(Fremont County, Wyo.) – Here is Wednesday’s law enforcement recap from around the county. All those cited or arrested are presumed innocent until convicted in a court of law.
Fremont County Sheriff’s Office
Joretta Pointon, 22, Riverton, Court Ordered Arrest.
At 9:26 a.m., a woman on Far View Circle near Riverton reported a dog chasing her chickens. The caller reported shot at it with a a BB gun.
A woman on Prognhorn Drive in St. Stephen’s told deputies she was receiving harassing phone calls from another woman.
At 12:19 p.m., a man on Sand Draw Road near Riverton reported they were watching a property for someone and found that someone came and broke out windows and threw items around.
A woman at 5:30 p.m. told deputies that someone put an elk head in a work area on the 600 block of Cherry Street near riverton.
A wreck was reported at about 7 p.m. where a gold Pontiac went off the end of North Smith Road and through a fence. There were no injuries.
At 2:26 a.m. on Wednesday, a woman on the 1300 block of Missouri Valley Road in Pavillion reported hearing someone knocking on her door.
Riverton Police Department
Leanna Poll, 32, Riverton, on a Probation Revocation
Melissa Moss, 36, Riverton, on a Contempt of Court warrant. Police were called to the 600 block of Eagle Drive after an intoxicated woman allegedly kicked in a door to an apartment there. When police arrived, Moss was face down on the floor and her uncle said she had consumed too much alcohol. Officers found that Moss had an outstanding warrant and was arrested.
50-year-old Riverton man was cited for Theft of Services. According to a police report, a former employee of the Holiday Inn entered the lounge there Tuesday evening, ordered a drink costing $19, consumed it, told the bartender he was going to look for a friend, but never returned. Because he was a former employee, the man’s identity was known. Police went to the man’s home and cited him for Theft of Services.
It was a telephone line glitch, apparently. Police responded at 7:44 a.m. to an address in the 1700 block of South Federal where numerous 911 hang-ups were being made. Upon arrival, police discovered the address did not have a land line telephone, as the trace indicated. No action was taken.
Police were summoned to the 600 block of Eagle Drive on a noise complaint. Officers discovered people were laughing and being loud and were asked to keep it down.
A brown Cadillac with temporary tags that kept driving up and down the 600 block of Edith aroused suspicions and a call to police. The vehicle was also reported to have stopped in the middle of the street. The Caddy was gone upon police arrival in the area.
A property damage vehicle crash was reported in the 300 block of North Federal at 3:28 p.m. A report on the crash was not complete this morning.
The owner of a black late model Audi A4 called police at 5:17 p.m. to report that a truck had backed into his car at noon. There was no damage estimate provided, nor an explanation why the owner waited some five hours to call police.
A white 1993 Oldsmobile sustained over $1,000 damage when it struck a deer on West Main in front of the Central Wyoming College campus at 5:54 p.m.
Police received a complaint that a truck was parked partially in a yard and blocking the sidewalk in the 1000 block of East Jackson. Police made contact with the owner who advised that there was no where to park when he got home so he parked on the sidewalk in front of his house. He was advised to move the truck, and he did.
At 6:49 p.m. an alarm sounded at Wyoming Community Bank, but police found nothing amiss when they responded and did a walk through of the facility.
Lander Police Department
Roddeen Seminole, 46, Fort Washakie, two LPD Warrants, one Fremont County Warrant and a citation for Trespassing. At 2:40 p.m., police were called to Mr. D’s for a report of a person with a no trespass order in the store. The person, later identified as Seminole, was contacted by police in the area of Ninth and Lincoln streets. She was arrested without incident.
Clay Espinosa, 21, Lander, Driving Under the Influence. At about 12:38 a.m. on Wednesday, police were called to The Forge for disorderly patrons. There apparently was a disagreement between a couple people about rides home. Espinosa, Lt. Chuck Carr said, was noticed to be intoxicated but got a ride from someone else. At 2:04 a.m., officers noticed Espinosa driving and pulled him over on the 100 block of Buena Vista. He reportedly had a .16 blood alcohol content. The legal limit for operating a motor vehicle is .08.
At 9:44 a.m., police were notified about a student a Baldwin Creek Elementary School who left the building. The student was found and returned without incident, Carr reported.
A man told police that he was receiving messages threatening his physical person from another man over social media. The other man was out of state and saying he would come to Lander to hurt the local man. Police were slated to contact the threatening subject.
At 2:33 a.m. on Wednesday, police were notified about a suspicious vehicle parked on the 100 block of Main Street. Carr said an officer made contact with the man who was taking advantage of an unsecured WiFi network. The man was moved along.
Yesterday’s report of a small explosion at a home in Lander is still under investigation, Carr said. He would not release any additional details.