(Fremont County, Wyo.) – Here is the weekend’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


Gary Holt, 51, Dubois, Failure to Appear Warrant.

John Panighetti, 50, Riverton, Probation Revocation Warrant.


At 11:20 a.m. on Friday, deputies were called to the 600 block of Mountain View Drive in the Dubois area for a report of a neighbor’s dog tied up outside. The caller said every time he walks outside the dog barks.

At 4:46 p.m., deputies assisted individuals with catching a chihuahua that was running down Riverview Road.

A man on the 1000 block of East First Street in Hudson reported on Friday evening that someone got into the caller’s truck and backed it into a post.

At 2:06 a.m. on Saturday, deputies were called to the 500 block of East Fremont Street for a report of an intoxicated man who showed up at the caller’s house, banging on the door. The caller reportedly gave the man a shirt to wear.

Deputies assisted another agency in the Dubois area on Saturday afternoon. Additional details were not released as the report is still under investigation.

At 7:13 p.m., deputies were called to the industrial park near Lander for a report of two vehicles driving around and stopping at different businesses.

Deputies responded to the Riverton Memorial Hospital Emergency Room after 10 p.m. on Saturday for an assault victim. The sheriff’s office reports that the investigation is still pending a statement from the alleged victim.

At 1:42 a.m. on Sunday, deputies were called to Coal Mine Road near Lander for a report of a large party with underage kids. The sheriff’s office reports that the party dispersed prior to deputies’ arrival. Approximately 25 people were contacted in five different vehicles, all with sober drivers and all were adults.

At 5:03 p.m., deputies were called about a man in Pavillion who reportedly had been drinking and his home smelled like marijuana. Deputies determined the report to be unfounded.


Riverton Police Department


Jason Lacey, 38, Riverton, Probation Revocation.

A 17-year-old Arapahoe girl for Driving Under the Influence (DUI) and Possession of a Controlled Substance (marijuana). At 2:53 p.m., police were approached by a juvenile at the Ron Thon wrestling tournament for a report of a wreck that occurred in the high school parking lot, Capt. CT Smith reports. The reporting party said the driver of the other vehicle smelled like alcohol. The Arapahoe girl was arrested. Additional details about the wreck were not readily available.

Christopher Gitchell, 35, Riverton, Violation of a Protection Order.

David Ferris, 46, Ethete, Municipal Warrants.

Edward Brown, 54, Riverton, Public Intoxication.

Delmar Cantu, 27, Riverton, DUI and Possession of a Controlled Substance (marijuana).

John Redman, 23, Ethete, DUI.

Nathanial Keays, 32, Shoshoni, Public Intoxication, Vandalism and Criminal Trespass. At 8:08 a.m. on Saturday, police were called 2300 block of Walnut Drive for a report of a disturbance at a residence, Smith said. Police arrived and separated parties, telling Keays not to return. Smith said shortly after officers left, they were called back for a report of him damaging property at the location. He was subsequently arrested.

Shane Boren, 35, Riverton, Fremont County Warrant.

David Walrod, 47, Riverton, DUI and Hit and Run.

Benjamin Runningshield, 33, Arapahoe, Probation Revocation and Possession of a Controlled Substance (marijuana).

Jason Antelope, 30, Riverton, Municipal Warrant.

William Topaum, 36, Ethete, Public Intoxication.

A 15-year-old Lander boy was cited for Shoplifting. The boy was cited after attempting to steal about $17-worth of items from Walmart on Friday evening.

A 57-year-old Riverton woman was cited for Dog at Large.


At 11:22 a.m. on Friday, RPD assisted Central Wyoming College with trespassing a former student from the campus.

At 7:09 p.m., police were called to Safeway for a report of a person who stole an undetermined amount of alcohol from the store. The subject fled before officers arrived.

Police were called twice in the early morning hours of Saturday to the 500 block of East Main Street for a report of a fight. Both times the fight was determined to be verbal only, and no charges or citations were issued.

At 10:46 a.m. on Saturday, police were called to the 1100 block of East Washington Avenue for a report of a person chasing a dog with a shovel. Police determined the owner had been outside shoveling snow when their dog escaped. The owner chased it back into its home by waving the shovel at it. The dog was not hit or injured, Smith said.

At 3:47 p.m., police were called about a possible drunken driver on North Federal Boulevard. Police stopped the vehicle and determined the driver was not intoxicated but very tired. A relative came to take over the driving.

At 5:07 p.m., police were notified of two license plates stolen from a vehicle on the 400 block of East Pine Street.

Police were called to the movie theater on East Main for a report of someone trying to purchase reduced price tickets. Smith said the person said they were younger than they actually were.

At 2:29 p.m. on Sunday, police were called to an address on the 1000 block of Westview Drive for a threatening note that was found. Smith said the note was taped to a traffic cone that was placed on the caller’s driveway. The note was confiscated.

At 7:55 p.m., police were called to the 500 block of North Federal for a report of several people fighting outside. All parties fled before police arrived.

At 10:50 p.m., officers were called to Smiths for a report of two people who caused the alarm to go off at the business. The pair fled before police arrived, and the report is still under investigation.


Lander Police Department


Brandon Conard, 28, Lander, Domestic Violence Assault. At 11:28 a.m. on Friday, police were called to a home on the 100 block of Indian Lookout Drive for a report of an assault. Conard allegedly threw a wooden dowel at a person at the home. Police found evidence of injury. The report is still under investigation.

Tlana Jealous, 22, Riverton, two Fremont County Warrants. At 10:27 p.m., police were called about suspected drug use at a room at a motel. The caller was concerned for children with the adults. Officers arrived, found no evidence of any drug activity, and the children were fine. Jealous was found to have outstanding warrants and was arrested.


At 10:47 a.m. on Friday, police were called about possible drug use at a location on Main Street. Nothing drug related was located.

At 2:56 p.m. on Saturday, police took a report of roughly 20 tablets of Hydrocodone stolen from an unlocked vehicle parked near Mr. D’s earlier that day. The vehicle was unlocked. There are no suspects at this time.

Details were unavailabe about a report of an assault on Saturday afternoon. The report was not yet complete.

Two possible drunken driving report on Sunday made their way to LPD. The suspect vehicles were unable to be located.