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Man Who Falsely Reported Shooting Gets Jail Time

A man who falsely reported a shooting on Little Bitter Creek Road in Sweetwater County in May, pleaded guilty last week to charges and was sentenced to jail time. 27-year-old Dean Muir admitted to phoning in the fictitious shooting, in an effort to keep a friend, who had been pulled over, from being arrested for DUI. Because of the Continue reading

Fugitive Arrested In Montana

A Sweetwater County fugitive was arrested earlier this week in Montana. 18-year-old Hayden Riggs of Green River ran away from a youth home in Sheridan last month, where he was serving time for his role in kidnapping and assaulting an employee at the Sheridan Youth Crisis Center in November of Continue reading

Man Arrested For Drug Distribution In Craig

A  man was arrested Monday in Craig for drug distribution and possession of drug paraphernalia. Police were called to the Frontier Apartments by a land lord who was concerned 45-year-old Todd Edward Smith of Craig, was at one of the Continue reading

1,000 Arrested Over Labor Day, Heat Is On Friday

More than 1,000 impaired drivers were removed from Colorado roadways during this years Labor Day Heat Is On DUI Enforcement campaign, a slight increase over the 964 drivers who were arrested during the same enforcement period last year.  Each year, more than Continue reading

Craig Man Arrested For Vehicle Theft

A  man was arrested Thursday suspected of having  stolen two vehicles. The vehicles were reported stolen in Craig early Thursday morning.  Both were recovered by police by that afternoon. An investigation into the thefts determined 40-year-old Christopher Dotson of Craig to be the primary suspect. Dotson was arrested Thursday and charged with Aggravated Continue reading

3 Arrested In Meeker Following Search

A search for 40-year-old Alyssa Baley of Rangely, who had multiple warrants out for her arrest, lead to the arrest of her and two others Thursday in Meeker.  Rio Blanco County Sheriff’s officers search for Baley lead them to a vehicle parked near Mountain Valley Bank, where they contacted the occupants, 44-year-old Quinn Olesky and 68-year-old Theresa Baley, both of Grand Junction.  They were Continue reading

Ex Steamboat Teacher Arrested Again

A Steamboat Springs man, currently awaiting sentencing for felony theft, was arrested yesterday on the suspicion that he stole a dirt bike.  Dustin Dike, who was a teacher at Steamboat Springs High School when he was arrested on the original charges last year, is believed to have stolen the dirt bike from a local business in the area. After police found the dirt bike on his property, Dike was Continue reading

Missing WYO Sex Offender Arrested In Colorado

Bruce Leon Harms, the sex offender that was missing out of Sweetwater County, was arrested Wednesday night in Grand Junction by U.S. Marshals. Harms has been charged with failure to register as a sex offender, which carries a possible penalty of up to ten years in prison and a $1,000 fine. Harms was originally convicted as a sex offender in Continue reading

Colorado Man Arrested In Wyoming For Possession

A Colorado Man was arrested this week in Wyoming on Drug Charges. 33-year-old Andre Ray of Loveland was arrested Thursday after police discovered an undisclosed amount of marijuana and cocaine in his vehicle. Officers pulled Ray over Thursday afternoon after he had reportedly been driving erratically on I-80 west of Rock Continue reading

Tanner Sholes Found And Arrested

Following a two week search, 34-year-old Tanner Eugene Sholes of Craig was arrested yesterday by the Moffat County Sheriffs Department. Sholes was wanted by the Hayden Police Department on multiple charges including vehicular assault and child abuse. Sholes is currently being held at the Routt County Jail awaiting his bond Continue reading

Wyoming Men Arrested For Drug Trafficking

Two Rock Springs men were arrested this week on federal drug charges. 53-year-old James Alexander and 53-year-old William Curtis were arrested Monday and charged with Continue reading

No St. Patricks Day Fatalities On Wyoming Highways

There were no fatal crashes investigated by the Wyoming Highway Patrol over the St. Patrick’s Day weekend. Troopers conducted a total of 1,139 traffic stops, resulting in 17 impaired drivers being arrested. While troopers were primarily focused on identifying impaired drivers, they were Continue reading