Category Archives: I-80 Drug bust

Omaha Drug Crimes Defense Lawyer: Why Your Arrest Conduct Matters

Omaha drug crimes defense lawyer Daniel Stockmann often handles cases involving drug busts on Nebraska’s I-80. Certain stretches of the interstate are known hotspots for illegal drug checks, especially for those unlucky enough to be caught with out-of-state plates. An Iowa man recently found out the hard way just how seriously the Douglas County Sheriff’s … Continue reading Omaha Drug Crimes Defense Lawyer: Why Your Arrest Conduct Matters

Nebraska I-80 Drug Busts Up 30%

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Statistics recently published by the Nebraska State Patrol indicate that number of marijuana related arrests increased from 957 during the first half of 2014 to 1,243 for the same period, 2015. This represents a 30% increase year-over-year. What’s going on here? One trend seems to be a noticeable change in enforcement philosophy.  While continuing to … Continue reading Nebraska I-80 Drug Busts Up 30%

Drugless Drug Busts and How They Are Completely Legal

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Stockmann Law represents many individuals involved in drug busts, who are charged with possession with intent to deliver narcotics (often referred to as PWID). This indicates that the person charged had the intent of dealing or selling drugs, which many understand to mean that drugs would have to be found on their person. Often, however, … Continue reading Drugless Drug Busts and How They Are Completely Legal

Increasing Marijuana Busts Prompt Nebraska to Sue Colorado

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In September, a hearing was conducted on the crisis concerning the surge in impaired drivers and marijuana busts, which Nebraska politicians and law enforcement believe stems from Colorado’s new marijuana legalization laws. Attorney General Jon Bruning finally took action, filing a lawsuit with the U.S. Supreme Court which declared that the legalization of marijuana by … Continue reading Increasing Marijuana Busts Prompt Nebraska to Sue Colorado

America’s Marijuana Laws: A Tangle of Contradictions

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America is more divided than ever, but there is one issue about which we all seem to agree: Marijuana laws need to change. States across the board seem to be ready and willing to legalize marijuana, or at least to decriminalize it. Even spots in the media you wouldn’t expect are on board. Of course, … Continue reading America’s Marijuana Laws: A Tangle of Contradictions

Traffic Stops Yields Huge Meth and Marijuana Arrests

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Last weekend Nebraska State Patrol made one meth and two marijuana arrests in random traffic stops on Interstate 80, a road notoriously used by drug runners. In one bust, 23 pounds of methamphetamine were seized, estimated to be worth over $1 million. Police also made two marijuana arrests, with a combined weight of 47 pounds. … Continue reading Traffic Stops Yields Huge Meth and Marijuana Arrests

Family Becomes a Casualty of Nebraska’s Rampant Marijuana Busts

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Nebraska, as of late, is known for two things: its corn, and the overwhelmingly large number of Colorado marijuana busts. This is due, in most part, to the November passage of Amendment 64, which allows Colorado adults (over the age of 21) to use and possess small amounts of marijuana. Colorado’s marijuana boom has been … Continue reading Family Becomes a Casualty of Nebraska’s Rampant Marijuana Busts

Drug Busts Skyrocket As Nebraska Lawmakers Quarrel and Law Enforcement Cracks Down

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With the staggering increase in drug busts on I-80 in Nebraska, it is no secret that Colorado’s legalization of marijuana for medical and recreational use has had an effect on surrounding states and their communities. Lawmen on the state’s marijuana frontier are asking for help to identify and counter drugged-up drivers, marijuana growing, and marijuana … Continue reading Drug Busts Skyrocket As Nebraska Lawmakers Quarrel and Law Enforcement Cracks Down

Nebraska Drug Bust Yields Over a Pound of Cocaine, Guns, and Just About Everything Else

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One large drug bust after the other was made recently, starting with two Lincoln county men arrested for dealing in cocaine. Charged in one drug bust was 25-year-old Zachary R. Gibbs and 22-year-old Dustin J. Klatt. Jointly, the men were carrying more than 140 grams of cocaine and possessing a gun (which counts as a … Continue reading Nebraska Drug Bust Yields Over a Pound of Cocaine, Guns, and Just About Everything Else