Search Efforts Enhanced for Triple Homicide Suspect in Teton County

JACKSON, Wyo. (KCWY) – Multiple agencies continued the search today in the Bridger-Teton National Forest for Gerald “Mike” Bullinger, a suspect in a triple homicide that occurred in Caldwell, Idaho, in June.

The Teton County Sheriff’s Office continues to lead the effort in partnership with multiple agencies including the National Park Service, Bridger-Teton National Forest, the Wyoming Game and Fish Department, Teton County Emergency Management, the Federal Bureau of Investigation, and the U.S. Marshals Service.

The search began on Sunday, July, 16, and continues today. Cadaver and live-search dogs are still being deployed in the field, and aerial resources have been and continue to be utilized.

The investigative portion of the effort continues with cooperation between multiple agencies, led by the Teton County Sheriff’s Office.

The Teton County Sheriff’s Office is maintaining a regular presence in residential neighborhoods near the Pacific Creek Campground and
Trailhead, where an abandoned vehicle registered to one of the victims was discovered. Additionally, search teams continue to work to check and clear any structures in the wilderness within the search area.

“The investigation and search are on-going, and the safety of the public and our personnel remains the highest priority,” said Lieutenant Matt Carr of the Teton County Sheriff’s office.

Pilgrim Creek Road remains closed in Grand Teton National Park.

Pacific Creek Campground, as well as Pacific Creek Road remain closed in Bridger-Teton National Forest (BTNF).

All visitors and local residents are reminded to maintain situational awareness and always be alert to your surroundings. Be deliberate with your security and protection activities.

If you see something, say something - contact the Teton County Sheriff's Office by calling or texting 911, or calling 307.733.2331.