$500,000 worth of marijuana and THC seized in Seward County

Nevada resident arrested with over 156 pounds of marijuana
156 Lbs Weed

LINCOLN, Neb. (KLKN) – The Seward County Sheriff’s Office put out a press release Thursday about an arrest made on Tuesday, August 24, 2021.

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Dominic Oropeza

During a routine traffic stop, authorities detected a distinct odor of marijuana and visibly observed a THC container in the vehicle.

27-year-old Dominic Oropeza, of Henderson, Nevada was arrested after authorities located 156 pounds of raw marijuana, 68 pounds of THC oil concentrate, 23 pounds of THC wax concentrate, and various forms of drug paraphernalia.

Oropeza was arrested for possession of marijuana more than 1 pound, possession of a controlled substance with intent to distribute, possession of a controlled substance schedule 1. no drug tax stamp, and possession of drug paraphernalia.

The street value of all the items seized is approximated at $500,000.