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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 ...


By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Sep 29, 2019

The Riverton Police Department officer who fatally shot Anderson Antelope, 58, of Riverton, last Saturday at Walmart is on paid leave while the investigation ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Sep 24, 2019

The Fremont County Coroner's Office will hold a public inquest into the officer-involved shooting that resulted in the death of Anderson Antelope, 58, of ...

Steve Peck, Publisher
Sep 22, 2019

By Steve Peck Publisher A police officer shot a man to death Saturday afternoon outside Walmart after the man attacked the officer with a knife, ...


Steve Peck, Publisher
Sep 21, 2019

A Riverton Police Department officer shot a man to death Saturday afternoon outside Walmart after the man attacked the officer with a knife, eyewitnesses ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Aug 6, 2019

Two teenagers have been arrested in connection with two burglaries that took place in Riverton over the weekend. Officials said the Riverton boys, ages 14 and ...

Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Jul 19, 2019

The Riverton Police Department has three new vehicles built for weather. Historically comprised of Crown Victorias, then Ford Tauruses, then Chevy Tahoes, ...


By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Jul 16, 2019

The Riverton Police Depart-ment's animal problems were cut in half last month, as June saw far fewer calls to police for reasons related to animals than ...

Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Jul 9, 2019

Local law enforcement officials said they were "pleasantly surprised" by the Fourth of July celebrations taking place in town last week - the first time ...

By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Jun 11, 2019

Riverton's top law enforcement problem remains intoxication, according to the Riverton Police Department call logs from May. There were 945 police calls or ...


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