Tag Archives: California

Trucker Found Dead

The body of a California truck driver was found in the sleeper of his truck last week at Cruel Jack’s Travel Plaza west of Rock Springs. The man has been identified as 60-year-old Richard Arnold, of Modesto, California. Arnold’s truck was checked when his company reported they were unable to Continue reading

Couple Arrested With 168 Pounds Of Pot

A California couple was arrested over the weekend, after 168 pounds of marijuana was found inside their moving van. 27-year-old Jesse Davis and 22-year-old Kelsey Hunsaker have both been charged with felony Possession of a Continue reading

Two Arrested With 3 Pounds Of Pot

Two people from California were arrested last week after police discovered more than 3 pounds of marijuana in their possession. 35-year-old Crystal Nichols and 32-year-old Mustafa Askia, were taken into custody after a Sweetwater County drug dog alerted officers to the presence of drugs in their vehicle. During Continue reading

Man Arrested With 38 Pounds Of Pot

A California man was arrested over the weekend after police discovered 38 pounds of marijuana in his possession. 32-year-old Brandon Lewin’s vehicle was searched Wednesday after he was pulled over for a traffic violation on I-80 near Rock Springs. Lewin received two felony drug charges related to the seized Continue reading

Man Arrested With 200 Pounds Of Pot

A California man was arrested over the weekend after deputies discovered just under 200 pounds of marijuana in his vehicle. 29-year-old Jorge Paniagua of San Diego was pulled over on I-80 Saturday, when a drug dog alerted officers to the presence of drugs in the vehicle. During a search of the vehicle, Continue reading

Man Arrested With $300 Thousand Worth Of Pot

A California man is in custody after Sweetwater County deputies’ found marijuana in his vehicle. The vehicle of 36-year-old Daniel Hurtado was searched earlier this week, after a drug dog alerted officers to the presence of drugs in his vehicle. Following a search, more than 60 pounds of marijuana was Continue reading

Wildlife Offender Ordered To Pay Thousands

A California man was ordered to pay thousands of dollars in fines and may lose his Colorado hunting privileges for life, after pleading guilty to committing a variety of wildlife crimes in Northwest Colorado.  29-year-old Kyle Odle will have to pay more than $16,000 after pleading guilty to providing false information to obtain a big game license, hunting 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

Heavy Snow Through Thursday Night

After waking up yesterday morning, there was one four letter word on everyone’s mind, SNOW! We asked 93.7 102.3 KRAI and 55 Country Meteorologist Don Day what made the recent storm so strong, and how much longer the snowfall will last.  Day says the storm resulted from a very moist jet stream pattern that moved off the Pacific Ocean Continue reading

Bus Carrying University Of Wyoming Band Crashes

No one was injured over the weekend when a bus carrying University of Wyoming band members to the Poinsettia Bowl in San Diego California, wrecked near Rawlins.  The crash occurred around noon Saturday. Four buses were traveling together when one was struck by a pickup that lost control after attempting to Continue reading

No Extradition For “Dating Game Killer”

156909_alcala_AJS_AJS“The Dating Game Killer” Rodney Alcala who was recently charged with the 1977 murder of Christine Thornton in Sweetwater County, will not be extradited from California to face the charges.  Alcala’s is currently being housed in the medical wing of Corcoran Penitentiary in California, Continue reading

39 Year Old Murder Case Solved

156909_alcala_AJS_AJSA California man has been charged for his involvement in a 1977 Sweetwater County homicide.

Murder charges have been filed against 73 year old Rodney James Alcala from California, following a 34 year investigation by the Sweetwater County Sheriff’s Office.  Alcala, a condemned California Department of Corrections inmate, has been charged with first degree murder, though it is Continue reading