(Fremont County, Wyo.) – Here is a roundup of law enforcement activity from around the county this past weekend. All those cited or arrested are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.
Fremont County Sheriff’s Department
Jesse Gonzales, 27, Riverton, Possession of a Controlled Substance and a Registration violation.
Caleb Havens, 27, Riverton, Driving While Under the Influence and Interference with Police.
Lisa Vincent, 43, Riverton, on a Probation Revocation
Max Wright, 33, Pavillion, Driving While Under the Influence.
Someone wrote a bad check to the Fremont County Treasurer’s Office. The incident was reported at 12:17 p.m. on Friday. An investigator will follow-up.
A resident in the 10000 block of North Highway 20 near Shoshoni reported that dogs were killing his chickens. The incident is under investigation.
The open day for the Missouri Valley Transfer Station is Friday, but someone apparently couldn’t wait and dumped their trash in front of the gate before the attendant arrived.
A Dachshund dog with a broken leg was taken to a veterinarian for treatment. The dog had been reported in the area of the Sand Draw Road near Riverton for several days. Deputies picked up the dog at 3:19 Friday afternoon.
A resident in the 600 block of Cherry Street in Riverton reported that someone struck a garage on that street and then drove off.
A gas card was reported stolen from a vehicle parked on Sandy Court south of Lander.
The Sheriff’s Department received a report of a dog killing a newborn colt on Marlatt Road north of Riverton. A sheriff’s report said the incident is under investigation and that it was an unknown predator that killed the colt.
A deer was struck in the 100 block of the Lower North Ford Road on Sunday at 7:26 p.m. The deer was still alive.
Riverton Police Department
Sterlin Buffalomeat, 18, Riverton, Minor In Possession of Alcohol and on a Municipal warrant.
Tyron Lovejoy, 24, Riverton, Assault, Public Intoxication
Randy Weber, 23, Riverton, on a Municipal warrant
Lionel Quiver, 27, Ethete, Driving While Under the Influence. Quiver’s vehicle was stopped in the 1400 block of North Smith Road and he was found to be intoxicated.
Stanley Bean, 36, Hudson, Driving While Under the Influence. Bean’s vehicle was stopped in the 1700 block of North Federal and he was found to be intoxicated.
Paula Cavaness, 66, Riverton, Driving While Under the Influence. Cavaness was arrested following a traffic stop in the 600 block of North Federal at 2:34 a.m. Saturday morning.
Eleanor Maldanado, 46, Riverton on a Municipal warrant. Police were called to the 100 block of Apache Avenue on the report of a fight. During a routine records check, Maldanado was discovered to have an outstanding warrant.
Ivan Prentup, 34, Lander, Public Intoxication, Interfering with Peace Officer. Prentup was arrested in the 500 block of North Federal.
Christopher Monroe, 30, Riverton, on a Fremont County warrant. Monroe entered Riverton Memorial Hospital requesting a ride to the Center For Hope but was found to have an outstanding warrant and was taken to jail instead.
Derek Cady, 18, Riverton, on a Municipal warrant. Cade was arrested in the 900 block of West Fremont after a routine traffic stop in which it was found he had an outstanding warrant.
Chauncey Friday, 47, Riverton, Disturbing the Peace. Friday was taken into custody after getting into an altercation with another client at the Center For Hope at 10:09 p.m. Saturday night.
Garrett Revere, 55, Riverton, Disturbing the Peace. Revere was involved in the altercation with Friday, but did not calm down and police were called back to the Center For Hope at 10:22 p.m.
The following were issued misdemeanor citations and released with a promise to appear in court.
17-year-old female, Riverton, Child Endangerment, and a 24-year-old male, Riverton, Possession of a Controlled Substance, Child Endangerment. Police were called to the the rear of an address in the 1000 block of West Main where a vehicle reported as suspicious was parked. Police said a 2-year-old child was in the vehicle and that the male possessed marijuana. It was not reported if the marijuana was being smoked at the time.
35-year-old female, Riverton, Shoplifting
31-year-old male, Riverton, Shoplifting
The following 10 individuals were all cited after police were called to a loud party in the 100 block of East Park at which a back door window was broken out. All of the teens were charged with Minor in Possession of Alcohol:
19-year-old female, Riverton; 19-year-old female, Riverton; 19-year-old male, Riverton; 19-year-old male, Riverton; 20-year-old female, Kinnear; 15-year-old male, Riverton; 17-year-old male, Riverton; 19-year-old male, Riverton; 19-year-old male, Riverton; and a17-year-old male, Arapahoe
A 15-year-old Riverton teen was cited for Leaving the Scene of an Accident after she crashed her 2001 yellow Jeep Wrangler into a concrete pump barrier at the Pit Stop Travel Center in the 800 block of North Federal at 9:22 p.m. Police caught up with the young driver and stopped her in the 400 block of West Main. Minor damage was done to the concrete barrier, but damage to the Jeep was listed over $1,000.
Police were called Friday morning at 9:23 a.m. to the 3000 block of College Hill Drive where someone was yelling profanities. Police determined it was a verbal civil matter over money issues. The parties were asked to quiet down.
A Riverton resident called police at 10:30 a.m. to report that someone had charged about $13,000 in pots and pans to his credit card account. The charges showed up as being made in New York. He was advised to contact his credit card company as well.
A fender bender between a red 2002 Mercury Cougar and a white 2011 Dodge was reported at 11:01 a.m. in the 800 block of North Federal. An ambulance was called to the scene, but no one was transported. Damage was over $1,000.
Police were summoned to the 700 block of West Main where an attempted burglary was reported. Someone had apparently tried, and failed, to break down a door. It was unknown when the attempt was made.
Detectives are following-up on a wire theft that was reported late last year after a quantity of wire was brought to a recycling center in the 1700 block of East Monroe. It is not known if this wire was from the prior incident.
A woman called police at 2:43 p.m. after she emerged from the Kmart store and discovered someone had smashed out the windows in her vehicle. She suspected an ongoing family argument could be the reason for the vandalism.
A man called police and reported that his phone had been stolen. The man later said he must’ve lost the phone while in Casper. A report was taken.
The RPD assisted the Sheriffs Department by taking a dog to the PAWS For Life shelter as Deputies took its owner to jail.
A Mountain Lion was reportedly spotted near Basin, Butte, and Tundra drives along the Wind River at 1:47 p.m. Sunday afternoon. Police were unable to locate the lion.
A motorist called police from the 1200 block of West Main Sunday afternoon to say that his vehicle had been struck by another one “just the other day” and he had just found the damage.
Someone vandalized a mailbox in the 100 block of East Monroe Sunday between 2 and 4 p.m. There are no suspects.
A man taken to the Riverton Police Department after being arrested for Disturbing the Peace complained of severe chest pains, but it turned out the report was unfounded, that created a false report incident on top of the disturbance charge.
Lander Police Department
Bryan Sanchez, 29, Lander, federal warrants, Interference and Possession of a Controlled Substance. This arrest is repeated from Friday’s blotter with additional information. Lander Police Chief Jim Carey said his officers assisted U.S. Marshals with this arrest on Thursday night. During the arrest Sanchez was found to have 4.7 grams of suspected marijuana on his person. Carey was unsure what the federal warrants were for at this time.
Tara Skiba, 40, Driving Under the Influence, Domestic Violence Assault, Property Destruction and Trespassing. This arrest is repeated from Friday’s blotter with additional information. Carey said officers were called to the 200 block of North Ninth Street at about 11:45 p.m. on Thursday for a report of a fight in progress. Upon arrival officers saw a woman, later identified as Skiba, kick a man. At that time they took her into custody. Carey said Skiba, who had a .12 BAC, was arrested for DUI due to witness statements that placed at a location on Main Street shortly before the attack. The legal limit for operating a motor vehicle is .08. It is also alleged she broke a window at the residence with a snow shovel and attempted to damage a mirror on a vehicle. Two assault victims were identified; one reportedly had their hair pulled and the other punched in the face.
Amanda Dailey, 27, Lander, Driving Under the Influence. At 5:24 p.m. on Friday, police were called to the Lights On program at Pathfinder High School for a report of an intoxicated woman attempting to pick up her child. Dailey was found to have a .22 BAC and was arrested without incident, Carey said.
Jeremy Derby, 29, Lander, Domestic Violence Assault. At 5:55 p.m. on Friday police were called to the 300 block of Wood Street for a report of a physical fight between a man and a woman. The man reportedly fled the scene in a vehicle. Officers located the suspect vehicle, and Derby was arrested as the suspect in the assault.
Sydney Willow, 22, Ethete, on a Fremont County warrant. Sierra Lee, 18, Fort Washakie, on a Fremont County warrant. The pair was arrested early Saturday morning following a traffic stop.
Inez Whiteman, 27, Ethete, Driving While Under the Influence, Hit and Run, and No Proof of Insurance. At 1:49 a.m. on Saturday police were called about a hit and run on the 700 block of North Second Street. Police located the suspect vehicle with Whiteman still in the driver’s seat nearby. Whiteman reportedly had a .20 BAC.
Agnes Addison, 35, Arapahoe, on a warrant. Addison was arrested for an outstanding warrant after police were called to the 800 block of Main Street for a loud party at 5:08 p.m. on Sunday. She was arrested without incident.
Stephanie Brown, 25, Riverton, Public Intoxication. At 10:32 p.m. on Sunday, police were called to the 100 block of Wood Street by a person who said an intoxicated woman knocked on their door and asked them to call police. Officers arrived, Carey said, and discovered the woman was not reporting a crime but wanted a ride. She was arrested for public intoxication and reportedly had a .29 BAC.
On Thursday morning, police took a report of an event that took place at Gannett Peak Elementary School earlier in the week. A man reportedly showed up to the school wearing a gun on his hip in plain view. Carey said school officials confronted the man in front of the school and advised him it’s against the law to carry a weapon onto school property. He stayed outside, picked up his two children and left without incident. Carey confirmed that it is illegal to have a gun on school property. The man was never inside the school.
Carey said school resource officers are following-up on reports of threats at Lander Middle School. He said charges may be pending, but declined to release any additional information.
Police were dispatched to two family fights on Thursday afternoon and in the early evening. In both cases, parties were separated and no charges were filed.
At 8:52 a.m. on Friday, police were called to the north side alley of the 300 block of Main Street for a report of a vehicle’s tire being slashed. There was a potential suspect identified, but no probable cause could be made, Carey said.
A report of threats at the Wyoming Life Resource Center is under investigation.
A 68-year-old Lander woman was cited for Following too Close after a wreck at Seventh and Main streets shortly after noon on Friday. More than $2,000 in damage occurred.
At 8:47 a.m. on Saturday, a woman called police to report that at about 11:30 p.m. the night before some kids had rang her doorbell and ran away. She also said she thought the juveniles attempted to get into a locked vehicle, but she scared them away by flashing her porch lights, Carey said. She was advised to call police as soon as something happens so officers have a better opportunity to catch the suspects.
A report of larceny at American Laundry is under investigation.
A male subject was arrested following a traffic stop at 4:16 p.m. on Saturday near McDonald’s. Carey said the man was arrested for non-traffic violations, and the case has been turned over to another agency. Additional details were not released due to the ongoing investigation.
A Lander man lost at least $295 on Saturday after falling for phone fraud. Carey said the man received a call from someone claiming to be from the U.S. Government awarding him $10,000 for being a good citizen; he just needed to send $295 on a card with bank account information. The man did so. He later realized it was a fraud. It is unclear at this time if his bank account was compromised.
At 1:01 p.m. on Sunday, police were called by a person who thought they saw an open beer can in someone’s vehicle. Police were unable to locate the vehicle.
A burglary reported on Market Street at 9:36 p.m. is under investigation. Carey reported that there was apparent forced entry. Additional details were not released.