LSO seizes 254 pounds of marijuana, kilogram of cocaine on I-80

Deputies suspected criminal activity and brought in a K9, who then detected drugs inside of the RV. 
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LINCOLN, Neb. (KLKN) – Lancaster County Sheriff’s Office deputies seized 254 pounds of marijuana and a kilogram of suspected cocaine during a traffic stop on I-80.

Members of the Criminal Interdiction Task Force stopped a 2010 Phantom RV, Wednesday around 10 a.m., heading eastbound on I-80, near the interchange.

The deputies stopped the RV because they were following too closely and driving on the shoulder of the road.

While contacting the driver, 60-year-old William Simmons, deputies became suspicious of criminal activity. The deputies then brought in a K9, who detected drugs inside the RV.

Inside, deputies found 254 pounds of marijuana in vacuum-sealed bags, a kilogram of suspected cocaine, $4,400, and other drug-related paraphernalia.

Deputies arrested Simmons for possession with intent to deliver.

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