Wyoming officials seize 197 lbs of marijuana en route to Alabama from Eureka

197 lbs of marijuana coming from Eureka, with a $394,000 street value, seized in Wyoming

EUREKA, Calif. - Officers seized nearly $400,000 worth of marijuana in Wyoming that was on the way to Alabama from Eureka, according to the Wyoming Highway Patrol (WHP).

WHP said a state trooper saw a Dodge pickup truck pulling a horse trailer, with a registration violation, about 9 miles west of Cheyenne, Wyoming on Sept. 30. Officials said a drug detection K-9 alerted the trooper to the drugs and after searching the horse trailer, they found 197 lbs. of marijuana in several different containers.

According to WHP, the marijuana was being transported to the Muscle Shoals, Ala. area from Eureka.

Officials said a Redding man, 66-year-old Larry Gibson was arrested and charged with felony possession of a controlled substance and felony intent to deliver a controlled substance. The marijuana had a street value of $394,000, according to officials.

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