Police Blotter: Arrests; Man’s death in motel ruled natural; Another copper theft reported; Fight breaks out at basketball game in Lander
(Lander, Wyo.) – Friday’s law enforcement roundup from across Fremont County.
LARAMIE, Wyo. (Feb. 22, 2013) – Continuing play in one of the toughest conferences in the nation, the University of Wyoming men’s basketball team faces another tough Mountain West challenge this weekend when the Cowboys host UNLV on Saturday at 5:30 p.m. in the Arena-Auditorium. The Pokes (18-8, 4-8 MW) upset the Runnin’ Rebels (20-7, 7-5 MW) by two points last season in Laramie, and face a UNLV squad that is third in the conference this season but just 1-5 on the road in MW action.
(Cheyenne, Wyo.) – The Wyoming Game and Fish Department has begun a multi-year study at its Thorne-Williams Wildlife Research Unit (formerly Sybille) near Wheatland to evaluate the efficacy of a vaccine against chronic wasting disease.
By Ernie Over, managing editor, county10.com
By Joshua Scheer, reporter, county10.com
(Cheyenne, Wyo.) – United States Attorney Christopher A. Crofts announced today that on February 20, 2013, Russell Hill, a 19-year-old from the Wind River Indian Reservation, appeared in Federal District Court for sentencing before United States District Judge Scott W. Skavdahl on a single count of assault resulting in serious bodily injury. Hill received 29 months of imprisonment, to be followed by three years of supervised release and was ordered to pay a $100.00 special assessment and restitution in the amount of $12,363.25. The charge stemmed from a stabbing which occurred on June 10, 2012, on the Wind River Indian Reservation. The case was investigated by the Fremont County Sheriff’s Office, the Wind River Police Department, the Bureau of Indian Affairs and the Federal Bureau of Investigation.
(Ethete, Wyo.) – Johnathan Boyd Jr., age 44, passed away Tuesday, Feburary 19, 2013, Lander Regional Hospital due to a sudden illness. Funeral services will be held Saturday, February 23 at 10 a.m. at Blue Sky Hall at Ethete. Evening Service and a Wake will be held Friday, February 22 starting at 7 p.m. Interment will be in the Mission Cemetery, at Ethete. Services provided by Wind Dancer Funeral Home. View the complete obituary here.
(Ethete, Wyo.) – Johnathan Boyd Jr., age 44, passed away Tuesday, Feburary 19, 2013, Lander Regional Hospital due to a sudden illness. He was born April 1, 1968, in San Jose, Calif., the son of Johnathan E Boyd Sr. and Fern R Felter.