State Patrol seized 2,395 lbs of marijuana

Posted By:  KLKN Newsroom

Nebraska State Patrol says rental truck holds 2300 lbs. of marijuana.

(York, Neb.)-  The patrol says an Arizona man is jailed after troopers find more than 2300 lbs of marijuana in the back of the rental truck he was driving.

The Nebraska State Patrol says just before 10:00 a.m., Sunday, a trooper stopped an eastbound 2012 rental truck for failure to signal near the Bradshaw Interchange on I-80. The trooper was given consent to search the vehicle. A search of the truck led to the seizure of 101 bundles of marijuana weighing 2,395.5 pounds.

The driver of the vehicle, James C. Valimont, 56, Glendale, Ariz., was lodged in the York County Jail on a charge of possession of marijuana with intent to deliver.