November 28, 2022

Dawson County Journal

Dawson County, Nebraska

Troopers find 387 LBs of Marijuana in I-80 traffic stop

SEPTEMBER 8, 2022 (GRAND ISLAND, NEB.)  — Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol have arrested one person after locating more than 380 pounds of suspected marijuana during a traffic stop on Interstate 80 near Waco.

At approximately 7:25 a.m. Wednesday, a trooper observed multiple traffic violations on an eastbound Chrysler van near mile marker 361. During the traffic stop, the trooper detected the odor of marijuana coming from inside the vehicle.

A search of the vehicle revealed 387 pounds of suspected marijuana, concealed inside cardboard boxes in the rear of the van. The driver of the van, Jimma Tot, 40, of Sandy Springs, Georgia was arrested for possession of marijuana – more than one pound, possession with intent to deliver, and no drug tax stamp. Tot was lodged in York County Jail. 

Source: Nebraska Regional News