Archive - Apr 21, 2010

Gas And Dash Results In High Speed Chase

Gas drive-off results in high speed chase through Sheridan.
Gas drive-off results in high speed chase through Sheridan.

Just before 11 o'clock this morning, the Wyoming Highway Patrol was notified of a gas drive-off in Buffalo that involved three runaway juveniles. Highway Patrol Lieutenant Casey Goodman explains how the events unfolded that resulted in a high-speed chase.

Reuter to Have Mental Evaluation

Kyle Reuter child pornography trial delayed for mental evaluation.

23-year-old Kyle Reuter was scheduled to have a pre-trial conference in 4th Judicial District Court Tuesday, with his trial scheduled for May 19th. Reuter has been charged with Possession of Child Pornography.

WYDOT Long Range Transportation Plan

WYDOT held a public input meeting Tuesday in Sheridan on the draft long range transportation plan.
WYDOT held a public input meeting Tuesday in Sheridan on the draft long range transportation plan.

Approximately 7 to 8 months ago, the Wyoming Department of Transportation began work on a long range transportation plan that will address transportation issues and needs in the state over the next several decades. That plan is now in draft form and available for public review and comment. WYDOT Systems Planning Engineer Mark Wingate.

Body Found In The Big Horns

Sheridan County Sheriff Dave Hofmeier
Sheridan County Sheriff Dave Hofmeier

On April 16th, the Sheridan County Sheriff's Office received a report that a dead body was believed to be located in the Big Horn Mountains, within Sheridan County. Sheriff Dave Hofmeier explains the events that transpired over the last couple of days.

Sexual Assault Defendant Changes Plea

Newcastle man admits to sexual assault of a minor.

53-year-old Richard Hill, of Newcastle, went before Judge John Fenn in 4th Judicial District Court Tuesday to change his plea on a 2nd Degree Sexual Assault charge. In August of 2009, Hill plead "Not Guilty" when arraigned on the charge, which alleged that Hill had had sexual contact with a girl between the ages of 13 and 15.

Thief Pleads Guilty; Awaits Sentencing

Sheridan County Courthouse

34-year-old Christopher Lande was arraigned in 4th Judicial District Court Tuesday morning, and plead "Guilty" to two counts of "Wrongful Taking of Property."

District Courtroom Back in Business

New carpeting and richly stained walls just part of the remodeling done in the 4th Judicial District Courtroom.

For the first time in several months, the 4th Judicial District Court held their sessions back in the newly remodeled 3rd floor District Courtroom in the new section of the Sheridan County Courthouse. Sheridan Media's Mary Jo Johnson has more.