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Jury finds Wisconsin man guilty of trafficking over 200 pounds of marijuana on I-80


Jury finds Wisconsin man guilty of trafficking over 200 pounds of marijuana on I-80A Lancaster County jury has found a 32-year-old Green Bay, Wisconsin, man guilty of possession with intent to deliver marijuana for more than 200 pounds found in an SUV he was traveling in tandem with along Interstate 80 last year.Ker Yang denied he knew of the plan to deliver drugs or was a part of it.His father, Bill Yang, is serving a 30-month sentence at a Lincoln prison for his part in the crime.Nebraska State Patrol troopers found the drugs on Feb. 22, 2018, according to prosecutors. They say troopers pulled over an eastbound Ford Expedition for not having a front license plate, before discovering it was covered by ice and snow. Ker Yang was driving in the SUV.Troopers also stopped an eastbound Toyota Tundra for speeding. × Continue reading your article with a digital subscription. Already a subscriber? Log in or Activate your account. Loading&hellp; {{title}} {{start_at_rate}} {{format_dollars}} {{start_price}} {{format_cents}} {{term}} {{promotional_format_dollars}}{{promotional_price}}{{promotional_format_cents}} {{term}} {{html}} More Close {{action_button}} Thanks for being a subscriber. Sorry, your subscription does not include this content. Please call 877-760-6006 to upgrade your subscription. Thanks for reading. Subscribe or log in to continue. {{featured_button_text}} A State Patrol dog indicated the smell of drugs coming from the Expedition, and after a search, troopers found a small amount of marijuana, he said. Believing the vehicles were traveling together, investigators also searched the Tundra and found 218 pounds of marijuana under the bed cover, the State Patrol said. The street value was estimated at $654,000.The jury reached its verdict



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