YORK, Neb. (AP) — An elderly couple who was arrested in Nebraska with 60 pounds of marijuana in their truck told officers that the drugs were meant to be Christmas presents.

The York News-Times reports the couple were arrested Tuesday by the York County Sheriff’s Department after they were stopped for a traffic violation.

Officers found the bags of marijuana in the Toyota Tacoma driven by the 80-year-old man and 83-year-old woman. They said they were driving from California to Vermont.

The couple was being held in York County jail on suspicion of felony drug charges.

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Comments (3)
  1. Here’s a comment – play a news story related to what is posted on Facebook. Closed and reopened the link. Never did get a news story based on what you had on Facebook.

  2. In todays news, police arrest elderly couple over a harmless plant, also in the news 181 people die of Heroin overdoses, 241 die of alcohol related illnesses, 1,315 cigarette related deaths, and 22 war veterans commit suicide due to lack of or improper, PTSD treatments.
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    1. Paulie Johnson, As a former alcohol drug counselor I cannot agree more with your comment. Thanks for your comment. Hope it opens eyes.

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