NORTH PLATTE, Neb. -- Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol found more than 250 pounds of cocaine during a traffic stop on Interstate 80 and arrested a New York man last week.

NSP said the incident happened at 11:40 a.m. on Aug 11. A trooper was reportedly patrolling near Hershey when they saw an eastbound Mitsubishi Outlander, that had a license plate violation, at mile marker 166. A NSP K-9 reportedly detected the smell of a controlled substance inside the vehicle during the traffic stop.

According to authorities, they found a total of 258 pounds of cocaine after searching the vehicle. The driver was 31-year-old Steven Windoloski, of Massena, New York. He was arrested for possession of cocaine - more than 140 grams, possession of cocaine with intent to deliver, and no drug tax stamp. Windoloski was lodged in Lincoln County Jail.