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Casper police arrest kidnapping suspect after finding woman bound in trunk of car; search for 'person of interest'

Casper police arrested a man suspected of kidnapping after finding a woman bound with duct tape in the trunk of a car, authorities said Tuesday. Investigators identified the man as Kyle M. Martin. His address is listed as the Honor Farm, a Wyoming Department of Corrections Facility in Riverton. Poli

STAR-TRIBUNE - 2018-03-21 19:24:00

Casper Police- Sealing evidence vehicle was procedure

(Trevor T. Trujillo, Oil City) The Casper Police Department came under criticism on social media Wednesday, after reporting that a kidnapped elderly woman had been found in a vehicle that had been impounded and sealed by police for several hours. The discovery was made after a man, wanted for questi

OILCITYWYO.COM - 2018-03-22 17:36:57

Former Casper Re-Entry Center employee sentenced to probation for having sex with inmate

A former Casper Re-Entry Center employee was sentenced to probation Wednesday for having a sexual relationship with an inmate at the facility while she worked there. Natrona County District Judge Daniel Forgey sentenced Andrea Morgan to three years of supervised probation. If she violates the terms

STAR-TRIBUNE - 2018-03-21 18:00:00

Cheyenne man admits to involvement in Natrona County armed robbery conspiracy

A Cheyenne man pleaded guilty Thursday to his involvement in a 2015 armed robbery in which three people were tied up in a Casper mobile home. Tanner Davis, 21, entered his pleas in Natrona County District Court to two counts of conspiracy to commit armed robbery. In exchange for his pleas, prosecuto

STAR-TRIBUNE - 2018-03-22 19:45:00

Police release details of kidnapping arrest

Kyle McCabe Martin, courtesy of the Casper Police Dept. The Casper Police Department has released further details regarding the arrest of Kyle McCabe Martin, and the subsequent discovery of a 95-year-old woman, who claims to have been hit over the head with a gun and kidnapped by two men. The woman

OILCITYWYO.COM - 2018-03-21 20:27:15

Probationary Sentence Imposed for Mother with Meth in Her System

This morning a Casper woman was sentenced to serve three years of supervised probation for her conviction of three charges of child endangering with methamphetamine. Twenty-eight-year-old Amber Carpin pleaded guilty to three of the four charges in December 2018. This morning at her sentencing she ap

KCWY13.COM - 2018-03-21 18:04:00

Affordable Starter Homes in the Casper Area

Looking for a good deal? Check out these affordable, inexpensive homes to buy in the Casper area. Only a couple blocks from the Municipal Golf Course! One level ranch with original hardwood floors in living room and tiled bathroom and eat-in kitchen. All appliances in kitchen plus a portable dishwas

STAR-TRIBUNE - 2018-03-22 05:00:04

Riverton Honor Farm Resident Charged with Kidnapping

Casper Police continue to investigate an incident which occurred at 1:30 pm on Tuesday March 20th. According to court papers, police saw a suspect car in the Eastridge mall parking lot, officers identified a man as a Kyle Martin, who was known to police for recent burglaries and car thefts. As polic

KCWY13.COM - 2018-03-21 21:40:00

Coroner identifies man killed in Casper shooting

A 49-year-old man was shot and killed Sunday afternoon in Casper, the Natrona County Coroner's office announced. Troy L. Mabbitt, of Casper, died as the result of a gunshot wound, according to a Monday news release. Police responded to the scene of a shooting about 2:30 p.m. Sunday in the 1100 block


Police Cease Rumors of Active Shooter at KWHS

The Casper Police Department was made aware at approximately 2:28 pm of several parents calling Kelly Walsh High School regarding a school lockout involving an active shooter situation. The Casper Police Department and NCSD reacted immediately and began to investigate the report. The school nor la


Man killed in north Casper shooting

Buy Now Police Investigate a shooting Sunday on the 1100 block of Burlington Avenue in north Casper. One person died in the shooting.Josh Galemore, Star-Tribune A 49-year-old man was shot and killed Sunday afternoon in north Casper, the Natrona County Coroner's office announced. A Sunday news releas


New monthly event spotlights Casper's downtown businesses

Three women strolled together down Second Street and into the Atrium Plaza. Inside Donells Candies, Cathy Stepp greeted them and offered free samples of the shop's handmade chocolates. Ranola Miller, her mother and a few friends met downtown as they visited restaurants and shops March 15 during the


After third recent threat, Natrona County School District says it will ratchet up punishment

Buy Now Casper police school response officer Ty Mower stops to chat with students while making his rounds at Kelly Walsh High School in February 2017 in Casper. After a series of recent incidents, Natrona County School District officials say they plan to increase punishments for making threats.File


Police: Rumors of lockout at Casper high school unfounded

Kelly Walsh High School was not put on a lockout Tuesday afternoon, police said. The announcement came in response to unfounded rumors alleging a school shooter was at the school. Several parents of students had called the school around 2:30 p.m. to ask about a school shooter and corresponding locko


Man killed in Casper, suspected shooter not arrested

CASPER, Wyo. (AP) - A 49-year-old man was shot and killed in Casper over the weekend and police say the shooter has not been arrested. Sgt. Mike Ogden tells KTWO-AM that Sunday afternoon's shooting remains under investigation. The victim's name has not been released. Ogden says several people were i


Casper Increases Penalties for School Threats

The Casper school district says students who make threatening comments could now face expulsion. The Casper Star-Tribune reports the Natrona County School District is increasing the penalty for making threats after a third threat was reported in four weeks. District officials say the recent increa

MYBIGHORNBASIN.COM - 2018-03-21 07:00:00

The Latest: Man shot to death in Casper identified

CASPER, Wyo. (AP) - The Latest on a fatal shooting in Casper (all times local): 7:55 p.m. Authorities have released the name of a man who was shot to death in Casper over the weekend. The Casper Star-Tribune reports 49-year-old Troy Mabbitt was shot Sunday afternoon and was pronounced dead at a near


Twelve applicants competing for open seat on Casper City Council

Twelve Ward 1 residents have thrown their hats in the ring for an open seat on the Casper City Council. Former Councilwoman Amanda Huckabay unexpectedly resigned earlier this month, citing personal and professional reasons. On Wednesday, the Council will conduct interviews with the dozen people look


Colorado man admits trespassing in protest of Yellowstone bison slaughter

CASPER, Wyo. - A Colorado man admitted Monday to violating National Park regulations during a protest last week in Yellowstone. Joshua I. Rivera, of Clifton, Colorado, pleaded guilty to a count of trespassing and a count of interference with a government employee. A third count of violating a park c


Man hospitalized after North Casper shooting

A man was hospitalized Sunday after being shot in North Casper. Police responded to the scene of a shooting about 2:30 p.m. to the 1100 block of Burlington Avenue, between North Jackson and North Washington streets, Casper police said in a news release. The man was transported to Wyoming Medical Ce