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Iowa man given suspended sentence for intent to deliver

Dontaye Burton of Iowa has been given a suspended sentence on a felony charge of possession with intent to deliver after he and a companion were found to be transporting a significant quantity of marijuana products upon being pulled over for speeding on Hwy 212.

On December 17, 2020, at around 5:40 p.m., a Wyoming Highway Patrol trooper spotted Burton’s vehicle speeding and conducted a traffic stop. The trooper reports that he approached the vehicle and smelled a very strong odor of raw marijuana before he even got to the open window on the passenger side.

The driver, identified as Burto...

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