Traffic Stop Yields 145 Pounds Of Marijuana

By: Channel 6 News Email
By: Channel 6 News Email

A Texas man is jailed after a traffic stop on Interstate 80 led to the seizure of 145 lbs of marijuana from the bed of the pickup he was driving.

Just before 2:30 p.m., on Saturday, October 9, 2010, a trooper with the Nebraska State Patrol Troop C Headquarters-Grand Island stopped an eastbound, white, 2009 Toyota Tacoma pickup for failure to signal near the I-80 Giltner Interchange.

The trooper observed signs of marijuana usage and a probable cause search led to the seizure of 145 lbs. of marijuana.

The marijuana, located beneath a topper in the bed of the pickup, was individually packaged and contained in 7 duffle bags.

The driver and lone occupant of the pickup, Bryan P. Malone, 48, Alvin, Texas, was lodged in the Hamilton County Jail on a charge of Possession of Marijuana with Intent to Deliver

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