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Gillette man sentenced following bar fight in Moorcroft

A Gillette man has been sentenced to up to six years in jail on a felony charge of interference with a police officer. Vincent Everett allegedly attacked a Moorcroft police officer who chased him after a fight broke out in a local bar.

On August 13, 2020 at around 11.30 p.m., two officers from Moorcroft Police Department heard a bartender yelling from Dewey’s Place that a fight was in progress. One of the two men allegedly fighting was escorted from the bar, while a witness approached the officers to state that he had broken up the fight and the other man had left.

One officer sprinted to wher...