(Lander, Wyo.) – Thursday’s law enforcement round-up from across Fremont County. All persons cited or arrested are considered innocent until convicted in a court of law.
Lander Police Department
There were no arrests. There were a couple citations issued.
Shanelle Friday, 28, Lander, cited for Accessory to Attempted Larceny. At 11 a.m. on Wednesday, police were called to the parking lot of Mr. D’s for a report of a man who reportedly tried to take a case of beer from a delivery truck. The man reportedly dropped the case of beer before jumping into a vehicle driven by Friday. Police contacted Friday and she was cited. Follow-up on the man who attempted to take the case is continuing.
Matthew Willow, 19, Ethete, cited for Following too Close. At 3:45 p.m. on Wednesday, police were called to the intersection of Highways 789 and 287 for a two vehicle wreck. Lander Police Chief Jim Carey said there was only minor damage and there were no injuries.
At 6:01 p.m., a purple Kona bicycle was reported stolen from the area of North Second and Lincoln streets.
At 6:50 p.m., police took a report from a residence on Market Street where a person reported syringes and prescription medications taken. There was no evidence of forced entry. Carey said there is a suspect, and the case is under investigation.
At 7:34 p.m., officers were called to the Wyoming Life Resource Center for a report of a vehicle that struck a building. Carey said the driver of the vehicle had stepped out of the light blue GMC pickup, owned by the state, to disengage the emergency brake. After doing so, the vehicle began to roll away, across 50 feet of lawn before hitting a building. The driver said they attempted to chase it but were unsuccessful. There was more than $1,000 damage to the vehicle and more than $2,000 damage to the brick building.
At 1:39 a.m. on Thursday, police were called to North Third and Lincoln streets for a report of a male subject slashing tires in the National Outdoor Leadership School parking lot. Officers discovered 10 vehicles and five bikes with tires clearly punctured by a knife. Carey said most of the vehicles had only one damaged tire, and a damage estimate wasn’t yet available. As of this morning there were no suspects, but follow-up was continuing with surveillance systems in the area. Police are also considering there might be a connection between this vandalism and other slashed tires from over the weekend.
Riverton Police Department
Brandon Frankson, 19, Riverton, on a Contempt of Court warrant and Minor Under the Influence (MUI)
Stephenie Brown, 25, Riverton, Public Intoxication and Possession of a Controlled Substance (Marijuana)
A property damage two-vehicle crash was reported at 7:31 a.m. Wednesday in the 900 block of Sherry Drive between a white 2005 Ford pickup and a white 2008 GMC Sierra pickup. Damage was over $1,000.
A resident in the 600 block of Edith Street called police at 9:12 a.m to report a continuing problem of “dogs crapping” in his yard.
Door to door salesmen hawking cleaning products were the subject of a suspicious persons call to the RPD at 11:14 a.m. in the 400 block of North 15th East.
A reported stalking was called into police at 12:11 p.m. Wednesday. The report is under investigation. No other details were released.
A city resident reported suspicious telephone calls from an alleged collections agency just past 2 p.m. A report was taken.
Police were called to Walmart in the 1700 block of North Federal on a report of a fight there. It turned out to be a verbal argument only. No citations were issued.
The city’s Animal Control Officer is investigating a reported case of animal abuse in the city. No other details were offered.
A day late and bicycle short. A bicycle theft was reported to have occurred on Tuesday at the Riverton Branch Library. The bicycle was identified as being “red and white” but no other identifying information was provided. A report was taken.
A white 2006 Peterbilt semi-tractor unit was involved in a two vehicle crash at the Riverton Post Office annex in the 1300 block of West Main at 3:32 p.m. The other vehicle was a 1995 Chevrolet Blazer. Damage was over $1,000.
Police were called to the 300 block of West Washington where a verbal argument had broken out over the care of a dog.
At 4:41 p.m. police received a complaint from a city resident who apparently had tired of receiving text messages challenging the paternity of a child, and other allegedly threatening messages. A report was taken.
A verbal argument was reported in the 400 block of Sycamore Drive. The argument did not become physical.
A family fight that was called in to the RPD at 8:31 p.m. in the 800 block of North Federal is under investigation. No details were released.
Early Thursday morning, officers were dispatched to the Rails to Trails just after 8 a.m. for a family fight that turned out to a juvenile male high school student who apparently did not want to go to school and was arguing with his mother. Police took the boy to RHS.
Fremont County Sheriff’s Office
Sloan Lane, 33, Riverton, Probation Revocation warrant.
At 10:24 a.m., deputies were called to Bee Road in Riverton for a report of a fawn that wasn’t healthy. The caller did not think the deer had been hit by a vehicle.
Deputies were called to the the 10900 block of Highway 789 near Riverton for a report of a fight. The caller said they saw a woman on the ground, and the woman and a man had been screaming at each other. Deputies were unable to locate the feuding couple.
At 3:47 p.m., deputies were called to the 200 block of Tulip Street near Lander for a report of an unknown female sleeping in her camper. Undersheriff Ryan Lee said other family members had been letting people stay there and the caller had not been informed.
A woman on the 1900 block of East Park Avenue in Riverton said there were items missing from inside a trailer that is for sale. She said the only people who have access is herself and the realtor.