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Marijuana discovered during traffic stop


Wyoming Highway Patrol

WHP K-9 "Hunter" is shown with the Hyundai and the 57 pounds of marijuana confiscated by the Wyoming Highway Patrol during a routine traffic stop last week, just east of Cheyenne on Interstate 80.

A traffic stop for speeding on Oct. 15, west of Cheyenne, resulted in the arrest of two California men who were traveling with more than 50 pounds of marijuana.

A Wyoming State Trooper stopped a blue 2015 Hyundai Accent at 10:15 a.m. at mile post 351 on Interstate 80, approximately nine miles west of Cheyenne. The Hyundai was traveling 85 in 75 mph zone.

While speaking with the two occupants of the Hyundai, the trooper could smell the odor of raw marijuana coming from inside the vehicle. The trooper's partner, WHP K-9 "Hunter", also smelled the marijuana prompting a search of the car.

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