Crime and Courts Reporter
Shane Sanderson joined the Star-Tribune in 2017. He covers courts and law enforcement agencies in Natrona County and across the state. Shane studied journalism at the University of Missouri and worked at newspapers there before moving to Wyoming.
A defense lawyer says Dale Wayne Eaton has a mental state so precarious that he may not be able to participate in a hearing to evaluate him.
The home was the only structure confirmed lost to the fire, which ignited Tuesday near Glenrock.
The agency says it will test every prisoner as well as every state and contract employees working in the state's five prisons.
"I look out my backdoor now, and I don’t see that house anymore," the witness said. "It’s eerie."
"I worked really hard my whole life not to do anything wrong, not to become a statistic, and it still ended up happening," the man said.
Joshua Hicks received a 55-year prison sentence for abducting and molesting a 4-year-old Casper girl last year.
A California man got 20 years in prison for what prosecutors say is the largest ever drug bust in the state of Wyoming.
Prosecutors have charged a former probation and parole agent with sexual assault for allegedly having sex with a man she was tasked with supervising.
The case dates to September, when the Natrona County Special Response Team stormed a South Conwell Street house and arrested Conner Boyden.
Prosecutors say Gregory Knudsen sexually assaulted women whom he met in his private law practice.