Tag Archives: Rock Springs

Inmates Busted for Drugs

sweetwater-county-sheriff-3Three female inmates at the Sweetwater County Detention Center, all initially arrested and jailed for drug-related offenses, are currently facing additional drug charges after bringing meth into the jail. 26 year old Lindsey Graham, of Jamestown, is charged with taking controlled substances into jail, a felony, and Continue reading

Truck Driver Robbed in Southern Wyoming

sweetwater-county-sheriff-3A truck driver in Southern Wyoming was robbed at gunpoint Friday morning, and the Sweetwater County Sheriff’s Office is seeking help from the public in identifying the suspect. William Hall, a truck driver from Mississippi hauling commercial air conditioning units to Washington, was parked at the Bitter Creek Rest Area about 40 miles east Continue reading

Sweetwater County Sheriff Searching for Credit Card Thieves

sweetwater-county-sheriff-3The Sweetwater County Sheriff’s Office is seeking help from the public in identifying a couple involved in credit card fraud. Sheriff Mike Lowell said Tuesday that the couple used stolen credit card numbers from local accounts in Rock Springs at several area retail stores on January 26th. The suspects are described as a black male Continue reading

Unfounded Kidnapping Report Shuts Down Rock Springs Schools

sweetwater-county-sheriff-3An unfounded report of an attempted kidnapping led to a brief lockdown of Rock Springs area schools yesterday. In a joint press release the Rock Springs Police Department and the Sweetwater County Sheriff’s Office said officers and deputies were dispatched to the area of the White Mountain Library and Clearview Acres Continue reading

Wyoming Sheriff Warns of Craigslist Scam

sweetwater-county-sheriff-3The Sweetwater County Sheriff’s Office issued a bulletin yesterday warning of a particular Craigslist scam currently active in Rock Springs and Green River. The most current Craigslist scam involves rental housing. Sheriff Mike Lowell said his office has received reports of local homes listed on Craigslist that are purportedly for rent Continue reading

Rock Springs Fugitive Captured in Montana

sweetwater-county-sheriff-3A Rock Springs woman wanted for probation violation was captured in northeastern Montana Monday. 34 year old Heather Glenn pled guilty to single count of felony-grade forgery in District Court in Green River in September. She was originally charged with a total of six counts of forgery as the result of a joint bond forgery Continue reading

4-Year Old Victim at Flaming Gorge Identified

flaming-gorge-300Authorities yesterday disclosed the identity of the child who died in Flaming Gorge on Saturday, and those of the people who were with her. The victim was identified as four-year-old Natalie Gibson, who died when the Jeep Wrangler she was in apparently rolled into Flaming Gorge along its west bank about 14 miles south of Green Continue reading

Child’s Body Recovered from Flaming Gorge

sweetwater-county-sheriff-3A four-year-old girl died in Flaming Gorge Saturday afternoon when the vehicle she was in went into the water.  The names of those involved in the tragedy are being withheld for the time being pending notification of family members. Continue reading

Woman Sought by Wyoming Authorities

sweetwater-county-sheriff-3The Sweetwater County Sheriff’s Office is seeking information on a Rock Springs woman wanted for multiple felonies. Michelle Satterwhite is wanted for three counts of burglary and one count of attempt to commit burglary. Sweetwater County Sheriff Rich Haskell said Satterwhite is a 43-year-old white female, 5’6″ in height, and Continue reading

Bairoil Mayor Charged with Nepotism

sweetwater-county-sheriff-3Sue Rigano, the mayor of Bairoil, Wyoming, was served with a summons yesterday charging her with two counts of Nepotism. Rigano was served with the summons following a County Commission meeting in Green River. Nepotism, a misdemeanor that carries a fine of up to $1,000, is part of the Ethics and Disclosure Act under Continue reading

Missing Nebraska Teen Found in Rock Springs

sweetwater-county-sheriff-3Thanks to some old-school detective work, a missing Nebraska youth has been reunited with his family. Sweetwater County Sheriff Rich Haskell said that a retired couple from Nebraska contacted the Sheriff’s Office when their teenage grandson abruptly left his place of work and, some time later, his vehicle, which had broken Continue reading

Wyoming Woman Killed in Highway Accident

whpA single vehicle rollover about 15 miles south of Green River, Wyoming resulted in the 105th highway fatality in Wyoming for 2014. The accident occurred September 10th. A 2000 Dodge Ram truck was being driven by 54 year old Denise Olson of Rock Springs. The truck was traveling south on WY 530 when it went Continue reading