Cheyenne Police Asking for Help Identifying Suspect in C-Store Theft

The Cheyenne Police Department is asking for the public's help in identifying a suspect in a recent convenience store theft.

Public Information Officer Alex Farkas says the theft occurred around 10 p.m. last Monday, Feb. 12, at the Kum & Go at 3354 E. Lincolnway.

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Farkas says the pictured male stole more than $1,400 worth of merchandise, then fled in the pictured vehicle.

She did not know the make and model.

Anyone who recognizes the suspect or who knows his whereabouts is asked to contact Officer Eddy at 307-633-6629 or

UPDATE: Suspect in Cheyenne Kum & Go Theft Identified, Charges Pending

Police say the suspect has been identified as 36-year-old Cheyenne resident Ryan Bixler.

Laramie County Sheriff's Office
Laramie County Sheriff's Office

According to a booking sheet, Bixler was arrested at the Flying J on Feb. 29 after police were dispatched to the travel center for a wanted person call.

Police say Bixler had a felony warrant out of Laramie County for probation violation for failing to pay restitution fees in a theft case.

The warrant was signed by District Court Judge Catherine Rogers on Feb. 16, 2024.

Bixler was taken to the Laramie County Detention Center, where he was booked on his warrant.

Police say additional charges related to the Kum & Go theft are pending.


Cheyenne Man Jailed in Felony Theft Case Facing New Charges

Bixler was seen Wednesday on two Laramie County Circuit Court warrants for felony theft.

His bond was set at $3,000 in each case and his preliminary hearings were scheduled for March 14 at 2 p.m.

Meet the Four-Legged Heroes of the Cheyenne Police Department

They may not be able to leap tall buildings in a single bound, but make no bones about it, police dogs play a vital role in the fight against crime.

In many situations, they're the first ones to put their lives on the line to protect their human partners, proving that not all heroes wear capes, some wear fur coats.

Gallery Credit: Joy Greenwald

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