Elderly Couple Hauled 60 Lbs. Of Pot, Said It Was For Christmas

Saturday, December 23rd 2017, 7:09 am
By: News 9

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.