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Moorcroft man gets split sentence for theft

Moorcroft man Brandon Wells has been given a split sentence on a charge of theft after allegedly taking a vehicle in the early hours of the morning and driving it to Montana.

On November 29, 2020, a Moorcroft Police Officer was contacted by the owner of a stolen vehicle that had been recovered in Miles City, Montana by Montana Highway Patrol. The truck had been taken at around 2 a.m. the same morning from a property on West Converse Street.

The trooper reported that he had noticed the stolen vehicle and thought it was out of place. Calling the number on the truck, he spoke with the owner and d...