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Gillette woman given suspended sentence for possession

Sarah Pridgeon

A Gillette woman has been given a suspended sentence on charges related to an incident in which methamphetamine was found in her vehicle when she crashed on the interstate near Sundance.

On May 8, 2021, a Wyoming Highway Patrol trooper was notified of a single-vehicle crash on I-90. He arrived on scene to find a vehicle with heavy front end damage pinned against the guardrail.

According to the trooper’s report, the driver was being rendered first aid by a passing motorist. The trooper assisted by placing a bandage on the driver’s arm, where she had a deep laceration.

A witness stated that, whe...