(Lander, Wyo.) – Wednesday’s law enforcement recap from across Fremont County. Those cited or arrested are considered innocent until convicted in a court of law.
Lander Police Department
Ted Jarvis, 46, Lander, Public Intoxication. Lander Police Chief Jim Carey said at 12:15 p.m. on Tuesday, police were called to the 500 block of Main Street for a report of an intoxicated man who didn’t belong in the area. Officers on the scene found Jarvis with dried blood on his face and scuffed up elbows and glasses. When he couldn’t direct police to a friend’s place, Jarvis was arrested, Carey said. At the jail, Jarvis was found to have a .32 BAC.
Kenneth Hebah, 32, Lander, Public Intoxication. At 2:45 p.m., police were called to the 200 block of North Eighth Street for a report of an intoxicated man leaning against a fence and yelling obscenities at people. Police arrived and found Hebah lying on the ground between Lincoln and Washakie streets. He was taken to the jail, where he was found to have a .55 BAC. EMS was called, and he was medically cleared.
Christy Wanstall, 31, Lander, LPD Warrant.
At 1:45 p.m., police were called to the 100 block of North Sixth Street for a report of an intoxicated man at China Garden going in and out and asking for a job. Police allowed the man to leave if he promised to not cause further problems. There were no further calls.
At 2:31 p.m., police were called for a report of an assault at the Popo Agie One Stop. The report is under investigation.
A 15-year-old Lander girl was cited for property destruction after allegedly carving letters into a table at Lander Valley High School. Replacing the table is estimated at $100 or $200.
At 4:21 p.m., police were called about a vehicle driving around with an infant not in a car seat. Police were unable to locate the vehicle.
Police are in contact with the management of a company of sales people that had received a number of complaints.
At 1:20 a.m. on Wednesday, police assisted West Jordan, Utah, police in attempting to locate stolen property. LPD determined the person in question had moved out of town.
Fremont County Sheriff’s Office
Treyvale Bigmedicine, 18, Riverton, Failure to Appear Warrant.
Thunder Littlethunder, 22, Riverton, Failure to Appear Warrant.
At 9:39 a.m. on Tuesday, deputies were called to the 100 block of Elder Lane for a report of a frame on a shed broken as if someone attempted to break in.
A man on the 100 block of South Missouri Avenue in Hudson for a report of people walking in yards and picking things up. The people were determined to be door-to-door sales people.
A report of animal abuse in the Riverton area is under investigation.
Deputies were unable to locate a black lab in Hudson that reportedly chased a small girl on the 400 block of Main Street.
Kai Espresso in Hudson reported that overnight someone filled up the business’s Dumpster.
A man was taken to detox after deputies were called to the 900 block of East Monroe Avenue in Hudson for a report of an intoxicated man laying in a person’s front yard.
At 9:16 p.m., deputies were called to the 1100 block of Missouri Valley Road near Shoshoni for a report of an intoxicated man, naked and laying on the ground. The report is under investigation.
At 10:36 p.m., Wyoming Highway Patrol received a couple calls about vehicles that struck cows near Crowheart.
Riverton Police Department
Theresa Clark, 31, Riverton, on three counts of Child Endangering, Interference with Police and Defrauding a Drug Test. Clark reportedly showed up at the Department of Family Services office in Riverton with three minor children and in an apparent state of being under the influence of something. Concerned for the welfare of the children, a 7 year-old boy, a 9 year-old girl and a 15-year-old girl, the police were called as Clark had driven to her appointment. When taking a urine test after police arrived, Clark is alleged to have used a small bottle of urine produced by one of the children which she had concealed in her body and substituted as her own, but was caught. The children, all of school age but not in school, were taken to their grandmothers home.
Autumn Wallowingbull, 35, Riverton, on a Contempt of Court warrant
The Riverton Police Department responded to 40 calls for service in the past 24 hours. Included in the reports were the following items:
The Trailhead Restaurant reported at 7:09 a.m. Tuesday that a patron had entered the restaurant, ordered a cup of coffee, drank it, and then left without paying.
A patrolling officer discovered that a One-Way traffic sign had been knocked down at the Riverton Middle School. City maintenance crews responded and righted the sign.
A vehicle stolen off the lot at Fremont Buick, Chevrolet and GMC in Riverton was recovered in Billings, Mont. At first, dealership officials did not know the vehicle had been stolen, according to a police report. Police were told the 2003 Maroon Chevrolet was a “loaner” vehicle that had been returned, but the keys had been left in the ignition and the vehicle apparently was not checked back in. The theft was discovered when Auto Recovery of Billings called the dealership to report it had the car, that had been abandoned along I-90 outside of Billings. The vehicle had run out of gas. It had not been damaged, just taken on a long joy ride.
A backing-up vehicle crash was reported Tuesday at 5:36 p.m. The driver of a 1999 model Jeep Cherokee reported she did not see a 2004 Ford Taurus parked behind her in the 100 block of South Third East, backed up and heard a crunch. The parked and unattended Taurus suffered front end damage, included a dented hood. The owner of the Ford was not immediately found, but later responded to a message left by police. Insurance information was exchanged and police made a report.