Weekend Traffic Stop Leads To Drug Bust In Neligh

NELIGH – A Colorado resident made his way across Nebraska until a vehicle he was in failed to stop at a stop sign.

According to a release from the Nebraska State Patrol, a trooper stopped a northbound 2000 Toyota Corolla for Failure to Obey a Traffic Control Device on Highway 14 in the city of Neligh. After making contact with the occupants of the vehicle around 8:45 p.m. on Saturday, August 10 a search was conducted.

The result of the search led to the discovery of several ounces of marijuana located in a bag of dog food.

Joshua Person of Julesburg, CO, a passenger in the vehicle, was cited for More Than an Ounce and Less Than a Pound of marijuana. He was issued a court date in the Antelope County Court and released.