The senior couple who got caught with 60 pounds of pot is back in the news, but this time it’s a lot worse

Rare | 1/10/2018 | Carlin Becker
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The couple of senior citizens who got busted in Nebraska with 60 pounds of marijuana are facing brand-new charges on suspicion of carrying drug money in the same state.

Patrick Jiron, 80, and his wife, Barbara, 70, are out on bond and appeared in court on Wednesday for hearing in regard to allegedly possessing $18,000 worth of drug money. The couple was pulled over on Tuesday morning for tailgating after a sheriff’s deputy determined that “reasonable, articulable suspicion was obtained that criminal activity was afoot.” A drug-sniffing dog quickly led police to the trunk of their vehicle, where most of the money was discovered inside of a duffel bag along with traces of marijuana.

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The bust comes just after the couple was arrested back in December when they were stopped in Nebraska while in possession of at least $300,00 worth of marijuana. At the time, they told police they were on their way to Vermont to distribute the drugs to friends and family as Christmas presents. They also...
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