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BIG DRUG BUST IN CHEYENNE:

CHEYENNE (AP) – THE LARAMIE COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT SAYS OFFICERS HAVE SEIZED A TOTAL OF NEARLY 40 POUNDS OF METHAMPHETAMINE AND COCAINE FOLLOWING THE ARREST OF A LOCAL MAN LAST MONTH.

FEDERAL PROSECUTORS HAVE CHARGED 53-YEAR-OLD PHILLIP MARTIN OF CHEYENNE WITH POSSESSION OF 500 GRAMS OR MORE OF METHAMPHETAMINE FOLLOWING HIS NOV. 26TH ARREST.

A PRESS RELEASE FROM THE SHERIFF’S OFFICE THURSDAY STATES OFFICERS FIRST FOUND NEARLY 9 POUNDS OF METH AND COCAINE IN MARTIN’S VEHICLE.  IT STATES A LATER SEARCH OF HIS RESIDENCE TURNED UP 29 POUNDS OF METH AND ANOTHER POUND OF COCAINE, ALONG WITH 25 GUNS AND $18,500 IN CASH.

CHEYENNE LAWYER TERRY HARRIS REPRESENTS MARTIN AND HAS DECLINED COMMENT ON THE PROSECUTION

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