970 ecstasy pills, marijuana, handgun found during I-80 traffic stop

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NSP Cruiser Photo Courtesy of Nebraska State Patrol

NORTH PLATTE, Neb. (KCAU) – Nebraska State Patrol (NSP) troopers arrested two people after finding controlled substances and a firearm during a traffic stop on I-80 near Sutherland.

According to a release, troopers saw a Kia Optima going east, traveling at 101 miles per hour on I-80 near mile marker 152. During the traffic stop, a trooper smelled marijuana coming from the vehicle. A search of the vehicle revealed 970 pills of ecstasy, four pounds of marijuana, drug paraphernalia, and a loaded handgun.

The driver, Jabreel Castleberry, 22, of Kentwood, Michigan, and passenger Nyesha Gill Johnson, 19, of Wyoming, Michigan, were both arrested and charged with the following:

  • Possession of a controlled substance
  • Possession with intent to distribute
  • Possession of more than one pound of marijuana
  • Possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony

Both were lodged in Keith County Jail.


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