Fargo man arrested in large drug bust in Nebraska

Credit: Nebraska State Patrol

NORTH PLATTE, Neb. (AP) A Fargo man is in jail after a large drug bust in Nebraska.

The Nebraska State Patrol says two traffic stops on Interstate 80 in western Nebraska turned up more than 200 pounds of marijuana and other drugs.

The patrol says the first stop occurred Wednesday morning near North Platte, and a search of the car found three pounds of marijuana, 39 THC vaping cartridges, 59 grams of marijuana edibles and other THC drugs and paraphernalia.

Three people in the car, all from New York state, were arrested on drug counts.

The second stop happened Wednesday evening west of Lexington, and a search turned up 198 pounds of marijuana, 800 dosage units of THC edibles, 79 THC vaping cartridges, 18 ounces of psychedelic mushrooms and other drug items.

The driver, a 50-year-old man from Fargo, North Dakota, was arrested on various charges.