Police arrested an elderly couple in Nebraska who was traveling with 80 pounds of marijuana in their Toyota Tacoma..
Patrick Jiron, 80, and his wife, Barbara, 83 said they were transporting the drugs from Northern California, where they live, to Vermont, authorities told the York News-Times, in York, Nebraska, on Thursday. A probable cause search was done of the couple’s truck and the marijuana was discovered in boxes, said Lt. Paul Vrbka, of the York County Sheriff’s Department. “They said the marijuana was for Christmas presents,” Vrbka told the News-Times. The marijuana has an estimated street value of $336,000, he added.