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By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Jun 3, 2020

Riverton Police Department Capt. Todd Byerly has been hired as the chief of police in Douglas. His last day on the job in Riverton is June 17. Douglas city ...

By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
May 21, 2020

A man who died after exchanging gunfire with police April 15 in Riverton was struck my multiple gunshots. The autopsy verdict by Fremont County Coroner Mark ...

By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Apr 21, 2020

After four weeks of late-winter sick leave due to a stroke, and one application for retirement, Riverton Police Department Chief Eric Murphy is back at work. ...


By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Apr 17, 2020

New developments in the standoff that occurred Wednesday afternoon in Riverton have emerged, revealing that James Hinman, 56, was shot during a rapid volley of ...

By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Apr 16, 2020

An active shooter engaged for hours in a standoff with police Wednesday was taken into custody after being shot by a Riverton police officer. The man, ...

By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Apr 15, 2020

By Clair McFarland Staff Writer An active shooter engaged for hours in a standoff with police Wednesday has been taken into custody, seriously injured ...

 

From the Riverton Police Department
Mar 16, 2020

EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY, the City of Riverton offices will be temporarily closed to the public until further notice. We will continue to provide service through ...

By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Feb 27, 2020

Riverton officials being sued by former Riverton Police Department Sgt. John Scott Gardner have responded by denying Gardner's complaints that he was fired ...

By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Feb 26, 2020

Police saved the day Sunday afternoon, when a 4-year-old girl called 911 because her baby dolls were sick. The little girl phoned dispatch at about 4 p.m., ...


By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Feb 14, 2020

The Riverton Police Department is getting body cameras. RPD Capt. Wes Romero said the plan is to purchase 15 of the units in the near term, with another 15 ...

By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Feb 4, 2020

Just three days before Riverton Police Department Chief Eric Murphy announced publicly his application for medical retirement due to a stroke he sustained last ...

By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Feb 2, 2020

A 23-year law enforcement career for Riverton chief of police Eric Murphy may be coming to an end. The 49-year-old Murphy is applying for medical retirement. ...


By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Jan 10, 2020

The Riverton Police Depart-ment has promoted Jacob Nation to the role of patrol sergeant. He will now serve as one of four patrol sergeants at the RPD, ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Dec 10, 2019

Coroner's officials were not told about the fatal, officer-involved shooting that took place Sept. 21 in Riverton until more than five hours after the ...

Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Dec 8, 2019

Investigators say no definitive video exists of the Sept. 21 shooting death of Anderson Antelope by a Riverton Police Department officer. Antelope, 58, was ...


Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Dec 6, 2019

Facing requests to reveal the name and background of the Riverton Police Department officer who shot Anderson Antelope to death Sept. 21, city and law ...

Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Dec 5, 2019

Fremont County Coroner Mark Stratmoen has suspended his inquest into the Sept. 21 shooting death of Anderson Antelope, 58, of Riverton, by a Riverton Police ...

By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Dec 5, 2019

Resistance from the county's top prosecutor and, possibly, law enforcement entities to the public inquest into the Sept. 21 shooting death of Anderson Antelope ...


By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Dec 4, 2019

The public inquest into the Sept. 21 shooting death of Anderson Antelope by a Riverton Police Department officer may be put off due to "obstruction" by ...

Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Dec 1, 2019

In his document detailing the legal conclusion to an investigation into the Sept. 21 officer-involved shooting in front of Walmart in Riverton, Fremont County ...

Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Nov 29, 2019

Citing citizens' legal rights to defend their own lives and the lives of others from "immediate peril," the Fremont County Attorney's office will not prosecute ...


By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Nov 29, 2019

Citing citizens' legal rights to defend their own lives and the lives of others from "immediate peril," the Fremont County Attorney's office will not prosecute ...

By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Nov 21, 2019

The timeline of an Ethete woman's arrest and felony charges became a hot topic at her preliminary hearing in Riverton Circuit Court, where she stood accused of ...

By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Nov 19, 2019

Wind River Police Department agents might not have to wait for a law to let them cite or arrest non-native offenders on the Wind River Indian Reservation ...


By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Nov 3, 2019

After at least four checks were stolen from a Riverton woman purchasing cleaning products, two people were charged with forgery. A man identified as Antone ...

Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Oct 25, 2019

Three people were arrested Wednesday after attempting to flee from police in a stolen vehicle. The Riverton Police Department responded at about 11 a.m. ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Sep 29, 2019

Members of the Riverton City Council are waiting for the results of the investigation into last week's fatal, officer-involved shooting at Walmart before ...


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