(Fremont County, Wyo.) – Thursday’s recap of law enforcement activity around the county. All those cited or arrested are presumed not guilty until convicted in a court of law.

Riverton Police Department


Eldon Antelope, 48, Riverton, on three Failure to Appear warrants. He was being released to be transported to the Center for Hope when officers discovered he had the outstanding warrants.

Colleen Willow, 26, Riverton, on a Failure to Appear warrant. She was pulled over in the 400 block of East Fremont on a traffic stop.

Steven Willow, 39, Ethete, on a Failure to Appear warrant. An officer on a follow-up investigation in the 800 block of East Adams saw Willow in the apartment and knew he had a warrant, so he was taken into custody.

A 43-year-old female was cited for Shoplifting and given a No Trespass order after she attempted to take a $6 bottle of vodka from Woodward’s Liquor.


A gas drive-off was reported at 7:45 Wednesday morning at the South Federal Maverik. A vehicle described as a large four-door flat nose semi-truck without plates filled up with $76.84 and left southbound without paying. Police were unable to locate the vehicle.

A woman driving in the parking lot on the east side of the 700 block of North Federal crashed head-on into a light pole, totaling her 2007 blue Ford Explorer. The woman received a hit on the head from crashing into the steering wheel, but refused medical treatment at the scene.

A family fight was reported at 12:15  p.m. in the 800 block of North Federal. By the time police arrived, a female was just leaving the apartment to take a walk and let things settle down. She said she was having a verbal argument with her husband.

Police were called to Riverton Memorial Hospital at 12:16 p.m. for a 50-year-old man who reported he had been hit by his 56-year-old brother with a baseball bat. Police did not observe any injuries to the man. A report was taken.

Why call the police? Police were notified that a woman and a friend were trying to retrieve property from a residence in the 400 block of North 7th east and a dispute broke out. When police arrived, no one was there.

A dog who charged a boy in the 1300 block of East Adams at 3:30 p.m. was reported. The Animal Control Officer will do a follow-up.

A gas drive-off was reported at the Loaf ‘N Jug store in the  300 block of North Federal at 4:45 p.m.. A white pickup truck was reported to have left without paying for $72.89 worth of fuel.

Police were called on the report of a car vs deer crash on West Main Street near Central Wyoming College. Upon arrival at the scene both the deer and the white passenger car were gone. Apparently they exchanged information and went their separate ways.

A woman who refused to leave a College Hill Apartments unit and who was being loud and disorderly did exit the apartment after police arrived. No action was taken.

A female who had been admitted to the Center For Hope Social Alcohol Detoxification Center was being disorderly until police arrived and explained the consequences of her actions. She agreed to comply with the rules of the Center.

Some holiday balloons moving around due to a heater coming on tripped a motion alarm at Plains Tire and Battery in the 1100 block of North Federal at 6:30 p.m.

The Wind River Hotel and Casino security alerted the RPD after they escorted a woman determined to be intoxicated out of their business. She got into a white Ford F-250 pickup truck and headed north into Riverton. Police were unable to locate the vehicle.


Fremont County Sheriff’s Office


Travis Arthur, 32, St. Stephen’s, Breach of Peace.

Cole Hill, 26, Pavillion, Driving Under the Influence and Open Container. Hill was arrested after deputies were called to Zuber Road outside of Riverton at 6:42 p.m. for a report of an intoxicated man who drove into a pasture and refused to leave.

Lauri Nantt, 44, Riverton, five counts of Forgery, felony Larceny, and felony Theft. (An RPD case.)


Deputies on Wednesday afternoon assisted the FBI with an investigation. No further information was available.

Reports of a motorist stuck in a snowdrift on N. Mountain View Drive were located OK.

A family fight reported at about 7 p.m. in the Cozy Court Trailer Court was determined to be verbal only.

A report of a “raging house fire” off Highway 26 near Dubois this morning at 6 was determined to be unfounded and was actually a controlled burn.


Lander Police Department


Shylene Arthur, 19, Ethete, cited for Shoplifting.

Steven Willow, 39, Ethete, Lander Warrant.


LPD administration was unavailable on Thursday to provide specific call details.