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Laramie man charged with felony drug possession

Bernie K Underwood (courtesy of the Laramie Police Department)

Laramie Police are saying that a welfare check over the weekend has led the the arrest of a man on a recommended felony drug possession charge.

Laramie PD says that on January 31, 2020 at approximately 5:50 pm they responded to the 1300 Block of South 17th Street to conduct a welfare check on a male subject.

As a result of the Officers’ investigation, Bernie K. Underwood, a 22-year-old Laramie resident, was arrested and charged with Felony Possession of a Controlled Substance, 2nd Offense Driving while Under the Influence, Open Container in a Vehicle, and Valid License Required.

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Possession of a Controlled substance is a felony if any person is convicted for a third or subsequent offense. The additional charges are all misdemeanors.

All of those cited or arrested are presumed innocent until convicted in a court of law. Charges are subject to change following official filings from the Albany County District Attorney’s Office.