Tag Archives: possession

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 For Vehicle Theft

A  man was arrested Thursday suspected of having  stolen two vehicles. The vehicles were reported stolen in Craig early Thursday morning.  Both were recovered by police by that afternoon. An investigation into the thefts determined 40-year-old Christopher Dotson of Craig to be the primary suspect. Dotson was arrested Thursday and charged with Aggravated 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

Highway Patrol Busy During Eclipse

The Wyoming Highway Patrol stayed busy during the recent solar eclipse while dealing with a surge in traffic during the event. Troopers around the state worked extended shifts to make sure all Wyoming residents and guests stayed safe while traffic was moving. From Friday, August 18th to Monday, August 21st, Troopers responded to 7,500 calls for service throughout 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

3 Arrested In Meeker Following Search

A search for 40-year-old Alyssa Baley of Rangely, who had multiple warrants out for her arrest, lead to the arrest of her and two others Thursday in Meeker.  Rio Blanco County Sheriff’s officers search for Baley lead them to a vehicle parked near Mountain Valley Bank, where they contacted the occupants, 44-year-old Quinn Olesky and 68-year-old Theresa Baley, both of Grand Junction.  They were Continue reading

Craig Man Gets 9 Years For Meth

A Craig man was sentenced to 9 years in the Colorado Department of Corrections last week, for possession of methamphetamines.  A Routt County Court representative confirmed Monday morning that 47-year-old Duane E Newton pleaded guilty to felony possession of a controlled substance  Thursday.  In addition to the jail time, Newton was ordered to pay a fine of 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

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

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 Arrested On Warrant Charged With Possession

lee_gregory-3A man who was wanted in Sweetwater County was arrested Friday by Sweetwater County Sheriffs Deputies.  26 year old Gregory Joseph Lee was wanted on warrant for violating his probation, stemming from an unlawful possession of methamphetamine charge.  The Sweetwater County Sheriff’s Narcotics and Arrest Group received Continue reading

High Speed Chase Ends In Rawlins

HIGH SPEEDOne man was arrested Wednesday morning, after he took police on a high speed chase from Casper to Rawlins. Police first made contact with 26 year old Adam Braun, south of Casper around 5 , but were unable to keep up with his vehicle as he was traveling at very high speeds. Officers later came into contact with Braun again, approximately 43 miles north of Rawlins. Police Continue reading