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Man appears in court for transporting over 10 pounds of pot and meth

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Michael Mitchell | Fremont County Sheriff’s Office

ST. ANTHONY — A man who was arrested for transporting over 10 pounds of marijuana on U.S. Highway 20 appeared in court on multiple drug charges Thursday.

Michael Mitchell is charged with two felony counts of possession of a controlled substance, a felony count of drug trafficking marijuana, a felony count of trafficking methamphetamine and three misdemeanors.

Courtesy Fremont County Sheriff’s Office

Mitchell was arrested after deputies responded to the scene of a slide-off car crash at 8:20 a.m. near Ashton. A deputy reported smelling a strong odor of marijuana.

He is being held on $100,000 bond and is scheduled for a preliminary hearing on March 14.