Stolen Vehicle Leads to Highway Patrol Drug Bust

Apr 9, 2015

Credit Wyoming Highway Patrol Association

A report of a stolen vehicle led the Wyoming Highway Patrol to make a drug bust Tuesday in Casper.

The Highway Patrol says Hertz Rental Company contacted them about a stolen vehicle in the Casper area at nine Tuesday morning.   The Patrol located the vehicle at a Pawn shop in Casper. 

Lieutenant Kleif Guenther with the Highway Patrol says two individuals, Jason Latoskie and Sherry Mehring were arrested and charged with drug possession.

Exact type of narcotics or illegal substances found in the vehicle and how much is yet to be determined and is under investigation.

“Exact type of narcotics or illegal substances found in the vehicle and how much is yet to be determined and is under investigation," says Guenther. "But both subjects were also being charged with possession of those narcotics.”

Mehring and Latoskie both had warrants for their arrest in Wyoming.