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Crime

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Woman Wanted for Warrants Discovered Hiding Under Hidden Trap Door

(Gillette, Wyo.) While searching for a suspect wanted for felony warrants, sheriff’s deputies had to outsmart multiple attempts to throw them off the scent, so to speak, by several individuals attempting to hide her. Undersheriff...
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Couple Arrested, Charged for Possessing Stolen Firearm and Controlled Substances

(Gillette, Wyo.) For two individuals returning from a music festival, copious amounts of marijuana and paraphernalia proved to be the least of their worries after a stolen handgun was reportedly located in their vehicle. On...

Montano Will Die In Prison

(Gillette, Wyo.) Contrary to the recommendations of prosecutors and public defenders, Judge Michael “Nick” Deegan rejected the plea bargain in the Michael Montano sentencing hearing. In January, Montano pleaded no contest to two counts of...

Facebook and Crime Stoppers Identify Stalking Suspect

(Gillette, Wyo.) Cesar Hernandez Saenz, 25, was arrested yesterday at his residence after a Facebook post and Crime Stoppers helped identify him as the alleged suspect in a misdemeanor stalking case. According to Detective Jeremy...

Man Arrested, Charged with Felony Strangulation, Felonious Restraint, Domestic Battery

(Gillette, Wyo.) Authorities have arrested and charged a 40-year-old man with multiple felonies after he reportedly strangled his girlfriend and prevented her from leaving by threatening her with a knife. On Sunday, April 22, police...

Man Accused of Threatening Juveniles with Handgun, Arrested

UPDATE: A 16-year-old was one of the juveniles that was allegedly threatened and assaulted by Keuck. (Gillette, Wyo.) Authorities have arrested Adam Keuck, 38, alleging that he threatened the lives of two juvenile males with...

Anonymous Tip Results in Two Felony Arrests

(Gillette, Wyo.) Authorities arrested two individuals Monday evening after an anonymous tip led to the discovery of psilocybin mushrooms, LSD, and marijuana. The tip stated that there was “a large amount of marijuana” inside of...

Highway Patrol Seizes 33 Pounds of Marijuana, Two Arrested

(Gillette, Wyo.) Wyoming Highway Patrol troopers seized 33 pounds of suspected marijuana from a rental vehicle that was stopped for a minor traffic infraction. The vehicle’s occupants, Christopher T. Johnson and Randall J. Pyles,...

Detention Staff Respond to Discovered Shank, Criminal Charges Pending

(Gillette, Wyo.) An inmate in the Campbell County Detention Center will face criminal charges after a crude shank was discovered in his cell. Just after 10 p.m. last night, the Campbell County Sheriff’s Office Patrol...

Alleged Drug Dealer Apprehended

(Gillette, Wyo.) After pulling over a vehicle for speeding, police arrested Kevin Heindl, 44, and charged him with felony possession of methamphetamine with intent to deliver. Heindl also faces multiple misdemeanor charges to include: driving...
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