(Fremont County,  Wyo.) – Here is Tuesday’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




At 8:49 a.m. on Monday, deputies were called to a location in Riverton about possible child neglect or abuse. The report is under investigation, and additional information was not released.

Deputies were requested to do a welfare check on a juvenile who hadn’t been coming to school at Wind River High School.

At 2:41 p.m., a man in the Lander area reported that his credit card had been compromised.

At 4:22 p.m., a person called deputies to report possible animal abuse in Hudson. The caller reported a horse being starved. The report is still under investigation.

The Albany County Sheriff’s Office asked deputies for assistance looking for someone with a warrant in the Jeffrey City area. Deputies were unable to locate the person.

A deputy in a patrol vehicle reportedly struck a deer shortly before 9 p.m. on Caring Way on the edge of Lander. The was reportedly no damage to the vehicle.

A burglary reported in Dubois at 8:54 p.m. is still under investigation.

A woman in Hudson at 9 p.m. reported that a man in a truck pulled into her driveway on the 500 block of South Ohio Avenue and the pulled into the neighbor’s driveway. She reported when an outside light came in, the subject jumped into a canal. He reported they got back into his truck and left. Deputies were unable to locate the suspicious acting person.


Riverton Police Department


Casey Peters, 25, Riverton, Assault and Assault (Domestic Violence)

Paul Cady, 47, Riverton, Assault (Domestic Violence) and Interference of a 911 Call.

Shawn Limpy, 25, Riverton, Probation Revocation.



The wife of an elderly man called police to report that some people were selling meat products from a pickup and that her husband, who could not see well, asked the sellers to make out his check for him. They did. To the tune of $965. The 74-year-old woman said the truck was from Colorado.

At 4:53 p.m. Friday, an orange 2008 Dodge Avenger struck a black 1999 Jeep causing over $1,000 damage. The crash occurred in the 1500 block of Debbie Street.

At 5:21 p.m. another property damage crash was reported in the 300 block of East Main between a red 2007 Mitsubishi Eclipse and a red 2012 Toyota. Over $1,000 in damage resulted.

No happy ending here. Police received a call from a salon at 5:27 p.m. that a 45-year-old Rock Springs man staying at a local motel kept calling them and asking for a girl to be sent to his room. Police contacted the man and advised him to stop calling the salon, who offered only legitimate massages.

694 suspicious – 900 east sunset, friend at apartment just got her meds and another female is trying to take meds, banging on windows trying to get in. had left by the time police arrived. Just prescribed some Percocet and had issues with other female trying to get them.

An eight-year-old boy was bitten in the face by a dog the family had adopted just one month ago. The boy had been taken to the hospital for treatment of a cut on his lower lip. The grandmother of the boy asked police to take the animal to th PAWS shelter.

In another dog bite incient, a 12-year-old boy was bitten by a family dog in the 100 block of Comanche. The grandmother of the child reported the dog had puppies just five weeks ago and was probably acting protective of the puppied. The boy had a large cut on the bridge of his nose and four large cuts on his lower lip. The grandmother asked that the dog be taken to the PAWS shelter. There was no report what happened to the puppies.

A woman in the 1700 block of Ashley reported a possible theft of $5 from her residence. She told police she came home and found her dog outside, and she said she never leaves the dog out. She said $5 was missing and her gun in her bedroom had been moved. Police could not find any evidence of a break-in.

Police received a call at 10:15 p.m. Friday that five to six subjects were in the alley behind the 800 block of East Lincoln using a compound bow. When police arrived, no one was visible in the area, and no one answered the door. Police did, however, find a piece of firewood in the front yard with two arrows stuck in it.


After a 30 minute wait, a gas theft was reported from the 300 block of North Federal. An unknown black 4×4 truck left without paying for $50 in gas.

A semi-truck was involved in a crash with an electronic sign at the Fremont County Solid Waste District’s Riverton Bale Station at 8:56 a.m. The vehicle was reported to be a red 2007 Freightlines ST2 with a Bountiful Baskets trailer. The vehicle was licensed in Arizona.  Over $1,000 in damage was reported.

A city dumpster in the 700 block of East Roosevelt was reported knocked off Saturday morning. Police righted the dumpster.

A two vehicle crash involving a silver 2007 Ford Escape and a silver 2004 Subaru was reported in the 200 block of North 12th East. Over $1,000 in damage was reported.

The owner of a vehicle in the 500 block of East Adams called police to report that an intoxicated male with shaggy hair had tried to get into her car. The man was later located and taken to the Center for Hope. The man told police he was cold and was trying to find a place to sleep.

A 17-year-old Riverton female called police to report that some females were following her and threatened to assault her. Police arrived in the 300 block of North Federal at 11:42 a.m. and advised the girl to stop texting the other girls. She said she would go home and keep to herself. The other girls were aged 14 and 17 and both from Riverton.


A family fight was reported at 12:25 a.m. in the 500 block of North Broadway. The Sheriff’s Department received a 911 hang up from an address there. Police made contact with a male in front of the residence who said he and his wife had gotten into an argument and he was leaving so as not to escalate the argument and wake the kids.

Police were called at 3 a.m. for a vehicle parked in the 300 block of Tamarisk. The female driver, aged 16, was dropping off a friend and had stopped to talk. Police advised the youth of the city’s curfew and suggested she go home. She did.

Two people horsing around at the Good 2 Go store in the 200 block of North Federal were moved along after clerks there called police at 9 a.m.

A broken window was reported in the 100 block of North 5th East at 10:55 a.m. It appeared that someone had fallen into the window. No entry was gained.

Police assisted the Wyoming Highway Patrol at Highway 789 and Honor Farm road where some cattle were being moved. The highway was closed as the cattle were moved.

Additional information will be added at a later time.


Lander Police Department




The Lander Police responded to four minor wrecks across town yesterday. Most were minor and no injuries were reported. Reports were not complete on most of the wrecks.

A woman bit by a dog at a home on Buena Vista resulted in no injuries and no citations to the owner.

A hit and run reported around 12:40 p.m. is still under investigation. Chief Jim Carey was unsure where the wreck occurred, but the suspect vehicle has been located and possible citations are pending.

At 1:47 p.m., police were called to the 700 block of Welch Boulevard for a report of a residential burglary alarm. Police were initially told that a man had entered the residence. Nothing suspicious was found and it was determined to be a false alarm.

At 3:59 p.m., a woman reported having left her purse in an unlocked vehicle on the 600 block of Market Street and now cash was missing from her wallet. Carey said the report is under investigation and officers are formulating suspect information.

At 6:32 p.m., a burglary was reported on the 200 block of North Sixth Street. Carey said a suspect gained entry to the home by breaking a window and took approximately $150 in cash and change. Nothing else was reported missing. Suspect information is being formulated.

Police were called to Clinchard Street for a report of a very large party with loud music growing so big that it was spilling out onto the street. Officers found no large party or anything matching the description from the caller.