Thursday Dispatch: DUI, public intox and burglary

(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 53 calls to the area dispatch on Thursday, March 10. *Crime Reports and Arrests * DUI: On Thursday, a Jackson Police Officer responded to a report of a driving complaint. It was reported that subject had nearly caused a collision before pulling into a convenience store and going inside. An officer contacted the subject and found he appeared to be intoxicated. The subject had clearly impaired balance and speech and was unable to clearly communicate. The subject admitted to driving to the location. The subject failed field sobriety tests and was placed under arrest for DUI. The subject refused to submit to a chemical test despite officers having a search warrant ordering him to comply. As a result, Devin C Corey, 33, of Jackson was charged with DUI and interference with a police officer. Public Intox: On Thursday, Jackson Police Officers responded to a report of an intoxicated subject knocking on door at a hotel. Officers located the subject who said he had consumed “20 beers.” The subject was not registered at the hotel and did not have a key to room. It was determined the subject was too impaired to care for himself and as a result, Erik L Mecham, 45, of Salt Lake City, UT was charged with public intoxication. Hit and Run: on Thursday, a subject reported that his vehicle had been the victim of a hit and run. He was unsure where the collision happened and there are no leads. Residential Burglary: on Thursday, a subject reported cash, several t-shirts, and several lighters had been stolen from his bedroom. The victim suspects a former roommate who had moved out of state the day prior. Follow-up continues. *Collisions* There were three auto collisions yesterday, including one hit and run. Other Other dispatch reports included citizen assists, medical assists, animal control calls, road hazards, lost and found property, and traffic problems. *Feature Photo: h/t Pixabay / Pitchengine Communities* #buckrail #news