This morning Campbell County Sheriff's Investigator Kevin McGrath released additional information on the arrest of a Campbell County man as a kidnapping suspect. Gregory Michael Hawes (46) was arrested shortly before 7:30 a.m. on January 26th. The alleged kidnapping victim is his estranged 45 year old wife. Deputies were asked to do a welfare check at the woman's residence after she did not show up for work. Read more: Alleged Kidnapping Victim Believed She Was Going To Die
At about 7:30 in the morning on January 26th, a 46 year old man was taken to the Campbell County Detention Center. Information is limited at this time, but Sheriff's Investigator Gary Sams confirmed the man is being held on kidnapping charges and violation of a family violence protection order. Read more: Kidnapping Suspect Arrested
Gillette Crime Stoppers needs your help in solving burglaries that occurred to several camper trailers in Heritage Village on 01/18/13. Unknown suspect(s) burglarized 9 camper trailers stored on Constitution and Buckskin Ave. Door locks on five additional campers were damaged after the suspects attempted to force entry through the door. Read more: Campers Burglarized
On 29 January 2013 Hometown Veterans will hold a breakfast at the Senior Center. The event begins at 8:00 a.m. All Veterans in the area are invited to participate in the breakfast free of charge. Guests are welcome to come but they will be charged a moderate cost for the breakfast. Read more: Hometown Veteran Breakfast
"The Greater Yellowstone Raptor Experience" is coming to the Rockpile Museum on Saturday, February 9, 2013 from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.! Melissa Hill, Assistant Curator of the Draper Museum of Natural History at the Buffalo Bill Historical Center in Cody, WY, will be bringing four of her feathered friends to visit the museum and help us to understand the predator/prey relationship while learning the special characteristics that allow raptors to succeed in nature and ultimately learn just how difficult it is to be a wild animal – predator or prey!
This free event is open to children ages pre-school to 12 years old, accompanied by a parent or grandparent. Call 682-5723 to reserve your spot today, as space is limited.
In conjunction with our morning Family Day event for children and parents, ALL community members are invited to stop by during an Open House from 12:15 p.m to 1:00 p.m. on Feb. 9th to visit with Melissa and meet Teasdale the Great Horned Owl, Hayabusa the Peregrine Falcon, Isham the Red-tailed Hawk, and Suli the Turkey Vulture. The open house is open to the Public no reservations required. Call for more information or visit rockpilemuseum.com.
At about 2:30 in the morning on January 23rd, a 33 year old woman was arrested on several misdemeanor charges. Detective Sergeant Joe Baird with the Gillette Police Department, said officers had been dispatched to a report of a possible domestic incident. A vehicle matching the description of a vehicle related to that incident was later spotted by an officer. The vehicle was stopped after allegedly running a stop sign at Wagonhammer Lane as it turned onto Boxelder Road. Officers said the woman had been drinking and was unable to complete maneuvers. Read more: Woman Enroute To Yell At Boyfriend Rerouted to Jail
Please join the CAM-PLEX Heritage Center staff for the presentation of Black Violin on Monday, January 28, 2013 at 7:00 p.m. Due to generous grant funding and local sponsorships, tickets are only $6 for Adults, $4 for Youth/Senior/Military. For more information, contact the CAM-PLEX Ticket Office at 307-682-8802 or visit their website at www.cam-plex.com. This popular act sold out at the door last year, get your tickets early.
Read more: Black Violin Returns Monday