Sheriff’s Office asks for public help finding Greys River hunters suspected of assault
The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office is asking anyone with information regarding the whereabouts of multiple hunters involved in an altercation over the weekend to contact police.
Sheriff Shane Johnson said the incident occurred on October 15 when the Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of an assault in the Shale Creek area of Greys River later in the afternoon. According to Sheriff Johnson a confrontation between two groups of hunters resulted in two men being assaulted by at least two other hunters. One of the men received significant injuries and was transported via personal vehicle to St. John’s hospital where he was still being treated as of October 17, 2022.
The two suspects were reported to be in a white late model Ford F150 crew cab with Colorado plates. They are described as white males, one being in his late 20’s to early 30’s with a medium build and approximately 5’9” inches tall with wavy dark hair and a possible scope injury to his nose and eyebrow. The second suspect is described as being in his late 30’s with dark straight hair, approximately 5’9” tall. Both men were wearing jeans and hoodies of unknown colors.
Sheriff Johnson stated that two other vehicles may be related to this incident. One is described as a 2000’s Toyota Tacoma with a custom matte black paint job with an unknown license plate or state. Also a 2000’s GMC or Chevrolet with aftermarket fender flares that are darker than the color of the vehicle. No registration information is available regarding this vehicle.
Anyone with information is asked to contact the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office at (307) 885-5231.