Traffic stop leads to arrest for possession
On Friday, March 6, an Otoe County Deputy conducted a traffic stop on Highway 2 near County Road 66 on a vehicle for speeding.
During the stop, an Otoe County K-9 was deployed and indicated the presence of illegal drugs.
A search of the vehicle revealed approximately 130 pounds of marijuana in vacuum-sealed bags in the trunk. A loaded handgun was also located in the vehicle.
Justin A. Lewis, 21, of Summerville, S.C., was taken into custody on suspicion of possession of a controlled substance, possession of a controlled substance with intent to deliver, and possession of a deadly weapon during the commission of a felony.