(Fremont County, Wyo.) – Thursday’s law enforcement roundup from across Fremont County. All persons cited or arrested are considered innocent until convicted in a court of law.
The Ninth District Circuit Court in Lander said today an arrest warrant that had been issued for Brian Noon, 49, of Riverton, and that was executed when Noon was arrested by the Riverton Police Department this past weekend, was issued in error and that he should not have been picked up. The court said Noon had paid several traffic fines in full, but that an error was made indicating the fines had not been paid.
Fremont County Sheriff’s Office
Charles Geboe, 43, Riverton, Probation Revocation.
Mark Wallace, 49, Shoshoni, Driving Under the Influence, No Proof of Insurance, Safety Belts Required and No Valid Driver’s License.
Details on an adult man’s arrest were not released due to sexual abuse nature of the crimes.
A caller in Dubois reported that a woman owed $400 for jewelry. The caller believed the woman was trying to leave town.
At 10:14 a.m., deputies were called to the 600 block of South Missouri Avenue in Hudson by a man who wanted to speak with law enforcement about dogs killing his turkeys.
A woman near Lander on Wednesday afternoon reported that she was contacted by someone on Facebook about getting $100,000. She reported the message as possible fraud.
At 4:45 p.m., deputies were called to the 100 block of Elder Lane in Riverton by a woman who said a man she didn’t know tried to beat her up and said “she better watch it.”
The Wyoming Game & Fish Department handled a call in Pavillion at about 7:34 p.m.
Riverton Police Department
Dominic Fightingbear, 36, Arapahoe, Public Intoxication and Vagrancy.
Clowry Means, 46, Arapahoe, Public Intoxication and Disturbing the Peace.
Marcus Brown, 58, Riverton, Disturbing the Peace and Assault & Battery.
April Martinez, 33, Shoshoni, Disturbing the Peace.
Theodore Goggles, 72, Riverton, Public Intoxication.
Kenneth Shakespeare, 27, Arapahoe, Public Intoxication and Municipal Warrant.
A 40-year-old Riverton man was cited with Interfering with a Peace Officer.
No information was available on a fraud investigation launched Wednesday by Riverton Police Detectives.
The School Resource Officer at Riverton High School was contacted by a student Wednesday morning after receiving an inappropriate photo on a cell phone. The person who sent the x-rated photo was not known to the student. Police are following-up on the incident.
Divorces can be messy, and such is the case with a complaint received by the RPD Wednesday at 10:51 a.m. with an allegation of possible threats being transmitted to one of the parties over Face Time.
A marijuana case initiated by the RPD is under investigation, no other details were released.
The Riverton Radio Shack store was the scene of a domestic assault on Wednesday at 2:49 p.m. Apparently the 28-year-old victim was shopping in the store when the woman’s former husband and his new girlfriend showed up in the store. The victim was allegedly assaulted by the girlfriend and after being pushed to the ground was allegedly kicked in the head. Police are waiting to review surveillance video and the case remains open.
Police were called to the 400 block of Pine Street when an intruder was discovered inside the house. Animal Control officer Sarah Lowe was able to coax the “friendly” squirrel out of the home and back outside into a tree.
A rabbit was hit and killed by traffic in the 1200 block of West Main Street at 5:04 p.m.
A fire call to the 600 block of Webbwood Road at 7:12 p.m. was a false alarm.
Lander Police Department
Ricky Goodleft, 31, Riverton, on a Probation and Parole hold. Police were advised that Goodleft’s probation officer had received threatening text messages from the man. The probation officer had received information that Goodleft had been violating his probation by drinking and learned that the officer was looking for him. Goodleft was not at his residence, but was located a short time later in the area and apparently intoxicated. One arrested, a police report indicated Goodleft became uncooperative with officers and jail staff.
Michael Pingatore, 28, Lander, Possession of a Congrolled Substance, marijuana; Public Intoxication, Open Container. A police report indicated officers were dispatched to the Loaf ‘N Jug store at 12 minutes past midnight for a male subject in a blue hoodie, allegedly picking his teeth and flashing a baggie of marijuana. Police contacted Pingatore finding him under the influence of alcohol. While patting him down officers found a bag os suspected marijuana (22 grams worth) and a half-empty bottle of vodka. His blood alcohol level was measured at .21 percent. The legal limit is .08 percent.
After receiving several calls on the issue, the Lander Police remind city residents that they may cut an overhanging tree branch extending over their property from a neighbor’s tree, but they CAN NOT throw the limb back into the yard of the tree owner. “That is littering and subject to a $750 fine,” said Lt. Chuck Carr Thursday morning. “It may not sound right, but that’s the current city code.”
Police conducted a welfare check on a young looking girl with an older man after receiving a suspicious circumstance report Wednesday morning from a concerned citizen. Police discovered the woman was of legal age and that the older man was her father. Everything checked out okay.
Lander Police responded with the Lander Volunteer Fire Department at 11:38 a.m. to the 700 block of South Fifth on an “odor investigation.” LVFD Fire Administrator Nick Hudson said that nothing unusual was found and the source of the odor could not be found.
A group of juveniles were reported to be smoking behind Pathfinder High School at 2:41 p.m. Police found four juveniles, but they were playing basketball and no one was smoking. Maybe it was a “smoking hot” game.
A green Next model bicycle valued at $100 was reported missing from a residence in the 500 block of Washington.
The Maverik Store on East Main reported a gas drive-off of $75.50 Wednesday. Staff at store knew who the motorist was, as they do business there frequently. When contacted, the female driver said she had used a credit card, but did not get a receipt. She returned to the store and paid for the fuel. Another case of a failure of the gas pump to communicate with the store’s register.
Police investigating a series of inappropriate text messages discovered that the student owning the phone had lost it and had not reported it lost nor had the service stopped. Whoever picked up the phone had been sending the messages. Police advised the parents of the student to shut off the service to the phone.
A reported vehicle fire early Thursday at WYO 789 and Chittim road turned out to be a steaming radiator. There was no fire.