(Fremont County, Wyo.) – Here is Thursday’s law enforcement recap from around the county over the weekend. All those cited or arrested are presumed innocent until convicted in a court of law.
Fremont County Sheriff’s Office
Stefan Bigmedicine, 31, Riverton, Probation Revocation Warrant. At 9:58 p.m., deputies were called to the 100 block of Firethorn Lane near Riverton by a man who said a man came to his house intoxicated and reported getting hit with a bat. Deputies determined that Bidmedicine, who had an outstanding warrant, had been kicked out of another house and hit with a plastic bat. He was taken into custody.
At 9:36 a.m. on Thursday, a woman on Chittim Road near Lander reported receiving a possibly fraudulent fax.
At 11:32 a.m., deputies were called to the 600 block of Mountain View Drive in Dubois for a report of a woman who was attacked by a dog. The dog was reportedly shot five times and was deceased when deputies arrived. Undersheriff Ryan Lee said the dog was a bull terrier that was owned by the family involved. The mother of the adult female victim shot the dog. The reason for the attack is unknown, and the dog was up to date on its shots, Lee said. The victim reportedly had wounds to her face and was bleeding from the lip. Lee said she was treated at the clinic in Dubois.
A man on Irwin Lane near Lander reported that someone over night walked around his house.
A blue mountain bike was reported stolen from a business on the 200 block of West Ramshorn Street in Dubois.
At 4:15 p.m., a woman on the 900 block of North Sixth Street reported finding mountain lion tracks in her yard. The reported was turned over to Wyoming Game & Fish Department. G&F’s Brian DeBolt said the print was determined to be from a large dog.
Riverton Police Department
Nina Littleshield, 47, Riverton, Domestic Battery. Police were called to the 100 block of Apache Avenue in the A&T Mobile Home Park on the report of a fight. Littleshield was arrested for assaulting her 44-year-old boyfriend by hitting and slapping him. There were no serious injuries.
Kandace Louvat, 23, Riverton, Domestic Battery; Cederic Shakespeare, 27, Riverton, on a Fremont County warrant. Police were dispatched to a family fight report at 6: 23 p.m. to an apartment in the 900 block of Forrest Drive. Upon arrival, police heard a scuffle inside and upon entering, witnessed Louvat assaulting Shakespeare. She was arrested and police discovered he had an outstanding county warrant. They were separated for the night in separate jail cells at the detention center in Lander.
Jody Vanfleet, 30-year-old male, Riverton, Vandalism and Burglary. At 24 minutes past midnight on Thursday morning, police received a report of a man who had kicked in a door to an apartment in the 900 block of Forrest Drive. Police responded and discovered the door had been kicked in. Officers observed the man going through drawers in the apartment, finding a bottle of alcohol and beginning to drink it. Vanfleet was contacted and placed under arrest. The man told officers that he had slept in that apartment the night before. Unfortunately for Vanfleet, he entered the wrong apartment. An RPD report indicated alcohol was involved.
A personal injury two vehicle crash at West Main and North 5th East was reported at 2:26 p.m. The vehicles involved were a red 1999 Cadillac and a white 2011 Ford pickup. A Fremont County ambulance transported one man to Riverton Memorial Hospital, who was treated and released.
Police were called to the 1000 block of West Main Street at 3:52 p.m. for juveniles in several trucks that were alleged to be “loitering” in the area.
An investigation is underway into a possible fraud that was reported to police Wednesday at 6:20 p.m. No details were available. A “substantial” amount of funds were allegedly involved in the fraud. No other details were available.
Lander Police Department
Police took a report of credit card fraud. There are no suspects at this time.
Two wrecks were around noon yesterday. One on Hillcrest Street resulted in more than $1,000 in damage, other other on the 400 block of Main Street was more minor, Chief Jim Carey said. Reports on both crashes were not complete as of Thursday morning.
At 2:34 p.m., police were called to the are outside of Gannett Peak Elementary School for a report of an argument between two adults, Carey said. One party was reportedly intoxicated, but upon officers’ arrival the person was no longer in the area.
At 8:21 p.m., police were called to the area of Main and Washakie streets for a report of a person stumbling around in the area. Officers were unable to locate the person.
At 12:50 a.m. on Thursday, police were called to the 700 block of Wood Street for a report of suspicious noises outside of a residence. Police arrived and found nothing out of the ordinary.