A little before 8pm on Saturday night the Campbell County Sheriff's Office responded to Nepstad Drive for a gunshot wound. A 40 year old Gillette man had apparently wounded himself in the leg after a mishap cleaning his gun. Under-sheriff Scott Matheny said the man told deputies he had his leg up on a TV tray while he was cleaning his .45-caliber handgun. The bullet went threw the man's left leg above his knee and exited below his knee. Deputies also noted a bullet hole at the bottom of the man's TV. The man was treated and released from Campbell County Memorial Hospital.Last Updated on Monday, 05 November 2012 12:55
A 34 year old Gillette man was arrested yesterday as a suspect in a felony aggravated assault. Investigators say the man is accused of holding a butcher knife to a child's hand. Allegedly the suspect threatened to cut off the fingers of a 12 year old girl as punishment for stealing a Nintendo DS. Gillette Police sergeant Dirk Blackmer said the child was not cut in the incident.
Last Updated on Friday, 02 November 2012 10:16
The Campbell County Rockpile Museum and the Pumpkin Buttes Chapter of the Wyoming Archaeological Society invite the public to attend their 17th Annual Native American Artifact Show on November 10th, 2012. The show will be from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. and admission is free. Last Updated on Friday, 02 November 2012 07:19Read more: 17th Annual Native American Artifact Show
Crime Stoppers needs your help in solving several thefts from autos that have occurred within Gillette. During the last month several unlocked vehicles have been entered by unknown suspect (s). Items taken during the thefts include two leather jackets, electronic equipment, a 2 inch nickel plated 357 Smith and Wesson model #60, Taylor made golf clubs, cash, checks and debit/credit cards.
If you have information that can solve this or any other crime please call Crime Stoppers at 686-0400 or the High School Crime Stoppers at 682-4185. You can remain anonymous and may earn up to $1,000 in reward.Last Updated on Friday, 02 November 2012 07:09
Yesterday during the 3 O'Clock hour the Gillette Police Department responded to the intersection of Butler Spaeth and Monte Vista for a motorist assist. A sixteen year old driver was unable to exit her vehicle or free the car from some fresh concrete that she had driven into. Police Lieutenant Brent Wasson said that the concrete had just been finished and the area was not yet coned off. The vehicle had to be towed out of the concrete. Wasson said that because off the stage of setup, no damage was reported.Last Updated on Thursday, 01 November 2012 11:48
Sheridan- As big game seasons wind down in northeast Wyoming, it will be time for hunters to take advantage of some bird hunting opportunities. Many upland bird, duck, and goose seasons provide an opportunity for bird hunters in northeast Wyoming. Last Updated on Thursday, 01 November 2012 11:05Read more: NORTHEAST WYOMING BIRD HUNTING SEASONS
The City of Gillette Engineering Division will host a workshop to outline the changes in the updated 2012 Standard Construction Specifications, Design Standards and 2011 Storm Drainage Design Manual (all to be released in early 2013).
The workshop will take place Wednesday, Nov. 7 beginning at 5:30 p.m. It will be held in the City Council Chambers, located on the 1st floor of City Hall, 201 E. 5th St., Gillette, WY 82716.
If you would like to view a PDF of the changes to the new regulations and standards on the City's website, please click here
For more information call the City Engineering Division with any questions at (307) 686-5265