(Riverton, Wyo.) – Construction crews from sub-contractor Archer Construction are preparing the South Federal and West Monroe intersection for concrete paving. Concrete forms are being placed in the paving area. Crews are also finishing up a lateral storm sewer drain installation a block or two north of the intersection. Reiman, Corp. of Cheyenne is the General Contractor on the project.
(Yellowstone National Park) – Authorities have released the identity of the young girl who died Sunday morning after falling into the Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone.
(Riverton, Wyo.) – A Riverton Police officer on patrol mid-morning Saturday in the All Nations Mobile Home Park spotted a vehicle parked in front of an empty trailer. The owner of the home had complained to police that people were trespassing there.
(Riverton, Wyo.) – Riverton Police Chief Mike Broadhead said today that five young men have signed up so far for his “Late Bloomers Baseball Camp” that starts Wednesday in Riverton.
(Riverton, Wyo.) – A man who claimed he was abducted for “extortion purposes” was found to have an outstanding probation revocation warrant and was arrested at 2:53 a.m. Saturday morning. The Riverton Police was contacted by the BIA Wind River Police saying they had a man in custody on the reservation who had a county warrant and they asked for RPD officers to pick him up.
(Fremont County, Wyo.) – Here is the weekend law enforcement wrap-up from across the county. All persons cited or arrested are presumed innocent until convicted in a court of law.
(Fremont County, Wyo.) – Wyoming’s 2014 Primary Election is tomorrow! Wyoming’s primaries are considered “closed primaries” so that individuals may only vote along party lines. Registered Republican have to vote Republican and registered Democrats must vote Democrat.
(Lander, Wyo.) – Two Fremont County Detention Center Inmates have been charged with battery in connection with an assault that occurred in the facility on August 4, 2014. 21-year-old lsmael Escamilla and 21-year-old Jordan Oldman are alleged to have simultaneously attacked an 18 year old inmate, striking him numerous times with their hands and feet.
(Riverton, Wyo.) – A 19-year-old female from Riverton, the owner of two dogs who attacked two senior citizens on Friday in the 1100 block of Pioneer Avenue and on adjacent Homestead Avenue, in separate incidents, is not returning RPD calls for the dogs immunization records, Captain Eric Murphy said on Monday.
(Cheyenne, Wyo.) – The Wyoming Lottery today announced that the first lottery ticket will be purchased at noon on Sunday, Aug. 24 by Mary Ogg at the Holiday Station, located at 936 Brundage Road in Sheridan. Shoshoni resident Scot Fegler was a runner-up in the contest to be the first to purchase a WyoLotto ticket. Fegler won $1,000 and MegaMillions tickets for one year.
(Lander, Wyo.) – A 22-year-old Lander man escaped serious injury early Sunday morning, when the vehicle he was operating ran off the Loop Road near Fossil Mountain, which is located at the back of Sinks Canyon. An investigation revealed the driver missed a corner due to his speed which caused the vehicle to leave the roadway and plummet 88 feet before striking and dislodging a large boulder.
(Fremont County, Wyo.) – Deputies were requested to the area of Morton Lake Friday morning regarding a call from a female subject who indicated her boyfriend was abducted by a former prison inmate. The reporting party gave a description of the alleged vehicle involved, which was located by the initial arriving Deputy Sheriff. After a very short vehicle pursuit the driver fled the area on foot. Two other men were located inside the vehicle; one was identified as the person alleged to have been abducted.