Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol arrested a North Carolina man and seized approximately 270 pounds of marijuana and several thousand THC vape cartridges during a traffic stop on Interstate 80 Thursday evening.
At approximately 8:15 p.m. Thursday, August 22, a trooper observed a Dodge Ram pickup make an improper lane change near Giltner at mile marker 324. During the traffic stop, an NSP K9 detected the presence of a controlled substance coming from the covered bed of the truck.
A search of the vehicle revealed approximately 270 pounds of marijuana, more than 3,600 THC vape cartridges, and 2 pounds of THC concentrate.
The driver, David Shang, 27, of Raleigh, North Carolina, was arrested for possession of marijuana – more than one pound, possession with intent to deliver, and no drug tax stamp. Shang was lodged in Hamilton County Jail.