A 59-year-old Cheyenne man is facing a felony charge after police say he threw a bag of methamphetamine in front of them.

According to a booking sheet, police were called to the 5000 block of Seminoe Road on Friday, May 17, about a vehicle burglary.

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Burglary Call Leads to Felony Meth Charge for Cheyenne Man

Police say they were informed that the suspect, Michael Eugene Eberharter, was walking around in a yard near a yellow bus, and they spotted him in the yard at 5021 Seminoe Rd.

Police say Eberharter, who wouldn't keep his hands out of his pockets, gave them permission to check his pockets, and when they moved in to do so, he threw a blue bag containing 3.8 grams of methamphetamine on the ground.

Eberharter was handcuffed and taken to the Laramie County Detention Center without incident.

He was later charged with felony possession of methamphetamine, a crime punishable by imprisonment for not more than seven years, a fine of not more than $15,000, or both.

Eberharter made his initial appearance in Laramie County Circuit Court on Tuesday, May 21, during which his bond was set at $3,000 cash and his preliminary hearing was scheduled for Wednesday, May 29, at 2 p.m.

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