The Incident Response Team assigned to the Gilead fire reports that updated mapping of the fire now shows it at 730 acres. A media release issued early Friday indicated that it had grown to over 900 acres.
Law enforcement has made another arrest for charges of conspiracy to deliver a controlled substance/methamphetamine, bringing the reported weekly total to 24. Michael Richard Wiley was apprehended yesterday by the Division of Criminal Investigation's Northeast Enforcement Team (NEET).
We've heard the City of Sheridan's perspective on how things have faired in regard to the decision to close Kendrick Park from 10 pm to 6 am, now we'll hear what law enforcement's take on the situation is. Sheridan Police Chief Richard Adriaens.
You can now add two more to the list of individuals arrested for methamphetamine distribution in Sheridan, as the Division of Criminal Investigation's Northeast Enforcement Team and the U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency arrested a male and female for allegedly distributing methamphetamine.
The Bighorn National Forest has issued a media release that states that the Twin Buttes Fire is expected to be contained soon, perhaps sometime later today. The fire is burning north of Burgess Junction and has consumed about five acres of lodgepole pine.
Yesterday, law enforcement announced 21 people from Sheridan and the surrounding area were arrested on felony drug conspiracy and distribution charges. These arrests stem from a two-year investigation of four methamphetamine distribution rings.