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Supreme Court denies appeal in possession case

The Wyoming Supreme Court has denied a Newcastle man’s appeal against his sentence on possession charges after illegal substances were found in his vehicle during a traffic stop in Crook County.

David Garrison pleaded guilty to one count of possession of marijuana as part of a plea deal. He was sentenced by Judge Stuart S. Healy III in November, 2022 to between one and three years in a state penal institution and a fine of $500.

On January 3, 2022, a Wyoming Highway Patrol trooper initiated a traffic stop on Garrison’s vehicle on Highway 16. The trooper noted in his report that the vehicle did...

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