At 12:31 pm. on November 12th, the Campbell County Fire Deparent responded to 107 Svalina Road for a structure fire. CCFD responded to the scene and upon arrival found a 2 story home fully involved in fire and partially collapsed. The blaze was attacked and brought under control in approximately 3 hours. The cause of the fire is still under investigation and damage estimates are not currently available. Last Updated on Wednesday, 13 November 2013 10:14Read more: Two Story Home Burns
The Gillette Police Department released some additional details in the investigation of a November 9th incident that resulted in the death of a 48-year-old man. Lieutenant Brent Wasson released the victim's name, as well as the cause and manner of death. Wasson said Theodore Maes died of a homicide caused by a perforated carotid artery and the subsequent blood loss from the injury. The mortal stab wound occurred to the area of the victim’s neck and left ear. Last Updated on Wednesday, 13 November 2013 10:05Read more: One Million Dollar Bond For Suspect In Fatal Stabbing
At about 3 a.m. on November 12th, a Campbell County Sheriff's Deputy was in Smith's Grocery Store when he spotted a 43-year-old male wanted on an active warrant for failure to appear for a preliminary hearing, related to an aggravated assault charge. Under Sheriff Scott Matheny said the suspect began to evade the officer in the grocery store. Last Updated on Tuesday, 12 November 2013 13:12Read more: Deputy Pulls Firearm After Chance Encounter And Struggle At Grocery Store
Donors are needed for a community drive this Wed. and Thurs. Nov. 13 and 14 at the Campbell County Public Library. They are currently at 60% capacity of donors and are need of 40% more.
· The drive is sponsored by the Coal Miners Daughters Derby Girls! Last Updated on Tuesday, 12 November 2013 11:20Read more: Donors Needed For Blood Drive
The Campbell County Rockpile Museum is pleased to announce the opening of a traveling exhibit from the Wyoming State Museum that chronicles the presence of the military in Wyoming. Frontier Army Forts of Wyoming features maps, text, and historic photographs of numerous military posts in the Cowboy State.
The purchase of Fort Laramie in 1849 began a military presence here that continues today with F. E. Warren Air Force Base in Cheyenne. For sixty years, the army established posts ranging from crude cabins for a handful of men to sprawling complexes of more than 100 buildings. Today, several of those forts are Wyoming State Historic Sites. Last Updated on Tuesday, 12 November 2013 06:02Read more: Frontier Army Forts of Wyoming Exhibition
Crime Stoppers needs your help in solving a theft from auto that occurred at 305 Commerce Dr. between 1800 hours on 103113 and 0630 hours on 110113. Unknown suspect(s) entered three work vehicles parked at this business and stole personal tools out of the vehicles. Items taken by the suspects are: a Rigid drill and two impact drivers with two batteries & chargers. Miscellaneous wrenches, socket sets, screw driver sets, electrical meters and a Dewalt impact driver with batteries. Last Updated on Tuesday, 12 November 2013 05:58Read more: Tools Taken In Theft From Auto Crime
At about 11:11 p.m. on Saturday November 9, 2013, officers with the Gillette Police Department were sent to a residence in the 600 Block of Trails Circle for a disturbance. Upon arrival, Officers located a 48 year old male who had been assaulted and was severely injured. The victim was transported to the emergency room and was pronounced dead shortly thereafter. Last Updated on Monday, 11 November 2013 09:59Read more: Arrest Made In Death Of 48-Year-Old Man