Multiple departments assist in arrest
December 29, 2022
On Tuesday, December 13, 2022, at approximately 2130 hours, a Rawlins Police Sergeant observed a conversion van which was being operated in the industrial area located on the east end of Rawlins. The Sergeant recognized the vehicle as belonging to Virgil Hubert Matthews of Rawlins, who had an outstanding arrest warrant for bond revocation.
A traffic stop was initiated on Mahoney Street and Airport Road. Upon the Sergeant's approach of the vehicle, Matthews locked the vehicle's doors and refused to exit the vehicle.
The Sergeant observed Matthews holding what appeared to be an improvised exp...