(Fremont County, Wyo.) – Here is Friday’s law enforcement round-up from across Fremont County. All those cited or arrested are presumed innocent until convicted in a court of law.
Fremont County Sheriff’s Office
David Apodaca, 28, Gillette, Fremont County Probation Revocation Warrant.
Eric Walter, 27, Riverton, Fremont County Probation Revocation Warrant.
A 16-year-old Riverton boy for Probation Revocation.
At 7:51 a.m. on Thursday, deputies took a report of a man who allegedly threatened a woman and another man with a gun the night before. Deputies determined the report to be unfounded.
At about 10 a.m., deputies and firefighters were called to a report of a chimney fire on Rabbit Brush Road near Pavillion. Firefighters were called back later in the afternoon at 2 p.m., for more visible smoke at the location. Additional details were not readily available.
At 10:25 p.m. deputies took a report of a vehicle occupied by “a bunch of kids” that reportedly kept driving around a location in the Riverton area. Deputies were unable to locate the suspicious vehicle.
Riverton Police Department
Eric Woodward, 32, Riverton, Fremont County Warrant.
A 29-year-old Riverton woman was cited for Dog at Large. Police were called to the 700 block of West Fremont at 9:55 a.m. Thursday after two dogs running at large attacked a 69-year-old female and her dog. The attacking dogs, a German Shepard and a Rotweiller-Pit Bull mix, belonged to the woman who was cited. The victim dog was taken to a veterinarian for treatment. The victim dog’s owner sustained minor injuries.
Police were called at 11:25 a.m. after a man walked away from Riverton Memorial Hospital. The man was later found at his home.
An argument between and man and a woman, apparently over their children, that occurred in a public place resulted in police response Thursday at 1:44 p.m. to the 1400 block of North Federal. The argument was verbal only. No action was taken.
At 3:05 p.m. Riverton Police and Riverton Fire units were called to the 300 block of East Pershing on the report of smoke coming from a chimney. Police and Fire officials confirmed that smoke was, in fact, coming from the chimney, just as designed. The building was not on fire.
A verbal landlord-tenant dispute resulted in a call to police at 4:48 p.m. in the 900 block of Forest Drive. No action was taken.
Police were called to the 500 block of East Main on the report of a fight. A police report said alcohol was involved with one individual. No action was taken.
Lander Police Department
Sharae Bell, 20, Riverton, on an LPD warrant. Lt. Chuck Carr said Bell was arrested shortly after 8 a.m. on Thursday after she arrived at the Fremont County Detention Center to visit someone.
At 10:49 a.m., police took a report of lawn equipment stolen from a business on the 1000 block of East Main Street. Carr said roughly $1,000 worth of equipment, including a blower, trimmer, edger, power washer and a drill were missing. The report is under investigation and a possible suspect has been identified.
At 4:22 p.m., police were called to the 700 block of Garfield Street for a report of a daycare worker who might have been under the influence of marijuana. Officers arrived, spoke with the employee and determined they were not intoxicated in any way but were simply tired. The report was unfounded.
Police pulled a vehicle over on Highway 789 on the edge town following a drunken driver report. The man was found to not be intoxicated, but he did have a driver’s license that expired in 1997. He was cited, and someone with a valid license took control of the vehicle.
At 11:08 p.m., officers were called to the 1100 block of North Second Street for a report of a woman acting suspicious. Officers were unable to locate anyone in the area acting out of the ordinary.