Gillette Police Department

GILLETTE (WNE) — A 15-year-old girl who was recently adopted from Ukraine by a Gillette family has been missing for more than a week, and her family is concerned for her safety. Valeriia “Lera” Nudha was last seen June 14 at her home in Gillette, when she left a note for her adoptive parents saying...
GILLETTE — The use of force was deemed justified in the officer-involved shooting that killed a Gillette man in March. No criminal charges will be sought against the two officers involved, according to a review of the incident. Campbell County Attorney Mitch Damsky reviewed the shooting and...
GILLETTE (WNE) — Two men were charged for allegedly trying to hide a fugitive who was in Gillette and wanted on a kidnapping warrant out of Alaska. Joshua L. Richardson, 26, and Clayton R. Salyer, 21, were each bound over to District Court May 19 after Circuit Judge Lynda Bush found probable cause...
CHEYENNE (WNE) —  U.S. marshals and Gillette Police Department officers on Friday afternoon found a child kidnapped from Alaska earlier this spring.  The recovery followed the arrest of the noncustodial mother in Gillette, according to a U.S. Marshals Service announcement Friday.  While the child...
Investigation continues into body found at dog park    GILLETTE (WNE) — The police investigation into the local man found dead near the dog park following the blizzard last weekend continues as the cause of death remains undetermined. Kendal Jason Stafford, a 39-year-old Campbell County man, was...

Irene Wairimu Gakwa

GILLETTE — Just about every day at about 5 p.m., Kennedy Wainaina waits on a phone call. Ever since his sister, Irene Wairimu Gakwa, went missing from Gillette in February or March, he has stayed in close contact with the Gillette police detectives working to solve his sister’s disappearance. After...
GILLETTE — Just about every day at about 5 p.m., Kennedy Wainaina waits on a phone call. Ever since his sister, Irene Wairimu Gakwa, went missing from Gillette in February or March, he has stayed in close contact with the Gillette police detectives working to solve his sister’s disappearance. After...

Gillette downtown, via the Wyoming News Exchange

GILLETTE — The officers involved in the shooting that killed a Gillette man this January have been named and cleared of criminal charges. Park County Attorney Bryan A. Skoric found Gillette Police Department officer Patrick Totzke and Lt. Jason Marcus’ use of force justified in the death of 22-year...
GILLETTE (WNE) –  The Gillette Police Department has a lead in the investigation of the disappearance of 32-year-old Irene Gakwa, who was reported missing on March 20 and was last heard from on March 4. One tip indicated Gakwa may have been taken to a rural area, mine site or oil and gas location...
GILLETTE — When the Gillette Police Department handed out awards earlier last month to officers who had saved lives, they all involved administering CPR. In most instances, they also used AED pads to get the person to resume breathing. Those are the lifesaving techniques we’re...

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