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Nebraska Drug Dog Sniffs Out $3M Worth of Pot

Authorities have seized nearly a ton of marijuana from a man camping along Interstate 80 in west Omaha.

Deputies with the Douglas County Sheriff's Office searched a camper along I-80 east, near the 96th Street interchange, on Wednesday afternoon after seeing its license plate was partially obscured.

The sheriff's office says a drug dog sniffed out 90 packages of marijuana - some wrapped as Christmas gifts - which together weighed 1,940 pounds.

The street value of the marijuana is estimated to be more than $3 million.

A 28-year-old Utah man was arrested, and the U.S. Attorney's Office it trying to determine what charges to file.