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Circuit Court

Speeding – Chanda Snook, Gillette, WY, 77/65, $120; Michael Jepson, Olympia, WA, 96/75, $165; Geoffrey Hoyt, Lead, SD, 79/70, $103; Stephanie Barrientos, Devils Tower, WY, 81/65, $140; Brandon Berry, Rapid City, SD, 86/80, $97; Taranvir Ghuman,...

 

Crook County Sheriff's Office

Nov. 14 – Traffic accident with damage. Animal bite. Business checks. House watch. Fingerprints. Patient transfer. Traffic complaint. Six VIN checks. Nov. 15 – Two traffic accidents with damage. Animal complaint. Assisted Wyoming Highway Patrol....

 
 By Sarah Pridgeon    News    November 24, 2022 

Purcell named dispatcher of the year

Crook County's own Jennifer Purcell has been honored with the Public Safety Telecommunicator of the Year award from the Wyoming chapter of APCO International. Purcell has worked within the county's...

 

Moorcroft Police Report

On November 7, police were called to assist the Moorcroft Fire Department with traffic control at Coffee Cup Fuel Stop. The high winds had blown the canopy off of the fuel island. No damage or injury was reported. On November 7, police were called...

 

Circuit Court

Speeding – Tessa R. Garman, Sundance, WY, 72/65, $99; Claudia Kuntz, Polo, MO, 90/70, $160; Loyd Rogers, Smyrna, TN, 91/75, $140; Jason Butts, Sheridan, WY, 91/80, $115; Matthew Freeman, Olean, NY, 85/70, $135; Wendy Rohrbaugh, Alzada, MT, 92/70; $...

 

Crook County Sheriff's Office

Nov. 7 – Eight traffic stops. Three VIN inspections. Paper service. Business check. Harassment. Three housewatches. Other call. Two fingerprintings. Medical page. Two suspicious persons/circumstances. Two traffic hazards. Trespassing. Nov. 8 ...

 

Moorcroft woman accepts plea deal on child abuse charges

Karey Hedlund of Moorcroft has accepted a plea deal related to the 16 separate counts of child abuse and one of aggravated assault and battery with which she was originally charged. Hedlund’s alleged victims accuse her of years of mental and...

 

Moorcroft Police Report

On October 31, police were contacted regarding a possible dispute between neighbors. Officer spoke with the individuals involved about the situation. Nothing further at this time. On November 1, police were contacted regarding a stolen vehicle out of...

 

Crook County Sheriff's Office

Oct. 24 – Eight VIN checks. Traffic stop. Traffic accident with damage. Two business checks. Medical page. Motorist assist. Paper service. Fingerprints. Project Lifesaver. Patient transfer. Oct. 25 – Six VIN checks. Paper service. Three traffic...

 

Circuit Court

Speeding – Gabriel Souza, Edgewater, CO, 80/70, $105; Zachary Carlton Luthman, Worcester, MA, 96/80, $140; Candy Collins, Upton, WY, 80/70, $105; Michael Hurley, Bennington, VT, 77/70, $99; Craig Tatton, Conception Bay South, NL, Canada, 97/80,...

 

Pine Haven resident arrested for THC possession

Julie Ann Cox of Pine Haven faces felony possession charges after THC was allegedly found in her residence when a Crook County Sheriff’s deputy made contact in reference to a warrant for her arrest. On September 28, the deputy was sent to a Pine...

 

Moorcroft Police Report

On October 10, police were called to assist someone who had locked their keys in their vehicle. Officer was able to gain access for the owner. On October 10, police were notified of a wrong way driver on I-90. Officer responded to the area of the...

 

Circuit Court

Speeding – Gerald Baker, Safety Harbor, FL, 88/70, $150; Katherine E. Painter, Moorcroft, WY, 89/75, $130; Chase Miller, Torrington, WY, 85/70, $135; Keeden Hammon, Ellsworth Afb, SD, 93/75, $150; Robert Greenwood, Nashville, TN, 85/70, $135;...

 

Moorcroft Police Report

On October 4, police provided traffic control for a funeral procession. On October 4, police were contacted regarding stolen property. Report of the theft was taken and a few days later the complainant advised that the property had been located and...

 

Circuit Court

Speeding – Irenemarie Kennedyarllentar, Mission Viejo, CA, 92/75, $145; Tsvetonka Ybarra, Casper, WY, 88/75, $125; Kyle B. Koons, Bucyrus, OH, 48/30, $150; Paul Meyer, Herington, KS, 97/75, $180; Julia Miller, Broomfield, CO, 91/70, $165; Kelly...

 

Crook County Sheriff's Office

Sept. 26 – Traffic accident with damage. Assisted Wyoming Highway Patrol. Business check. Civil standby. Disturbance. Controlled substance problem. Paper service. Three sets of fingerprints. Two reports of suspicious person/circumstances. Three...

 
 By Sarah Pridgeon    News    October 6, 2022

Probation revoked for Moorcroft man who was sentenced for strangulation

Patrick LeFave of Moorcroft will spend up to three years behind bars after his probation was revoked for three separate alleged violations. LeFave was serving 36 months of supervised probation after pleading guilty to strangulation of a household...

 

Moorcroft Police Report

On September 26, police were called to a disturbance at Subway. Upon arrival, officer spoke with management who advised them of the situation. Management advised police if the person causing the disturbance came back to the restaurant they would...

 

Moorcroft Police Report

On September 13, police served a notice of setting for Municipal Court. On September 14, police were called to Deere Haven for a fight. One party was arrested for Battery and transported to Crook County Detention Center. On September 14, police were...

 

Crook County Sheriff's Office

Sept. 19 – Abandoned vehicle. Business checks. Three fire pages. Paper service. Sex offense. Suspicious person/circumstances. Traffic complaint. Four traffic stops. Four VIN checks. Two wanted persons. Sept. 20 – Alarm. Assisted another agency....

 

Circuit Court

Speeding – Daniel E. Eicher, Mt. Vernon, MO, 40/30, $150; Scott J. Backes, Gillette, WY, 59/45, $130; Charmaine Carter, Hill City, SD, 86/80, $97; David Martin, Greenwood, IN, 86/70, $150; Ashlynne Simpson, Rapid City, SD, 79/70, $103; (minor),...

 

Crook County Sheriff's Office

Sept. 12 – Three VIN checks. Paper service. Traffic stop. Business check. Trespassing complaint. Two animal complaints. Fingerprints. Suspicious circumstance. Traffic hazard. Four EMS pages. Sept. 13 – Child abuse/neglect. Citizen assist. Fraud....

 

Circuit Court

Speeding – Kason Twomey, Gillette, WY, 60/45, $135; Michael Newhouse, Azle, TX, 94/70, $190; Mary Holzer, West Bend, WI, 77/70, $99; James P. Kush, Spearfish, SD, 93/80, $125; Cody Nored, Loveland, CO, 97/80, $155; Joseph Gardner, Gillette, WY, 94/...

 

Crook County Sheriff's Office

Sept. 5 – Paper service. Fifteen traffic stops. Fire ban violation. Two motorist assists. Assist Keyhole State Park Ranger. Suspicious vehicle. Business check. House watch. Three EMS pages. Sept. 6 – Eight VIN checks. Two paper services. Nine tra...

 

Moorcroft Police Report

Moorcroft Police Report Aug. 29-Sept. 11 Thirty business checks. Twenty-nine traffic warnings. Disturbance call. False alarm. Four house watches. Three vehicle unlocks. Emergency fund. Suspicious activity. Sexual assault of a minor. Eight public...

 

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