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Cope Faces Drug Possession Charge

Colten James Cope is scheduled to appear in district court on Nov 16 on the charges of criminal possession of dangerous drugs and criminal possession of drug paraphernalia.

According to court records, Cope was stopped in relation to a non-working tail-light traffic violation on Oct. 28. The traffic stop occurred on U.S. Highway 2, mile marker 613.

An officer noticed that Cope had a syringe in his front pocket. After receiving consent, the officer took the syringe out of the pocket.

When the officer patted down the passenger for weapons, the officer retrieved a syringe with a liquid inside. When asked what was inside the syringe, the passenger answered that they just scored meth.

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