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Two men are in custody after shots were fired, a car totaled, and a major Wyoming highway closed for hours during a night of crime in Washakie County. On Wednesday, Sept. 15, Washakie County Sheriff Steve Rankess released a statement with more details on what happened overnight in Bighorn National Forest on Sept. 14 and…

The Park County Sheriff’s Office is enlisting the public’s assistance in finding a hit and run driver in a significantly damaged red or orange pickup truck. Once again, local law enforcement hopes the public might have tips or even footage that will catch the culprits for a crime. In this case, the Park County Sheriff’s…

Two men are in custody after multiple Washakie County law enforcement agencies responded to a “critical incident” in Bighorn National Forest on Tuesday night. At 9:40 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 14, the Washakie County Sheriff’s Office and Worland Police Department announced the closure of the entirety of Highway 16 between Ten Sleep and Buffalo. The…

Cody is buzzing with accusations after one of the region’s most controversial billboards is vandalized, sending a different kind of message to passing drivers. For months, “Don’t California Our Cody” has greeted drivers along US Highway 14/16/20 heading in Cody. The prominent black billboard is on property owned by Ron Hill, who has been adamant…

The Cody Police Department is looking for whoever caused thousands of dollars of damage after firing shots and breaking windows at The First Bank of Wyoming. Local law enforcement is enlisting the aid of residents in solving a crime. In this case, the Cody Police Department is looking for someone who fired shots at a…

A 15-year-old Wyoming teenager is being held in a Montana jail after admitting to the murder of his father in a small town outside Sheridan. The Sheridan County Sheriff’s Office reports that a 15-year-old Wyoming male had contacted police officers in Hardin, Montana. During the call, the teenager said he killed his father in their…

After threatening and fighting with rangers during a tipsy kayak trip, the Indiana resident will serve 60 days in prison and is banned from Yellowstone for five years. Acting United States Attorney Bob Murray announced today that Kyle F. Campbell, age 31, of Fairmont, Indiana, pleaded guilty to charges stemming from an incident on June…

The man believed to be responsible for the over 29,000-acre Robertson Draw Fire is currently in jail, facing hefty fines and significant jail time. The Carbon County Sheriff’s Office of Montana announced the arrest of 55-year-old John Lightburn in connection to the Robertson Draw Fire. A resident of Bridger, Montana, Lightburn is currently being held…

The Cody Police Department is once again asking for public assistance in identifying two at-large vehicle burglars, “caught in the act” on the north side of town. Another wave of vehicle burglary has been reported in Cody and the Cody Police Department is searching for the culprits. This time, the targeted area was the 3000…

Both Cody residents charged with first-degree murder in the death of Paisleigh Williams pleaded “not guilty” in a case where the verdict is life or death. 30-year-old Moshe Williams and 28-year-old Carolyn Aune each pleaded not guilty to counts of first-degree murder during a May 5 hearing in Park County District Court. It begins a…


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