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Federal court dismisses county jail lawsuit

CASPER, Wyo. — A federal lawsuit filed by a former Natrona County Detention Center inmate against the jail and Sheriff Gus Holbrook has been dismissed because the man failed to file a legible complaint within a court-ordered time period.

April 22, 2014 8:00 amLoading…
Wells Fargo robbery suspect was in jail hours before attempt

Wells Fargo robbery suspect was in jail hours before attempt

A man suspected of trying to rob the Wells Fargo bank in downtown Casper on Wednesday was arrested for public intoxication one day before the alleged attempted robbery.

March 28, 2014 8:00 amLoading…

Inmate lawsuit accuses Casper jail of shoddy medical care

An inmate at the Natrona County Detention Center has filed federal and state lawsuits alleging the facility provided inadequate medical treatment for himself and others, along with committing other federal civil rights violations.

March 09, 2014 12:00 pmLoading…

Police: Casper man shoves, cocks gun at pregnant girlfriend

A Casper man was charged with two counts of aggravated assault after allegedly shoving his pregnant girlfriend and threatening her with a gun.

October 15, 2013 8:30 amLoading…

Casper stabbing suspect moves to ditch lawyer

Topics at Zacharia Lee Johnson’s Monday morning hearing veered from a scheduled change of plea to a protective order and a motion to dismiss his defense attorney.

July 08, 2013 11:45 pmLoading…

Former probation officer terminated from Casper Re-Entry Center

CASPER, Wyo. — Former Natrona County probation officer Ruby Maddox hit her one-month anniversary as a Casper Re-Entry Center resident last week. She is unlikely to be around for her second.

May 29, 2013 11:30 pmLoading…

U.S. marshal: Federal prisoner count at Natrona County jail continues slide

CASPER, Wyo. — A decline in the number of federal prisoners at the Natrona County Detention Center is not likely to reverse itself anytime soon, U.S. Marshal Joe Moore told the Natrona County Commission Tuesday.

May 09, 2013 10:30 pmLoading…
Casper sex offender pleads not guilty to new charge

Casper sex offender pleads not guilty to new charge

A registered sex offender in Casper pleaded not guilty Friday to a new charge: one count of third-degree sexual abuse of a minor.

April 12, 2013 11:30 pmLoading…
Natrona County judge sends hatchet-wielding husband to prison

Natrona County judge sends hatchet-wielding husband to prison

CASPER, Wyo. — A homeless man accused of threatening his mother-in-law and pregnant wife with a hatchet will spend up to five years in prison.

December 06, 2012 5:20 pm Related Loading…

Casper judge denies request to replace public defender

CASPER, Wyo. -- Robert Broyles is left with three choices. His original two -- filing charges against the man officials say he tried to kill, and then obtaining a new public defender -- didn’t pan out.

November 16, 2012 11:30 pmLoading…

Attempted murder suspect pleads not guilty

CASPER, Wyo. — Robert Broyles maintained from the beginning he was the victim.

August 31, 2012 11:30 pmLoading…

Arson could send Casper man to prison for up to six years

CASPER, Wyo. — Jeff Wayne Oliver told police he wanted to impress his girlfriend when he set fire to their apartment in April.

July 31, 2012 11:30 pmLoading…
Inmate commits suicide at Natrona County Detention Center

Inmate commits suicide at Natrona County Detention Center

CASPER, Wyo. — A Utah man committed suicide in the Natrona County Detention Center on Tuesday afternoon, officials say.

July 25, 2012 11:55 pmLoading…
Investigation concludes Casper inmate committed suicide

Investigation concludes Casper inmate committed suicide

CASPER, Wyo. -- A Natrona County Detention Center inmate who died in March while awaiting trial intentionally overdosed on morphine, a county coroner said Wednesday.

May 09, 2012 11:45 pmLoading…
Suspect in fatal Casper crash dies in jail

Suspect in fatal Casper crash dies in jail

CASPER, Wyo. -- A Casper man died Saturday at Natrona County Detention Center while awaiting trial in connection to a deadly October car crash.

March 25, 2012 4:30 pmLoading…
Casper police find suspect hiding in linen cabinet

Casper police find suspect hiding in linen cabinet

Police say they found James Putnam wedged into a linen cabinet, turning blue.

February 15, 2012 8:50 pmLoading…
Man pleads not guilty to stalking charge

Man pleads not guilty to stalking charge

CASPER, Wyo. — A 28-year-old man who prosecutors charged with felony stalking after he allegedly threatened to burn down a woman’s home has pleaded not guilty to the crime.

January 13, 2012 11:45 pmLoading…
Casper police arrest man for stalking on Thanksgiving day

Casper police arrest man for stalking on Thanksgiving day

CASPER, Wyo. — A Casper man is facing the possibility of more than 10 years behind bars after being arrested on allegations that he stalked a woman whom Colorado officials say he assaulted last year.

November 28, 2011 11:45 pmLoading…

Casper police: Man steals truck, slams into home

CASPER -- Casper police arrested a 21-year-old man over the weekend after the man allegedly stole a pickup from a local bowling alley and crashed it into a Coulter Drive home.

November 21, 2011 11:45 pmLoading…

DA charges second man with antique gun heist

CASPER, Wyo. — Prosecutors on Monday charged a second man in connection with a burglary where thieves stole antique guns and American Indian relics from a Casper home.

November 14, 2011 11:45 pmLoading…

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