Two arrested after four lbs of marijuana and 970 pills found in vehicle

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NORTH PLATTE, Neb. (KLKN) — Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol (NSP) have arrested two people after locating multiple controlled substances and a firearm in their possession.

Around 9:40 p.m. on Sunday, troopers noticed an eastbound Kia Optima traveling at 101 mph on I-80 near mile marker 152.

After performing a traffic stop, the troopers smelt marijuana coming from inside the vehicle. They searched the vehicle to find 970 pills of suspected ecstasy, four pounds of marijuana, drug paraphernalia, and a loaded handgun.

The driver was identified as 22-year-old Jabreel Castleberry of Kentwood, Mich. and the passenger was 19-year-old Nyesha Gill Johnson of Wyoming, Mich.

Both were arrested for possession of a controlled substance, possession with intent to distribute, possession of marijuana – more than one pound, possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony, and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Castleberry was additionally cited for possession of a firearm by a prohibited person.

Both were lodged in Keith County Jail.

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