Men from Madison, Fitchburg arrested in Nebraska with 18 lbs. of marijuana, 800 THC vape cartridges
NORTH PLATTE, Neb. — The Nebraska State Patrol said troopers arrested two men from Wisconsin in possession of marijuana and THC vape cartridges on Interstate 80 near York.
Troopers reported seeing a Nissan Pathfinder speeding down the highway Tuesday afternoon, and during a traffic stop a K-9 detected an odor of a controlled substance.
A search of the SUV yielded about 18 pounds of marijuana and 800 THC vape cartridges, officials said.
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The driver, Aaron Braun, 26 of Madison, and passenger Kristofor Cooks, 27, of Fitchburg, were both arrested for possession of marijuana and taken to the York County jail.
A separate traffic stop turned up 14 pounds of marijuana, drug paraphernalia and different types of controlled pills. The truck driver, 32-year-old Keith Cerney, from Cedar Rapids, Iowa, was arrested.
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