Contact Us
Make My Homepage

Wyoming Highway Patrol Seize 21 Pounds Of Marijuana

(Courtesy of Wyoming Highway Patrol)

A Trooper checking on a suspicious vehicle parked behind a WYDOT maintenance shed has lead to the seizure of over 21 pounds of marijuana and over 2 ounces of hashish in addition to landing two men in jail on felony drug charges. The Trooper was patrolling Interstate 80 and was checking on a WYDOT remote loader storage building at the US 189 interchange approximately 7 miles east of Evanston shortly after noon on Wednesday when he noticed a vehicle parked behind the building on State property. Patrol Sgt. Stephen Townsend says two male individuals were out of the car and when questioned by the Trooper neither admitted to being the driver of the 2005 Suzuki XL7.  Eventually, one of the men admitted that he was in fact the driver and owner of the vehicle. 

 Townsend says upon a pat down of that individual, 57 year-old Gary Hanshaw from Penn Valley, California, a small user amount of marijuana was found in his pocket. The passenger was 60 year-old Robert Wason who also claimed an address in Penn Valley.  It appeared both individuals were impaired from marijuana use and Hanshaw was arrested for driving while impaired. Upo n searching the vehicle Troopers discovered 3 duffle bags in the rear of the vehicle.  In the duffle bags Troopers found 21 individually vacuum sealed bags of high grade marijuana with a total weight of just over 21 pounds.  The marijuana has a street value of approximately $127,200.00.  Also found was vacuum sealed bag of marijuana kief.  Kief or Keef is a green powder made from the resin glands, usually from the female marijuana plant, that have been finely sifted or silk screened from the buds of the plant.

More News from KGAB

Best of the Web

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your points and personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account with your Facebook account, just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing profile and VIP program points. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://kgab.com using your Facebook account.

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

Register on KGAB 650AM quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!

Not a Member? Sign Up Here

Register on KGAB 650AM quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!