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58 pounds of marijuana seized in traffic stop


GRAND ISLAND, Neb. – A traffic stop for speeding Tuesday on Interstate 80 in Hamilton County led to the seizure of 58 pounds of marijuana and one arrest.

Just after 2 p.m. Tuesday, a trooper stopped an eastbound 2015 Chevy Suburban for speeding about a mile east of the Giltner exit on I-80. An NSP canine indicated to the odor of drugs coming from the vehicle.

A search of the SUV led to the seizure of the marijuana. The marijuana was located in three duffle bags in the cargo area of the vehicle.

The driver and lone occupant, George B. Kuckly, 44 of Nevada City, Calif., was taken to the Ham...

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