Officials seized hundreds of fentanyl pills and pounds of meth at a gas station near Evanston on Thursday night, the Wyoming Highway Patrol said.
Special agents with the Wyoming Division of Criminal Investigation became suspicious of criminal activity involving a person at a gas station, the statement said.
A Wyoming Highway Patrol K-9 handler was called to assist. The K-9 gave a positive response indicating the odor of drugs inside the vehicle.
Officials ultimately searched the vehicle and seized 1,349 M30 fentanyl pills, nearly four pounds of methamphetamine and a pistol, the statement said.
A convicted felon, who was not allowed to have firearms, was arrested in connection with the drug bust.
Officials believe these drugs were destined for sale in communities around Wyoming.
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The Wyoming Highway Patrol K-9 teams were trained and certified on identifying fentanyl only two weeks ago. This is their first significant fentanyl seizure since then.