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LSO: New Jersey man with 1-kilo of cocaine in RV arrested on I-80 near Lincoln

LSO investigators arrested a man who they say had more than 200 pounds of marijuana, as well as...
LSO investigators arrested a man who they say had more than 200 pounds of marijuana, as well as 1-kilo of cocaine.(Lancaster County Sheriff's Office)
Published: Jan. 27, 2022 at 10:41 AM CST
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LINCOLN, Neb. (KOLN) - The Lancaster County Sheriff’s Office arrested a New Jersey man they say was traveling with more than 200 pounds of marijuana, as well as 1-kilo of cocaine.

Around 11 a.m. on Wednesday, members of the Criminal Interdiction Task Force stopped a 2010 40-ft Phantom RV going eastbound on I-80 near mm 401, east of the I-180 interchange.

According to Sheriff Terry Wagner, investigators stopped the RV for following too closely and driving on the shoulder.

LSO made contact with a 60-year-old man and Sheriff Wagner said investigators had suspicion the man was involved in criminal activity.

Sheriff Wagner said a K9 officer was used to sniff the exterior of the RV and made a hit.

While searching the RV, Sheriff Wagner said investigators found 254 pounds of marijuana in vacuum sealed bags, 1-kilo of cocaine and $4,400 in cash bundled up, as well as drug paraphernalia.

Investigators arrested William Simmons of Woodbury Heights, New Jersey.

Simmons is facing possession of drugs with intent to deliver charges.

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