2010 Wyoming Statutes
Title 11 - Agriculture, Livestock And Other Animals
Chapter 21 - Transporting Animals And Poultry By Vehicle



11-21-101. Repealed By Laws 2007, Ch. 105, 2.



11-21-102. Display of permit to peace officer; written statement in lieu of permit.


Any operator or other person in control of any vehicle transporting livestock, swine or domestic fowls, or the carcasses thereof, upon demand of any peace officer of Wyoming, shall exhibit his permit to carry the animals or domestic fowls, or carcasses thereof.


11-21-103. Peace officer authorized to stop and inspect carrier; search with or without warrant; seizure of animals unlawfully taken.



(a) Any inspector, game warden or peace officer of the county or state of Wyoming may stop any vehicle carrying livestock, poultry, or carcasses thereof, for the purpose of examining the owner's permit and the contents of the vehicle.


(b) Any inspector, game warden or other peace officer of the county or state of Wyoming may detain any vehicle which he has probable cause to believe may contain stolen animals, poultry or carcasses thereof, for not to exceed twelve (12) hours or until a legal search warrant may be obtained. If the person in charge of the vehicle consents in writing to a search of the conveyance without a warrant, the search shall be made by the officer in the presence of the detained person as soon as the consent is obtained.


(c) Any inspector, game warden or peace officer of the county or state of Wyoming may seize and take into custody any animals, poultry or carcasses thereof which have been unlawfully taken, unlawfully transported or which are unlawfully in possession.


11-21-104. Prohibited acts; penalties for violations.


Any person who knowingly exhibits or causes to be exhibited to any peace officer any false or forged permit, or who, upon request of any peace officer of Wyoming, refuses or neglects to exhibit a permit, shall be punished as provided in W.S. 11-1-103.


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