A Texas man accused of hauling hundreds of pounds of marijuana through Nebraska has been acquitted of drug charges.
The Lincoln Journal Star reports that 51-year-old Edward Babb, of Houston, was found not guilty Friday of two counts of possession for sale and two counts of no drug tax stamp.
Court records say a Lancaster County sheriff's deputy stopped Babb and another man on Sept. 18 last year on Interstate 80 in Lincoln after seeing their rental truck cross onto the shoulder.
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The records said the deputy's K-9 partner alerted to the presence of drugs and a search of the truck turned up 645 pounds (293 kilograms) of marijuana.
The other man, 31-year-old Brandon Arrington, of McDonough, Georgia, has pleaded not guilty to the same charges and is awaiting trial.