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Arrest near Muddy Gap nabs drug-laden automobile headed for Fremont County

RIVERTON (WNE) – A man who confessed he was headed to Lander with a backpack full of drugs could face up to 41 years in prison and $51,000 in fines if convicted. Kenneth Anthony Prien, 38, was the passenger in…

Utah man dies in crash near Cokeville

On September 23, 2020, a fatal crash occurred around milepost 3 on US 30 north of Cokeville, Wyoming.  At 2:08 p.m., Wyoming Highway Patrol troopers were notified of a motor vehicle collision. A 1995 Toyota Corolla was traveling northbound on…

Fatal Crash East Of Sheridan, Wyoming

On September 21, 2020, a fatal crash occurred around milepost 3 on US 14 east of Sheridan, Wyoming.  At 6:22 a.m., Wyoming Highway Patrol troopers were notified of a one-vehicle rollover. A 1991 Ford F-350 was traveling eastbound on US…

Torrington man dies in Lingle crash

On September 15, 2020, a fatal crash occurred around milepost 123 on US 85 north of Lingle, Wyoming.  At 5:00 a.m., Wyoming Highway Patrol troopers were notified of a motor vehicle collision. A 2009 Dodge 3500 was traveling southbound on…

Arizona man dies in Rawlins crash

On September 11, 2020, a fatal crash occurred around 3rd Street and North Higley Blvd. in Rawlins, Wyoming.  At 5:00 a.m., Wyoming Highway Patrol troopers were notified of the crash. The driver of a 2002 Chevrolet 3500 had stopped along…

Hemp’s stumbles reveal hurdles in Wyoming’s race to diversify

By Andrew Graham, WyoFile.com ALBIN—Ron Rabou is no hemp-necklace-wearing hippy. A Trump 2020 flag flies at the entrance to his driveway. A hanging in his office reminds him that “God made a Farmer.” The eastern Wyoming agriculturalist has never tried…

Motorcyclist leads officials on a high-speed chase

——————— At approximately 8:00 a.m. on Monday August 10th, 2020, a Deputy with the Uinta County Sheriff’s Office attempted to stop a motorcycle on I-80 eastbound near Travel Centers of America, which resulted in a pursuit. The motorcycle maintained speeds…

Wyoming Highway Patrol helps a nine-year-old find his family.

On August 8, 2020, around 3:44 p.m., Wyoming Highway Patrol (WHP) troopers were notified of a young child walking along the side of Interstate 80 in Sweetwater County alone.  While troopers were responding, information was obtained that a passing motorist…

Truckers Against Trafficking training leads to felony child sex abuse arrest.

On June 18, 2020, Wyoming Highway Patrol troopers were notified of a possible victim of human trafficking.  The initial clues were observed by a Colorado Port of Entry officer while inspecting a commercial vehicle. The officer recently completed in-depth training…

Chase ends in head-on collision, arrest

———————- EVANSTON (WNE) — Three people were hospitalized on Saturday, Aug. 1, and a Utah man was arrested following a head-on collision on Interstate 80 just east of Evanston. According to a Facebook post by Uinta County Fire and Ambulance,…