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Four Arrested For Meth Distribution

Four people were arrested last week in Sweetwater County on a variety of drug charges. The Sheriff’s Narcotics and Arrest Group arrested 43-year-old Zacariah Strange for Conspiracy to Distribute Methamphetamine, 44-year-old Darrell Gilson and 43-year-old Martina Caspari for Possession with Continue reading

Hayden Man Sentenced to Eight Years In Prison

A Hayden man who pleaded guilty in March to second degree assault on a peace officer was sentenced Thursday. In December of 2016, 34-year-old Michael Coleman was charged following an incident in which he had been contacted by Hayden Police Officer Shawn Hockaday. During the course of this contact, Coleman resisted arrest and caused a serious gash to officer Hockaday’s wrist, using a Continue reading

Three Arrested For Meth Distribution

Three Rock Springs Men were arrested on drug charges related to the sale and possession of methamphetamines. 26-year-old Quintyn Hart, 19-year-old Clayton Palmen and 37-year-old Bernhardt Peterson were all arrested Tuesday night, following a search of a residence Continue reading

Colorado Sex Offender Arrested In Wyoming

A convicted Colorado sex offender was arrested yesterday in Rock Springs. 44 year old Jason Scott Bender of Sharidan was arrested during a traffic stop following a surveillance operation conducted by the Sheriff’s Narcotics and Continue reading

Three Teens Arrested Near Yampa Following Armed Carjacking

arrestNorthwest Colorado law enforcement agencies received information Thursday regarding three male teens that were wanted for a series of crimes out of the Aurora, Colorado area including one incident of armed carjacking. The teens were reported to be armed and dangerous.  Around 1 Friday afternoon, Routt County Communications received information that one of the teens cell phones had been pinged somewhere in the Oak Creek area. Continue reading

Craig Man Arrested On Child Sexual Exploitation Charges

IMG_3165On Wednesday this week a concerned parent noticed changes in the behavior of her 14 year old daughter. The parent checked her daughter’s social media accounts and found that a 37 year old male, who was known to the parent, was sending sexually inappropriate messages to her 14 year old daughter on Facebook. The parent reported the incident to the Craig Police Department. Continue reading

Craig Man Arrested For Meth

NewtonMugShotA 46 year old man from Craig was arrested Tuesday by the All Crimes Enforcement Team for possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine. Duane E. Newton, 46 was pulled over for doing 59 in a 50 MPH zone while driving over Rabbit Ears pass. Newton was unable to provide valid insurance for the vehicle and the registration that he provided was believed to be fake. After a K9 unit indicated that there was drugs in the car officers searched the Continue reading

DUI Enforcement Increases

DONT-DRINK-DRIVE-300Whether your New Year’s resolution is to be less stressed, save money or spend more time with family, a New Year’s DUI could ruin your plans.  Aiming to keep Coloradans safe as they celebrate the new year, the Colorado Department of Transportation is teaming up with the Colorado State Patrol and local law enforcement agencies for Continue reading

Huge Illegal Marijuana Growing Operation Shut Down Near Steamboat

marijuana-leaf-300Two Mexican Nationals in the country illegally were arrested based on a Criminal Complaint when law enforcement found a large marijuana grow in the Routt National Forest, the U.S. Attorney’s Office, the U.S. Forest Service, Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) and the Routt County Sheriff’s Continue reading

Poaching Incident Results In $10,000 Fine

Photo #1Cooperation between the Sweetwater County Sheriff’s Department and the Wyoming Game & Fish Department is credited with the arrest of 39-year-old William K. Reynolds of Wamsutter for poaching.  Reynolds, a suspect in the case and who was known to have a suspended driver’s license was seen driving his pickup in Wamsutter was arrested for driving Continue reading

Wyoming Man Arrested For DUI During Visit To Highway Patrol Office

wyoming hpVehicle Identification Number (VIN) inspections are conducted at the headquarters of the Wyoming Highway Patrol in Cheyenne on a daily basis. On Tuesday, July 15th, 58 year old Daniel K. Adamson of Wheatland, Wyoming traveled to Cheyenne for one such VIN inspection. Upon his arrival and request for an inspection at the Patrol headquarters, troopers smelled a strong odor of alcohol coming Continue reading