The Nebraska State Patrol and Brown County Sheriff’s Department confiscated approximately 10 pounds of marijuana during a traffic stop Wednesday south of Ainsworth.
According to the Nebraska State Patrol, a vehicle was stopped on a speeding charge Wednesday 5 miles south of Ainsworth on Highway 7.
A canine unit from Valentine was brought onto the scene, and gave a positive indication that led to the search of the vehicle.
Troopers uncovered approximately 10 pounds of high-grade marijuana with an estimated value of $20,000. The two occupants of the vehicle, both from Minnesota, were arrested on charges of possession of marijuana with intent to distribute and were taken to the Brown County Jail.