Troopers locate 11 lbs. of fentanyl in I-80 traffic stop

NORTH PLATTE, Neb. -- During a traffic stop in Dawson County, Nebraska State Patrol Troopers arrested one person after finding 11 pounds of fentanyl. 

The NSP said they pulled over a car that had defective lighting while they were traveling on I-80 near Lexington. 

During the traffic stop, the trooper and a Dawson County Sheriff's Deputy saw marijuana in plain view inside the car. 

Authorities said they found a small amount of marijuana and 11 pounds of fentanyl after searching the car. According to DEA estimates, that amount could be around 2.5 million lethal doses. 

27-year-old Alexis Murillo Godoy of Long Beach, California was the driver of the car. Godoy was arrested for possession of controlled substance, possession with intent to deliver, and other charges. He was being held in Dawson County Jail.