Trooper DeVries promoted to rank of lieutenant

Please join us in congratulating Trooper Erin DeVries, who has been promoted to the rank of Lieutenant in Division G. Erin began her career in April of 2011 and was assigned to Division J in Laramie. For the past couple of years, Erin has served in Division G (Thermopolis and Worland areas). Erin is filling this supervisory position that was created with the promotion of Captain Karl Germain. Congratulations...

Fatal Crash Near Casper, Wyoming

On August 23rd, 2017 a fatal crash occurred at milepost 59 on WY 220 near Casper, Wyoming.  At 1:20 p.m., Wyoming Highway Patrol Troopers were dispatched to the area for a two vehicle head-on collision. A 2004 Ford F-250 was traveling eastbound on WY-220 when for unknown reasons the vehicle crossed over the center lane line and into the westbound traffic lane. The Ford  F-250 then collided head-on...

Fatal Crash Near Hartville, Wyoming

On August 26th, 2017 a fatal crash occurred at milepost 510 on WY 270 near Hartville, Wyoming.  At 4:15 p.m., Wyoming Highway Patrol Troopers were dispatched to the area for a one vehicle rollover.   A 2003 Ford Excursion was traveling north on WY 270 when for reasons unknown the vehicle drifted off the right side of the road. The vehicle then struck a delineator and mile marker post. The driver then...

WHP's K-9 Wendy retires after eight years of service

On August 21st, 2017, Wyoming Highway Patrol K-9 Wendy officially retired after eight years of faithful service to the state of Wyoming. Trooper Jeramy Pittsley and K-9 Wendy were stationed out of Cheyenne, Wyoming. During the course of K-9 Wendy’s career, she was deployed 646 times and sniffed out: 671.4 pounds of Marijuana 123.6 grams of Cocaine 8261.7 grams of Methamphetamine 215.7 grams of other...

WHP's K-9 Basil retires after nine years of service

August 1st, 2017 marked the retirement of Wyoming Highway Patrol’s K-9, Basil after nine years of service with Patrol. Basil was assigned to Trooper Barry Tippy in the Rock Springs, Wyoming area. Trooper Tippy and Basil started their partnership in the fall of 2008. During the course of Basil’s career, he was deployed 473 times and sniffed out: 720.4 pounds of Marijuana 122 grams of Cocaine 470.8 grams...