Police Reports

Sheriff’s report – Nov. 26

The Sublette County Sheriff’s Office reported 142 calls from Nov. 15 to Nov. 21, including eight accidents, a domestic dispute, a suicidal person, six citizen assists, one vandalism, three suspicious incidents, two juvenile problems, three frauds, six welfare checks, 25 urinalyses and 24 vehicle identification number inspections.... more

Sheriff’s report – Nov. 19

The Sublette County Sheriff’s Office reported 156 calls from Nov. 8 through Nov. 14, including a death, two sex offenses, eight vehicle collisions, six suspicious incidents, four thefts, a burglary, five medical emergencies, five livestock problems, 25 urinalyses and 16 vehicle identification number inspections.... more

WHP trooper charged with animal cruelty

On the fourth very hot day of a Wyoming Highway Patrol trooper’s absence for seven to 10 days to attend training, a deputy investigated an overheated dog almost out of water and recommended a misdemeanor animal cruelty charge.... more

Sheriff’s report – Nov. 12

The Sublette County Sheriff’s Office reported 152 calls from Nov. 1 through Nov. 8, including a death, five accidents, 13 citizen assists, three domestic disputes, a fight, eight suspicious incidents, three livestock problems, three welfare checks, two thefts, 26 urinalyses and 25 vehicle identification number inspections. ... more

Sheriff’s report – Nov. 2

The Sublette County Sheriff’s Office reported 179 calls from Oct. 25 to Oct. 31, including nine accidents, nine suspicious incidents, two domestic disputes, three juvenile problems, a theft, three livestock problems, three medical emergencies, four welfare checks, a structure fire, 20 citizen assists, 20 vehicle identification number inspections and 24 urinalyses.... more

Handy's latest appearance set for next week

A “very paranoid” Pinedale man who told Sublette County dispatchers on Oct. 12 that snipers were trying to shoot him faces a new felony drug possession charge as well as possible probation revocation.... more

Sheriff’s report – Oct. 26

The Sublette County Sheriff’s Office reported 175 calls from Oct. 18 to Oct. 24, including a death, eight suspicious incidents, one fire, one child abuse or neglect, eight livestock problems, six accidents, 17 citizen assists, 19 fingerprint requests, 23 urinalyses and 25 vehicle identification number inspections.... more

Salt Lake man receives sentencing date

A Salt Lake City man driving through Sublette County, charged with drug felonies after being stopped for speeding, has reached an agreement to change his plea in 9th District Court.... more

Sheriff’s report – June 15

The Sublette County Sheriff’s Office reported 211 incidents from June 7 to June 13, including one death, seven accidents, 20 livestock problems, three domestic disputes, two vandalism, a fire, four suspicious incidents, a vicious animal, 17 citizen assists, three welfare checks, 19 urinalyses and 45 vehicle identification number inspections.... more

 

Green River man allegedly had sex with minor in Sublette County

A Green River man, now 22, is charged with having sex with a minor girl one year ago in Sublette County.... more

Sheriff’s report – June 11

The Sublette County Sheriff’s Office reported 197 calls from May 31 to June 6 including two deaths, five accidents, a suicidal person, six juvenile problems, a burglary, 32 livestock problems, 14 citizen assists, two suspicious incidents, five welfare checks, 19 urinalyses and 40 vehicle identification number inspections.... more

Sheriff’s report – June 4

The Sublette County Sheriff’s Office reported 199 calls from May 24 to May 30 including two deaths, six accidents, a theft, a fire, four juvenile problems, 16 livestock problems, nine citizen assists, a search warrant, two suspicious incidents, one vandalism, 15 urinalyses and 428vehicle identification number inspections.... more

 

Sheriff’s report – May 25

The Sublette County Sheriff’s Office reported 179 calls from May 17 to May 23, including one death, at least eight accidents, one sex offense, one suicidal person, nine 911 hang-ups, a missing person, three thefts, one bomb search, 17 livestock problems, a fire, three REDDI reports, 19 urinalyses and 37 vehicle identification umber inspections.... more

CI aids in pot arrest

A confidential informant allegedly bought marijuana last November from a man arrested and charged this month with the felony, delivery of a controlled substance.... more

Fentanyl disguise case goes to sentencing

Steven R. Black, of Idaho Falls, was arrested on Jan. 28 after several people noticed his erratic driving.... more

Sheriff’s report – May 18

The Sublette County Sheriff’s Office reported 168 incidents from May 10 to May 16, including at least six accidents, a fire, three thefts, 15 citizen assists, six livestock problems, four welfare checks, 18 urinalyses and 43 vehicle identification number inspections.... more

Gun confrontation charges dropped amid pleas

Four men charged with a variety of misdemeanors after an Oct. 18, 2020, hunting camp confrontation turned ugly are seeing their cases wind down with plea agreements and dismissed charges.... 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