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Wanted man sought in town


April 26, 2018

As of Wednesday morning, the Thermopolis Police Department reported Jeremy Breeden was still at large.

Breeden is wanted out of Kansas for attempted first-degree murder and is believed to be in the Thermopolis area.

According to a Kansas news station, Breeden, his brother Cody and a third, unidentified subject are suspects in connection with the attempted murder of 19-year-old Trenton Penn of Minneapolis, Kan., who was found at a hotel in Junction City, Kan. on March 29.

Cody was arrested by U.S. Marshals in Fremont County, according to the Junction City Police Department.

Alerts about Jeremy were initially issued by the Thermopolis Police Department on Sunday via social media.

As of press time, officers would not meet with Independent Record staff to discuss the hunt for Jeremy.

It is recommended people keep their doors and vehicles locked and to not approach Breeden if he is spotted. Call 911 or 864-3114 immediately.

Police are also investigating a rash of break ins around town, but were unavailable to comment at press time.

Watch for updates on the Independent Record website at and on social media.


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