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Laramie PD announces arrest of two on recommended felonies

Amanda Matney and Gregory Smith courtesy of the Albany County Sheriffs Office

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Police in the City of Laramie have announced the arrest of two suspects on felony drug charges.

Officials with the Laramie Police Department (LPD) say that on February 11, 2021, shortly before 6:30 PM, officers were dispatched to East Park Avenue for a report of a person not breathing.

As a result of the officers’ investigation, 58 year-old Gregory Smith and 40 year-old Amanda Matney, both Laramie residents, were arrested and charged with Felony Possession of a Controlled Substance, according to a release from the LPD.

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“At this time, both arrestees are being held at the Albany County Detention Center. Bonds have not been set,” the LPD stated.

Authorities went on to remind the public that felony Possession is punishable by imprisonment for not more than five years, a fine of not more than ten thousand dollars, or both.

At this time, these charges are merely accusations and the defendants are presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty,” LPD officials added.