(Fremont County, Wyo.) – Friday’s law enforcement recap from around Fremont County. All those cited or arrested are considered innocent until convicted in a court of law.
Fremont County Sheriff’s Office
Jason Lacey, 38, Riverton, Driving While Under the Influence (DWUI), Registration violation, Open Container, Resisting/Interference and on a Contempt of Court warrant. Lacey crashed his Chevrolet Blazer through a fence on Bryant Road and was angry the property owner called 911 to report the incident.
The Fremont County Detention Center currently has 146 inmates it is responsible for. Of these, 130 are being held at the jail in Lander, nine are in substance abuse treatment programs around the state, two are on home detention and four inmates are being housed out of the facility.
The FCSO answered 19 calls for service on Thursday, including:
A two vehicle crash was reported in the All Nations Mobile Home Park on Arapahoe Drive involving a gray 200o Toyota Corolla. A female driver reportedly hit her face and head on the steering wheel in the crash. No other details were available.
Riverton Police Department
Catha Elistenna, 26, Arapahoe, Public Intoxication and on a Municipal warrant
Theodore Goggles, 72, Riverton, Public Intoxication
Byron Lincoln, 48, Riverton, Public Intoxication
Sean Elmer, 38, Riverton, on a Fremont County warrant
David Dewey, 44, Riverton, Public Intoxication.
A sexual assault call that was received at 7:13 a.m. is under investigation; no other information was available.
A hit and run traffic collision was reported at 2:14 p.m. at the intersection of East Third and Broadway. A report had not been completed.
Police were called at 7 p.m. to City Hall where a person showing up for a Victim Witness panel had been drinking.
A T-bone traffic crash was called in at the intersection of East Pershing and North Federal at 7:19 p.m. A report on the crash had not been completed by Friday morning and no information was available. However, County10.com was at the scene of the crash during snowy conditions and was told that the driver of a Toyota passenger car failed to stop for a red traffic light and crashed into an SUV passing through the intersection. See photos below.
Police were called to the 200 block of East Main for a patron who was refusing to leave the bar. Police helped the man get a ride home.
A report of a peeping Tom was reported at 9:11 p.m. at a residence off of Sunset Drive, but police were unable to detect any tracks in the snow of anyone approaching the house, nor did they see any person walking in the neighborhood.
Police at 4:42 p.m. responded to a hold-up alarm in the 300 block of East Main, but arrived to find that it was a false alarm. (See photo below)
Lander Police Department
At 3:04 p.m., police were called to the 400 block of South First Street for a report of a burglary. Chief Jim Carey said it appeared someone had broken into a locked residence through the front door. Nothing appeared to be taken, but he said there was evidence that burglar was looking for prescription medication. There are no suspects at this time.
Police were called twice to the 200 block of Market Street for fights, but Carey said it wasn’t clear if the two reports were connected. The first report was at 5:54 p.m. for a report of people arguing verbally in the street. Upon arrival, the people had left, and police learned the altercation occurred about 10 minutes before they were dispatched. The second report was at 1:24 a.m. on Friday for two women fighting. They were separated for the evening.