Troopers find 190 kilograms of weed inside 14 ATMs… and a safe

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A Florida man’s attempt at concealed cash and carry proved a bust when troopers in Nebraska stopped the driver and found about 426 pounds (193 kilograms) of cannabis inside 14 ATMs, a safe and, less interesting, a tote bag inside his van. A Nebraska State Patrol (NSP) trooper stopped the vehicle at about 10 a.m. on Apr. 30 after observing the Mercedes Sprinter van fail to signal a turn while exiting Interstate 90, notes a police statement issued May 3 . Once stopped, a K9 officer accompanying the trooper “detected the presence of a controlled substance inside the vehicle.” Nebraska’s newest political party? ‘Legal Marijuana NOW’ Nebraska prison worker arrested for smuggling cannabis inside a toilet paper roll Nebraska governor has no interest in keeping up with the Joneses, suggesting that using weed can ‘create psychosis’ The subsequent vehicle search resulted in the discovery of a plastic tote containing packages of cannabis, the safe and the ATMs. But the baggie represented just a hint of the drugs that were being transported. With the help of members of the Grand Island Fire Department, the ATMs and safe were opened and found to be filled with many more packages of cannabis. In all, troopers seized 426 pounds (193 kg) of cannabis and US$9,000 ($11,070) in a duffel bag located in the van’s front seat. Gilbert Fernandez, 36, was arrested for possessing more than a pound (454 grams) of cannabis, possessing marijuana with the intent to deliver and possessing money during a drug violation. Fernandez is now in county jail. According to Petersen Criminal Defence Law , the resulting charge would be a class four felony punishable with a fine of as much as US$10,000 ($12,300) and/or as long as five years in prison. “The amount, number of prior offences and form of…

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