Tag Archives: Sweetwater

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

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

Couple Arrested With 100+ Pounds Of Pot

A California couple was arrested over the weekend after officers found more than 100 pounds of marijuana in their possession. 24-year-old Nicholas Haws Continue reading

$3 Million Worth Of Drugs Seized In A Month

The Sweetwater County Sheriff’s Office has made six felony drug arrests and seized in excess of 650 pounds of high-grade marijuana with a street value of over $3.3 million, since the end of October. Also seized during that time frame were 604 individual THC Vape cartridges, 150 individual small glass Continue reading

Man Arrested With 200 Pounds Of Pot

A California man was arrested over the weekend after deputies discovered just under 200 pounds of marijuana in his vehicle. 29-year-old Jorge Paniagua of San Diego was pulled over on I-80 Saturday, when a drug dog alerted officers to the presence of drugs in the vehicle. During a search of the vehicle, Continue reading

Man Arrested For Felony Marijuana Possession

A Georgia man was arrested over the weekend near Rock Springs for felony possession of marijuana. The vehicle of 56-year-old Oanh Luong of Georgia was searched after being pulled over for speeding on I-80, when police discovered 37 triple-vacuum-sealed bags of Continue reading

All Survive After Plane Crashes

No one was killed when a small plane crashed yesterday afternoon, after the pilot lost control while approaching the Rock Springs Sweetwater County Airport. According to a release from the Sweetwater County Airport Manager, the cause Continue reading

New Charges For Men Arrested With 300 Ponds Of Pot

The three men, who were arrested recently in Sweetwater County after police found a substantial amount of marijuana in their possession, received additional charges after police recovered drugs, cash, and a firearm in Indiana. 26-year-old Kyle Bolton, 61-year-old Mack Magee Jr. and 20-year-old Antres Holliness-Ransom were pulled over on I-80 Continue reading

Man Arrested With $300 Thousand Worth Of Pot

A California man is in custody after Sweetwater County deputies’ found marijuana in his vehicle. The vehicle of 36-year-old Daniel Hurtado was searched earlier this week, after a drug dog alerted officers to the presence of drugs in his vehicle. Following a search, more than 60 pounds of marijuana was Continue reading

Police Arrest 3 After Finding 300 Pounds Of Pot

Three Indiana men were arrested over the weekend after police discovered nearly 300 pounds of marijuana in their vehicle. 26-year-old Kyle Bolton, 61-year-old Mack Magee and 20-year-old Antres Holliness-Ransom were all arrested Continue reading

Locate Sex Offenders Before Kids Go Out

Halloween is tomorrow and law enforcement is encouraging families to use online sex offender registries to help trick-or-treaters avoid the homes of registered sex offenders. According to Sweetwater County Sheriff Mike Lowell, there are about 100 Continue reading

Vehicle Fire At Wyoming Landfill

No one was injured when a pickup caught fire at the Rock Springs Landfill earlier this week.  Fire fighters were able to get the vehicle extinguished after responding to the scene Monday afternoon. The driver of Continue reading