DOUGLAS COUNTY, NE (WOWT) – Bond was set at $50,000 for a Chinese National caught with 55 pounds of marijuana in Douglas County.
Wenshaui Zhao was the passenger in a vehicle that was stopped by a Douglas County deputy on Wednesday. Officials said the driver, Jilang Lu, was speeding on eastbound Interstate 80 near 72nd Street.
The deputy noticed a faint odor of marijuana inside the vehicle. K-9 Fletch alerted to the presence of illegal drugs inside the car.
Deputies recovered 55 pounds of marijuana in heat-sealed packages during the search.
Jilang Lu and Wenshaui Zhao, both Chinese Nationals, were arrested.