On July 29th, 2014, at approximately 09:34 a.m., a Wyoming State Trooper observed a Toyota Rav 4 speeding eastbound on Interstate 80 at approximately mile post 46 east of Evanston.

Conflicting stories between the driver and passenger in addition to the odor of marijuana in the vehicle, led troopers to search the Toyota. During the search, troopers discovered a 9mm hand gun and approximately two pounds of marijuana.

The patrols ays 19 year old Brandi K. Green of University Place, Washington was arrested and charged with speeding, no valid driver’s license, interference with a peace officer, possession of a controlled substance in plant form greater than three ounces, possession of a controlled substance with the intent to deliver and conspiring to commit delivery of a controlled substance.

Also arrested was 21 year old Tyrell D. Damper of Seattle, Washington. He was charged with interference with a peace officer, felon in possession of a firearm, possession of a controlled substance in plant form greater than three ounces, possession of a controlled substance with the intent to deliver, and conspiring to commit delivery of a controlled substance.

Patrol spokesman Maj. Perry Jones says both Brandi Green and Tyrell Damper were taken to the Uinta County Jail in Evanston. The Wyoming Division of Criminal Investigation assisted Patrol with the investigation and continues to do so with the follow up of the arrests.