(Fremont County, Wyo.) – Tuesday’s law enforcement wrap-up from across the county. All persons cited or arrested are presumed innocent until convicted in a court of law.
Fremont County Sheriff’s Office
At 10:42 a.m. on Monday, deputies were called to assist EMS on the 2300 block of Squaw Creek Road for a report of a four-wheeler wreck. Undersheriff Ryan Lee reported that an ATV rolled on a male subject on private property. The 25-year-old man was reportedly taken to Lander Regional Hospital for treatment. His condition and additional information were not available Tuesday morning.
Fence damage was reported at 1:05 p.m. on Riverview Cutoff near Riverton.
Around 2:30 p.m. deputies and citizens worked to rescue a horse from the Little Wind River. See more on that story here.
At 3 p.m., deputies were called to Cazier Lane near Lander for a report of a 1990s Dodge pickup that slid on ice and tipped over on its side. The truck had a water tank in the back. There were no injuries.
Lander Police Department
Jay Brown, 21, Arapahoe, Assault and Battery. Lander police were dispatched to the area of the Dillon Apartments where a woman had reported she was being beaten by her boyfriend, Brown. Police arrived at the scene and observed evidence of a physical assault on the woman. Brown was arrested. His BAC level was measured at .07 percent.
Police investigating a 911 hang-up in the 300 block of Cascade at 8:02 a.m. discovered a man was preparing to take his wife to the hospital by private vehicle and had decided an ambulance was not needed.
No reports were available this morning on a hit and run crash that was reported on East Main Street and for a Juvenile problem on Jefferson street.
A woman reported that her debit card had been stolen and that it had been used twice here in Fremont County, once for $25.01 and once for $204.62. A possible suspect has been identified. The case is under investigation.
A business in the 800 block of Lincoln reported that a Michelin tire on a full size rim was taken from between two storage areas. There are no suspects.
A woman called to report that someone had entered her unlocked vehicle parked in the 700 block of Victory Lane, opened her wallet and removed about $120 to $140 worth of cash. The thief, however, left a $100 bill in the wallet. There are no suspects. There was no explanation offered as to why the woman would leave a wallet full of cash in her unlocked vehicle overnight.
Speaking of that, a resident in the 600 block of Market Street reported that someone had gained access to their home through an unlocked bedroom window and had taken about 48 doses of oxycodone tablets. There are no suspects. It was the second theft of oxycodone in the past two days in Lander.
Oops. Don’t you hate when you do this? A man stopped by the police station to report that after he had used the self check-out registers at Safeway and paid for his groceries with a $100 bill, he forgot to take his change. When he discovered that he was missing $81.30, he returned to the store to discover that the change was not there. A video surveillance camera recorded a woman taking the man’s change. Lt. Chuck Carr said police are now reviewing the video in an attempt to identify the woman who took the money. The case is under investigation.
A dog that was reported to be home alone without food or water after its owners left for a trip to Las Vegas was unfounded. The LPD’s Animal Control Officer discovered the dog did have food and water. When the officer arrived, a neighbor was untangling the dog’s lease.
A report of shoplifting from the 200 block of Grandview was unfounded. There was no evidence that patrons inside the store for over an hour had left with any merchandise.
The LPD’s drug canine, Kai, was called into action at one minute past Midnight on Tuesday morning upon the request of a Fremont County Sheriff’s Deputy who wanted the dog to walk around a vehicle he had stopped to check for any scene of drugs. The dog did not alert on the vehicle, no action was taken.
Riverton Police Department
Vincent Burnett, 24, Riverton, Fremont County Warrant.
Cordell Washington, 40, Riverton, Disturbing the Peace and a Municipal Warrant.
Riverton Police Calls were not immediately available on Tuesday. They will be posted when available.