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California couple guilty in 115-pound pot bust

COLUMBUS — Two California residents have pleaded guilty to drug charges after being stopped on Interstate 90 in south-central Montana with 115 pounds of marijuana in their rental car.

July 31, 2014 2:40 pmLoading…

Frontier Days organizers not concerned about Colorado pot

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Organizers of Cheyenne Frontier Days and local police don’t see a cause for specific concern about wider use of marijuana bought legally next door in Colorado.

July 18, 2014 12:00 pmLoading…
Man in court for assault, drugs after reported argument over urine screen

Man in court for assault, drugs after reported argument over urine screen

A man on probation for dealing drugs pleaded not guilty Friday to charges that he had marijuana “buds” and held a knife to his girlfriend’s throat during a reported argument about her getting a urine analysis.

July 11, 2014 1:05 pmLoading…
Zabawa: Anti-marijuana initiative likely didn't get enough signatures

Zabawa: Anti-marijuana initiative likely didn't get enough signatures

HELENA — The sponsor of an initiative to make all marijuana illegal in Montana conceded Tuesday that its backers probably didn’t get enough signatures to qualify it for the November ballot.

July 08, 2014 7:18 pm

Appeals court vacates pot provider's sentence

HELENA — A panel of appellate judges has vacated the prison sentence of a former medical marijuana provider after federal prosecutors argued it was too lenient.

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California woman gets probation for marijuana

BOZEMAN — A California woman has been sentenced to five years on probation and fined $2,500 after she admitted helping deliver 25 pounds of marijuana to Bozeman more than three years ago.

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Teen with pending felony case facing robbery, drug charges

Teen with pending felony case facing robbery, drug charges

A 19-year-old awaiting trial in connection to a rollover crash appeared in court Friday on charges that he used a baseball bat to commit a robbery outside Skyview High School in June 2013 and intended to sell more than 100 grams of marijuana.

June 06, 2014 5:13 pmLoading…

Police: Drunk driver heads wrong way on Wyoming interstate, hits patrol car

A Douglas resident hit a Wyoming Highway Patrol vehicle at low speed while driving the wrong way on Interstate 25 early Sunday, according to the Natrona County Sheriff’s Office.

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Wyoming state lawmaker wants to revisit marijuana

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — A Wyoming state legislator whose bid to decriminalize possession of small amounts of marijuana failed this session isn't giving up on the idea, the Wyoming Tribune Eagle reported.

May 20, 2014 9:11 amLoading…

Man accused of growing 340 pot plants at his Billings home

A Billings man was charged on Friday with growing 340 marijuana plants at his residence in 2011.

May 02, 2014 3:40 pmLoading…
115 pounds of marijuana found in vehicle at mile marker 420

115 pounds of marijuana found in vehicle at mile marker 420

Montana Highway Patrol troopers found 115 pounds of marijuana in a vehicle near Park City after pulling the car over for a traffic stop.

May 01, 2014 3:15 pmLoading…
Sheridan Police Chief Richard Adriaens

Sheridan Police Chief Richard Adriaens

Sheridan Police Chief Richard Adriaens speaks Wednesday during a news conference announcing the release of the 2013 Alcohol and Crime in Wyoming report at the Wyoming Association of Sheriffs and Chiefs of Police leadership conference in Casper.

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Wyoming law enforcement plans to track pot-related arrests

Wyoming law enforcement plans to track pot-related arrests

CASPER, Wyo. — Wyoming law enforcement officials have begun closely tracking arrests involving marijuana, they said Wednesday, and they plan to take an educational approach toward an expected influx of the drug since its legalization in Colorado at the beginning of this year.

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Border patrol: Pot-smoking man arrested on train

HAVRE — Border patrol agents say they arrested a man who was carrying nearly 2 pound of marijuana during a check of an Amtrak train stopped in northern Montana.

April 24, 2014 9:13 amLoading…
Billings business leader proposes to ban marijuana

Billings business leader proposes to ban marijuana

HELENA — A Billings businessman has proposed an initiative for the November 2014 ballot that effectively would ban the possession, use, cultivation, trafficking and transportation of marijuana in Montana.

April 18, 2014 6:20 pm

Police: Wyoming college student ate more pot than recommended

DENVER — A Wyoming college student who jumped to his death at a Denver hotel had eaten more of a marijuana cookie than was recommended by a seller, police records show - a finding that came amid increased concern about the strength of popular pot edibles after Colorado became the first state…

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Exchange student at Northwest College jumped to death after eating pot cookie

DENVER — A Northwest College student visiting Denver on spring break jumped to his death after eating a marijuana cookie that his friend legally purchased in one of Colorado's recreational pot shops, authorities said Wednesday.

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Man found dead in Wyoming was meeting suspected killer over pot

BOULDER, Colo. — Authorities say a Colorado man found dead in Wyoming was scheduled to meet one of the suspects in his murder for a marijuana deal.

March 18, 2014 10:31 amLoading…

Bozeman couple denies letting 2-year-old boy smoke pot

BOZEMAN — A Montana man and his girlfriend have denied charges they gave the man’s 2-year-old son marijuana and allowed him to smoke it.

March 12, 2014 11:31 amLoading…
Wisconsin man sentenced for drug possession after I-90 stop

Wisconsin man sentenced for drug possession after I-90 stop

A 56-year-old Wisconsin man arrested last year after he was found with more than 3 pounds of marijuana during a traffic stop on Interstate 90 was sentenced Thursday in District Court.

February 20, 2014 3:15 pmLoading…

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