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Men arrested in vehicle and gun theft hear charges, receive bond amount

Isaac A Dorman, left, and Tiedon Zufelt sit during their initial appearance in Natrona County Circuit Court on Friday, August 30, at the Townsend Justice Center. (Dan Cepeda, Oil City)

CASPER, Wyo. — Two men facing multiple felony charges in relation to the theft of firearms and a vehicle, made their initial appearance in Natrona County Circuit Court to hear the formal charges against them and to receive bond.

Isaac A. Dorman, age 22, and Tiedon Zufelt, age 19, were arrested separately on August 29, on charges recommended for the same incident.

During the Friday, August 30 hearing, Zufelt was charged with multiple felony counts including Grand Theft, Conspiracy to Commit Felony Theft, Aggravated Burglary, and Property Destruction. He also faces a misdemeanor charge of eluding.

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Dorman faces felony charges of Conspiracy to Commit Felony Theft and Aggravated Robbery.

The two men were arrested the day following an incident where a pizza driver’s unlocked, running vehicle was stolen, and a firearm and body armor plate carrier were taken from the vehicle.

During the incident shots were reportedly fired, and a police chase followed. It is said that during the course of the evening on August 28, 2019; Zufelt used the stolen pizza delivery car to ram a Casper Police Department patrol vehicle.

Full details regarding the events surrounding the theft of the vehicle, theft of the guns, and the ultimate arrest of Dorman and Zufelt can be found here: Stolen vehicle, stolen firearms, gunshots and a chase preceded arrest of two men

During his Friday initial appearance in court, Isaac Dorman also received a probation revocation. According to the court proceedings, Dorman had been on probation from an incident involving Methamphetamine Possession. Dorman told the court that he admitted that he failed to check in with the Wyoming Office of Probation and Parole, and had the probation revoked.

Dorman received a sentence of 60 days, for the probation revocation.

Both men also received bond amounts for the charges stemming from the August 28th incident.

Dorman received a bond amount of $25,000 cash or surety.

Zufelt received a bond amount of $50,000 cash or surety.

Both men are expected to be scheduled for preliminary hearings, to see if the charges related to the August 28 incident will be bound over to Natrona County District Court.

All of those cited or arrested are presumed innocent until convicted in a court of law. Charges are subject to change following official filings from the Natrona County District Attorney’s Office.