Riverton – When a Hot Springs County Sheriff's Deputy attempted to stop a Chevrolet Crew Cab pickup in connection with a BOLO for outstanding felony warrants the suspect fled starting a multi-county chase in which State Troopers soon joined. Last Updated on Wednesday, 14 August 2013 07:04Read more: Pursuit Of Wanted Multi-State Felon Ends in Crash In Riverton
Sheridan, Wyo. (August 12, 2013) – Bighorn National Forest fire managers are asking the public to make every effort to prevent human-caused wildfires. With the last few weeks of the summer season still to go and the Labor Day holiday approaching, it’s a busy time for visitors to the national forest, and for the Bighorn’s firefighters. Last Updated on Wednesday, 14 August 2013 07:01Read more: Forest Service Urges Fire Safety
Cheyenne – A traffic stop 1 mile west of Cheyenne on an eastbound vehicle traveling on Interstate 80 last Sunday (August 4th) resulted in the arrest of the driver and the seizure of just over 88 pounds of marijuana.
The driver, Porn Souwankham who listed an address in Minnesota, gave Troopers permission to search his vehicle after he was stopped and warned for following too closely.Last Updated on Tuesday, 13 August 2013 08:24 Read more: 88 Pounds of Marijuana Seized During Traffic Stop
Lawrence D. Myers (71) of Thorton, IN was eastbound on WYO 24 when 3 deer attempted to cross the highway in front of his motorcycle crossing from his left. Myers was unable to miss colliding with one of the deer and his motorcycle struck and killed the deer. After impact, Myers lost control of the motorcycle and it went over onto its left side going into a slide whereupon it collided with the guardrail on the right side of the highway. Myers was ejected from the motorcycle and both he and the motorcycle came to rest in the right lane of the three lane roadway. Last Updated on Monday, 12 August 2013 20:18Read more: Fatal Motorcycle Versus Deer Crash In Crook County