Public Receiving Scam Phone Calls

The Wyoming Highway Patrol has recently been notified of a phone call scam circulating. Scammers are contacting the public stating a relative has been in a motor vehicle crash and arrested for driving while under the influence while stating the relative needs cash for bail and attorney fees. The phone number the callers are calling from are being replicated (spoofed numbers) to look like they are coming...

WHP unites with law enforcement to educate public about the Move Over law

Motorists moving over for law enforcement, emergency, maintenance and other types of vehicles parked on the side of Wyoming highways and interstates are not only abiding by the law but are also keeping their fellow citizens safe. On Nov. 8, the Wyoming Highway Patrol and state patrols from Colorado, Nebraska, South Dakota and Montana, as well as multiple emergency and public service entities, will...

Wyoming Highway Patrol commissions 11 recruits on Oct. 25

The Wyoming Highway Patrol recently commissioned 11 recruits to the rank of Trooper upon the completion of their intensive training academy. During their academy, the new Troopers were instructed in a variety of classes including firearms, commercial carrier, physical training, RADAR/LIDAR, emergency vehicle operation, custody and control, crash investigation and other pertinent training. The members...

Wyoming, Utah and Idaho team up for traffic safety operation

CHEYENNE, Wyo. – Law enforcement agencies in three states will be joining forces this weekend as part of an impaired driving enforcement operation  in conjunction with the University of Wyoming and Boise State University football game on Saturday, Sept. 29. The Wyoming Highway Patrol, Idaho State Police, and Utah Highway Patrol will be out in force, particularly on Interstates 80 and 84 – the main...

1849 pounds of marijuana seized near Cheyenne

On August 28th, 2018 a Wyoming Highway Patrol traffic stop resulted in the seizure of approximately 1849 pounds of marijuana. The traffic stop occurred at 11:30 a.m. near mile post 361 on Interstate 80 eastbound.   A Wyoming State Trooper stopped a 2017 Dodge Ram Pickup pulling a flat bed trailer to conduct a commercial vehicle inspection. While conducting the inspection another Trooper ran his drug...