Police Reports

Sheriff’s report – Sept. 17

The Sublette County Sheriff’s Office reported 182 calls from Sept. 6 to Sept. 12 including an assault, a gas leak, five accidents, two juvenile problems, a fight, vandalism, 20 citizen assists, six suspicious incidents, a theft, 27 urinalyses, 16 vehicle identification number inspections and five checks on people’s welfare.... more

 

Man charged after resuscitation upon apparent overdose

A Big Piney man previously convicted of misdemeanor controlled-substance possession pleaded not guilty Thursday in 9th District Court to two enhanced possession felonies.... more

 

Company motions to dismiss COVID policy lawsuit

A Pinedale company responded to a former employee’s lawsuit that he was fired for not wearing a facemask or getting a COVID-19 vaccine per new company policies.... more

Man gets probation for rifle thefts

An out-of-state man who lived in Pinedale while employed here was sentenced to supervised probation after pleading no contest to one felony rifle theft charge.... more

Sheriff’s report – Sept. 10

The Sublette County Sheriff’s Office reported 202 calls from Aug. 30 to Sept. 5 including a death, at least six accidents, two possible heart attacks, three juvenile problems, eight motorist assists, 17 citizen assists, six suspicious incidents, three thefts, 25 urinalyses, 29 vehicle identification number inspections, three calls to search-and-rescue and three checks on people’s welfare.... more

Sheriff’s report – Aug. 31

The Sublette County Sheriff’s Office reported no arrests and 208 calls from Aug. 23 through Aug. 29, including a possible death, two search-and-rescues, eight suspicious incidents, a suicidal person, 21 citizen assists, one livestock check, three accidents, six animal problems, four livestock problems, seven 911hang-up calls, 30 urinalyses and 38 vehicle identification number inspections.... more

Sheriff’s report – Aug. 24

The Sublette County Sheriff’s Office reported 212 calls from Aug. 16 through Aug. 22, including a death, at least seven accidents, two fires, five medical emergencies, eight suspicious incidents, five medical emergencies, one blood draw, 13 citizen assists, seven motorist assists, four REDDI calls, six search-and-rescue calls, 32 urinalyses and 21 vehicle identification number inspections.... more

Rammell trial set for May 26

The planned one-day trial of Rex F. Rammell, of Rock Springs, is rescheduled for Wednesday, May 26.... more

Judge rules alleged ID thefts tried as one

Three defense attorneys made strong arguments against their three defendants having three separate trials joined into one as requested by Sublette County Attorney Mike Crosson, at an April 22 motion hearing in 9th District Court.... more

Big Piney woman's drug case moves to District Court

The felony meth possession charge against Jimmie Lynn Prather was bound over to 9th District Court on April 27.... more

Sheriff’s report – May 3-9

The Sublette County Sheriff’s Office reported 147 calls from May 3 to May 9 including at least nine accidents, four disturbances, an explosion, three people threatened, a grass fire, five welfare checks, 15 urinalyses and 25 VIN inspections.... more

Sheriff’s report – May 3

The Sublette County Sheriff’s Office reported 167 calls and incidents from April 26 to May 2, including nine 911 hang-ups, a bond violation, a theft, five fires, three medical emergencies, two animal and two juvenile problems, seven suspicious circumstances, 18 urinalyses and 40 VIN inspections.... more

Sheriff's Report – April 27

The Sublette County Sheriff’s Office reported 157 calls and incidents from April 19 through April 25.... more

 

Sheriff’s Report – April 23

The Sublette County Sheriff’s Office reported 168 calls from April 12 through April 18, including one death, at least 10 accidents, a sex offense, four fraud calls, seven suspicious incidents, 10 motorist assists, two controlled substance problems, 17 citizen assists, 26 urinalyses and 39 vehicle identification number inspections.... more

Handy asks for evidence transcript

A Pinedale man preparing for his July 19 jury trial again asks a judge to order the prosecution to provide “digital discovery” transcripts of its audio-visual evidence against him.... more

One alleged gun thief receives trial date

Of the two men charged with stealing four rifles from a Pinedale landlady’s garage and hiding them in her house, one is going to trial and the other just signed a plea agreement.... more

Sheriff’s report – April 16

The Sublette County Sheriff’s Office reported 152 calls from April 5 to April 11, including one death, three domestic disputes, a theft, 12 citizen assists, five fire reports, seven suspicious circumstances, a utility problem, 22 urinalyses and 28 vehicle identification number inspections.... more

SCSO introduces new K9, Frankie

SCSO also received body armor for Frankie.... more

Simpson sentenced to 3-5 years in prison

Joseph R. Simpson changed his plea to guilty of third-degree sexual abuse of a minor on Feb. 11.... more

Rammell raises ‘property’ argument in civil case

Rammell is currently scheduled for a one-day jury trial on April 28 in Sublette County Circuit Court.... more

County attorney files motion to protect theft victims

Sublette County Attorney Mike Crosson is asking to have all confidential and personal information of victims redacted in the felony cases of three people charged with stealing dozens of licenses and cards.... more

Expert THC witness must appear in person

An expert drug-analysis lab technician from California cannot testify via videoconference at defendant John Handy’s felony drug trial in 9th District Court, now set for July 9.... more

Man's trial set for 'disguised' fentanyl pills

An Idaho Falls man was charged with bringing fentanyl pills disguised as Oxycodone tablets into Sublette County after he pulled over several times traveling north of Rock Springs on Jan. 28.... more

Alleged rifle thieves plead not guilty

Two out-of-town men charged with stealing rifles from a Pinedale residence last December have jury trials set after each pleaded not guilty in 9th District Court to multiple felonies.... more

Pinedale man's felony trial moved to July

At the last moment before his March 8 jury trial, Jeffrey J. Brost, of Pinedale, signed a waiver of speedy trial.... more

Woodward reaches plea agreement

A Marbleton man, charged with taking immoral and immodest liberties with a girl younger than 17, will not face a jury on May 10.... more

Sublette County Sheriff's report

The Sublette County Sheriff’s Office reported 173 calls from Friday, Feb. 12, to Sunday, Feb. 21, including a death, a suicidal person, a burglary, at least eight accidents, 19 citizen assists, 30 urinalyses and 19 vehicle identification number inspections.... more

SCSO celebrates 100 years with historic recap

The Sublette County Sheriff’s Office recently released a video to commemorate the department’s history, which coincided with the start of the Sublette County Centennial.... more

Sublette County Sheriff's report

Jan. 18 - Jan. 24... more

 

Sweetwater men plead not guilty to assault, other charges

Charges stem from October hunting confrontation.... more

Sanford 'Sandy' Wise

Oct. 20, 1937 – Dec. 6, 2020... more