Weekend Dispatch: Theft, public intox, assault, auto burglary and more

(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 156 calls to the area dispatch on Friday, Saturday and Sunday. *Crime Reports and Arrests * Theft: At 1:09 a.m. on Friday, a subject reported to the Jackson Police Department that he asked another person to move his car that was parked in a business parking lot so that snow plow operations could be conducted. Afterwards, the person refused to return the keys and later stated he no longer had the keys. According to the Jackson PD, this case is likely civil in nature. Warrant: At 5:23 p.m. on Friday, a Jackson Police officer recognized a subject walking down the street who he knew had an active warrant for his arrest. As a result, Victor Ford, 50, of Jackson was placed under arrest. Disturbance: At midnight on Saturday, Jackson Police officers responded to an apartment complex for a report of a loud party. When they arrived, officers noted what appeared to be underage people consuming alcohol. While several minors were present, only one was under the influence. As a result, Salvatore Padovami, 19, of Jackson was charged with being a minor under the influence and Jose Alfonsos G Valverde, 24, of Jackson was charged with providing alcohol to a minor. Theft: On Saturday morning at 1:17 a.m., a subject reported to the Jackson Police Department she left her coat and purse on a coat rack at a local bar. When she returned, her purse had been stolen. According to the Jackson PD, surveillance video was found and follow-up continues to identify the two male suspects. Probation Violation: On Friday at 11:23 p.m., a Jackson Police officer observed a subject who he knows to be on probation inside a bar, consuming alcohol. The subject’s terms of probation prohibit him from being inside a bar or consuming alcohol. The subject indicated his probation had expired, but a check revealed the subject was still on probation. A report has been forwarded to the prosecutor to review for a probation violation charge. Public Intox: Early Sunday morning at 12:13 a.m., Jackson Police officers were dispatched to a local bar in reference to a subject who was causing a disturbance. Officers contacted the subject who appeared very intoxicated. When asked where he was staying, the subject indicated he was going to Kansas. When asked if he had a local place to stay, the subject said he did not. Officers felt the subject was too intoxicated to care for himself and as a result, Bradley Dee Blakey, 39, of Wichita, Kansas was charged with public intoxication. Public Intox: At 1:23 a.m. on Sunday morning, while driving past a bar, a Jackson Police officer noticed two subjects restraining another subject. The officer noted the subject being restrained was yelling profanities and trying to pull away from the others. It appeared the subject was trying fight others in the area. The officer contacted the involved parties and found the subject who was being restrained was very intoxicated. He continued to yell profanities and challenge passersby to fight. As a result, Alexander Blair Mitchell, 21, of North Melbourne, Australia was charged with public intoxication. Assault: At 2:42 a.m. on Sunday, Jackson Police officers responded to a delayed report of a battery. It was reported that while in a hot tub at a local hotel an argument ensued between two subjects. Eventually, this led to one subject grabbing the other and holding him under the water briefly. The parties then got out of the hot tub and the fight resumed in a hotel room. It was reported that both subjects were essentially wrestling each other on the ground. According to the Jackson PD, follow-up is ongoing. Auto Burglary: On Sunday at 11:20 a.m., a subject reported to the Jackson Police Department that her purse was stolen out of her parked vehicle. The subject is unsure if the vehicle had been locked or not, no forced entry was noted. Officers are in the process of obtaining surveillance video to see if the burglary was captured on the video and if a suspect can be identified. Mental Hold: At 11:27 a.m. on Sunday, Jackson Police officers responded to a disturbance. When they arrived, it was determined that a subject with a history of mental instability was suffering a psychotic episode. Officers felt the subject was a danger and as a result, the subject was taken to the hospital for medical care. *Collisions* There were 19 total auto collisions this past weekend. *Other* Other dispatch reports included driving complaints, road hazards, snow tow citations, animal control calls, citizen assists, traffic problems, motorist assists, medical assists, and lost and found property. #buckrail #news