Tag Archives: Sheriff

Sheriff’s Release Info On Shooting Death

The man who was arrested last weekend after a shooting incident in Sweetwater County has been formally charged with Manslaughter. 41-year-old Jeffrey Tarnovich was taken into custody Sunday for after he reportedly shot 43-year-old Danielle Martin of Rock Springs. Involuntary Manslaughter carries a maximum penalty of 20 years in prison and a $10,000 fine. However, prosecutors in the case have filed a Notice of Intent to Seek Continue reading

Vehicle Tagging And Removal Starts Monday

Abandoned vehicles have become an issue on the streets of Clearview Acres west of Rock Springs, so the Sweetwater County Sheriff’s office will be conducting cleanup operation starting early next week. Beginning Monday, deputies will be in Clearview Acres tagging abandoned vehicles. Once a Continue reading

Help Identify Tire Thief

The Sweetwater County Sheriff’s Office is looking for public assistance in identifying a suspect that stole some tire in Wamsutter. Six new Bridgestone semi tractor and trailer tires worth over $3,000, were recently stolen from the mechanic’s shop at Love’s Truck Stop. A Photo of the Continue reading

Sweetwater Civil Process Office Has Moved

Due to budget and civilian staff reductions, the Sweetwater County Sheriff’s Office Civil Process Office has been moved from its previous location at the Sweetwater County Courthouse in Green River to the Sweetwater County Detention Center west of Rock Springs. The phone number for the office will Continue reading

Man Tells Officers To “Kill Him” During Standoff

A Rock Springs man was arrested this week after he was involved in a standoff with sheriff’s deputies. 48-year-old Charles Wilkening, who was wanted on a probation revocation bench warrant, was spotted by county detectives late Wednesday afternoon. Wilkening was stopped by a marked county unit, but he refused to get out of his vehicle and a standoff Continue reading

Help Identify Burglary Suspect

The Garfield County Sheriff’s office is looking for the public’s help in identifying the suspect in a car burglary that occurred earlier this month. The burglary took place January 2nd, in the Grizzly Creek area. The thief took items from the car including credit cards, one of which was used to Continue reading

Senators Offer Condolences After Shooting

In response to the shooting that took the life of a Douglas County Sheriff’s Deputy over the weekend and injured several others, Senator’s Cory Gardner and Continue reading

Truck Ends Up In Creek After Chase

Routt County Sheriff’s deputies took a Yampa man into custody following a chase Wednesday morning in South Routt County. According to Sergeant Paul with the Routt County Sheriff’s , the chase started after 35-year-old Ian Moreau used the bumper of his pickup to push a Sheriff’s vehicle out of his way near Continue reading

Officers To Carry Drug To Reverse Overdoses

Sweetwater County Sheriff’s officers and detectives will soon carry doses of a special medication to counteract opioid overdoses in emergency situations. The medication is called Narcan, which is used for the complete or partial reversal of opioid overdose, including respiratory depression. Sheriff Mike Lowell says the goal is to have a resource to Continue reading

Hume Announces Re-Election Bid

Moffat County Sheriff KC Hume announced that he will run for re-election in 2018. Hume said in a press release that he was humbled by the support he received during the last election and is blessed to have earned the trust of Moffat County citizens. The letter announcing Hume’s re- Continue reading

Man Arrested After Greeting Cops With Gun

A Utah man was arrested last week in Reliance, after he met cops at his door with a gun. 31-year-old Brian Olsen of Price was wanted on a warrant for allegedly brandishing a firearm during a road rage incident.  When Sweetwater County deputies responded to his residence to attempt to arrest him, Olsen allegedly answered the door holding a loaded shotgun. After a brief verbal altercation, Olsen Continue reading

Police Resume Search For Missing Woman

Police have re-opened the missing persons case for Ronda Henrichsen, who disappeared from the Glenwood Springs area in 2008. Police reopened the case due to new information coming to light. Family members last heard from Henrichsen in June of that year. However, there was a possible sighting of Continue reading