Police Blotter: Arrests; More horse hair stolen; Man passes out in bank

Fremont County Sheriff’s Office


Tyler Smith, 23, Riverton, Driving Under the Influence, Unauthorized Use of Vehicle, No Insurance


At 11:28 a.m., Monday deputies received a call from a man in Riverton who got a call from someone wanting him to go to Walgreens and pick up $2 million.

In addition to several reports yesterday in Pavillion and rural Riverton of horses having their tails cut, another Riverton area horse owner reported to the Sheriff’s office at 6:29 a.m. on Tuesday that the tail of her horse had been cut.


Lander Police Department


Jeffrey Wright, 36, Port Aransas, Texas, Public Intoxication


At 12:49 p.m., Lander Police Chief Jim Carey said officers responded to a report of a male subject who had fallen asleep on a couch in the lobby of Bank of the West. Jeffrey Wright, 36, of Port Aransas, Texas, was arrested for public intoxication. Carey said Wright had a blood alcohol content of .36. The legal limit for operating a motor vehicle is .08.


Riverton Police Department


Steven Oldman, 22, Riverton, Municipal Warrant and Disturbing the Peace

James Sandt, 41, Riverton, Assault (Domestic Violence) and Interfering with Emergency Call


At 11:02 a.m., Monday, police responded to City Park for a report of an individual being “unruly,” Riverton Police Capt. C.T. Smith said. Steven Oldman, 22, of Riverton was arrested for disturbing the peace and a municipal warrant.

At 4:12 p.m. on Monday, Smith said a juvenile male was at the Fremont County Public Library – Riverton “when some other juveniles assaulted him and took his bicycle.” He said the incident is under investigation.


  1. Karyn Aarthun Ervin

    What a sad tale about horses having their tales(sic) cut!

  2. County 10

    Nice catch, Karyn.

  3. John L. Neel

    A tale of whoa!

  4. Karyn Aarthun Ervin

    I like to keep you on your toes! Warning: I'm a spelling and grammar Nazi. (Everyone has to be something!)

  5. Richard Welch

    Catch that horse hair thief.

  6. Albert Schadwill

    Tales of woe for certain, but worse be to the thief of horses tails.

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