidney. During the traffic stop, the trooper became suspicious of criminal activity. A search of the vehicle revealed 42 pounds of marijuana concealed in trash bags in the trunk.


The driver, Ryan Chun, 29, of Bladensburg, Maryland, was arrested for possession of marijuana – more than one pound. Chun was lodged in Cheyenne County Corrections.




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