(Fremont County, Wyo.) – Here is a roundup of law enforcement activity from Monday around the county. All those cited or arrested are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

Fremont County Sheriff’s Office


None. The Fremont County Detention Center is currently responsible for 140 inmates. Of these, 130 are being held in the detention center, four are in substance abuse treatment programs throughout the state and out of the facility, one is on home detention out of the facility, and five are being housed out of the facility.


A woman in the Lander area reported debit card fraud on Monday morning.

Similarly, a man in the Riverton area reported that he had been scammed and need to report it to a deputy.

Deputies assisted Department of Family Services for a report of people living in unstable conditions. The report is part of an ongoing investigation.

A report of a family fight in the Riverton area came to deputies at 1:27 a.m. on Tuesday. The caller said her boyfriend was drunk and outside walking in the snow. The sheriff’s office reports the fight was verbal only, and no police action was taken.


Riverton Police Department


Michael Pauli, 30, Riverton, Criminal Trespass.

Nolan Wallowingbull, 55, Ethete, Public Intoxication and a Municipal Warrant.

Ophelia Spoonhunter, 27, Riverton, Driving Under the Influence.

Edward Brown, 54, Riverton, Public Intoxication.

Aloysius Piper, 46, Fort Washakie, Public Intoxication and a Municipal Warrant.

Marc Cunningham, 34, Riverton, Driving Under the Influence and Fremont County Warrants.

46-year-old Fort Washakie man was cited for Shoplifting after trying to take a $63.46 Buck knife from Kmart at 5:50 p.m. Monday evening.


Police took a report from a motorist at 7:58 a.m. Monday who was following another vehicle he believed might have struck his vehicle earlier this year and then fled the scene.

Hey! I didn’t order these… A Riverton man called police to report that two laptop computers were delivered to his address, with a notice that his eBay account had been charged accordingly. The man had not ordered any laptops, however, and when he checked his account, there were no charges for a laptop. The man said he would contact the people who sent the laptops, but also wanted to have a police record of their receipt here.

A caller told police at 10:47 p.m. that a drivers license and two credit cards were missing following a Super Bowl Party held at a residence in the 800 block of Yv0nne Drive on Sunday. It was unknown if the items were lost, or if they were taken. A report was made.

Another lost and found report came in to the RPD at the front counter Monday at 2:25 p.m. The man reported that his wallet had been lost, or it was taken and now a debit card on his bank account had been used and $100 charged through it. He had cancelled the card but wanted the information documented.

Police were called to the 900 block of Forest Drive on the report of a fight between two women, but once officers arrived, one of the alleged combatants was gone. Police will follow-up.

The Riverton Fire Department answered two alarms, in the 1700 block of East Monroe at 9:11 p.m. and in the 900 block of East Sunset at 3:15 a.m., but both were false alarms.


Lander Police Department


Adrian C’Bearing, 35, Riverton, Trespassing and Public Intoxication. At 1:37 p.m., officers were called to the 400 block of Market Street for a report of an intoxicated man in the caller’s residence. When police arrived, the man was walking out of the backyard and reportedly threw his glove and coat. The caller said he came home to find C’Bearing sitting on his sofa. C’Bearing reportedly would not leave when asked. Chief Jim Carey said C’Bearing was uncooperative throughout the arrest and refused a blood alcohol content test. At this time it is believed C’Bearing did not know the homeowner.


At 8:41 p.m., police were called to the courthouse parking lot for a report of a vehicle that backed into a pole. Damage was minor, and there were no citations.

At 11:40 p.m., officers were called to the 900 block of North Second Street for a report of a two men fighting in the street. Police made contact with the two men, who were intoxicated. Carey said the men said they were headed to a friend’s home nearby. There was no sign of a fight, and police let the men carry on. There were no further calls.

Police were called to the Maverik Store’s parking lot for a report of a suspicious man at around 12:30 p.m. A woman told police a man sitting in a red passenger car with Colorado license plates rolled down his window and asked her where the nearest grocery store was. The man reportedly told her needed to find a private place to pleasure himself. He also invited her to join him. Police were given a description of the man. They were unable to locate him or the suspicious vehicle in the area.

A report of a hit and run at Pushroot Court is under investigation.

At 9:34 p.m., police were called to the area of Fifth and Market streets for a report of an intoxicated man that had just been kicked out of a party. Police were unable to locate the man.

At 11 p.m., police were called to the Lander Regional Hospital Emergency Room for a report of an 33-year-old Lander man with a self-inflicted gunshot wound in his foot. The man was reportedly handling his firearm and attempted to dry fire the weapon, but it was loaded and a bullet struck his foot. The man reportedly had a .19 BAC. Carey said this should be a lesson to not handle firearms while intoxicated and said he was thankful no one else was injured.