SEWARD, Neb. (AP/CBS13) — Deputies in Nebraska made a surprising find after stopping a tractor-trailer — 45 pounds of methamphetamine hidden in a stolen vehicle being hauled by the semi.
The incident happened Dec. 17 but was announced in a news release from the Seward County Sheriff on Tuesday. Deputies stopped the semi that was hauling eight vehicles on Interstate 80 near the Seward exit.READ MORE: VIDEO: Coyote Leaves Dead Cat On East Sacramento Lawn
Deputies unloaded a 2021 Infiniti SUV for further inspection and found five pounds of methamphetamine in the speaker compartment and another 40 pounds in a spare tire.
The street value of the drugs was estimated at $315,000, the sheriff said.READ MORE: Jury Finds Eric Holder Guilty Of Murdering Rapper Nipsey Hussle
Further inspection revealed the Infiniti had been stolen in California.
An investigation is continuing with the help of federal agencies, the sheriff said.MORE NEWS: California Woman Avoided Prison By Faking Cancer, Forging Notes; Sentence Now Tripled
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