Tag Archives: Green River

25 People Arrested For Meth Distribution

After a six month-long investigation, 25 people were arrested last week in Rock Springs, for their role in the trafficking and distribution of methamphetamines. The investigation began last December when police became aware of activities by a loosely organized, Green River-based, drug trafficking organization. The investigation concluded Continue reading

Man Gets 3 To 12 Years For Sexual Abuse Of Minor

A Green River man was sentenced to between 3 and 12 years in prison last month, after pleading guilty to Second Degree Sexual Abuse of a Minor. A judge credited 20-year-old Rhett Burge with 111 days served, for the time he spent in pre-sentence confinement and recommended that he be considered 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

Dino National Monument Island Park/Rainbow Park Roads Closed

Dinosaur Monument staff and engineers from the Federal Highway Administration recently assessed the Island Park and Rainbow Park roads to determine the extent of the damage caused by flooding over the winter. The assessment was done to assist in determining immediate fixes that could allow the road to reopen and longer term solutions Continue reading

Wyoming Police Learn About Gangs

wyoming-flag-graphicWyoming law enforcement learned more about gangs this month during the 8th Annual Western States Gang Conference. Gang experts from across the country were at the conference to provide instruction on a wide range of gang related issues.  Police from across the state Continue reading

Green And Yampa Noncommercial River Permits

COLORADO RIVERA lottery is now open for noncommercial river permits for the high use season on the Green and Yampa Rivers in Dinosaur National Monument. The lottery is underway now and runs through 10am on January 31st. The lottery allows boaters to compete for the 300 permits that are available for the high use season. In recent years, the monument has Continue reading

Two Wyoming Men Arrested in Separate Drug Busts

sweetwater-county-sheriff-3A Rock Springs man and a Green River man have been arrested in separate drug investigations. Last week, detectives assigned to the Sheriff’s Narcotics and Arrest Group (SNAAG) responded to a residence in the Blairtown neighborhood of Rock Springs in an attempt to locate a known wanted person. 58-year old Michael Sweets was Continue reading

Two Added to Sweetwater Counties Most Wanted

sweetwater-county-sheriff-3Two Green River residents were recently added to the Sweetwater County Sheriff’s Office Most Wanted list. 31-year old Stacey Vernon was indicted by the grand jury for conspiracy to deliver methamphetamine on September 23rd. She is also wanted for probation violation. Vernon is described as a white female with blonde Continue reading

Motorcycle Crash in Wyoming Leaves Utah Man Dead

wyoming hpA fatal crash Monday resulted in the death of 64 year old Lynn Zingleman of South Jordan, Utah. The crash occurred just before noon on Interstate 80, within the city limits of Green River, Wyoming. Zingleman was on his motorcycle in a construction zone crossover on I-80. Traffic was reduced to one lane at the time. For unknown reasons, he crossed into oncoming traffic and Continue reading

Cub Creek Road Closed for Repairs

Dinosaur-National-Monument-On Wednesday and Thursday, the Cub Creek Road to the Josie Morris Ranch will be closed for road repair work. The road will be closed at the gate with the Blue Mountain Road. For visitor and employee safety, hiking or biking will not be Continue reading

Wyoming Residents Charged in Drug Bust

sweetwater-county-sheriff-3A recent joint Wyoming law enforcement drug sweep resulted in multiple arrests and drug, money, and car seizures. Four search warrants were executed and four drug-related arrests were made. Seized in total was about four ounces of methamphetamine, 3.5 grams of heroin, over $3,500 in cash, and a car. 39 year old Michael Continue reading

Pot Creek Campsites Reopen after Lack of Bear Activity

Dinosaur-National-Monument-Park rangers have reopened two river campsites at Pot Creek which are located along the Green River in the Canyon of the Lodore. The campsites had been closed due to bear activity in the area. The Pot Creek campsites are often used by Continue reading