Pine Bluffs Post - Serving all of Eastern Laramie County since 1908

By Zachary Laux
Pine Bluffs Post staff 

Influx of marijuana in Wyoming?


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Pine Bluffs Police Officer Brian Yeomans stands with drugs and paraphernalia garnered from a traffic stop late in the evening of June 16, 2010.

For Pine Bluffs Police Chief Don Taylor, the presence of drugs in the town is not any worse, or any better, than similar towns in Wyoming and the United States. But the presence is there.

"We make drug arrests just like any other community," Taylor said.

However, the legalization of marijuana in Colorado, which went into effect Jan. 1, could mean an influx of the drug's illegal presence in Wyoming.

Taylor said the Pine Bluffs Police Department is aware of the law change, but does not have a plan to change enforcement on drugs.

The Wyoming Highway Patrol and Laramie County Sheriff's Office a...

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