Fugitive Wanted in Strangulation Case Arrested

The Sweetwater County Sheriff’s Office has announced that a fugitive wanted in a strangulation case has been arrested. 33-year-old Jesse Lee Reay was arrested on Wednesday in Rock Springs after having been on the run from authorities since December 26th. Reay was wanted for “allegedly strangling and beating his girlfriend and her dog in a meth-fueled rage over the holidays.” If convicted, Reay could spend up to 7 years in prison, pay fines of more than $10,000 dollars, or both. 


Kristin Baldwin

Kristin never planned to work in news radio but has thoroughly enjoyed being part of the news team at KVEL. Her love of literature and writing developed in high school which led her to study English Literature and Technical Writing at BYU. She received her BA in English from BYU in 2005 and studied at UVU in Orem for 2 semesters to become a Certified Technical Writer in 2006. Two months after completion she began her dream job of being a stay-at-home mom.  As mother of 2 energetic kids, she began writing from home for the KVEL news team in 2011 and considers it the perfect fit as a full time mom and part time writer.