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Man Arrested For Felony Marijuana Possession

A Georgia man was arrested over the weekend near Rock Springs for felony possession of marijuana. The vehicle of 56-year-old Oanh Luong of Georgia was searched after being pulled over for speeding on I-80, when police discovered 37 triple-vacuum-sealed bags of Continue reading

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

Inmate Community Service Program Closed Down

After 10 years, the Sweetwater County Sheriff’s Office is closing down its Inmate Community Service Program, due to budget constraints. The Inmate Community Service Program was created in 2007, and allowed non-violent, misdemeanor-level volunteer inmates of the Detention Center to work under the direction supervision of the Sheriff’s Continue reading

Construction Affects Sweetwater Detention Visiting Hours

Ongoing construction of the new Sweetwater County Justice Center will have an impact on visiting hours and other operations at the Sweetwater County Detention Center in Rock Springs this week. The lobby of the detention center will be closed each night through  Monday July 31st, from 6 at night through 8 in the morning. This means there will be Continue reading

Inmate Injures Self While In Court

A Sweetwater County Detention Center inmate injured himself during a court hearing last week and had to be transported to the Hospital. A male inmate reportedly became agitated while in court Friday, resulting in him banging his head against a court room table. Court room officers subdued the man, 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