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Woman Charged With Illegal Dumping

A Casper woman has been charged this week with illegal dumping in Crabon County, which occurred in September. Morriah Nicole Hennek, who used to live in Rawlins, will appear in court to answer for two charges of littering, later this month. Hennek is suspected of dumping a large amount of garbage off of Continue reading

Inmate Commits Suicide By Hanging

An inmate reportedly died after she hung herself last week at the Garfield County Jail. 34-year-old Sarah Mallet was found hanging in her cell during a routine check Thursday. Emergency personnel were able to establish a pulse by using CPR, but after being transported to a hospital, Mallet died from her Continue reading

Woman Charged With Manslaughter

Rachel Niemeyer, who was charged with assault and domestic violence after the shooting of Michael Freese last week, has also been charged with felony manslaughter following Freese’s death. Niemeyer is believed to have shot Freese Wednesday night in Craig at Continue reading

Former Steamboat Teacher Receives 1 Year In Jail

A former Steamboat Springs High School teacher was sentenced to a year in the Routt County Jail and four years of probation earlier this week. Dustin Dike recently pleaded guilty to felony theft and misdemeanor criminal trespassing for his role in stealing a $75,000 backhoe in June of last year. Dike also has a case pending against him 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

Sweetwater Teen Arrested For Car Theft

A vehicle that was stolen in Sweetwater County recently was recovered in Nevada and the person believed to be responsible has been taken into custody. The Ford Explorer was located in Elko Nevada with the driver, 18-year-old Joshua Rose, who is believed to be from the Sweetwater County area, being arrested for the theft of Continue reading

Scammers Target Wyoming Seniors

The Sweetwater County Sheriff’s Office is warning residents of a new scam which is targeting the areas seniors. Victims are receiving calls from young people who claim to be their grandchildren. The scammers then claim that they are in jail, often out of the state or in Continue reading

Police Look For Info On Human Remains

Human remains were discovered recently on Lookout Mountain near Glenwood Springs, and police are looking for help in determining how they got there. The bones of 40-year-old Thomas Norberg of Rifle were found by hikers in the area in late March.  Norberg was last seen when he was Continue reading

Man Arrested After High Speed Chase

An Encampment man led authorities on a high speed chase through Carbon County yesterday. The Carbon County Sheriff’s office had been looking for 40-year-old Kermit Stewart since a warrant was issued for his arrest last month, due to multiple Continue reading

UPDATE: Man Charged With Man Slaughter Has Bail Set At $100,000

Justin Blodgett of Grand Junction, who is charged with man slaughter relating to the death last week of Raymond Terrill from Ozark Missouri, had his bail set at $100,000 Friday in a Moffat County Court. Terrill and Blodgett got into a fight near the Travel-O-Tel motel in Craig early Thursday Continue reading

Man Dies After Craig Altercation

Craig Police are investigating an altercation that lead to the death of one of those involved. Police received report of a man performing CPR on someone outside the Travel-O-Tel around 2:40 Thursday morning. 36-year-old Raymond Terrill, of Ozark Missouri,was transported from the motel, on the east end of Craig, to the hospital where he Continue reading

$2 Million Bond Set In Murder Case

olivo-tellez-booking-photoA $2 million dollar cash only bond was set earlier this week for Gustavo Olivio-Tellez, the man suspected of murdering 24 year old Blanca  Salas  in Glenwood Springs last week.  Prosecutors believe that Olivio-Tellez planned the crime for several days before committing the murder.  This is the Continue reading