Here is today’s recap of law enforcement action around the county. All persons cited or arrested are presumed innocent until convicted in a court of law. *Fremont County Sheriff's Office* *Arrests:* Matthew Broadhead, 46, Farson, Unauthorized Use of a Vehicle. Broadhead was arrested after deputies were called at 4:51 p.m. that someone had stolen a vehicle from an address in Ethete. He was arrested without incident. Colton Stiffarm, 20, Fort Washakie, Driving Under the Influence. Stiffarm was arrested at about 3:30 a.m. on Wednesday when deputies were called to a home in Kinnear where there was suspicious truck parked in the caller's driveway. *Calls:* At 8:29 a.m. on Tuesday, a caller on S. Missouri Ave. in Hudson complained about the loud base of the neighbor's music. At 1:10 p.m., a caller on Lough Drive reported an aggressive large pit bull. At 4:07 p.m., a person in Gardens North Drive called deputies to report that someone verbally insulted him. No additional law enforcement action was noted. Someone left behind a dead horse following a hit and run on the 700 block of Paradise Valley Road overnight. Deputies were called about the dead horse in the road at 4:13 a.m. on Wednesday. The vehicle involved left the scene. *Riverton Police Department* *Arrests/Citations:* A fight between two tweens on a Riverton school bus was reported at 8:09 a.m. at the Riverton Middle School. *Two girls, aged 12 and 13*, initially engaged in a verbal dispute that escalated into hair pulling, kicking and punching. It took the bus driver and one other RMS staff member to get the girls separated. They were both cited for Fighting in Public. The girl’s parents were also notified. *Ronald Goggles*, 28, Riverton, Simple Assault. Goggles had been taken to the SageWest emergency room in Riverton where he became combative with the staff there and pushed a doctor. *Patricia C’Bearing*, 18, Riverton, Contempt of Court. *Calls:* *There were 36 calls for service.* A juvenile problem was reported at Smith’s Food and Drug with a 15-year-old male being detained. A report was not completed. A mother and her older son were involved in a verbal argument at 10:05 in the 1300 block of South Federal that resulted in a call to police. There were no arrests or citations. A fire alarm in the 4800 block of Airport Road was the result of a meal burning on a cook stove. Two men became involved in fisticuffs at South Broadway and East Monroe, but both the victim and the alleged assaulter were uncooperative when police arrive. No action was taken. Smith’s Food and Drug reported that two customers had been assaulted inside the store. A report on the incident had not been completed. The report came in at 5:41 p.m. The Safeway store reported a man and a woman taking items off of a shelf and leaving without paying for them. Police are reviewing video surveillance. The incident was reported at 8:07 p.m. *Lander Police Department* *Arrests/Citations:* *Israel Martinez*, 19, Pavillion, arrested on a County Warrant and cited for Minor In Possession and Open Container. An 18-year-old Lander girl was cited Minor in Possession, Possession of Marijuana and a Stop Violation. The two were cited following a traffic stop at 9:31 p.m. on the 300 block of North First Street. *Calls:* At 10:35 a.m., a caller on Garfield Street reported a vehicle driving around with an unsecured child in the front seat. Police were unable to find the vehicle. Someone on Adams Street reported a woman was letting unlicensed "kids" to drive a vehicle. Police were unable to find the vehicle, but the report is still under investigation. At 2:17 p.m., a caller reported that someone was shooting a bow on the middle school's practice football field. A report on this call has not yet been completed. *Fremont County Coroner* Chief Deputy Coroner Erin Ivie today said the death of 44-year-old Rachel Brown-Mares of Riverton on November 2nd has been ruled natural. In a verdict and case docket released this morning, the woman's death was found to be from "complications of chronic ethanol abuse." In other words, the woman died from long-term excessive consumption of alcohol. Brown-Mares was found unresponsive during a drinking party at a mobile home on the 400 block of North 7th East around 8:30 p.m. the night she died. The finding of a natural death ends a Riverton Police criminal investigation into the case
Ivie also reported today that a Riverton man who fell ill in Dubois on
November 5th and was taken to SageWest Hospital in Lander where he died was
a natural death. Jeremy A. Gregory, 43, was found to have died from "Sepsis
due to intestinal perforation due to complications of inflammatory bowel
disease." He died from a massive internal infection. It was noted in the
verdict and case docket that a signficant condition contributing to his
death was chronic alcoholism.
*Fremont County Ambulance*
EMS crews responded to 16 calls for service on Tuesday.
County firefighters were called out four times on Tuesday.