This week's local crime and court updates from Casper Star-Tribune.
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According to District Attorney Dan Itzen, the shooting was justified and the officer would have reasonably believed his life was in danger.
Rilee Bumgardner-Shipley was reportedly kicked in the head several times at a dog park in the 12th Street complex around 11:30 p.m. on July 15.
Bill Novotny's blood alcohol content was recorded twice at .186% and .187%. Wyoming's legal limit is 0.08%.
Attorneys for Bradford Lund filed an appeal on July 7, in hopes of having the case -- which concerns a 110-acre family ranch in Wilson -- tried in Wyoming.
On July 1, Fox became the Wyoming Supreme Court’s chief justice — the second woman to hold the post. But her goals are still the same as they’ve been during her first eight years on the court: holding the other branches of government accountable to the people and making sure everyone in Wyoming has access to justice.
Officer Jake Bigelow shot and killed 42-year-old Casper resident Thomas Roeber in the early hours of May 6 while Roeber was driving himself and Bigelow into oncoming traffic on I-25.
Casper police are investigating a pair of shots fired incidents reported Thursday evening and early Friday morning.
In October, a jury convicted Samuel Barrett on all felony charges against him: six counts of first-degree sexual assault, two child pornography charges and one count of blackmail.