Nebraska State Patrol: Four arrested in separate I-80 stops
The Nebraska State Patrol says four people were arrested and they seized marijuana, THC product, cash and fraudulent credit cards during three traffic stops on Interstate 80 Tuesday evening.
It happened around 5:15 p.m., Tuesday, a trooper observed a Honda sedan fail to signal a turn while exiting I-80 at Kearney.
During the stop, NSP says, a trooper “detected clandestine activity” and searched a vehicle, unveiling 15 pounds of marijuana and around $1,500.
They arrested the driver, 43-year-old Peter Blizzard, of Redway, California, for possession of marijuana-more than one pound, possession with intent to deliver and possession of money during a felony drug violation.
Blizzard was booked in Buffalo County Jail.
NSP says around 8:20 p.m., Tuesday, a trooper found an eastbound Chevrolet Malibu speeding near Lexington at mile marker 242.
During the stop, a K-9 from the Dawson County Sheriff’s Office reportedly detected the odor of a controlled substance.
A search of the vehicle revealed 53 pounds of marijuana, three pounds of THC wax, and 300 THC vape cartridges, according to NSP.
The driver, 24-year-old Nathan Wessels, of Lincoln, was arrested for possession of marijuana-more than one pound and possession with intent to deliver.
He was lodged in Dawson County Jail.
Then around 11:30 p.m. Tuesday, another trooper says they noticed a Range Rover speeding on I-80 near mile marker 305, near Alda.
During the stop the trooper says he suspected criminal activity.
The vehicle was search and troopers say they found multiple fraudulent credit cards, a forgery device and marijuana.
The driver, 27-year-old Elliot Wills II, of Chicago, Illinois, and passenger, 21-year-old Ahnaya Mosely, of Santa Clarita, California, was arrested for criminal possession of a financial transaction device, possession of blank financial transaction devices, possession of a forgery device, unlawful manufacture of a financial transaction device, and possession of marijuana-less than an ounce.
Both were lodged in Hall County Jail.