(Fremont County, Wyo.) – Here is Friday’s recap of law enforcement activity around the county. All those cited or arrested are presumed innocent until convicted in a court of law.
Riverton Police Department
Cassandra Goggles, 41, St. Stephens, Public Intoxication
Benjamine Piper, 48, Arapahoe, Public Intoxication. Police were called to the Center of Hope where Piper was arrested after he tried to self-admit himself to the alcohol detoxification center. Piper is on the facility’s “permanent ban” list for his past behaviors while a client there.
Darwin Shakespeare, 24, Riverton, on a Failure to Appear warrant. Police were called to the College Hill Apartments at 3:50 p.m. Thursday for a man who was allegedly being disorderly. Upon arrival, officers found the Shakespeare had an outstanding warrant and he was taken into custody.
26-year-old female from Ethete, cited for Shoplifting. Police were called to Walmart where the woman was found trying to leave the store without paying for some $20 in gray clothing.
16-year-old male, Riverton, cited for Minor Under the Influence. The Northern Arapaho Department of Family Services called the RPD for an agency assist at 5 p.m. to the 300 block of Sycamore Street in the Wind River Estates. A juvenile reporting to the Tribal Probation and Parole was reported to be intoxicated, and the DFS requested a breath sample. The test revealed the youth had a BAC level of .156 percent, and he was cited for MUI.
A 15-year-old female from Riverton was the subject of a call to the College Hill Apartments after the teen reportedly had caused a disturbance and could not be controlled by her mother. Upon arrival, police found the teen to be highly intoxicated with a BAC level of .15 percent. The teen was taken to Riverton Memorial Hospital for treatment of a high blood alcohol level. Later that after, Northern Arapahoe Tribal Department of Family Services picked up the teen and transported her to the girls group home.
A white 2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee was struck by a hit and run driver on Moose Drive sometime Wednesday night. There was no paint transfer or evidence left at the scene, but damage to the Jeep was reported to be well over $1,000.
Police and the Department of Family Services were called to the Redwood Apartments at 2 p.m. on a welfare check. Once there they discovered a seven-year-old child had been left home alone. The mother of the child was contacted and she said having just moved to town for employment, she did not have a contact yet for a babysitter. The child was left with a cell phone and the mother was not cited. She was, however, counseled on other options she has to care for the child when she is at work.
A woman who had been left alone in a vehicle parked in the 700 block of North Federal finally entered a business there and was reported to be on the verge of hypothermia. After the woman warmed up, police were able to find a family member who agreed to give the woman a ride to her home in Arapahoe.
A vehicle that had broken down on East Monroe at South Federal was first reported as a suspicious vehicle, because the driver appeared to be sleeping. When contacted, the driver said he was waiting for family members to arrive and help get the vehicle going again.
The RPD responded to a total of one dozen (12) intoxication complaints during the day on Thursday.
Fremont County Sheriff’s Office
Michael Anderson, 34, Riverton, Breach of Peace.
Janelle Warren, 18, Fort Washakie, Failure to Appear Warrant.
At 8:54 a.m., deputies were notified about an Internet scam that hit a person near Riverton. The caller got an email from South Africa about sending money to get more back.
Deputies assisted Wind River Police with a report of a possibly intoxicated woman crawling around on her hands and knees at an apartment in St. Stephen’s.
A suspicious persons report on the 1300 block of West Ramshorn Street in Dubois at 1:30 p.m. is under investigation.
At 1:25 p.m., deputies were called to Red Desert Lane in Jeffrey City by a man who said someone was casing his house. The caller said there was a vehicle parked nearby and the person in the car was staring at his house for more than hour. The report on the call was not complete, and additional information was not readily available.
At 1:45 p.m., a woman in Kinnear reported getting a phone call from someone who said they were going to give her a gun and $20,000. It was later determined to be a prank.
At about 5 p.m. a woman on Delfelder Road reported that there was a suspicious vehicle parked near her house for more than an hour. The vehicle was later determined to be driven by a teenager who had a flat tire was waiting for a parent.
Lander Police Blotter
Police took a report of possible credit card fraud on Thursday afternoon. The caller was advised to contact their credit card company, Lt. Chuck Carr said.
At 4:58 p.m., police were called for a report of a possible burglary at a residence on the 100 block of Jefferson Street. The caller said nothing inside appeared to be missing or damaged. However, police found significant damage to the door frame, indicated the door had been forced open. The break-in happened within a 45-minute window when the caller was not home. There are no suspects at this time.
At 5:13 p.m., a caller told police there was a young child, aged 2 or 3, who was standing in the window of a home on Valley View Drive and screaming. Police arrived at the home, found the child, who was not crying, and spoke with the mother. Everything was OK.