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Wyoming’s U.S. Attorney Kip Crofts says an increased presence in law enforcement on the Wind River Reservation is having an effect on high levels of crime there.

Crofts, along with members of the legislature’s Tribal Select and Joint Judiciary Interim Committees, met on Wind River earlier this week to discuss issues related to crime and Crofts says continued federal and state support may be the key to addressing the issue.

The Laramie Police Department says it arrested a Fort Collins, Colorado, man for attempted bank robbery of the Wells Fargo Bank in Laramie early Tuesday morning.  Police says the suspect is 23 year old Jacob Scott Anderson.  Anderson  was arrested after confronting a Wells Fargo Bank Employee with a handgun in the parking lot as the employee was opening the bank.

A Wyoming man is accused of breaking U.S. trade sanctions by selling diesel engine parts to a company in Syria.
The Casper Star-Tribune reported Monday that Matt Kallgren of Afton allegedly sold more than $40,000
worth of parts to an unnamed company despite warnings about the sanctions. He didn't respond to the newspaper's request for comment.

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