Wyoming Division of Criminal Investigation

SUNDANCE (WNE) — A male subject with an active Wyoming warrant was shot and killed by law enforcement on Saturday morning after two shootouts took place on I-90 near Sundance.  According to the Crook County Sheriff’s Office, the man was contacted by a Wyoming Highway Patrol trooper on Saturday...
EVANSTON — The civil lawsuit against the Uinta County Republican Party, president Elisabeth “Biffy” Jackson, Karl Allred, Lyle Williams and Jana Williams — which asserted that the four had voted illegally in the March 2021 party leadership elections — has reached a long-awaited conclusion.  After...
CASPER — Prosecutors in Natrona County have determined a fatal police shooting at an Evansville standoff was justified, Casper police announced Tuesday. Police shot and killed Blaine Clutter, 29, after he fired upon them, Natrona County District Attorney Dan Itzen noted in a letter on his findings...
CASPER — A Laramie County woman is suing the Wyoming Division of Criminal Investigation and one of its officers after being accused of growing marijuana on her hemp farm, court filings show.  Debra Palm-Egle and her son, Joshua, were charged in 2019 with growing and intending to deliver marijuana...
CHEYENNE — Parents who say their daughters were victims in a blackmail case involving a Burns High School student say the school district has been slow to respond to the incident, keeping the student in classes and in extracurricular activities with some of the alleged victims for months. Two...
CHEYENNE (WNE) — The Laramie County Sheriff’s Office has identified the suspect killed over the weekend amid an exchange of gunfire with a deputy. The deputy survived the shooting and has been described as doing OK. In a brief statement Monday providing updated details of the shooting incident,...
GILLETTE (WNE) — Daren Lee Henle, a 57-year-old Gillette man, has been identified as the suspect killed in a police shooting in Gillette Monday afternoon. Campbell County Coroner Paul Wallem said Tuesday afternoon that Henle died of multiple gunshot wounds to the torso, but would not clarify how...

Police tape blocks the entrance to an Evansville home where a man's body was found Saturday following an 18-hour standoff with police. The man's father said authorities used heavy equipment to tear open the home during the standoff. (Lauren Miller, Casper Star-Tribune)

CASPER — A man found dead Saturday in an Evansville home after an 18-hour standoff with police exchanged gunfire with multiple Casper officers, authorities said Monday. It’s still unclear whether the man, identified as 29-year-old Blaine Clutter, died by his own hand or from police gunshots. His...
GILLETTE (WNE) — A man was killed in a police shooting in Gillette Monday afternoon. Officers responded to the 500 block of East Lincoln Street for the report of a man, who has not been identified, shooting a handgun in the street. When officers arrived, they saw the man with the gun. He refuses...
JACKSON — Internet crimes against children, ranging from sexual abuse and trafficking to distributing pornography, are on the rise nationally and statewide. ”We are busier than we’ve ever been in the history of Wyoming,” said Chris McDonald, special agent of the Wyoming Division of Criminal...

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