Nebraska state troopers seize 362 pounds of marijuana in traffic stop

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LINCOLN, Neb. (KLKN) – Troopers seized 362 pounds of marijuana in a traffic stop on Interstate 80 near Giltner, the Nebraska State Patrol says.

Around 11:40 a.m. on Saturday, a trooper pulled over a Chrysler Pacifica after it had been following a vehicle too closely on I-80.

An NSP K-9 detected the presence of a controlled substance inside the vehicle, the patrol says.

Troopers then searched the vehicle and found 362 pounds of marijuana.

Troopers arrested the driver, 38-year-old Gerald Robinson Jr. of San Diego.

He was arrested on suspicion of possession of more than a pound of marijuana, delivery of a controlled substance and no drug tax stamp.

Robinson was lodged in the Hamilton County Jail, according to the patrol.

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