Tag Archives: Sheriff Mike Lowell

Fifth Person Arrested in Rock Springs Arson Case

sweetwater-county-sheriff-3A fifth arrest has been made in an arson and conspiracy case under investigation by the Sweetwater County Sheriff’s Office. 46 year old Paul Alan Peoples was taken into custody last week at a motel in north Rock Springs. Already arrested in the case was Peoples’s wife, Melissa Peoples. Both are charged with conspiracy to Continue reading

South Carolina Men Rescued After Getting Caught in Storm

sweetwater-county-sheriff-3Sweetwater County deputies, Eden-Farson Fire Department emergency responders, and a search aircraft worked together to locate and rescue a South Carolina man and his son in a remote area in northern Sweetwater County Wednesday afternoon. Sheriff Mike Lowell says 54-year old Richard Kendrick and his 19-year-old son have Continue reading

Wyoming Deputies Recover Stolen Items

sweetwater-county-sheriff-3Sweetwater County deputies have recovered a quantity of stolen goods from a series of vehicle burglaries in the Jamestown area, and are seeking help from the public in identifying additional stolen merchandise recovered, including two handguns. Sheriff Mike Lowell said deputies, county detectives, and investigators of the Continue reading

Wyoming Sheriff Warns of Resurgent Tax Scam

sweetwater-county-sheriff-3The Sweetwater County Sheriff’s Office yesterday issued a warning about a resurgent “delinquent taxes scam” circulating once again throughout the county. Sheriff Mike Lowell said his office has been contacted by people in Rock Springs and Green River who have received telephone calls from people claiming to be agents Continue reading

Wyoming Fugitive Caught in Western Colorado

sweetwater-county-sheriff-3A Rock Springs fugitive sought since March by Sweetwater County authorities was captured yesterday in western Colorado. Sheriff Mike Lowell said detectives from the Sheriff’s Office SNAAG unit followed up on information they developed concerning the whereabouts of 27 year old Matthew Fernandez, who was wanted for Continue reading

Wyoming Deputies Make Several Drug Arrests

sweetwater-county-sheriff-3A drug and fugitive apprehension sweep conducted by Sweetwater County deputies and the Sheriff’s Office SNAAG team resulted in eight arrests Thursday night. The arrests were made in the Clearview Acres area west of Rock Springs. 20-year old Adam Fulmer was arrested for delivery of a controlled substance, conspiracy to 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

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

Sweetwater County Sheriff Warns of Phone Scam

sweetwater-county-sheriff-3The Sweetwater County Sheriff’s Office yesterday issued a bulletin warning the public about phone scammers falsely claiming to be members of the Sheriff’s Office. Sheriff Mike Lowell said his agency has taken a number of reports from citizens who received calls from a man claiming to be “Sergeant John Miller” of the Continue reading