(Fremont County, Wyo) – Today’s wrap-up of law enforcement activity around Fremont County. All persons cited or arrested are presumed innocent until convicted in a court of law.
Fremont County Sheriff’s Office
At 7:47 a.m. on Wednesday, deputies were called to the 10200 block of Highway 26 in Kinnear for a report of a long list of items stolen out of toolboxes in the back of a truck overnight.
At 10:44 a.m., deputies were called to 8-Mile Road near Riverton for a report of a jar of mercury that the caller needed help disposing.
A report of child abuse or neglect in the Riverton area is under investigation.
Deputies were called to Sand Butte Road in Pavillion at 3:39 p.m. by a woman who said she was being run over by her neighbor’s cats. The caller said the neighbor owns 50-60 cats that keep infringing on the caller’s property.
At 4:04 p.m., a woman on Sunnyside Avenue in Riverton report that a neighbor threatened to shoot her dog if it didn’t stop barking.
Deputies assisted Riverton firefighters on the 100 block of Paradise Valley Road with a truck fire at 6:22 p.m.
At 6:42 p.m., deputies were called to the Fast Lane in Shoshoni for a report of an intoxicated man with a backpack and a cowboy hat who stumbling around, throwing things and being belligerent.
Hay was reported stolen from the 500 block of Deerfield Drive in Riverton.
At 9:08 p.m., deputies were advised that the caller’s son was assaulted by some people who were then at K Mart. The report is under investigation.
At 2:34 a.m. on Thursday, deputies were called by a woman on the 1500 block of East Monroe Avenue for a report of a car alarm that had been going off for 15 minutes and woke the caller up.
Riverton Police Department
Ivan Bear, 44, St. Stephen’s, Contempt of Court Warrant.
Gregory Chavez, 50, Riverton, Public Intoxication.
Johnnie Dubois, 50, San Benito, Texas, Public Intoxication.
Michael Johnson, 34, Pavillion, Driving Under the Influence. At 7:33 p.m., police were called to Smiths for a report of an intoxicated man who had just parked in the lot. Capt. Eric Murphy said police found the vehicle unoccupied, but with an empty beer can in a cup holder. When the owner, Johnson, returned, he was given a ride home. At 8:34 p.m., the same officer who had spoke with Johnson earlier observed the vehicle speeding on West Main Street. He pulled the vehicle over and found Johnson behind the wheel. He reportedly had a .20 BAC. The legal limit for operating a motor vehicle is .08.
Randy Weber, 23, Kinnear, Failure to Appear Warrant. Police were called to 700 block of North Federal at 6:54 p.m. for a report of several intoxicated individuals banging on the back door of the Boot Barn. Weber was arrested for the outstanding warrant.
Nina LittleShield, 47, St. Stephen’s, Contempt of Court Warrant.
At 9:45 a.m., police were called to the intersection of North 12 Street East and East Pershing for a report of a stop sign stolen. City crews had already replaced the missing sign when police arrived. There are no suspects at this time.
At 10:17 a.m., officers were called by a man in a school zone on the 800 block of North Eighth Street West who said a woman in an SUV tailgated him in the school zone, passed him on the right, and then stopped in the middle of the road in front of him for no apparent reason. Police were unable to locate a vehicle matching the description.
At 11:13 a.m., Murphy said officers were called to Riverton Memorial Hospital for a report of an assault. A 45-year-old man reported that the night before a 46-year-old woman punched him multiple times in the face and stomped on his foot. He said he ran from the house. Murphy said the man was supposed to stop by the police department to complete the report when he left the hospital, but as of Thursday morning he had not come in.
Police and the Department of Family Services yesterday investigated a report of possible abuse of an intellectually disabled man. Police found no evidence of abuse.
At 2:03 p.m., police were called to the 100 block of Apache Avenue by a man who said he was tired of telling his daughter’s boyfriend to stay away. A no trespass order was filed against the boyfriend.
At 9:50 p.m., officers were called to the 300 block of Colter Drive for a report of a suspicious vehicle parked in the area. Police made contact with the man who said he was driving through Riverton to get to Nevada. He had pulled over to sleep for a while.
Around midnight, a woman on the 900 block of Forest Drive reported a Playstation 3, three games, a controller and a box as stolen.
Lander Police Department
Pauline Oldman, 34, Lander, Public Intoxication. Lt. Chuck Carr said police were called to Safeway at 6:23 p.m. on Wednesday for a report of an intoxicated woman who bothering customers. Carr said after unsuccessfully trying to get Oldman a ride, she was arrested. She reportedly had a .271 BAC.
At 1:24 p.m., police were called to the 800 block of Amoretti Street for a report of a man who broke windows at a house and a vehicle’s windshield. A woman at the residence said the man and another woman were arguing when he broke the windows. Police found the windshield to have been broken with a concrete block. However, all the property that was damaged was found to be owned by the man. It is not a crime to do damage to your own property.
At 4:29 p.m., an officer located two intoxicated subjects arguing in the alley behind Silver Spur Lanes. The argument was just verbal, and the men were sent on their way.