Tag Archives: Sweetwater

Body Found During Fire Investigation

The Sweetwater County Sheriffs Office is investigating the circumstances that lead to the death of Sweetwater County resident Mary Whitfield. Emergency crews responded to a fire at the 54 year old’s home Friday afternoon, when her body was discovered. By the time crews had arrived on the scene, the fire had self extinguished. Investigators Continue reading

Meth Fuled Man Beats Girlfriend And Dog

A Sweetwater County fugitive wanted for beating his girlfriend and her dog during a meth-fueled rage was arrested yesterday in Rock Springs.  33 year old Jesse Lee Reay was wanted on warrants of strangulation of a household member, domestic battery, interference with emergency calls and cruelty to animals. The charges stem from an Continue reading

Missing Rock Springs Teen Found Safe

taylar-haddock-compositeTaylar Ray Haddock, the Rock Springs teenager that went missing over the weekend, was located in Rock Springs yesterday, and is safe. Haddock’s parents reported her missing Saturday night to the Sweetwater County Sheriff’s Continue reading

Rock Springs Teen Missing

taylar-haddock-compositeThe Sweetwater County Sheriff’s office is looking for information on a teen that went missing over the weekend. 16 year old Taylar Rae Haddock was last seen at her home in Rock Springs around 6 Saturday night. Taylar is white, 5 feet 6 Continue reading

Wyoming Men Arrested For Delivering Meth and Marijuana

hays_ericrecla_stevenSweetwater County Sherriff’s Deputies arrested two Rock Springs men yesterday for the unlawful delivery of a controlled substance.  Officers executed a search warrant on the home of 26 year old Eric Hayes in Rock Springs, Continue reading

Hunters Should Prepare For Bear Encounters

grizzly bearAfter two recent bear attacks in Wyoming and Montana, the Sweetwater County Sheriffs Office is encouraging hunters to take special precautions when hunting in grizzly country. Hunters in bear country are particularly susceptible to bear encounters because of their use of artificial game calls and due to the fact they are moving quietly Continue reading

Bomb Squad Responds To Pressure Cooker

sweetwater-bomb-squadThe Sweetwater County Bomb Squad responded Monday to what was thought to be pressure cooker bomb near I-80 in Central Sweetwater County. The Wyoming Highway Patrol called in the Bomb Squad after a pressure cooker, that appeared to have wire or cord attached to it, was spotted in a truck Continue reading

Sweetwater County’s Most Wanted

Sweetwater-Sheriffs-logoThe Sweetwater County Sheriffs office recently added four new people to their most wanted list. Authorities are seeking information on the whereabouts of Anthony M. Costello, Antje E. Fisher, Michael T. Flores and Christian S. Oueilhe. Anyone with information on the whereabouts of these individuals is asked to contact the Sweetwater County Sheriff’s Office at (307)872-3866. Information on the most wanted individuals is available below.  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

Kentucky Man Leads Wyoming Officers on High Speed Chase

sweetwater-county-sheriff-3A pursuit that spanned three counties and 185 miles on Interstate 80 yesterday ended safely west of Laramie, Wyoming. Yesterday afternoon, Wyoming law enforcement received information that a stolen car was traveling on I-80 near Rock Springs. Shortly after, a Sweetwater County Deputy spotted the stolen car about 11 miles east Continue reading