Tag Archives: Sheriffs

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

Update: Body Found By Cadaver Dog Identified

The identity of the body found earlier this week by a cadaver dog near Superior, east of Rock Springs, has been released. The remains have been identified as those Continue reading

Suspicious Bomb Like Item Discovered

Routt County Sheriff’s officers responded to a suspicious item yesterday in the Buffalo Pass area near the Dry Lakes Campground. A hiker in the area called police after finding a square package containing wires, that looked like it could be a bomb. Upon arriving at the scene, Routt County Deputies confirmed the hiker’s Continue reading

25 People Arrested For Meth Distribution

After a six month-long investigation, 25 people were arrested last week in Rock Springs, for their role in the trafficking and distribution of methamphetamines. The investigation began last December when police became aware of activities by a loosely organized, Green River-based, drug trafficking organization. The investigation concluded Continue reading

Wyoming Police Learn About Gangs

wyoming-flag-graphicWyoming law enforcement learned more about gangs this month during the 8th Annual Western States Gang Conference. Gang experts from across the country were at the conference to provide instruction on a wide range of gang related issues.  Police from across the state Continue reading

Sweetwater Sheriffs Look For Witnesses Of Stabbing

Sweetwater-Sheriffs-logoA man was assaulted with a knife near Rock Springs earlier this month, and the Sweetwater County Sheriffs office is searching for more information on the incident. 36 year old Alfredo Mendoza was arrested on the afternoon of the 13th after he attacked Joshua Bennett from Rock Springs with a knife.  The attack took place outside of the Farson Continue reading

Two Teens Arrested For Drug Possession

moffat-county-sheriff-300Two men were arrested early yesterday morning in Craig for possession of a Schedule 2 narcotic. Sheriffs were alerted to the presence of a suspicious vehicle in the Cedar Mountain Village area where some residential thefts have occurred. When Sheriffs made contact with the vehicle they discovered 19 year olds Lewis Lopez and Tanner Snyder who were in possession Continue reading

State Asks Court to Dismiss Sheriffs’ Lawsuit Over Legal Marijuana

MARIJUANA-300Sheriffs in Colorado and two other states may not like legal marijuana – but they don’t have the ability to force Colorado not to allow it. That’s Colorado’s argument in a motion filed Friday asking a judge to dismiss a lawsuit from 10 county sheriffs in Colorado, Kansas and Nebraska. The lawsuit is one of several legal challenges Colorado Continue reading