(Fremont County, Wyo.) – Here is Monday’s recap of law enforcement activity around the county from the weekend. All this cited or arrested are presumed innocent until convicted in a court of law.
Lander Police Department
James Webb, 20, Lander, on an LPD warrant
Aaron Bigknife, Jr., 20, Fort Washakie, Driving While Under the Influence, three counts of Interference, Open Container, Eluding, Minor In Possession/Minor Under the Influence, two Fremont County warrants and one Hot Springs County warrant. Pursley Bigknife, 45, Fort Washakie, Interference. See a separate story on these arrests here.
Gary Antelope, 38, Fort Washakie, served an LPD warrant
Steven Amos, 42, Riverton, Public Intoxication. Amos was arrested following a 7:37 p.m. Sunday call of an intoxicated man on a bench in front of Mr. D’s. LPD Chief Jim Carey said Amos refused to acknowledge officers at first and was generally uncooperative. After declining to tell police contact information for friends or family who might help him, he was taken into custody, Carey said.
On Friday afternoon, police took a report of credit card fraud.
At 9:34 p.m. on Friday, officers were called to the area of the 400 block of Railroad Street for reports of possible gunshots. Police were unable to substantiate the report.
At 4:53 p.m. on Saturday, police were called to the 200 block of Main Street for a report of a couple juveniles breaking Christmas lights with hockey sticks. Carey said officers made contact with two 14-year-old boys, one of which admitted to breaking lights. Police were unable to immediately locate any broken lights. Charges may be pending.
Police investigated a report of underage drinking on Saturday evening on the 800 block of Four Seasons Drive, but were unable to locate anyone breaking the law.
Lander officers are investigating a case of possible methamphetamine overdose that occurred in the early morning hours of Sunday on the 200 block of Wyoming Street. A man was taking to Lander Regional Hospital. Charges may follow.
At 11:20 a.m. on Sunday, police were called to an apartment complex on South First Street by an anonymous caller who said they could hear a child yelling and screaming “stop” while an adult yelled back “shut up.” Officers contacted multiple parties in the apartments, none of whom said they heard anyone yelling.
A report of an assault on South Fourth on Sunday evening alleged one woman had hit another. Parties eventually agreed to not press charges.
Fremont County Sheriffs Department
Kristen Antelope, 20, Arapahoe, Underage Consumption of Alcohol, Possession of a Controlled Substance, marijuana
Jamie Jenkins, 18, Riverton, on a Failure to Appear warrant
Joshua Moss, 24, Riverton, Driving While Under the Influence, Driving Under Suspension, Driving on roadways Laned for Traffic.
Jeraldo Ybarra, 25, Riverton, Driving While Under the Influence
Deputies in Dubois were informed of a possible harassment case at 7:57 a.m. on Friday morning, but upon investigating, the victim did not want to press charges.
The ice wasn’t thick enough on Ocean Lake to support an ATV or side-by-side when the rear axle broke through. The incident was reported at 11:28 a.m. Friday near Goose Knob off of Ocean Lake Drive. According to a report, the reporting party was able to remove the machine from the ice without assistance.
A resident north of Riverton called the FCSO Friday afternoon to report fraudulent activity on a debit card.
A resident near Kinnear reported that a sister-in-law living in Solano County, California, had been issuing threats against her family via text messages. Law enforcement in California was advised of the threats.
A property owner called deputies Friday wanting information on how to evict someone from a property they owned.
One person was taken to the Center For Hope Saturday morning at 1:23 a.m. following the report of a family fight on Far View Circle near Riverton.
Deputies were called to the 4000 block of Augusta Drive at 9:27 a.m. Saturday on the report of shots being fired. Deputies discovered hunters in the area legally hunting geese in the county’s jurisdiction.
A caller on the 300 block of West Third Street in Shoshoni reported Saturday morning that someone else had been using their dumpster and had thrown some doors and other debris in the bin.
A vehicle crash sent deputies assisting the Riveton Police Saturday at 2:06 p.m. when a car crashed into a natural gas meter in the 600 block of North 8th West. The street was closed at Pershing and Sunset while the gas was turned off and the vehicle removed.
Ten antelope were struck and killed by an unknown vehicle in the 5400 block of Highway 789, some 17 miles east of the Rawlins Junction south of Lander, about midway from the junction to Sweetwater Station on Beaver Rim. The report came in at 3:41 p.m. Saturday from a passerby who reported that a number of antelope were “stumbling around” the roadway at that location. A deputy later located six antelope, all dead, on the side of the road. An hour or so later four more dead antelope were located in the same area. The Wyoming Game and Fish Department was notified.
A report that some dogs running at large in the Gardens North Subdivision that had bitten someone turned out to be unfounded at mid-day Sunday.
A Hudson resident called the FCSO Sunday afternoon concerned that she the target of a telephone scam. The woman reported she had been told she had won a gift certificate. The incident is under investigation.
A white Chevrolet pickup truck was involved in a crash with a deer near Kinnear on Sunday evening at 5:38 p.m.
Riverton Police Department
Dusty Harris, 31, Riverton, on a Fremont County warrant, Custodial Interference, Resisting Arrest. Harris was detained by Riverton Police Officers after he attempted to flee. He was caught off of East Monroe.
Eldon Antelope, 48, Riverton, Public Intoxication
Gary Antelope, 38, Fort Washakie, Simple Assault
Lashelle Shakespeare, 18, St. Stephens, Simple Assault, Underage Consumption of Alcohol
Michael Glon, 22, Riverton, Burglary
Clayton Reinick, 18, Riverton, Burglary
Ismael Escamilla, 21, Riverton, on Fremont County warrants
Lloyd Wallingbull, 36, Riverton, Reckless Endangerment
35-year-old male, Riverton, cited for Breach of Peace
20-year-old male, Arapahoe, Underage Consumption of Alcohol
58-year-old male, Riverton, Shoplifting
Specific call details were not readily available and will be added when possible.