Witnesses told police that Albany County’s Republican Party chairman was drunk and responsible for the escalation in a fight with Carbon County’s chairman after the Wyoming Republican Party Convention in Gillette on Saturday.

Michael Pearce, Albany County’s Republican chairman, and Joey Correnti, Carbon County’s chairman, who also lost a 2016 challenge to Rep. Cathy Connolly, D-Laramie, were involved in a fight that left Pearce in a Gillette hospital recovering from surgery on Sunday.

(0) comments

Welcome to the discussion.

Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language.
PLEASE TURN OFF YOUR CAPS LOCK.
Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated.
Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything.
Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person.
Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts.
Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article.