Wisconsin men arrested near Giltner with huge load of marijuana
Published: Aug. 11, 2022 at 11:43 AM CDT|Updated: Aug. 11, 2022 at 12:01 PM CDT
GILTNER, Neb. (KSNB) - Two Wisconsinites are in the Hamilton County Jail in Aurora after they were caught with more than 100 lbs. of marijuana Wednesday.
The Nebraska State Patrol said a trooper stopped a Nissan Maxima around 1 p.m. for failing to signal on Interstate 80 near Giltner. During the traffic stop a state patrol drug dog detected a controlled substance.
A search revealed 100 lbs. of marijuana.
The driver, Chao Lee, 27, and a passenger, Kou Yang, 30, both of Madison, Wisconsin, were arrested for possession of marijuana – more than a pound, delivery of a controlled substance and no drug tax stamp.
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