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Colorado man charged with three counts of felony drug possession in Laramie

(Laramie Police Department)

CASPER, Wyo. — A Colorado man has been arrested for alleged felony possession of a controlled substance by Laramie police.

Clifford A. Breitwieser, 56, “was arrested and charged with 3 separate counts of Felony Possession of a Controlled Substance,” the Laramie Police Department said on Thursday, Nov. 7.

Breitwieser was pulled over for allegedly speeding by a Laramie police officer at about 8:25 pm Nov. 5 on the 1500 block of South Third Street.

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The release does not state which substances police allege were found on Breitwieser’s person or in his vehicle.

“Bond has not yet been set on the felony charges and Mr. Breitweiser remains incarcerated at the Albany County Detention Center,” the release adds. “A third or subsequent offense for misdemeanor Possession of a Controlled Substance, including convictions for violations of similar laws in other jurisdictions, is a felony punishable by imprisonment for a term not more than five (5) years, a fine of not more than five thousand dollars ($5,000.00), or both.”

“At this time, these charges are merely accusations and the Defendant is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.”