CASPER, Wyo. — The Sweetwater County Sheriff’s Office said on Thursday, March 12 that their detectives are investigating possible misconduct by at least one member of the Granger town government’s administration.
“At around 9 a.m. this morning, our detectives responded to Granger Town Hall to serve a search warrant for possible records related to an ongoing official misconduct investigation involving at least one member of the town government’s administration,” the SWSO said.
The name of the suspect under investigation was not released and no arrests have been made at this time.
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“In Wyoming, official misconduct is a crime that occurs when a public servant intentionally, either to obtain a benefit or to cause harm, commits an act that the official does not have the authority to undertake, refrains from performing a lawful duty, violates any law relating to his or her official duties, or, absent the intent to obtain a benefit or cause harm, otherwise fails to perform a duty in the manner and as prescribed by law,” the release states.
No further details of the investigation were released.
“We will release further details as they become available,” the SCSO said. “Anyone with information related to this case should contact Detective Matthew Wharton by phone at (307) 922-5345.”