Sweetwater man arrested in Sublette held on $1M bond

SUBLETTE COUNTY – A Green River man was arrested here after Sweetwater County issued an active warrant on allegations he tried to kill one Green River police officer and assaulted two during a June 6 confrontation.

Matthew R. Culley, 33, was arrested without incident on July 15 by Sublette County deputies, according to Sgt. Travis Bingham. Culley was transported back to Sweetwater County where a judge set his bond at $1 million at his July 16 initial appearance. Culley faces nine felonies involving a firearm, including attempted first-degree murder of one officer and aggravated assault and battery against at least two officers, according to news reports.