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Troopers find methamphetamine in traffic stop


November 11, 2021

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Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol have arrested an Arizona man after locating 33 pounds of methamphetamine during a traffic stop on Interstate 80 in Hamilton County.

At approximately 10:05 a.m., Thursday, a trooper performed a traffic stop on an eastbound Nissan Altima near mile marker 338. During the traffic stop, the trooper became suspicious of criminal activity.

A search of the vehicle revealed 33 pounds of methamphetamine concealed in a duffle bag in the trunk of the vehicle. The trooper determined that the methamphetamine was in the possession of the passenger.

The passenger, Jared Cain, 39, of Phoenix, Arizona, was arrested for possession of methamphetamine, possession with intent to distribute, and no drug tax stamp. Cain was lodged in Hamilton County Jail. The driver was released.


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