Tag Archives: Sheriff Rich Haskell

Sweetwater County Authorities Investigating Find of Synthetic Drug Kit

sweetwater-county-sheriff-3Sweetwater County detectives are investigating the discovery of a buried kit and materials for creating a synthetic/designer street drug. Sheriff Rich Haskell said that a Rock Springs woman was recently in the area of County Road 69 west of Rock Springs to bury a pet when she discovered a buried Continue reading

Sweetwater County Sheriff Conducts Sex Offender Compliance Check

sweetwater-county-sheriff-3Sweetwater County detectives carried out a sweep of registered sex offender compliance checks throughout the county last week. Sheriff Rich Haskell said detectives carried out nearly 100 registered offender compliance checks in Rock Springs, Green River, Farson-Eden, Wamsutter, Superior, Continue reading

Sweetwater County Bomb Squad Responds to Mosquito Trap

sweetwater-county-sheriff-3A suspicious object reported to the Sweetwater Bomb Squad yesterday turned out to be a mosquito trap.  Sweetwater County Sheriff Rich Haskell said security personnel at the Jim Bridger Power Plant near Point of Rocks notified the Sheriff’s Office at around midnight Continue reading

Boaters Warned About Floating Debris at Flaming Gorge

flaming-gorge-300Boaters on Flaming Gorge should be particularly alert for floating hazards this week and over the 4th of July weekend.  That’s according to Sweetwater County Sheriff Rich Haskell.  Haskell said deputies patrolling the lake on Continue reading

Sheriff Warns Against Leaving Kids in Hot Cars

sweetwater-county-sheriff-3With days of hot temperatures approaching soon – and in light of the recent horrific death of a toddler left in a vehicle in Georgia – Sweetwater County Sheriff Rich Haskell has issued an advisory about the dangers of leaving children in parked vehicles.  Heat stroke Continue reading

Wyoming Deputies Catch Montana Fugitive

sweetwater-county-sheriff-3A Montana man encountered by Sweetwater County deputies tried to conceal his identity as a fugitive, but his tattoos helped give him away.  Sweetwater County Sheriff Rich Haskell said that Wednesday, deputies arrested a man for Continue reading

Wyoming Sheriff Warns Residents of Recurring Scams

sweetwater-county-sheriff-3Sweetwater County Sheriff Rich Haskell today warned citizens of two telephone scams circulating.  Haskell says his office has received a number of reports on a recurrence of the Green Dot scam.  He says people are being told by telephone callers that they have won nearly Continue reading