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Troopers Locate Five pounds of Cocaine in I-80 Traffic Stop

 Nebraska State Troopers seized approximately five pounds of cocaine and arrested a New York woman following a traffic stop on Interstate 80 near Lexington. (SOURCE: NSP).
Nebraska State Troopers seized approximately five pounds of cocaine and arrested a New York woman following a traffic stop on Interstate 80 near Lexington. (SOURCE: NSP). (KOLNKGIN)
Published: Jun. 16, 2020 at 2:58 PM CDT
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Nebraska State Troopers seized approximately five pounds of cocaine and arrested a New York woman following a traffic stop on Interstate 80 near Lexington.

At approximately 1:10 p.m. Monday, a trooper observed an eastbound Buick Enclave speeding at mile marker 243 in Dawson County. During the traffic stop, the trooper detected clandestine activity.

During a search of the vehicle, troopers located approximately five pounds of cocaine hidden inside a backpack, which was stored inside a suitcase in the cargo area of the vehicle.

The driver, Amanda Stuart, 40, of Buffalo, New York, was arrested for possession of a controlled substance, possession with intent to deliver, and no drug tax stamp. Stuart was lodged in Dawson County Jail.

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