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Sentence imposed for marijuana smuggler who broke probation terms

A Washington man who was given a deferred sentence in 2016 after being caught smuggling marijuana through Crook County has appeared in court again after being accused of breaking the terms of his probation. Evan Rice has now been given a suspended sentence for the felony charge of possession with intent to deliver.

Rice was found guilty following an incident on March 11, 2016 when a Wyoming Highway Patrol trooper pulled over a vehicle traveling over the speed limit on I-90.

The occupants claimed to be traveling to Sturgis with a final destination of Kansas City. The trooper allegedly noticed a...