Tag Archives: Drug

Help Identify Burglar

The Oak Creek Police Department is looking for public assistance to help identify the person responsible for breaking into a Bonfiglio’s drugstore. A male is believed to have stolen multiple bottles of prescription medication, with each bottle full of about 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

2 Gang Members Charged With Felonies

Two Sureno street gang members received multiple charges last week related to narcotics distribution and illegal gun possession, after a search warrant was executed for an apartment in Rifle. 50-year-old Moses Gallegos, who was baby sitting a toddler when police arrived, was found to have 12 grams of Continue reading

Senators Look To Make It Easier To Study Marijuana

Senator Cory Gardner has joined the effort to make it easier to conduct scientific research on marijuana as a safe and effective medical treatment. Gardner and Utah Senator Orrin Hatch introduced the Marijuana Effective Drug Study Act of 2017 this week.  Gardner says the medical community Continue reading

90 Mile High Speed Chase

Wyoming Highway Patrol troopers were involved in a vehicle pursuit that spanned over 90 miles on Interstate 80. The episode began Tuesday morning when a Trooper stopped a SUV for exceeding the speed limit about 10 miles east of Rawlins. A K-9 team detected the presence of narcotics in the SUV. When the occupants were asked to get out of the vehicle, the driver started the vehicle and sped off with his girlfriend and her two kids, ages seven and Continue reading

Therapeutic Marijuana To Be Exempt From Feds?

Legislation has been introduced that would exempt strains of therapeutic hemp, used to fight seizures caused by epilepsy, from the U.S. Controlled Substances Act. Colorado Senator Cory Gardner helped introduced the bipartisan, Therapeutic Hemp Medical Access Act last week.  The legislation would exempt marijuana strains with low THC and high CBD levels from federal drug laws. THC is the psychoactive ingredient in Continue reading

Drug Take Back In Wyoming Saturday

The Sweetwater County Sheriff’s Office along with the Rock Springs and Green River Police Departments will host drug take back days this Saturday. Residents can drop off any unused or expired prescription medication and it will be disposed of properly. Studies Continue reading

Drug Take Back Day Saturday In Craig

The Craig Police Department and the Moffat County Sheriff’s will hold a drug take back day this weekend in Craig.  Any unused or expired prescription or over the counter medication can be dropped off and they will be disposed of properly. They will not be 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

Time To Spring Clean Medicine Cabinets

The Prescription Drug Take Back collection site is up and running at the Moffat County Public Safety Center. Unused medications can be dropped off in the secure collection container 24 hours a day 7 days a week.  To help promote the new drop box, area police are encouraging residents to do some spring cleaning on their medicine cabinet. Proper medicine cabinet maintenance can ensure teens in your life Continue reading

Should Overdose Reporters Be Charged?

People who report a drug overdose may no longer be subjected to drug charges in Wyoming. A bill that would provide immunity to anyone who reports an overdose to authorities passed a first reading yesterday in the State Senate. The immunity would relate to possession Continue reading

Man Gets Five Years For Sexual Assault And Drug Distribution

101316_arrest-mug-brucelobban_t180A Steamboat man was sentenced to 5 years in prison yesterday for the distribution of a controlled substance and unlawful sexual contact.  The charges stem from 38 year old Bruce Lobban sexually assaulting a 17 year old homeless juvenile, at his home in Steamboat in 2015.  Lobban is said to have befriended the juvenile and other at risk youth in the area, bringing them to his home and offering them Continue reading