Tag Archives: Sheriff’s Office

Sweetwater County Can’t Pick Up At Large Animals

Due to budgetary issues, The Sweetwater County Sheriff’s office will no longer be picking up at large dogs and cats in the county. The county is now down to a single animal control officer responsible for covering 10,000 square miles of land. According to Sheriff Mike Lowell, the county handled just under 700 animal calls in 2016, and so far this year they Continue reading

UPDATE: MOCO Employee Dies In Accident At Landfill

A Moffat County Road and Bridge employee died this morning in an accident at the Moffat County Landfill. According to Troy Hampton from the Craig Fire Department, the man Continue reading

Prescription Drug Take Back Day This Weekend

rxThe Craig and Meeker Police Departments are participating in a national drug take back day this weekend. Any unused or expired prescription or over the counter medication can be dropped off and they will be disposed of properly. They will not be accepting thermometers that contain mercury, pressurized containers, or any chemotherapy or Continue reading

M.C. Commissioners Buy Six Vehicles

MC Commissioners-150The Moffat County Commissioners yesterday spent some money replacing county vehicles. The Commissioners approved spending over $75,000 for three trucks from Victory Motors for the Road and Bridge Department. They also approved two pick-ups for the Sheriff’s Office at a cost of around $17,000, and an S-U-V for the Continue reading

Wyoming Authorities Searching for Fugitive from Texas

sweetwater-county-sheriff-3Law enforcement officials in Sweetwater County are searching for a Texas fugitive said to be in the Rock Springs area.  Sweetwater County Sheriff’s Office spokesman Detective Dick Blust said 61-year old Peter Jensen is wanted by Texas authorities for Continue reading