(Lander, Wyo.) – Friday’s law enforcement round-up from across Fremont County. All persons arrested are considered innocent until proven guilty and convicted in a court of law.
Lander Police Department
George Brown, 33, Fort Washakie, Probation Revocation. At 9:44 a.m., police were called to the Loaf N Jug by a probation officer who knew Brown and observed him purchasing alcohol at the store, Lt. Chuck Carr said.
Shannon Timbana, 38, Fort Washakie, Child Endangering. Keri Goggles, 41, Lander, Child Endangering. Carr said at 4:50 p.m. on Thursday, police were called to the 100 block of Custer Street for a report of intoxicated adults at home with three young children. Officers responded to the home and found the two women, along with others, who were intoxicated with 6-, 7- and 8-year-olds in the house. Timbana reportedly had a .30 BAC, and Goggles had a .32 BAC. Officers placed the women under arrest, and turned the children over to sober family members. Tribal social services was also notified.
Josephine Posey, 21, Arapahoe, Lander Failure to Appear Warrant. Darnell Monroe, 18, Riverton, cited for No Driver’s License. At 1:05 a.m. on Friday, police initiated a traffic stop for a brake light out and a non-illuminated rear license plate. Monroe, the driver, was subsequently warned and cited. Posey was arrested for the outstanding warrant.
Jacob Gantz, 27, Driving Under the Influence and Tail Light Out. At 4:40 a.m. on Friday, police were called about a red truck stuck in a ditch off Highway 789. Police were then advised the truck was unstuck and headed into Lander, possibly being driven by an intoxicated individual. The caller also said the car was driving on flat tires. Gantz was subsequently arrested. Additional details were not available as the report was not complete.
A third party report of a sexual assault came to officers on Thursday morning. The report is under investigation by a detective.
At 7:17 a.m. on Friday, a woman called police to the 600 block of Washington Street for a report of dead rabbits that she believed were tortured. Carr said a week ago the woman found a rabbit near Pathfinder High School with part of its body removed. On Friday morning, she reported finding a second dead rabbit that was flat and appeared to have been burned. The responding officer could find no indication of how or when the rabbit died.
Fremont County Sheriff’s Office
Joshua Branson, 22, Riverton, Driving Under the Influence, Open Container and Driving Under Suspension.
A 16-year-old Riverton boy for a Failure to Appear Warrant.
A 16-year Riverton boy for Second Degree Murder and Attempted Second Degree Murder. A 15-year-old Riverton boy for Second Degree Murder and Attempted Second Degree Murder. To read more about these arrests, see this story.
At 9:23 a.m., deputies were called to Firethorn Lane north of Riverton for a report of 4-6 year olds riding bikes in the area by themselves at 4 a.m.
At 10:15 a.m., a woman on North Main Street in Pavillion reported a 1993 Plymouth’s radiator fan wire was cut.
An assault at a residence on Jimson Lane in Riverton was reported by a woman at 12:04 p.m.
At 1:55 p.m. on Thursday, a man near the intersection of North Second Street and Vessel Road near Lander reported seeing a black bear cub in the area. Additional information was not readily available.
A woman in Pavillion on the 100 block of East Euclid Avenue reported that someone stole money out of her vehicle in the last couple days.
At 9:31 p.m., deputies were called to Firethorn Lane north of Riverton by a woman who said someone had kicked in her door.
Riverton Police Department
Austin King, 24, Rapid City, SD, Public Intoxication and Assault
James Jenkins, 33, St. Stephens, Public Intoxication
Vanessa Seminole, 28, Riverton, on a Contempt of Court warrant
Gabriel Iron, 25, Riverton, on a warrant from Laramie County, Wyo.
Gerald SittingEagle, 50, Arapahoe, on a Failure to Appear warrant
Tammy Priest, 41, Riverton, Driving While Under the Influence with a child passenger
Yolanda Barrera, 25, Riverton, Contempt of Court.
Riverton Police call information was not available Friday morning. This will be updated.