Tag Archives: Sheriffs

Scammers Impersonating Dish Network

The Sweetwater County Sheriff’s Office is warning of a scam targeting south-central Wyoming residents. The callers, who pretend to be Dish Network representatives, are targeting Dish Network users in the area. The scammers use spoofed or masked caller identification numbers to make it appear the Continue reading

Trucker Found Dead

The body of a California truck driver was found in the sleeper of his truck last week at Cruel Jack’s Travel Plaza west of Rock Springs. The man has been identified as 60-year-old Richard Arnold, of Modesto, California. Arnold’s truck was checked when his company reported they were unable to Continue reading

Threats Against Schools Investigated

The Mesa County Sheriff’s Office has been made aware of potential threats made on social media against several schools in the Grand Valley over the last few days. School Resource Officers have investigated the threats and have concluded that although a threat had been Continue reading

Armed Man Arrested After Standoff

An armed drug suspect was taken into custody after a brief standoff in Rock Springs earlier this week. Member of the Sweetwater County Sheriff’s Narcotics and Arrest Group were executing a high-risk search warrant Tuesday night, when they encountered 18-year-old Paul David May, who was armed with a 9mm handgun. May Continue reading

Assist With Felony Voyeurism Investigation

The Sweetwater County Sheriff’s Office is looking for the public’s assistance with an ongoing voyeurism investigation. 28-year-old Ryan Flaten was arrested last month in Green River, and is facing 16 felony counts of Voyeurism in Sweetwater County. Flaten is currently free on a $25,000 bond. During the investigation, officers have come into Continue reading

Coroner ID’s Body, Rules Death A Homicide

The body that was discovered during an investigation in Eagle County earlier this week has been positively identified as 74-year-old Catherine Kelley of Edwards. Sheriff’s deputies responded Continue reading

Shooting Death On Highway 13

A man shot and killed himself after being pulled over by the Colorado State Patrol.  The incident happened just before noon Saturday on Highway 13, 20 miles north of Craig.  The trooper was not injured. The Moffat County Sheriff’s Office and Moffat County Coroner are investigating the Continue reading

Bureau Of Investigation Assisting With Search For Rangely Man

The Colorado Bureau of Investigators has been called into to assist with the search for 66-year-old Peter Ruffner, who went missing from the Rangely area in September. CBI is working with the Rio Blanco County Sheriff’s Office in Continue reading

Scammer Impersonating Law Enforcement

The Carbon County Sheriff’s are warning of a new scam, where someone is calling victims, claiming to be an employee at the Sheriff’s office. The scammer is calling targets claiming he is Lieutenant Williams and that the individual has a warrant out for their arrest for failing to appear Continue reading

Inmate Community Service Program Closed Down

After 10 years, the Sweetwater County Sheriff’s Office is closing down its Inmate Community Service Program, due to budget constraints. The Inmate Community Service Program was created in 2007, and allowed non-violent, misdemeanor-level volunteer inmates of the Detention Center to work under the direction supervision of the Sheriff’s Continue reading

Golf Tournament To Raise Scholarship Funds

Entries are being accepted for this year’s Moffat County Sheriff’s Office Scholarship Fund Golf Tournament. Teams of four can register for the tournament at the cost of $280 per team, or $60 a player. The tournament will be held Saturday August 12th, with a shotgun start taking place at 8:30. Entry forms should be submitted to the Continue reading

UPDATE: Missing Man With Alzheimer’s Found Safe

The missing senior suffering from Alzheimer’s who went missing over the weekend has been found safe. 82-year-old Robert Winters, who also suffers from short term memory loss and a heart condition, stopped to get gas with his wife in Wamsutter around noon Sunday when he reportedly drove off Continue reading