Tag Archives: investigation

Explosive Materials And Drug Lab Found In Trailer

The Sweetwater County Sheriff’s Office and the Rock Springs Police Department are conducting a joint investigation on a situation involving a drug lab and the presence of explosives at residence at the Gateway Village in Rock Springs. A fire was called in at a Continue reading

House Fire Saturday

There was a fire at an unoccupied Craig home Saturday night. According to a representative with the Craig Fire Department, the exact cause of the fire, which spread from the fireplace, is under investigation. Firefighters were on scene Continue reading

Legislator Accused Of Harassment Faces Expulsion

Another state legislator accused of sexual harassment is facing expulsion from the Colorado legislature. An investigation found 11 harassment accusations against Democrat Representative Steve Lebsock  to be credible. House Majority Leader KC Becker filed an expulsion resolution Tuesday calling the Continue reading

More Assistance Needed With Voyeurism Investigation

The Sweetwater County Sherriff’s Office has released more photos from an ongoing felony voyeurism investigation, and they are asking with the public’s help in identifying the people in the photos. Police arrested 28-year-old Ryan Flaten late last month, after recording devices were found in bathrooms and Continue reading

Assist With Felony Voyeurism Investigation

The Sweetwater County Sheriff’s Office is looking for the public’s assistance with an ongoing voyeurism investigation. 28-year-old Ryan Flaten was arrested last month in Green River, and is facing 16 felony counts of Voyeurism in Sweetwater County. Flaten is currently free on a $25,000 bond. During the investigation, officers have come into Continue reading

Two Arrested After Body Discovered

Two people were arrested in Eagle County earlier this week, after a body was discovered during an investigation. Sheriff’s deputies responded to a reported home invasion Wednesday night Continue reading

Carbon Monoxide Poisoning Sends 1 To Hospital

An unidentified elderly Steamboat Woman, suffering from carbon monoxide poisoning, was transported to the hospital Sunday morning in serious condition. Emergency personnel responded to the Waterside Condos on Yampa Street to attend to the female, after she was pulled unresponsive from her apartment. The woman was rescued by Continue reading

Man Seriously Injured In Accident At Power Plant

An employee at the Craig Station suffered serious injuries in an accident last week. The employee’s leg was injured while he was working on a train. He was taken to Memorial Regional Continue reading

Child Dies At Campground From Asphyxiation

An infant died last week at a campsite off of Rio Blanco County Road 8, about half way between Meeker and Phippsburg. The father had reportedly laid the child down to sleep and had gone off hunting near Trapper Lake, when he returned to find the baby had died. The infant has been Continue reading

Bureau Of Investigation Assisting With Search For Rangely Man

The Colorado Bureau of Investigators has been called into to assist with the search for 66-year-old Peter Ruffner, who went missing from the Rangely area in September. CBI is working with the Rio Blanco County Sheriff’s Office in Continue reading

Vehicle Fire At Wyoming Landfill

No one was injured when a pickup caught fire at the Rock Springs Landfill earlier this week.  Fire fighters were able to get the vehicle extinguished after responding to the scene Monday afternoon. The driver of Continue reading

Brush-Fire Threatens Vehicles And Structures

A brush-fire ignited on private property Tuesday afternoon off of Rio Blanco County Road 7, near Strawberry Creek. The fire, which is believed to have been human caused, threatened structures and vehicles Continue reading