RAWLINS, Wyo. — The Wyoming Highway Patrol says seven Tennessee residents were arrested after troopers found 82 pounds of marijuana in their vehicle.

The Rawlins Times reports (http://bit.ly/2ceS78R ) that court documents say troopers on Monday found five large black garbage bags covered by a blanket in the back of a minivan travelling through Sweetwater County. They were filled with vacuum-sealed bags containing what was later confirmed to be marijuana.

Police charged a 21-year-old and 25-year-old from Clarksville, Tennessee, and a 25-year-old from Mount Juliet, Tennessee, with felony possession of marijuana and related charges. They could face up to 25 years in prison.

Two Palmyra 19-year-olds and a 33-year-old and 39-year-old from Clarksville were charged with conspiracy to deliver marijuana. They face a maximum of 10 years in prison.


Information from: Rawlins (Wyo.) Daily Times, http://www.rawlinstimes.com