105 lbs of marijuana hidden in a truck's false bed

105 lbs of marijuana hidden in a truck's false bed

A routine traffic stop on Interstate-80 led to the seizure of 105 lbs of marijuana and the arrest of two California residents for Possession of Marijuana with Intent to Deliver.

Around 1:30 a.m. on Tuesday, July 31, 2007, a trooper with the Nebraska State Patrol Headquarters Troop- Lincoln stopped an eastbound 1993 Ford Ranger pickup for speeding near mile marker 403 on I-80. The trooper was given consent to search the vehicle. During the search it was discovered that the bed of the pickup had been altered, and contained a false bed. A further search of the false bed resulted in the discovery of 105 lbs of marijuana. The marijuana was packaged in two-lb bundles.

The driver of the pickup 20-year-old Daniel A. Reynoso of Riverside, California and a passenger in the pickup, 25-year-old Samuel Ariel Lopez, of Riverside, California, were taken into custody and lodged in the Lancaster County Jail, each on a charge of Possession of Marijuana with Intent to Deliver.

Source: Nebraska State Patrol

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