Wyoming Highway Patrol

Torrington Man Dies In Crash North Of Cheyenne
A Torrington man died in a two-vehicle crash north of Cheyenne before the winter storm entered western Wyoming on Monday night, according to a news release from the Wyoming Highway Patrol. Branden D. Christman, 26, was driving a sport utility vehicle north on U.S. Highway 85 at 11:05 p.m., when it c…
Highway Patrol Identifies Truck Crash Victims
The Wyoming Highway Patrol continues to investigate a crash of two tractor-trailers that killed their drivers on Wyoming Highway 220 on Wednesday. The crash occurred about 38 miles southwest of Casper about 6:30 a.m., according to a news release from Patrol Sgt. David Wagener. Brody R. Phillips, 23,…
Russell Anderson Bound Over For Trial
Russell Anderson, pursued during a high-speed chase on Interstate 25 last month, will be tried in Natrona County District Court on three felony and three misdemeanor charges. Anderson, who was 30 when arrested, waived his preliminary hearing in Natrona County Circuit Court on Thursday. He is charged…
Woman Killed in Head-On Crash North of Laramie
An Upton woman is dead following a head-on crash 16 miles north of Laramie early Sunday morning. The Wyoming Highway Patrol says 25-year-old Stephanie Strong was traveling south on U.S. Highway 30 when a pickup driven by 18-year-old Aaron Clifford of Casper crossed the center line and hit her head-o…
Highway Patrol Seizes 40 Pounds Of Pot Near Montana Border
The Wyoming Highway Patrol seized another large stash of marijuana during a week of other major interdictions, according to a news release from Patrol Sgt. David Wagener. Conor P. McNamara, 27, was driving on U.S. Highway 212 just south of the Montana border when the mid-sized sport utility vehicle …
Highway Patrol Seizes Nearly $1 Million Worth Of Pot
The Wyoming Highway Patrol interdicted 233 pounds of marijuana during four traffic stops along Interstate 80 during the Thanksgiving holiday week, according to a news release from Patrol Sgt. David Wagener. On Nov. 23, WHP troopers and agents with the Wyoming Division of Criminal Investigation arres…
Speeding Stop Leads to Huge Pot Bust
A California woman is behind bars after 130 pounds of pot were found in her car. Wyoming Highway Patrol Sergeant David Wagener says 43-year-old Loc Nguyen was arrested Tuesday night after a trooper pulled her over for speeding on I-80 approximately ten miles west of Cheyenne. The trooper smelled a s…
Rock Springs Woman Dies In Crash
A Rock Springs woman died in a multi-vehicle crash on Interstate 80 on Thursday afternoon, according to a news release from the Wyoming Highway Patrol. Hannah M. Mayfield, 33, was driving was driving a compact car eastbound on I-80 about three miles east of Rock Springs, according to the news releas…
Guernsey Man Killed in Deer Collision
A Guernsey man is dead after the car he was driving struck a deer north of Chugwater Saturday night. The Wyoming Highway Patrol says 31-year-old Jason Harmon was northbound on I-25 about two miles north of Chugwater, when he hit a deer. The deer came through the windshield, killing Harmon. After str…
Thermopolis Man Dies In Crash
A Thermopolis man died in a two-vehicle crash north of Riverton on Saturday afternoon, according to a news release from the Wyoming Highway Patrol. Michael J. Porath, 25, was driving a pickup southbound on Wyoming Highway 789 just north of the city limits, when for unknown reasons he braked hard, lo…

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