(Lander, Wyo.) – Friday’s law enforcement roundup from across Fremont County. Those cited or arrested are considered innocent until convicted in a court of law.
Riverton Police Department
None in the past 24 hours.
It was a relatively quiet day Thursday for the Riverton Police Department with only 30 calls for service logged in. Among those calls:
A 14-year-old male was issued a citation for assault after a report of a fight at Riverton High School Thursday morning at 8:27 a.m.
The doors on an individual’s storage shed in the 900 block of East Sunset Drive in Riverton were reported to have been kicked in. The owner of the shed said he had not been by there in several months. It was unknown at the time of the police report if anything was missing from the storage shed.
The South Federal Maverik Store reported a gas drive-off of $20.11 Thursday afternoon at 3:50 p.m. by a blue Volkswagon “bug” vehicle.
Fremont County Sheriff’s Office
Deputies received a report of a drunken driver on Highway 26 in Riverton speeding and swerving. Deputies made contact with the driver who was determined to be tired, not intoxicated.
Deputies were called to assist with preparations for Friday’s One Shot Antelope Hunt set-up. The caller said there were cattle in the area of today’s sight-in in Sinks Canyon.
At 1:35 p.m., deputies were called to 8-Mile Road for a report of two separate incidents of animal abuse.
An anonymous caller at the All Nations trailer park north of Riverton said at 4:36 p.m. they heard youths talking about fighting on the Rails to Trails bike path. Deputies were unable to locate any such activity.
At 8:21 p.m., a woman on the 300 block of North Pine Street in Pavillion reported that a neighbor’s dog charges her son and nips at him when he walks home. She said that yesterday was the third time it had happened. EMS was not needed.
At 9:40 p.m. deputies were called to the 1800 block of Center Street by an infant child’s guardian who said the child’s recently imprisoned mother took the child without her knowing. The Sheriff’s Office reports that the mother returned not long after, having taken the baby for a ride.
Lander Police Department
Follow-up is continuing on a Thursday morning report of threatening emails.
LPD’s drug and bomb dogs, along with K9s from other departments, performed a regular random check of Lander’s schools yesterday. No contraband was found, Lt. Chuck Carr said.
At 10:08 a.m. on Thursday, police and firefighters were called to the scene of a personal injury wreck at the intersection of Highways 789 and 287. Carr said the report on the two-vehicle wreck was not yet complete. Carr said the elderly female driver of the Colorado car that is believed to have caused the crash might have experienced a medical issue leading up to the wreck. Both occupants of that vehicle were transported to Lander Regional Hospital for treatment. The driver of the second vehicle was treated at the scene and later took himself to the hospital. No citations were issued.
At 12:12 p.m., police were called by a man who said a juvenile female coworker came to work with what looked like bruises on her neck. Follow-up determined the marks to not be bruises.
At 4:11 p.m., police took a report of a stolen ankle bracelet from a person on the 500 block of Main Street. The bracelet is valued at more than $1,000 and follow-up is continuing.
Police received two calls Thursday evening on the 400 block of Wood Street for a report of an intoxicated woman causing problems. The final call, at 10:21 p.m., reported that she had entered a residence and was not supposed to be there. Police located the woman in the home and a man there said she had been invited to stay.