Latest from County 17
Cocaine, LSD, Meth, Shrooms, Ludes, Other Drugs Seized During Bust On Quaker Avenue
Two Gillette residents were arrested Saturday morning after police allegedly seized a smorgasbord of illegal drugs at a residence on Quacker Avenue.
County 17February 01, 2022
Former Treasurer Charged With Stealing $29k From Gillette Little League
A former treasurer for Gillette Little League has been charged with felony theft for reportedly stealing nearly $29,000 from the sports organization over the course of a year
County 17February 01, 2022
Federal Suspect Apprehended By K9 Following Pursuit, Foot Chase In Gillette
A Montana man with a federal warrant was arrested Friday after he reportedly led law enforcement on a short pursuit and attempted to break into a home to hide, Campbell County Undersheriff Quentin Reynolds said.
County 17December 14, 2021
Kegs Of Beer Stolen After Semi Crashes On Highway 59 Near Gillette
A semi-tractor trailer carrying Bud Light overturned on Thursday. A passerby stopped to check on them and then stole two kegs of beer.
County 17December 12, 2021
Intoxicated Driver Collides Head-On With Semi North of Gillette, No Injuries
A Utah man was arrested late Wednesday night for driving while intoxicated after he collided head-on with a semi-tractor trailer north of Gillette.
County 17November 19, 2021
Gillette Man Arrested For Pointing Gun At Neighbor While Drunk, Endangering Daughter
A Gillette man was arrested this past weekend after he reportedly pointed a gun at his neighbor while intoxicated and left the firearm within reach of his 9-year-old daughter
County 17November 16, 2021
Former Campbell County CEO Receives $675,000 Severance Pay
Campbell County Health has agreed to pay Colleen Heeter, its former chief executive officer, $675,000 as part of her contract-obligated severance package, the organization announced Friday.
County 17November 07, 2021
Arch Nets $89M Amid ‘Strong Thermal Coal Markets’ In Third Quarter
Arch Resources closed out its most recent quarter with $89.1 million in net income with thermal coal segments showing a significant improvement over the previous quarter.
County 17October 27, 2021
Game & Fish Investigating Four Pronghorns Poached North of Gillette
An investigation into four pronghorn that were recently shot and left in the Weston Hills Recreation Area north of Gillette is underway.
County 17October 25, 2021
Gillette Library Prosecution Up To Weston County Attorney
A report accusing local library leadership of promoting obscene material will face review by the Weston County Attorney, who was appointed as a special prosecutor Tuesday by the Campbell County Board of Commissioners.
County 17October 07, 2021
Criminal Prosecution Over ‘Obscene Material’ Sought In Gillette Library Squabble
A report filed by citizens accusing leadership at the Campbell County Public Library of promoting obscene material has been forwarded on to the county attorneys office for review, Sheriff Scott Matheny said Thursday.
County 17October 03, 2021
Wyoming Hacker’s Brief: A Weekly Report on the Online Scams Happening in Wyoming
This week's look at the online scams occurring in Wyoming.
County 17September 30, 2021
Gillette: Man On Drugs Arrested After Causing Disturbance At Elementary School
A Gillette man was arrested on Wednesday morning for using drugs after he was reported for erratic behavior at Sunflower Elementary School
County 17September 17, 2021
Gillette Drunk Driver Smashes Into Pet Store
A 22-year-old male heard the initial crash and came outside to see a Ford Mustang coming directly at him.
County 17September 14, 2021
Drunk Gillette Man With Blood “Gushing Out of Head” To Be Cited For DUI After Hospital Release
A drunken Gillette man with blood "gushing out of his head" will be arrested for DUI once he is released from hospital.
County 17September 10, 2021
Drugs, Guns, Assault, Fleeing Police: Gillette Man Charged With Crime Grand Slam
If crime was a baseball game, a Gillette man might be headed for the Hall of Fame.
County 17September 09, 2021
Gillette Man Arrested For Kidnapping Woman, Threatening To Kill Her
The woman and Trice had been reportedly living together, but she reportedly moved out after witnessing Quain throw another resident through a wall.
County 17September 08, 2021
Former Gillette Non-Profit Director Accused Of Stealing $190k
A former executive director of a Gillette non-profit has been charged with stealing $189,000 from the organization.
County 17September 01, 2021
Montana Man Arrested For Stealing Cars, Injuring Wyoming Trooper
A Montana resident is in custody following a late-night pursuit where he allegedly stole several vehicles and injured three people including a Wyoming trooper
County 17August 20, 2021
Wyoming History: 99 Dead In Kemmerer Mine Explosion on August 14, 1923
On Aug. 14, 1923, the towns of Kemmerer and Frontier were devastated by the second-worst coal mining tragedy in Wyoming history after 99 miners were killed during a mine explosion.
County 17August 15, 2021
One Dead In Black Thunder Mine Dragline Incident
A coal miner is dead following an accident that occurred while repairs were being performed on a Black Thunder Mine dragline yesterday afternoon, officials announced Thursday morning.
County 17July 22, 2021
Gillette Teens Charged With Felonies For Stolen Pickup, Causing $40k In Damage
Two juvenile males now face felony charges after a late-night joy ride in a stolen pickup resulted in over $40,000 in damage to public and private property
County 17July 16, 2021
Gillette Man Guilty Of Attacking Another Man With Crowbar in Coffee Shop
A Gillette man accused of attacking another man with a crowbar in 2020 was found guilty by a Wyoming jury after half an hour of deliberation
County 17July 14, 2021
Rancher Rescued After Two Nights Trapped Beneath 4-Wheeler
A Campbell County man was rescued early Monday morning after spending two nights trapped beneath an overturned four-wheeler in a pasture.
County 17July 08, 2021
No Fireworks Shows Within 100 Miles Of Gillette For Fourth Of July Weekend
Fire bans outlawing fireworks in Campbell County and the surrounding area means residents will need to travel if they want to see any professional fireworks displays this coming Fourth of July.
County 17July 02, 2021
Gillette Residents Launch Private Investigation Into Stolen Pickups
As Gillette police ramp up their investigation into a trio of pickups stolen and found abandoned Monday, one group of residents have decided to take the investigation into their own hands.
County 17May 27, 2021
Gillette Man Pleads Not Guilty To Abusing Infant Son, Breaking 31 Bones
A Gillette man accused of breaking dozens of his infant sons bones pled not guilty to 31 counts of felony aggravated child abuse in District Court this week
County 17May 21, 2021
No New Covid-19 Deaths, Cases Reported From Wyoming Nursing Homes
Wyoming joined six other states in reporting zero COVID-19 related deaths in nursing homes within the most recent four-week period.
County 17May 19, 2021
Suspect Escapes Cops During Early Morning Pursuit In Gillette
As the suspect continued to flee through residential areas, deputies terminated the pursuit due to public safety concerns
County 17May 19, 2021
Gillette Man Avoids First Set of Spike Strips in High Speed Chase But Not Second
Deputies deployed spike strips under an overpass near Rozet, but Arguello evaded by driving up the exit ramp onto the overpass itself, looping back and merging onto westbound I-90.
County 17May 06, 2021
Fatal Crash: Speed, Substance Use, And Equipment Failure Identified As Possible Causes
A fatal motor vehicle accident occurred Wednesday morning that was possibly caused by driver fatigue, alcohol/drug use, and equipment failure, according to the Wyoming Highway Patrol.
County 17April 30, 2021
Gillette To Consider Allowing Alcohol Delivery
The Gillette City Council announced it will consider adopting regulations to comply with a new state statute that allows alcohol and malt beverage deliveries for some liquor license holders.
County 17April 23, 2021
Gillette Man Accused Of Attacking, Threatening To Kill Woman
A Gillette man wanted on charges consisting of kidnapping, aggravated assault and battery, and false imprisonment was found and arrested earlier this week
County 17April 01, 2021
Two Arrested For Endangering Children With Drugs At Gillette Hotel
Two hotel guests were arrested Monday morning at the Days Inn after methamphetamine was found in a room where young children resided.
County 17March 30, 2021
Meth Party Busted At Gillette Motel
Police reportedly found the drugs while investigating a call to the Super 8 Motel March 28, where motel staff reported that some of their guests were acting strange.
County 17March 29, 2021
14-Year-Old Causes 4-Acre Grass Fire In Gillette; Comes Within 100 Yards From Houses
Firefighters were able to extinguish a four-acre grass fire Monday afternoon 100 yards from a series of houses and structures on Highway 14-16 near Gillette.
County 17March 18, 2021
Gillette College Bill Passes Senate, Advances To House
An amended bill allowing for the formation of a local community college district has passed three readings in the Senate, despite a Sheridan senators call for the measure to die on the floor.
County 17March 05, 2021
Campbell County Judge Dismisses Felony Charge for Mother of Abused Infant
A Campbell County judge ruled Friday afternoon to dismiss a felony charge for Keasha Bullinger, 28, the mother of an allegedly abused 4-month-old infant that suffered 31 broken bones.
County 17February 28, 2021
International Scamming Operation Rips Off Gillette Woman
A remote access application scam surfaced in Campbell County Monday with one resident losing nearly $1,600, Gillette Police Department officials said
County 17February 25, 2021