6 lbs of weed and 5 lbs of methamphetamine seized this weekend
Nebraska State Patrol stayed busy this weekend collecting two handguns and a lot of drugs
LINCOLN, Neb. (KLKN) – In two separate instances this weekend, Nebraska State patrol arrested several people after finding marijuana, methamphetamines and firearms.
NSP said early Saturday morning, a trooper stopped to check on two vehicles parked near the intersection of Highway 2 and Highway 71, in Box Butte County.
The trooper smelled an odor of marijuana inside one of the vehicles and began to search for the source. He found 5 pounds of methamphetamine and 7 ounces of marijuana alongside a handgun, according to the patrol.
Jana Hildebrand, 29, of Hot Springs, South Dakota, Taliah Hildebrand, 19, of Hot Springs, South Dakota, and Roy Elliott-Casaus, 29, of Denver, Colorado, were all arrested for possession of methamphetamine with intent to deliver, possession of marijuana, and possession of a firearm.
Police said another incident occurred early Monday morning when a trooper made a traffic stop on a speeding car on Interstate 80. The trooper noticed a marijuana container and began a lawful search.
NSP says the trooper found 6 pounds of marijuana in a suitcase and a handgun behind the drivers seat.
Ronneka Blakemore, 29, Marvin McAtee, 29, and Laronte Ivory, 27, all of Louisville, Kentucky, were arrested for possession of marijuana with intent to deliver and possession of a firearm.