2020 Wyoming Statutes
Title 7 - Criminal Procedure
Chapter 3 - Fugitives and Prevention of Crime
Article 7 - Communication Interception
Section 7-3-705 - Authorization for Interception of Wire, Oral or Electronic Communications.

Universal Citation: WY Stat § 7-3-705 (2020)

7-3-705. Authorization for interception of wire, oral or electronic communications.

(a) The attorney general or the district attorney within whose jurisdiction the order is sought in conjunction with the attorney general, may authorize an application to a judge of competent jurisdiction for an order authorizing the interception of wire, oral or electronic communications by the Wyoming division of criminal investigation, federal criminal law enforcement agency or any law enforcement agency of the state having responsibility for investigation of the offense for which the application is made, if the interception may provide evidence of an attempt to commit, conspiracy to commit, solicitation to commit or the commission of any of the following felony offenses or comparable crimes in any other jurisdiction:

(i) Violations of the Wyoming Controlled Substances Act of 1971;

(ii) Any of the following, if incident to or discovered during investigation of a violation of the Wyoming Controlled Substances Act of 1971:

(A) Murder as defined in W.S. 6-2-101 and 6-2-104;

(B) Kidnapping or related felony offense as defined in W.S. 6-2-201, 6-2-202 and 6-2-204;

(C) First or second degree sexual assault as defined in W.S. 6-2-302 and 6-2-303;

(D) Robbery as defined in W.S. 6-2-401;

(E) Blackmail as defined in W.S. 6-2-402;

(F) Burglary as defined in W.S. 6-3-301; or

(G) Felony theft or related felony offense defined in W.S. 6-3-402.

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