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Moorcroft man charged with possession

Benito Juarez of Moorcroft faces a felony charge of possession after he was pulled over for a badly damaged windshield.

On June 22, a Crook County Sheriff’s Office deputy was stopped on Juniper Hills Road at around 7:05 p.m. when he observed a vehicle with a badly broken windshield and effected a traffic stop. The occupant was Juarez, who the deputy reports knowing from prior contacts.

Juarez allegedly stated he had just purchased the vehicle and produced a title indicating he had done so two days earlier for $50. He also allegedly stated he had been living with an individual for one week and...