Riverton Police so far have been unavailable for comment on this situation Tuesday night photographed from a residence across the street on East Sunset. Officers wearing haz-mat suits were seen entering the home. (Photo by Jenna Lane)
(Fremont County, Wyo.) – Wednesday’s law enforcement recap from across the county. Those cited or arrested are presumed innocent until convicted in a court of law.
Riverton Police Department
Charles Bassett, 53, Riverton, Public Intoxication
Quaila House, 29, Riverton, DWUI
Verlas ChiefStick, 54, Riverton,Open Container and Public Intoxication
Malcolm Wade, 22, Riverton, on a Probation/Parole courtesy hold
Benjamin Piper, 48, Arapahoe, Public Intoxication
Police were called to the 500 block of East Pershing at 8:35 a.m. where a man was found who had apparently been assaulted. The man was reported to have had swollen eyes and abrasions on his head. An ambulance was called.
A fender bender was called in to police at 9 a.m. from the 1500 block of East Park. The vehicles involved were a large SUV and a small sedan. There were no reported injuries.
A nose complaint at 1:14 .m. in the 400 block of West Sunset was resolved when police arrived and advised the drivers of two parked vehicles with their radios blasting to turn down the music. They did.
Police transported eight individuals to the Center for Hope Alcohol Social Detoxification center on Tuesday.
Fremont County Sheriff’s Department
None reported in the past 24 hours
The Fremont County Detention Center currently has 150 inmates it is responsible for. Of those, 138 are being held in the Lander Jail, seven are in substance abuse treatment programs throughout the state, one is on home detention and four inmates are being housed outside of the facility.
A call that sent Deputies scrambling to a residence along the Sinks Canyon Road where a man was alleged to be after another person with a gun. The report was found to be unfounded.
A caller alerted the FCSO of subjects in a red truck shooting at wildlife from the highway and in the direction of several residences. The call was turned over to the Wyoming Game and Fish Department.
An ongoing investigation is continuing in the Dubois area for a child who has been consistently late for school. The Department of Family Services is also involved in the investigation. No other details were released.
A 17-year-old male was cited and charged with Minor Under the Influence of Alcohol Tuesday at 2 p.m. after he allegedly was found in a yard that was not his. Deputies released the teen to his father.
Lander Police Department
Cory Marburger, 35, Lander, Shoplifting, Public Intoxication, Assault and Battery. At 10:53 a.m., police were called by Mr. D’s for a report of a shoplifter who fled the scene. An officer made contact with the suspect on South Seventh Street, who then began to run after seeing the patrol car, Chief Jim Carey said. The officer stopped the man on the 700 block of Sweetwater Street, and he was intoxicated. Marburger allegedly shoved a Mr. D’s employee after he attempted to conceal a bottle of liquor. At the jail, Marburger reportedly had a .34 BAC.
Gary Tyler, 33, Lander, on a Probation Violation.
Barry Scott, 45, Lander, DWUI, Interference and Failure to Maintain Lane. At 12:46 a.m., an officer observed a red Dodge pickup truck accelerating quickly on Baldwin Creek Road. After seeing the vehicle leave its lane of travel, the officer initiated a traffic stop. Scott reportedly refused to take a breath test, and a warrant was issued for a blood draw. He was arrested without incident.
17-year-old male of Fort Washakie was cited for Shoplifting. The boy was cited and trespassed from Mr. D’s after attempting to steal a bottle of cold medication. The boy reportedly told police he intended to use it to get high.
At 9:40 a.m. on Tuesday, police were called to the Westward Heights parking lot for a report of a hit and run. Carey said a vehicle had a scratch on its bumper. There were no suspects or suspect vehicles.
At 10:05 a.m., officers were called to a residence on the 600 block of Popo Agie Street for a report of possibly stolen prescription medication. The report is under investigation.
Police were called to a residence on the 800 block of Railroad Street for an unknown problem at 1:22 p.m. Upon arrival officers found a couple intoxicated individuals in the residence who didn’t know why the police were there. Seeing no criminal activity, the police left.
At 9:26 p.m., officers were called to the area of South Ninth and Canyon streets for a report of either gunshots or fireworks. Several people contacted by police said it sounded like fireworks.
At 11:29 p.m., an officer on patrol located a suspicious vehicle at the back of City Park after the park was supposed to be closed. A subject standing outside the vehicle fled upon seeing the patrol car, Carey said. Police were unable to catch the person, but the vehicle, which may or may not be stolen, was towed away. The situation is still under investigation.