Police Blotter: Arrests; Drunk Driver caught; Truck crashed into Riverton business; Woman stuck with hypodermic needle at work
(Fremont County, Wyo.) – Here is the Wednesday’s recap of law enforcement activity around the county from the past 24 hours. All those cited or arrested are presumed innocent until convicted in a court of law.
Fremont County Sheriff’s Office
Anderson Darwin Antelope, 31, Riverton, Driving Under the Influence, No Driver’s License and No Insurance. Antelope was arrested following an anonymous call about him leaving an address in Lander intoxicated at 2:44 p.m.
Dale Glenn Bisbee, 19, Riverton, Court Ordered Arrest – CAST Violation.
At 10:45 a.m. on Tuesday, deputies were called about a person dumping trash on the caller’s property off Old Wind River Highway near Fort Washakie.
A woman in Bonneville reported that she had renters in a home that were refusing to pay or move out.
At 3:54 p.m., deputies were called to Airport Road near Riverton for a report of a wreck. The Sheriff’s Office reports that a 16-year-old Riverton boy ran into the back of a stopped vehicle, which had stopped for a school bus. A full report and citations are pending. There were no serious injuries reported.
A report of horses being neglected off Eight Mile Road is under investigation. The Sheriff’s Office reports that a veterinarian has been brought in.
At 4:28 a.m. on Wednesday, deputies were called to the 100 block of Elder Lane near Riverton for a report of intoxicated individuals throwing things and breaking items. The Sheriff’s Office reports there was a female assault victim and the male suspect fled the scene. A warrant is pending.
At 6:32 a.m. a man called deputies to report a possibly passed out individual behind the wheel of a vehicle on the 2500 block of East Monroe Avenue. Deputies determined the person was just sleeping.
Lander Police Department
Bradley Martel, 25, Lander, three LPD Warrants. Martel was reportedly arrested after police were called to an address on North Ninth Street at about 1 a.m. on Wednesday for an intoxicated man at a residence throwing things.
A fight was reported on Tuesday morning at about 9:30 at Lander Valley High School. Additional information was not readily available.
Another fight was reported on the 900 block of Washakie Street at 10:18 a.m. Subjects were reportedly screaming at each other.
At 10:09 p.m., police were called to the north alley of Cliff Street for a report of a truck playing loud music.
Riverton Police Department
Marc Cunningham, 34, Riverton, on a Bond Revocation warrant, and Deborah Cunningham, 59, Riverton, Interference. A REDDI report was called in shortly after 1 a.m. on a black GMC Yukon that was reportedly swerving all over the road. Police found the vehicle parked in the 100 block of East Bell with two people inside. The driver, Marc Cunningham, was intoxicated and his BAC level was .23 percent. He was also found to have an outstanding warrant. His mother, Deborah, was told to say in the vehicle until the investigation was complete but she kept getting out of the truck. According to a police report, after multiple warnings to stay in the vehicle, she was arrested for Interference. Deborah Cunningham refused a breath test. Two open containers were found in the vehicle.
Dana Spang, 35 yr old male from St. Stephens, on a Failure to Appear warrant
Star Goggles, 31 yr old male from Ft. Washakie, on a Failure to Appear warrant. A Wyoming State Trooper stopped Goggles on a traffic offense and discovered he had an outstanding warrant. The RPD picked him up from the traffic stop.
20-year-old male, Arapahoe, issued a citation for Minor In Possession of Alcohol. He was stopped at 10:42 p.m. in the 1700 block of North Federal.
A theft was reported Tuesday from the front foyer at the Walmart store. The gumball machines located there were broken into and all the coins were taken. The thief apparently left the gumballs. The RPD is waiting on surveillance video to review.
Complaints by neighbors of a residence in the 900 block of East Adams resulted in a police visit to the neighborhood. Complaints were about trash and deadfall around the property and a very bad smell coming from the house. No one was home, but officers wrote in a report that they found a large amount of animal feces on the back porch and a dead kitten by a door. The city’s Code Enforcement Officer was contacted to begin an investigation.
Two female roommates arguing about a power bill, payment plans and finances resulted in a call to police about a fight. A police report said one of the roommates told an officer that she was tired of the other telling her how to live her life. No action was taken
A gold-colored Subaru entered the parking lot at Aaron’s Rentals in the 1200 block of North Federal and struck one of the company’s trucks there. The Subaru then sped away. There was no damage to the truck, unknown damage to the passenger car.
A complete report is not yet available from a crash in the 700 block of South Federal Boulevard at 5:41 p.m. Tuesday evening when a blue 1986 GMC Sierra driven by a 25-year-old man from Arapahoe crashed into the south side of the Intermountain Electric building. The entire south side of the office structure was covered in plywood today. Damage estimates are pending an insurance review.
A 33-year-old female employee of the South Federal Pit Stop Travel Center was taking out trash from the business Tuesday night when she was stuck by a hyperdermic needle in her leg. The needle had been discarded in the trash. An RPD test on the contents of the needle was inconclusive. The needle may be sent to the State Crime Lab in Cheyenne for analysis if they agree to test it. The employee went to Riverton Memorial Hospital for preventive treatment.
Police followed a suspected drunk driver for 12 blocks Tuesday night at 8:34 p.m. afer a REDDI report was received. The officer said there was no probable cause for a stop as the vehicle was being driven normally.
A man who got into a fight with his employer several days ago and got locked out of a motel room was at it again Tuesday. This time sending threatening text messages to the employer. Police contacted the man and told him to knock it off.
The Drive-up lane at the Riverton Dairy Queen Restaurant was the site of a minor fender bender when a maroon Dodge truck rear-ended a maroon Toyota 4 Runner.
At five minutes into Wednesday morning, an officer on patrol observed some suspicious activity in the 200 block of North 10th East. A vehicle there was parked with its running lights on and a female was walking around and around the vehicle.
The female than ran up to a residence. When the officer put a spotlight on her, she dropped to the ground and curled up into a ball. Then she got up and ran around the house towards the alley, a police report said. The officer said he spotted the woman running down the alley, so radioed for another officer who was in the area. The second officer stopped the woman who allegedly said that she had been drinking, wasn’t from Riverton and was lost and confused and was trying to get back to where she was staying in the 1400 block of East Sunset. Police secured her vehicle and two sober adults arrived after a phone call to take her home. The woman was identified as a 23-year-old from Kemmerer.