Police Blotter: weekend arrests, fight at Riverton bar, man punches business window
Riverton Police Department
Police officers responded to a call just before 1 a.m. on Sunday for a fight at Bombers Sports Bar on Main Street. According to Captain Eric Murphy, when officers arrived they witnessed one female laying on the ground and two males that were involved in the fight. According to reports, the fight started in the bar and when a bouncer tried breaking up the fight he was pushed into a female, knocking her to the ground. The male that was involved with starting the fight left the scene before officers arrived and the other two males were taken home by police officers. EMS was called to the scene to treat the female but she was not transported to the hospital.
23-year-old Kyle Miller of Blue Spring Missouri was cited for property destruction early Sunday. The reporting party witnessed Miller walking down Main Street and saw him punch the front window of Gale’s Carpet One Floor & Home. Shortly after, officers were called to the Tomahawk Motel where they found Miller in a room laying on the floor with blood on his clothes and his hand wrapped up in a towel. According to reports, when EMS arrived, Miller tried pushing them away. He was eventually transported to Riverton Memorial Hospital where he admitted to breaking the window and was cited for property destruction. Miller said he would pay for the cost of damage to the window and he was in town working for a company from out of state.
There were four reports of vandalism over the weekend which included black spray paint on a brick building and vehicles that were egged.
The Riverton Police Department reported five arrests over the weekend, these include:
Epitacio McSweeney, 20 years old from Riverton was arrested for failure to appear.
Vincent Yellowbear, 51 from Riverton was arrested for driving while under the influence.
James Bias, 48 from Riverton was also arrested for driving while under the influence.
Clowry Means, 45 years old from Riverton was arrested for public intoxication and failure to appear.
Paul Bell, 50, Riverton was arrested for public intoxication.
Fremont County Sheriff’s Office
The Fremont County Sheriff’s Office had four arrests over the weekend, these are:
Allen Higinbotham, 27 years old from Lander was arrested for pedestrian under the influence
Ralph Higinbotham, 25 of Lander was also arrested for pedestrian under the influence
Joshua Moore, 31 years old from Lander was arrested for contempt of court
Jay Wells, 41, of Dubois was arrested for burglary