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

Riverton Police Department


Steven Amos, 42, Riverton, Public Intoxication and a Municipal Warrant.

Joshua Hanway, 31, Arapahoe, Fremont County Warrants.

Lionel Brown, 46, Riverton, Public Intoxication.

Cassandra Goggles, 41, Riverton, Disturbing the Peace.

Trevor Nielson, 22, Riverton, Fremont County Warrant.

Rosetta Hutchinson, 36, Ethete; Selam Behan, 38, Ethete; Juanita Brokenleg, 37, Ethete; Cordell Washington, 40, Arapahoe; all arrested for Criminal Entry. At 8:39 p.m. on Saturday, police were called by a person who saw subjects climbing through the window of a vacated home on the 900 block of EAst Jackson Avenue. Capt. C.T. Smith said police arrived finding these individuals inside who said they were cold and sleepy. After police arrested the subjects, the homeowner arrived and secured the location. There was no damage to the property.

Chauncey Friday, 47, Ethete, Public Intoxication.

George Brown, 33, Riverton, Domestic Battery.

Michael Keele, 30, Riverton, Driving Under Suspension.

Franklin Talmage, 50, Riverton, Shoplifting. Shortly after 2 p.m. on Sunday, police were called to Walmart for a report of a man who had attempted to leave the store with more than $1,000-worth of items. Smith said among the items Talmage allegedly attempted to shoplift were: a vacuum, walkie talkies, a radar detector, an audio bar, a hatchet, a machete and a computer. Follow-up is continuing in the shoplifting which might be connected to an event from earlier in the year, Smith said.

Edward Brown, 54, Riverton, Public Intoxication.

A 58-year-old Riverton woman cited for Failure to Maintain Property.

A 20-year-old Riverton woman cited for Underage Possession of Alcohol.


At 7:19 a.m. on Friday, police were called for an ongoing dispute between two people who had stopped their vehicles in a parking lot on North 16th Street East. One person was issued a no trespass order.

A minor fender-bender was reported in the Wendy’s drive-through lane shortly before noon on Friday. However, both parties were gone when police arrived.

At 12:16 p.m. police were called by a person on the 700 block of East Fremont Avenue who reportedly found a baggie of marijuana on the sidewalk. Police confiscated a 1.5 ounce baggie with the suspected controlled substance.

On Friday afternoon, police took a report from a person who said a relative was using their name in Natrona County and had citations against them.

At 4:40 a.m. on Saturday, police mediated in a verbal family altercation. The parties were separated.

Police responded to a physical fight between two men at 9 a.m. on Saturday on the 900 block of East Washington Avenue. There were no injuries and no charges filed.

At 11:13 a.m., police were called about a woman running through alleys and yards in the area of the 200 block of East Bell Avenue. Police were unable to locate the individual.

Police weren’t able to locate two juvenile boys who were reportedly drinking out of champagne bottles on the 1200 block of West Park avenue.

At 6:17 p.m., Saturday, police took a report of a man who stole meat from Walmart. He was gone before police arrived.

At 1:25 a.m. on Sunday, officers were called to the 1000 block of Hillside Avenue for a report of a rock thrown through a window. The property damage might be linked to an ongoing dispute, Smith said.

At 4:22 a.m., police were called to South Sixth East and Madison Avenue for a report of two women fighting all parties had left before police arrived.


Lander Volunteer Fire Department

Fire Administrator Nick Hudson said his volunteer fire fighters were called to a chimney fire on Black Boulevard on Sunday evening. The fire had cooled by the time firefighters arrived, and firefighters helped the homeowner clear out the chimney.


Call details from the Fremont County Sheriff’s Office and Lander Police Department were not readily available due to the Presidents’ Day holiday.