Vehicle stolen, six more broken into in 24 hour period, RPD reports

(Riverton, WY) – There were seven reported thefts/break-ins between the hours of 7:00 AM Wednesday and 7:00 AM Thursday, August 25 and 26th, according to the Riverton Police Department media release.

Six of these incidents involved vehicles that were broken into, and one was a stolen vehicle.

The stolen vehicle, which occurred Wednesday morning on Forest Dr., was eventually recovered by the owner in another part of town.


The six vehicle break-ins happened at the following locations:

  • Eagle Dr., where electronics and kids items were taken, reported at 8:30 AM
  • E. Jackson Ave., where a gun was stolen, reported at 10:21 AM
  • W. Park Ave., where money and cigarettes were stolen from an unlocked car, reported around 11:00 AM
  • N. 6th St. East, where the owner had multiple vehicles gone through, reported at 1:24 PM
  • N. 5 St. East, where CD’s and money taken, reported at 3:23 PM
  • E. Sunset Dr., where nothing was taken, but the back window of the owner’s vehicle broken into, reported at 6:08 PM

If you have any information regarding these break-ins and thefts, please contact the Riverton Police Department.


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