- Associated Press - Wednesday, August 3, 2016

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) - The Lancaster County Sheriff’s Office says a routine traffic stop on Interstate 80 near Lincoln turned up close to 50 pounds of marijuana in a pickup.

The sheriff’s office says the stop occurred around 12:30 p.m. Tuesday, and deputies conducted a probable-cause search. Deputies say they found 49 one-pound bags of marijuana packed into totes in the bed of the pickup. Authorities estimate the street value of the marijuana at $250,000.

The search also turned up hash oils and a handgun.

Two men in the truck were arrested on suspicion of possessing marijuana with intent to deliver and other counts.

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