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Nebraska State Patrol troopers arrest 2, seize 50 pounds of marijuana in traffic stop near Kimball

December 19, 2018

KIMBALL – Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol (NSP) arrested two men and seized 50 pounds of marijuana during a traffic stop on Interstate 80 near Kimball Sunday.

At approximately 1:30 p.m. , a trooper observed an eastbound 2018 Ford EcoSport speeding near mile marker 18 on I-80. During the traffic stop, the trooper reported detecting criminal activity and conducted a search of the vehicle, according to a press release from the Nebraska State Patrol.

During the search, troopers allegedly found 50 pounds of marijuana in heat-sealed bags concealed in luggage in the rear of the vehicle.

The driver, Jasmon Watson, 34, of Kansas City, Kansas, and Marzett Davis, 31, of Sacramento, California, were arrested for possession of marijuana – more than one pound, possession with intent to deliver, and no drug tax stamp.

Both men are jailed at the Kimball County Jail.

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