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RPD thanks citizen for efforts during Sophia Archer incident last year

The Riverton Police Department presented Mike Parazoo with the "Citizen Appreciation Citation" on Tuesday for his efforts to stop Sophia and Lillian Archer ...

DUI crackdown coming countywide over Super Bowl weekend

Fremont County law enforcement will be looking for drivers under the influence of alcohol or drugs, or not wearing seatbelts during Super Bowl ...

Two dogs put down after man attacked; 40 stitches required

q Both dogs were unvaccinated pit bull terriers.

Two unvaccinated dogs were euthanized Friday morning after biting a 30-year-old Riverton man in the face ...

Mayor Lars Baker, right, administered the oath to Scott Christoffersen, the newly hired police officer for the Riverton Police Department. Chief Broadhead ...

Parents arrested for child endangerment; three kids found in 'filthy' residence

Two Riverton parents were arrested for child endangerment early Tuesday after police found them intoxicated and unable to care for their three children.
One ...

Cattle theft claim investigated

Riverton police are investigating a report that $78,000 in cattle has been improperly sold from a Lander-area ranch over the past five years.
The reporting ...

Two of four Maverik robbery suspects seen on video under arrest

Two suspects in an alleged robbery this week in Riverton have been arrested on unrelated charges.
Officials said the two 18-year-olds were arrested on ...

Former city attorney hired as community ombudsman

The Riverton Police Department has announced the hire of its new community relations ombudsman.
Lawyer Jane Juve of Sheridan, who previously served as ...

Local officials are looking for four subjects suspected of robbing the Maverik Country Store Monday evening in the 600 block of South Federal Boulevard in ...

Fire burns trailer near Riverton; wood stove probable cause

No one was injured in a structure fire that destroyed part of a trailer home at about 8:30 p.m. Monday in the 700 block of Rendezvous Road south of Riverton. ...

Suspect in brutal beating at park in July bound over for trial

A suspect charged with assaulting a man found injured July 21 in a bathroom at Jaycee Park has been bound over to district court.
Wesley Willow Jr. has been ...

Struck by vehicle, injured man lay in cold until found

Responders said the man had been lying outside "quite a while."

A 41-year-old Riverton man may have lost the use of his legs after being struck by a ...

RPD gets grant for more policing during holidays

The Riverton Police Department was awarded a Highway Safety Grant through the Wyoming Department of Transportation to help reduce highway safety ...

Armed robbery suspect caught soon after taking cash, cigarettes

A Riverton man was arrested for armed robbery early Wednesday after using a pellet gun to steal cash and cigarettes from a local convenience store, officials ...

Beating case detailed; man says he was tied, assaulted

Three of the suspects arrested Sunday for the alleged assault of a man in a Riverton trailer home had their initial appearances in court this week.
The same ...

Man tied up, beaten by intoxicated group in Riverton trailer

Police say a man who was assaulted Sunday evening in Riverton had been tied up in a trailer before law enforcement arrived at the scene.
The victim was taken ...

Traffic fatality Saturday was Thermopolis man

A Thermopolis man died Saturday in the fatal crash that closed Wyoming Highway 789 north of Riverton for hours.
Michael J. Porath, 25, of Thermopolis, died at ...

Few details released on suspicious deaths; officials say case could suffer

Details on the case of a woman and child found in a Lander home on Halloween night remain closed to the public, even though such information commonly has been ...

Man who caused wreck that killed RPD employee gets 5-10 years

Balancing mitigating factors against the severity of the crime, a judge on Thursday sentenced an Ethete man to five to 10 years in prison.
Reuben Revere, ...

 
 

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