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Hazmat team responds to courthouse incident

A Hazmat team was called to the Crook County Courthouse on Friday after it became the third Wyoming courthouse in a week to receive suspicious mail.

As with the previous two cases, the letter tested negative for hazardous substances. The incidents are now being investigated by the FBI.

According to Crook County Sheriff’s Office, the suspicious letter arrived in the regular mail distribution and was reported at around 3:10 p.m.

Prior to this incident, all offices in the courthouse had been advised to be on the lookout for suspicious mail of this nature, which had been reported in Gillette and C...

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