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Probation search leads to sizable meth bust in Scottsbluff

Probation search leads to sizable meth bust in Scottsbluff
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A 48-year-old Scottsbluff man could be facing a minimum of 20 years in prison after getting caught with more than 12 grams of methamphetamine.

Court documents say that Vincent Throckmorton was at a home where a probation search was being conducted on another resident, and officers knew Throckmorton had an active arrest warrant.

Scottsbluff officers located a baggie containing 12.7 grams of suspected methamphetamine a a digital scale in the bathroom where Throckmorton was contacted.

He was arrested and charged with: Possession of a Controlled Substance with Intent to Distribute (Within 1,000 feet of a school)- a Class 1B Felony. If convicted, that charge carries a minimum of 20 years in prison.

He was scheduled to make his first appearance on the charge this afternoon in Scotts Bluff County Court.

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