(Fremont County, Wyo.) – Tuesday’s law enforcement re cap from around the county. Those cited or arrested are presumed innocent until convicted in a court of law.
Riverton Police Department
No arrests recorded in the past 24 hours
Community Entry Services reported at 9 a.m. Monday that a person or persons unknown had broken into one of their sheds at 2441 Peck Avenue. Nothing was reported missing.
A parking problem resulted in a police visit to the 100 block of North 6th East and East Main Monday at 9:45 a.m. A red Ford pickup up was reported parked in front of the caller’s business there. The reporting party said they had repeatedly asked the driver of the truck not to park there and upon asking again, an argument ensued and the RP was reportedly threatened. Both parties were contacted.
A fraud in the Riverton area was reported Monday when a caller said there had been someone writing checks on his deceased father’s account. The report is under investigation.
A fender bender was reported at North 5th East and East Main at eight minutes past 11 a.m. Monday by the Riverton Post Office. The vehicles were a blue Chevrolet Impala and a silver Volkswagon. There were no injuries.
A man reported that his cane was stolen after he was assaulted several days ago on Cheyenne Avenue.
A resident of a Central Wyoming College residence hall reported that someone broke into her vehicle and took her vehicle’s registration and insurance papers. A report is pending.
No other information was released on a citation for Minor Under the Influence or Minor In Possession of alcohol. The report was generated by a School Resource Officer at Riverton High School.
Police received a call at 4:01 p.m. that someone had broken windows out of their truck while it was parked at Walmart. The caller said they had had an argument with another party, returned to their vehicle and found the windows broken. The report is under investigation.
Citations were issued for Possession of a Controlled Substance, marijuana, in the 200 block of West Adams Avenue. No other information was available.
A resident on Blackfoot Drive called police to report that he found a ferret in his yard and wanted it removed. The critter was taken to the PAWS animal shelter.
Fremont County Sheriff’s Office
Kyle Kummer, 22, Lander, Driving Under the Influence, Driving Under Suspension, and Speeding. Kummer was arrested following a traffic stop on Highway 789 outside of Lander at 12:23 a.m. on Tuesday.
A situation in the Riverton area involving a 5-year-old boy is part of an ongoing investigation.
At 8:17 a.m., a man on the 1600 block of North Smith Road in Riverton reported that someone ran over his fence and mailbox. The vehicle was not there.
The Sheriff’s Office aided the Wind River Police Department with a low-speed pursuit beginning on Blue Sky Highway. Speeds reportedly remained under 30 mph. The Sheriff’s Office spiked the stolen red Pontiac’s tires and subjects were arrested in Kinnear by WRPD.
At 10:07 a.m., a man on the 4600 block of West Mountain View Drive in Riverton reported that last week someone made threats on his home phone.
At 4:22 p.m., deputies were called to the 800 block of South Federal Boulevard for a report of a juvenile male getting high using a dust spray. The juvenile was cited for unlawful use of inhalants.
The sheriff’s office aided WRPD and Wyoming Highway with a wreck that occurred on Highway 789 just south of Riverton shortly after 8 p.m. on an approach to the bridge over the Little Wind River. There were at least three people involved. Traffic was blocked for a time until a sander could arrive to help give vehicles more traction on the black ice in the area at the time. WHP Lt. Tom Adams said there were no injuries and the wreck was minor.
At 8:20 p.m., deputies were called to the 100 block of Prairie Breeze Road in Riverton for a broken window at a residence. The caller did not know if anything was missing.
Lander Police Department
At 9:15 a.m., police were called to the 900 block of Amoretti Street for a minor two vehicle crash. No citations were issued.
At 11:22 a.m., officers took a report of a bicycle stolen from the 800 block of Canyon Street. The bike was a white Huffy BMX for a juvenile boy. Chief Jim Carey said a suspect has been identified.
A semi-truck reportedly ran over a Wyoming Department of Transportation street sign a little after 2 p.m. on Highway 789.
At 4:11 a.m., a caller on the 600 block of Washington Street complained about the snow plows being used at Pathfinder High School. The caller told police that there was too little snow for the plow to be in use, and too early for such noise.