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Arrests and Arraignments for Tuesday, Dec. 22

Here are the arrests, as provided by the Campbell County Sheriff’s Office. Some names have been withheld at the request of law enforcement. All persons cited or arrested are presumed innocent until convicted in...
The Black Thunder coal mine in Wyoming is one of the nation's largest sources of coal. Arch Resources, its owner, is moving away from thermal coal production. (H/t Jeremy Buckingham/Flickr)

Coal Production Slashed At Powerhouse Mine

By Benjamin Storrow, Climatewire, E&E News Analysts have long predicted coal mines in the Powder River Basin would need to close. But few would have singled out Black Thunder as the mine to take the hit. Black Thunder...
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Man in Custody After High-Speed Pursuit

A 51-year-old man is in custody after leading Campbell County Sheriff Office (CCSO) deputies on a nearly 30-mile, hour-long high-speed pursuit Thursday morning that ended at Rawhide Mine. The pursuit began after a woman called...
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Gillette Crime Stoppers Crime of the Week

Crime Stoppers, the Gillette Police Department and Campbell County Sheriffs Office needs your help in solving a destruction of property that occurred at Sunflower Park at the 2400 block of Dogwood Avenue in November 2020....
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Weekly Crime Report

For those connoisseurs of dumb crime stories written by immature people, here’s a small sampling of the Weekly Crime Report soon to be revamped and expanded. For everyone else (i.e. those lecturing about humor...

Man Arrested for Attempting to Run People Over Following Fight

A 36-year-old man has been charged with two felonies after admitting to trying to run people over in his pickup in a bar parking lot early Thursday morning, according to Campbell County Undersheriff Quentin...
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Three Businesses Fail Recent Alcohol Compliance Checks

Three local businesses that serve alcohol failed the most recent round of compliance checks resulting in citations, Gillette police said Tuesday morning. Employees at TLC Liquor, the Montgomery Bar, and Las Margaritas failed to check...

Suspect Caught After Escaping Deputies Twice

Joshua Petersen, 28, has been arrested after reportedly escaping custody twice following a traffic stop early Tuesday morning, according to Campbell County Undersheriff Quentin Reynolds. Petersen was located and arrested around 10 a.m. Tuesday by...

Drunk Juvenile Flees in Pickup, Passenger Bails

A 17-year-old male was arrested Saturday night after reportedly fleeing in a pickup from officers while drunk, Gillette Police Lt. Brent Wasson said Monday. Gillette police tracked down a black pickup driven by the 17-year-old...

Gov. Gordon Announces New Public Health Orders Restricting Crowd Sizes

Governor Mark Gordon announced Thursday new public health orders following the uptick in new COVID-19 cases and deaths throughout the state. The restrictions focus on limiting crowd sizes with no mandatory closures for businesses or schools. The...