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Suspended sentence for Gillette man charged with possession

Gage Vauthier of Gillette has been given a suspended sentence on a felony charge of possession of a controlled substance after meth and marijuana were allegedly found in his vehicle after it crashed on the highway in Crook County.

On May 4, 2020, a Wyoming Highway Patrol trooper was notified by dispatch at around 5:30 p.m. that a subject was walking east on U.S. Hwy 16 and a single vehicle crash had taken place near milepost 210.

The trooper arrived at the scene and observed a woman on foot, traveling west.

The woman allegedly told the trooper Vauthier was the driver of the vehicle and had lef...

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