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2 Pounds Of Meth Seized Near Rock Springs

A traffic stop resulted in a major drug seizure on Interstate 80 last week near Rock Springs. According to Sweetwater County Sheriff Mike Lowell, after a vehicle was pulled over for speeding, a Sheriff’s Deputy observed a small amount of what looked to be a controlled 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

Craig Man Arrested Again For Possession Of Meth

A Craig man, who was out on bond in a  Routt County drug case, was arrested on additional drug charges last month in Moffat County. 51-year-old Melvin Newton was taken into custody August 23rd, after a warrant for possession of a controlled substance was issued for his arrest. About a week earlier, Newton  allegedly dropped a bag containing Methamphetamine at the east Craig Kum & Go, 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

Four Arrested For Meth Distribution

Four people were arrested last week in Sweetwater County on a variety of drug charges. The Sheriff’s Narcotics and Arrest Group arrested 43-year-old Zacariah Strange for Conspiracy to Distribute Methamphetamine, 44-year-old Darrell Gilson and 43-year-old Martina Caspari for Possession with Continue reading

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

Three Arrested For Meth Distribution

Three Rock Springs Men were arrested on drug charges related to the sale and possession of methamphetamines. 26-year-old Quintyn Hart, 19-year-old Clayton Palmen and 37-year-old Bernhardt Peterson were all arrested Tuesday night, following a search of a residence Continue reading

Woman Arrested For Drug Possession

mug-maryadams_t180One woman was arrested Monday after a Routt County drug dog alerted officers to the presence of narcotics. 31 year old Mary K Adams was arrested when Routt County Sheriff’s deputies discovered small amounts of heroin and methamphetamine in her possession. Adams was the passenger in a vehicle Continue reading

Craig Man Overdosed On Meth

burkeThe Mesa County Coroners Office has determined that 43 year old Scott Burke of Craig, overdosed on methamphetamines. Burke was reported missing in late September after he failed to return home from a weekend camping trip. Family members and law enforcement officers initially looked for Burke’s Continue reading

Wyoming Men Arrested For Delivering Meth and Marijuana

hays_ericrecla_stevenSweetwater County Sherriff’s Deputies arrested two Rock Springs men yesterday for the unlawful delivery of a controlled substance.  Officers executed a search warrant on the home of 26 year old Eric Hayes in Rock Springs, Continue reading

Meth Baby Hospitalized

Arrest Photo - Connie Faye Hanks58 year old Connie Faye Hanks from Green River Wyoming was arrested earlier this week for endangering a child with a controlled substance after a seven month old girl in her care was discovered to have meth in her system. Authorities were alerted to the situation when the infant was taken to the Hospital suffering form seizures. When tests showed the baby’s blood Continue reading