Secretive 911 call during altercation traced, RS man arrested for kidnapping

SWEETWATER COUNTY, WYO – A Rock Springs man is in custody after police say he held an adult female and a minor female against their will.

On January 31, 2019, at approximately 6:50pm, the Sweetwater Combined Communications Center received a 911 call with no response from the caller. The dispatcher could hear an argument between the two parties and determined the call was coming from inside a vehicle. By pinging the cell phone, the vehicle was located and contact made with both parties.

After further investigation, it was determined that an adult female and minor female were being held against their will by Daniel Hoopes, 38, of Rock Springs, Wyo. Hoopes was arrested on two counts of kidnapping.

The case remains open and investigation is ongoing.


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