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Crime

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Man Locates Stolen Car, Leads to Arrest

A Gillette resident tracked down a stolen 2003 Cadillac Tuesday evening, blocking it with his own vehicle until law enforcement arrived, Gillette Police Lt. Brent Wasson said Wednesday morning.   The driver, a 27-year-old female, is believed to...

C17 Crime Clips for Thursday, Nov. 11

Here is a brief summary of all things crime that happened in and around Gillette yesterday, obtained through law enforcement reports from the Gillette Police Department (GPD) and the Campbell County Sheriff's Office (CCSO). Counterfeit,...

C17 Crime Clips for Thursday, May 6

Here is a brief summary of all things crime that happened in and around Gillette yesterday, obtained through law enforcement reports from the Campbell County Sheriff's Office (CCSO) and the Gillette Police Department (GPD). Trespass,...
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Man complaining of driver’s speed throws football at his truck

GILLETTE, Wyo. — Gillette police are investigating an incident regarding a man who reportedly threw a football at a driver's vehicle which he said was traveling too quickly. The incident was logged at about 4:48...

Part I: Operating in the Shadows

There’s a perception that human trafficking is a big-city problem that doesn’t happen in rural states like Wyoming. The truth is, however, that its ruralness and connectivity to major interstates makes the state prime for underground...

GPD officer impersonation scam affects 2 residents Tuesday

GILLETTE, Wyo.— Two reports of a man impersonating a former Gillette police officer while attempting to obtain money from residents are under investigation, Gillette Deputy Police Chief Brent Wasson said Wednesday. Gillette police were first...

Three Wyomingites charged with kidnapping after woman found dead near Denver

By Ellen Fike, Cowboy State Daily (this story originally appeared on Cowboy State Daily)  Three Wyoming residents have been charged with kidnapping and will likely be charged with murder in connection with the death of a...

Driver dies after semi ‘became engulfed in flame’ in three-vehicle crash on I-80 in...

CASPER, Wyo. — The driver of a semi truck died and one person was injured after a crash involving three vehicles on Interstate 80 in Sweetwater County on Tuesday, Aug. 2, according to a...
Just Criminal Law Arrests & Arraignments on County 17

Arrests, Arraignments for Tuesday, March 22

Arrests are 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 a court...
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Riverton police seek shooting suspect after 2 men shot

CASPER, Wyo. — The Riverton Police Department is turning to the public for help as it investigates an early Saturday morning shooting. The shooting occurred in the alley between 900 E. Park and East Jackson...
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