(Fremont County, Wyo.) – Tuesday’s recap of law enforcement activity around the county over the weekend. Those cited or arrested are presumed innocent until convicted in a court of law.
Riverton Police Department
Franklin Tail, 23, Lander, Disturbing the Peace
Theodore Goggles, 72, Riverton, Public Intoxicaton
Travis Blackburn, 32, Riverton, Public Intoxication
17-year-old male, Riverton, issued a citation for Minor Under the Influence
Police are investigating a two-vehicle crash reported at College View Drive and West Main Street. Damage was reported at over $1,000 to a 1992 white Pontiac Sunbird and a maroon 2001 Chevy Impala.
Police are seeking a 22-year-old male from Ethete for a shoplifting incident reported at the South Federal Maverik Store. The man left the store without paying for a 750 ml bottle of vodka. He left the area in a white Ford pickup.
A hit an run was reported at 2:49 p.m. in the 100 block of West Adams where a 2010 Pontiac was struck by an unknown vehicle.
Orlando’s Ride taxi service reported a theft of service after giving a man a ride on Monday. The man got out of the taxi and didn’t pay for the $10 lift. The incident was reported in the 100 block of West Main.
Over $1,000 in damage was reported in a two vehicle crash at South Broadway and East Washington between a silver 2002 Chevrolet 1500 and a blue 2009 Ford Focus.
A hit and run crash was reported in the Walmart parking lot where a Ford Edge was struck by an unknown vehicle. A black paint transfer was visible. The hit and run vehicle crashed into the Ford’s rear side panel.
A woman called police at 1 a.m. to report that a man had apparently pulled a gun on her in the Safeway parking lot. Now, here’s the rest of the story. When contacted, the man, who was folding some papers in his vehicle, said a woman unknown to him suddenly approached his vehicle and tried to enter. To scare her off, he said he had a gun. It worked. She ran back to her car and called 911. When police talked to the woman, she said she was assisting her uncle with a newspaper route and she was told to meet a man who would be parked in the Safeway lot. She said she assumed the man sitting in the parked car was whom she was supposed to meet, so she opened the his car door. She was advised not to go opening up car doors of people she did not know, and the man was advised not to threaten people with a gun, whether he had one or not. No action was taken.
Fremont County Sheriff’s Office
Doug Lemley, 30, Riverton, Probation Revocation Warrant.
Kyle Schiefer, 25, Riverton, two counts of Domestic Violence Battery. Schiefer was arrested at 12:25 p.m. following a report of a family fight on Ranch Road near Riverton.
At 9:21 a.m., deputies were called to the 200 block of North Fork Road near Lander for a report of people who tried to breaking into a shop.
At 11:04 a.m. a person on Rein Road near Riverton reported that the lock on a storage locker was picked.
A woman on Gas Hills Road reported that her father in law passed a way and now pickup truck was missing from his residence. She said nothing was supposed to have been taken.
At 2:11 p.m., deputies were called to the 2400 block of Cottonwood Drive near Riverton for a report of a fence that was hit by a vehicle.
Lander Police Department
A 17-year-old Lander girl was cited for Minor Under the Influence. She was reportedly found to have a .21 BAC at a residence on South Second Street, LPD Chief Jim Carey said.
At 9:12 a.m., police were called about a possible theft of prescription medications at Safeway. Upon further investigation, it was determined there was a misunderstanding and no theft, Carey said.
At 1:16 p.m., police and other emergency responders were called to the scene of a wreck on the 1000 block of 11th Street. Carey said a red van collided with two parked vehicles before coming to a stop. Carey said the cause of the wreck is still under investigation, but it is believed the 58-year-old female driver experienced a medical event. She was evaluated on scene by EMS but was not transported to the hospital.
A FedEx truck making a delivery at Lander City Hall Monday afternoon hit its roof on the overhang at the entrance to the building. Damage was minor and there were no citations.
At 3:33 a.m. on Tuesday, police were called to the 100 block of Custer Street for a report of six to eight juveniles cutting a window screen on a house. The caller reportedly told police that a subject in a black ski mask, who was roughly 8 years old, was looking in one of the caller’s windows and tried to cut the screen. The caller said they also saw other juveniles, in an approximate 8 to 17 age range, watching nearby. Police were unable to locate anyone suspicious, Carey said.