Troopers find 362 lbs of pot in I-80 stop

Gerald Robinson Jr, 38, of San Diego, CA, was arrested for possession of marijuana – more than...
Gerald Robinson Jr, 38, of San Diego, CA, was arrested for possession of marijuana – more than a pound, delivery of a controlled substance, and no drug tax stamp.(Hamilton County Jail)
Published: May. 2, 2022 at 3:03 PM CDT
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GRAND ISLAND, Neb. (KSNB) - A California man was arrested after troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol located more than 350 pounds of marijuana during a traffic stop on Interstate 80.

At approximately 11:40 a.m. Saturday, a trooper observed a Chrysler Pacifica following another vehicle too closely on I-80 near Giltner. During the traffic stop, an NSP K-9 detected the presence of a controlled substance inside the vehicle.

A search of the vehicle revealed 362 pounds of marijuana. The driver, Gerald Robinson Jr, 38, of San Diego, was arrested for possession of marijuana – more than a pound, delivery of a controlled substance, and no drug tax stamp.

He was lodged in Hamilton County Jail.

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