Monday Dispatch: Shoplifting and DUI

(Jackson, Wyo.) – Here is a recap of local dispatch and law enforcement activity from yesterday in the Town of Jackson and Teton County. All persons arrested or cited are presumed innocent until proven guilty. There were 40 calls to the area dispatch on Monday, November 16. *Crime Reports and Arrests * Shoplifting: At 8:12 a.m. on Monday, a local business reported to the Jackson Police Department that a subject came into the store and was acting strange. After the subject left, the store manager reviewed video footage and observed the subject conceal a pair of ice cleats before leaving the store without paying for them. The suspect is described as a white male with grey hair, wire frame glasses, white collared shirt, blue and black winter coat, blue jeans and black shoes. Latent fingerprint evidence has been recovered and has been sent to the Wyoming State Crime Laboratory for identification purposes. In addition, once video footage is available, photos will be placed on the police department Facebook page in an attempt to identify the suspect. DUI: On Monday at 2:51 p.m., Jackson Police officers were dispatched to the intersection of Pearl Avenue and Jackson Street in reference to a collision. The investigation revealed that one vehicle had rear-ended another vehicle. The driver of the at fault vehicle appeared to be intoxicated and the subject admitted that he had consumed alcohol immediately prior to driving. The subject failed all field sobriety tests and as a result, Pemba Sherpa, 47, of Jackson was charged with DUI. *Collisions* There was one auto collision yesterday. *Other* Other dispatch reports included snow tow warnings, illegal camping, animal control calls, lost and found property, and medical assists. #buckrail #news