Rock Springs Meth Dealer Arrested

The region is hopefully a little safer since the arrest of a major meth dealer in Rock Springs. According to the Sweetwater County Sheriff’s Office, 46-year-old John W. Samsel was arrested during a traffic stop during an undercover drug operation. Samsel was in possession of over 3 grams of methamphetamine, a digital scale, packaging materials and cash. Each of his charges related to meth carry a maximum of 20 years in prison, $25,000 dollar fines or both. The Sheriff’s Office thanked the public for their support and tips in this arrest.


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.