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By David Martin

Sublette sheriff faces felonies


The Sublette County Sheriff was booked and released from the Sweetwater County Detention Center Tuesday afternoon.

The sheriff, Stephen Haskell, faces five charges, three of which are felonies. The three felonies are fraud charges accusing Haskell of using county funds to pay personal debts, while the misdemeanors accuse him of unlawfully acting as an elected official before taking his oath of office Jan. 5, 2015.

Haskell’s bond was set at $10,000 cash or surety and a court hearing has been scheduled for Feb. 11 at 1:30 p.m. at a circuit court in Pinedale.

According to court documents, th...

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