Sweetwater County Sheriff's Office

Missing Wyoming Hunters Found Safe
Two hunters who went after rabbits south of Wamsutter on Sunday and were later reported missing were found late Tuesday, according to the Sweetwater County Sheriff's Office Facebook page.
Fishing Derby Starts with Self-Rescue Ice Picks [AUDIO]
The Burbot Bash fishing derby at Flaming Gorge Reservoir kicks off Wednesday. Because people are going to be around the ice for the four-day derby, the Sweetwater County Sheriff’s Office has re-issued its recommendations for ice safety, and on Wednesday, the sheriff’s office will be ha…
Hobo Allegedly Finds a Better Ride [AUDIO]
A transient who claims to have jumped off a train in Granger last Friday may have found himself a better free ride with a stolen pickup, until it crashed in Utah. Sweetwater County Sheriff’s Detective Dick Blust said that a pickup was reported stolen from the water department building the mor…
Rescuers Find ATV Crash Victim [AUDIO]
A Green River man is in critical condition after an ATV crash. Sweetwater County Sheriff’s Detective Dick Blust said the crash occurred around 8 Sunday night. Riding 12 miles from town: “Seventy-three-year-old year-old Carl Morck was out alone with his four-wheeler in the western slope…
Man Wrecks Plane Day After Buying It [PHOTO, AUDIO]
An Oklahoma man who had just purchased a plane had a forced landing near Rock Springs Friday. Sweetwater County Sheriff’s Detective Dick Blust said that Phillip Prigmore, 66, of Alva wasn’t hurt. Hard landing near Rock Springs: “Prigmore flew into the Rock Springs Sweetwater Air…
Suspect Haunts Oilfield For Free Vehicle [AUDIO]
A California man was arrested Saturday for stealing a pickup, calling in a false report and possession of marijuana. Sweetwater County Sheriff’s Detective Dick Blust said the distinctive sound of a vehicle moving over gravel prompted someone to notice his pickup was being stolen out of the An…
Deputies Reunite Child With Parents [AUDIO]
A child inadvertently left at the roadside along I-80 Sunday was reunited with her family a few hours later. Sweetwater County Sheriff’s Detective Dick Blust says that witnesses reported a 5-year-old girl being left at the roadside after a potty stop west of Green River Sunday evening. Deputy…

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