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Authorities: 2 men arrested after nearly 400 pounds of marijuana found in RV in Omaha


OMAHA, Nebraska — Authorities say two men from California have been arrested after nearly 400 pounds of marijuana was found in a recreational vehicle in Omaha.

The Douglas County Sheriff's Office says the men, from Fontana, California, were taken into custody early Friday after a traffic stop in the city's south side.

Authorities say a deputy's dog indicated the odor of drugs in the RV. Twelve large boxes containing nearly 400 pounds of packaged marijuana was later discovered in various areas of the vehicle.

The Omaha World-Herald reports ( ) a third man in the vehicle fled during the traffic stop. Authorities have been unable to find him.

Information from: Omaha World-Herald,

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