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  • Crook County Sheriff's Office

    Jun 13, 2024

    May 27 – Juvenile problem. Two welfare checks. Three traffic stops. Other. Disturbance. Animal complaint. Business check. Suspicious circumstances. May 28 – Four VIN checks. Six traffic stops. Assisted another agency. Assisted Wyoming Highway Patrol. Citizen assist. Disturbance. Motorist assist. Suspicious person. Trespassing. May 29 – Ten VIN checks. Five traffic stops. Animal complaint. Two EMS calls. Business checks. Information report. Threatening. Trespassing. May 30 – Six VIN checks. Three paper services. Three traffic stops. Crash. Assis...

  • Circuit Court

    Jun 13, 2024

    Speeding – Warren McNatt, Nottingham, PA, 80/75, $15; Aspen Naylor, Gillette, WY, 87/75, $120; Victor Jaramillo Sanchez, Gillette, WY, 85/80, $15; Patrick Hasson, Spearfish, SD, 85/70, $135; Donna Dague, Windsor, CO, 75/70, $25; Jorge Campos Varela, Gillette, WY, 80/75, $15; Alonso Olegario, Denver, CO, 87/75, $145; Basil Wagner, Summerset, SD, 80/75, $15; Jacob Lehtola, Spearfish, SD, 85/75, $105; Tracy Cox, Taberg, NY, 80/75, $15; Romeo Bryce, Safford, AZ, 80/75, $15; Elaina Carlson, Las Vegas, NV, 86/75, $115 No Valid Driver’s License – A...

  • Moorcroft Police Department

    Jun 13, 2024

    Stats: Four VIN checks. Twelve junk ordinance – initial contact. Traffic crash report. Two vehicle unlocks. Fingerprinting. Five 30-day junk ordinance warnings. Eight weed ordinance violations. Fifteen garbage can violations. Six assists to other agencies. Two false alarms. Two emergency fund assistance. Background check. One hundred twenty-one business checks. Records check. Two found properties. Citations: Twenty-one speeding. Two parking violation. Improper display of registration. No passing zone. Stop sign. Expired or improper r...

  • Pine Haven man not guilty of aggravated assault

    Sarah Pridgeon|Jun 6, 2024

    A Pine Haven man has been acquitted on aggravated assault charges related to an incident in which he was accused of pulling a knife on a person who was attempting to make him leave a local bar. Todd Wiseman was tried by a jury of his peers on May 20 to 22, presided over by Judge Stuart S. Healy III. After hearing the testimony of witnesses, evidence and the arguments of counsel, the jury found Wiseman not guilty of one count of aggravated assault and battery....

  • Crook County Sheriff's Office

    Jun 6, 2024

    May 20 – Ten VIN checks. Traffic crash. Three EMS calls. Assisted Wyoming Highway Patrol. Business checks. Paper service. Fingerprints. Suspicious person. Four traffic stops. May 21 – Five VIN checks. Four traffic stops. Business checks. Citizen assist. Motorist assist. Three fingerprints. Property damage. EMS call. Runaway juvenile. Welfare check. May 22 – Six VIN checks. Paper service. Eight traffic stops. Two assist other agencies. Burglary. Business checks. Extra patrol. Motorist assist. Prisoner transport. Suspicious circumstances May 2...

  • Circuit Court

    Jun 6, 2024

    Speeding – Tom Bradshaw, Gillette, WY, 90/75, $135; Matthew Yoder, Butler, OH, 90/80, $105; Aaron Terrell, Vicksburg, MS, 50/45, $25; Lyle R. Brunson, Sundance, WY, 100/70, $210; Benjamin Chute, Oshoto, WY, 80/75, $15; Leandro Rodrigues Dias, Raynham, MA, 55/45, $105; Steven White, Woodbury, MN, 85/75, $105; Kottie Buck, Rapid City, SD, 80/75, $15; Catina Nickoson, Gillette, WY, 82/70, $120; Joan Wagner, Sundance, WY, 70/65, $65; Thomas Badura, Jefferson, GA, 84/75, $103; (truck) – Robert Behrends, Windom, MN, 50/45, $15 No Seat Belt – Aaron Te...

  • Moorcroft Police Department

    Jun 6, 2024

    Stats: Seven VIN checks. Five junk ordinance – initial contact. Stolen vehicle. Reckless driving. Fingerprinting. Two 30-day junk ordinance warnings. Seven weed ordinance violations. Welfare check. Traffic crash report. Two vehicle unlocks. Fraud. Four garbage can violations. Five assists to other agencies. Traffic accident. Background check. False alarm. Emergency fund assistance. DUI. One hundred four business checks. Extra patrol. House watch. Twelve school zone. Sixteen traffic warnings. Citations: ten speeding. Two expired registration. F...

  • Local man charged as habitual criminal

    Sarah Pridgeon|May 30, 2024

    A Moorcroft man who already faced charges of attempted murder and kidnapping has now also been charged with “habitual criminal”, a felony that could see him incarcerated for life. Michael Hammond was arrested in April after allegedly beating a woman and then fleeing to Nebraska after she stabbed him in the neck in self-defense. The charge of habitual criminal states that Hammond has been convicted of a violent felony and has also been convicted of a felony on two or more previous charges, separately brought and tried. According to court documen...

  • Crook County Sheriff

    May 30, 2024

    May 20 – Ten VIN checks. Traffic crash. Three EMS calls. Assisted Wyoming Highway Patrol. Business checks. Paper service. Fingerprints. Suspicious person. Four traffic stops. May 21 – Five VIN checks. Four traffic stops. Business checks. Citizen assist. Motorist assist. Three fingerprints. Property damage. EMS call. Runaway juvenile. Welfare check. May 22 – Six VIN checks. Paper service. Eight traffic stops. Two assist other agencies. Burglary. Business checks. Extra patrol. Motorist assist. Prisoner transport. Suspicious circumstances May 2...

  • Circuit Court

    May 30, 2024

    Speeding – Nicole Harris, Billings, MT, 90/75, $135; Rico Imus, Gillette, WY, 80/75, $15; Shelley J. Benson, Hulett, WY, 75/70, $15; Aleksandr Muravev, Charlotte, NC, 88/75, $125; Connie Vinup, Madison, IN, 80/75, $15; Keegan W. O’Brien, Gillette, WY, 101/80, $165; Mario Carreon Regalado, Gillette, WY, 95/75, $160 Stop Sign Violation – Deena McKinney, Jefferson, GA, $140 Operate Vehicle with Improper Equipment – Jason Lauer, Spearfish, SD, $90 Violate Legal Weight (4001-6000) – Carl A. Rice, Broadus, MT, $185 Violate Fire Rules on State Land ...

  • Moorcroft woman charged with aggravated assault

    Sarah Pridgeon|May 30, 2024

    A Moorcroft woman faces aggravated assault charges after allegedly threatening her husband with a knife. According to court reports, a Crook County Sheriff’s Office deputy responded to a report of a domestic disturbance on May 16 at around 11:30 a.m. The deputy reports that the victim stated that Sheila Hansen had come out to his shop and accused him of having an affair. She allegedly began hitting him in the back of the head with her hands as he walked away; the victim said he did not feel any pain from this or sustain injury. Hansen then alle...

  • Police investigate crash at Rush Creek

    Grace Moore|May 23, 2024

    Early on Thursday morning, May 16, a black Dodge Ram 1500 was traveling south on Carr Road, south of the railroad tracks. The vehicle left the road as it approached Rush Creek, rolling at least one time over the three culverts on the east side of the lane before coming to rest on the driver's side in the ravine. The accident was reported by a passer-by going to work at approximately 4 a.m. and Moorcroft chief of police Bill Bryant responded by 4:30 a.m. to find the driver had abandoned the...

  • Crook County Sheriff

    May 23, 2024

    May 6 – Four VIN checks. Abandoned vehicle. Animal complaint. Assisted another agency. Assisted Wyoming Highway Patrol. Business checks. Citizen assist. Two EMS calls. Fire page. Information. Motorist assist. Suspicious person. Welfare check. Three traffic stops. May 7 – Two VIN checks. Traffic crash. Three alarms. Fire alarm. Motorist assist. Traffic hazard. May 8 – Three VIN checks. Animal complaint. EMS call. Mental health call. Four traffic stops. May 9 – Nine VIN checks. Six paper service. Two traffic stops. Business checks. Lost propert...

  • Circuit Court

    May 23, 2024

    Speeding – Jason Duren, Minot, ND, 85/80, $15; Kenneth Burrows, Lead, SD, 83/70, $125; Michael Ray Hooper, Sundance, WY, 75/65, $140; Tracy Nickisch, Gillette, WY, 78/65, $181; Adriel Dubray, Rapid City, SD, 66/45, $267; Alvaro Uriarte Salgado, Olympia, WA, 50/45, $65; Taylor E. Cleverdon, Newcastle, WY, 80/75, $15; Sarah Allen, Rapid City, SD, 80/75, $15; Joshua Brenner, Eagle Lake, MN, 80/75, $15; Adnan Khan, WA, 94/80, $130; Martin Steffes, Wisconsin Dells, WI, 80/75, $15 No Seat Belt (passenger) – Scott Lee Casler, Hulett, WY, $10 Exp...

  • Circuit Court

    May 16, 2024

    Speeding – Aaron McIver, Atlanta, GA, 90/80, $105; Melissa Yardley, Howell, MI, 85/80, $15; Issac Nordheim, Duluth, MN, 100/80, $160; Dominic Balzer, Bozeman, MT, 50/45, $15; Francisco Solis Bravo, Moreno Valley, CA, 101/80, $165; Katie Olson, Hermosa, SD, 80/75, $15; Robert W. Jennings, Cheyene, WY, 40/20, $170; Benjamin Tow, Des Moines, IA, 50/45, $15; (Truck) – Singh Armandeep, Mission, BC, Canada, 60/45, $430; Singh Guvir, Surry, BC, Canada, 63/45, $445 No Valid Title, Registration and License Plates – Reynaldo Rodriguez, Casper, WY, $250 E...

  • Moorcroft Police Department

    May 16, 2024

    On April 29, police were called to Moorcroft Secondary School for a student that was caught with a vape pen. Officer arrived and spoke with the principal and the student. Student was cited for Minor in Possession of Tobacco. On April 29, police served a trespass notice to an individual who was in an apartment without permission of the owner. On April 30, police assisted Moorcroft EMS and Crook County Sheriff’s Office on a report of a vehicle crash at the westbound 153 offramp on I-90. Officer assisted until scene was stable, nothing further. O...

  • Municipal Court

    May 16, 2024

    Speeding: Hanna L. Sedlacek, Scribner, NE, 44/30, $188; Benjamin M. Abrahamson, Kenosha, WI, 44/30, $188; Jodine K. Longtine, Newcastle, WY, 44/30, $188; Donelle R. Norris, Moorcroft, WY, 28/20, $126; Shin Aoki, Greenwood, IN, 49/30, $223; Charles W. Sanders, Hampshire, IL, 44/30, $188; Taylor E, Nieskens, Maple Lake, MN, 27/20, $119; Abigail C. Harris, Andalusia, IL, 44/30, $188; John C. Jaecques, Fort Myers, FL, 46/30, $202; Alejandro D. Conde Arroyo, Los Lunas, NM, 44/30, $188; Amy London, Fresno, CA, 44/30, $188; Sean P. Riley, Nevada...

  • Poaching case leads to possession charges

    Sarah Pridgeon|May 9, 2024

    A Moorcroft woman faces felony possession charges after controlled substances were located at her home during a separate search related to a poaching case. On April 23, a Crook County Sheriff’s Office deputy executed a search warrant on a Moorcroft residence for the possession, manufacturing and consumption of marijuana and methamphetamine. The warrant was granted because controlled substances were located during a separate search warrant for a poaching case that was conducted by Wyoming Game & Fish. The occupant, Tracy McGee, allegedly e... Full story

  • Crook County Sheriff's Office

    May 9, 2024

    April 29 – Six VIN checks. Two paper services. Citizens assist. Coroner call. Motorist assist. Rape report. Two traffic stops. Wanted person. April 30 – Three VIN checks. Traffic crash. Animal complaint. Business checks. Motorist assist. Three traffic stops. Wanted person. May 1 – VIN check. Assisted Wyoming Highway Patrol. Trespassing call. Prisoner transport. May 2 – Four VIN checks. Business checks. Information. Motorist assist. Prisoner transport. Eight traffic stops. Wanted person. Trespassing. Welfare check. May 3 – Five VIN checks. P...

  • Moorcroft man charged with attempted murder

    Sarah Pridgeon|May 2, 2024

    A Moorcroft man faces charges of attempted murder and kidnapping after allegedly beating a woman and then fleeing to Nebraska after she stabbed him in the neck in self-defense. On April 17 at around 7:30 p.m., an officer of Moorcroft Police Department was dispatched to a town residence in response to a domestic disturbance during which a male subject was stabbed with a knife. On arrival, the officer observed the reporting party “moaning and obviously in intense pain”. The woman, who claimed Michael Hammond had beaten her for an extended per...

  • Circuit Court

    May 2, 2024

    Speeding – Uriel Francisco Campa-Valencia, Commerce City, CO, 90/75, $135; Annastaria L. Cooley, Gillette, WY, 95/80, $135; Glen R. Smith, Gillette, WY, 80/75, $15; Cheyanne Ogden, Gillette, WY, 93/75, $150; Taryn Williams, Yucca Valley, CA, 78/65, $181; Michael Hefron, Bloomington, IN, 89/75, $130 Resident Vehicle License/Registration Violation – Nabeel Khan, Gillette, WY, $90 Fail to Provide Proof of Liability Insurance – Gusty Hall, Eureka, MT, $560...

  • Crook County Sheriff's Office

    May 2, 2024

    April 22 – Five VIN checks. Two paper services. Traffic hazard. Civil standby. Suspicious circumstances. Theft. Two business checks. Trespassing. EMS page. April 23 – Two VIN checks. Traffic stop. April 24 – VIN check. Paper service. Traffic stop. Two assist other agency. Drugs. Citizen assist. Fingerprints. Suspicious circumstances. Found property. Animal complaint. Three business checks. Animal bite. Information. Threatening. Fire page. Two EMS pages. April 25 – Eight VIN checks. Animal complaint. Project lifesaver. Two fire pages. Five busin...

  • Moorcroft Police

    May 2, 2024

    On April 24, police were contacted to do a welfare check on a resident. Officer was able to make contact, all was well. Nothing further. On April 26, police were contacted regarding harassment through text messaging. Officers spoke with the victim regarding the issue. On April 27, police were contacted to do a welfare check on a resident. Officer was able to make contact, all was well. Nothing further. On April 28, police were requested to unlock a vehicle for an owner who locked their keys in their car. Officer was able to gain access to the...

  • Circuit Court

    Apr 25, 2024

    Speeding – Desiree Monger, Gillette, WY 80/75, $15; Clate Dawson, Mt. Vernon, OR, 80/75, $15; Joseph Soutor, Gillette, WY, 80/75, $15; Scott Clark, Mount Vernon, WA, 80/75, $15; Joshua Siordia, Colorado Springs, CO, 83/70, $125; Kyle Hoerst, Morrow, OH, 87/75, $120; Spencer B. Anderson, Spearfish, SD, 79/70, $103; Marco Ramirez Godinez, Rapid City, SD, 92/75, $145; Luke R. Norris, Moorcroft, WY, 70/65, $65; Travis Hammons, Englewood, CO, 80/70, $105; Benjamin Buck, Crossville, AL, 91/75, $140; Cassandra Callahan, Black Hawk, SD, 97/80, $145; J...

  • Crook County Sheriff's Office

    Apr 25, 2024

    April 15 – Seven VIN checks. Two paper services. Five traffic stops. Alarm. Fingerprints. Three motorist assists. Animal complaint. Prisoner transport. Welfare check. Fraud. Fire page. Two EMS pages. April 16 – VIN check. Two fingerprints. Three traffic stops. Disturbance. Business check. Three EMS pages. April 17 – VIN check. Paper service. Traffic stops. Two suspicious circumstances. Two assists to Moorcroft Police. Fingerprints. Four EMS pages. April 18 – Four VIN checks. Paper service. Traffic control. Trespassing. Information. Fingerp...

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