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Traffic stop leads to arrest after 35 pounds of marijuana discovered


KEARNEY, Neb. – A weekend traffic stop on Interstate 80 in Buffalo County led to the seizure of 35 pounds of marijuana and one arrest.

Around 1 p.m. on Sunday, a state trooper stopped an eastbound 2013 Chevy Sonic for failure to maintain its lane, two miles east of the Minden exit on I-80.

An NSP canine indicated to the odor of drugs coming from the vehicle. A search of the car led to the seizure of 35.4 lbs. of marijuana. The marijuana was located in duffle bags in the trunk of the vehicle.

The driver and lone occupant of the vehicle, Lori L. Ferleman, 48, Mason City, Iowa, was taken to...

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