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Weekend Dispatch: DUIs, drug offenses and destruction of property

Weekend Dispatch: DUIs, drug offenses and destruction of property

(Jackson, Wyo.) – Here is a recap of local dispatch and law enforcement activity from this past weekend in the Town of Jackson and Teton County. All persons arrested or cited are presumed innocent until proven guilty. There were 139 calls to the area dispatch on Friday, Saturday and Sunday. *Crime Reports and Arrests * Destruction of Property: At 10: 46 p.m., Jackson Police officers responded to a commercial alarm. Upon arrival, they found a second story window broken from a large piece of ice. Based on evidence at the scene, it appears as though the ice was intentionally thrown through the window. According to the Jackson PD, there are no suspects. DUI: At 1:29 a.m. on Saturday, a Jackson Police officer stopped a vehicle for weaving, crossing both the center line and fog line. The vehicle was also rapidly accelerating and decelerating repeatedly. Upon contact with the driver, objective signs of intoxication were noted. The driver initially denied drinking alcohol prior to driving but later admitted to consuming wine. The driver failed field sobriety tests and as a result, Sarah Anne Manley, 36, of Alpine was charged with DUI. DUI: On Saturday at 1:45 a.m., a Jackson Police officer stopped a vehicle for multiple traffic violations. Upon contacting the driver, objective signs of intoxication were noted and the subject admitted to drinking alcohol prior to driving. The subject failed field sobriety tests and as a result, Ross Allen Sessions, 58, of Rapid City, South Dakota was charged with DUI. DUI: At 2:23 a.m. on Saturday morning, a Jackson Police officer stopped a vehicle for both a traffic violation and an equipment violation. Upon contacting the driver, he opened the door and nearly fell out of the vehicle. The officer had to catch him and hold him upright. Multiple other signs of intoxication were noted. The subject failed field sobriety tests and as a result, Jerry Merle Channel, 50, of Jackson was charged with DUI. Drug Offense: On Saturday morning at 4:40 a.m., Jackson Police officers and the fire department were dispatched to a report of smoke coming from an apartment building. Upon arrival, they knocked and received no answer. Officers entered the apartment and found two subjects who were either asleep or passed out. Officers found several pans of food burning on a stove top. Officers also noted marijuana and drug paraphernalia. Once the pans were removed from the stove top and the fire issue was resolved, officers cited Cameron Jonathan Kinder, 24, of Jackson for possession of marijuana. Destruction of Property: at 11:30 a.m. on Saturday, Jackson Police officers responded to a report that an unknown subject had kicked the door to an apartment, damaging it. The report was made roughly eight hours after the incident occurred. According to the Jackson PD, there are no leads at this time. Drug Offense: At 6:15 p.m. on Saturday, during the investigation of a traffic accident, a Jackson Police officer smelled the odor of marijuana coming from within a vehicle. The officer located a small amount of marijuana in the vehicle and determined that the driver was on probation. As a result, Cristian Morales, 18, of Jackson was charged with possession of marijuana. *Collisions* There were nine total auto collisions this past weekend. *Other* Other dispatch reports included medical assists, snow tow warnings, traffic complaints, animal control calls, citizen assists, lost and found property, road hazards, and motorist assists. #buckrail #news