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Dispatch: Arrests; Truck rolled off a cliff; Suspect ID'd in $10K check fraud; Husband and Wife both DUI; Aggressive chickens reported

Here is the weekend recap of law enforcement activity from around the county. All persons arrested or cited are presumed innocent until convicted in a court of law. *Fremont County Sheriff's Office* *Arrests:* *Scott Barrett*, 35, Pavillion, Contempt of Court. *Lynx Osterkorn*, 56, Riverton, Larceny. Osterkorn was arrested on Saturday morning after deputies were called about the theft of needles and $15 in cash from a home in the Riverton area. The needles belonged to a diabetic individual. *Joshua Perrett*, 33, Riverton, Failure to Appear. *Gerardo Rico-Holguin*, 43, Riverton, Probation Revocation. *Samantha Vigil*, 22, Riverton, two Failure to Appear. Calls: At 7:49 a.m. on Friday, a caller on the 1500 block of East Monroe reported seeing an unknown subject coming out of a storage trailer. The caller said that the lock was missing. The subject left the area before deputies arrived; no items were found missing from the trailer. A theft in the Riverton area is under investigation. On Friday afternoon, deputies handled reports of biting dogs in both the Dubois and Lander areas. At 7:02 p.m. on Saturday, deputies were called to Deadman Gulch Road for a rollover. A 41-year-old Lander man was uninjured in the crash when he missed the corner, rolled his truck and struck a power pole. Alcohol was not a factor. At 8:28 a.m., a caller on the 1000 block of Missouri Valley Road reported that their neighbor was yelling and throwing things at the caller's truck. A 44-year-old woman was issued a citation for Breach of Peace. Deputies were called back to the same address later that afternoon. A 2013 Ford truck was destroyed after rolling backwards off a substantial cliff near Pavillion on Sunday afternoon. After climbing a large butte, the vehicle's occupants had exited the truck to photograph deer when the truck began rolling away and eventually off a steep cliff, landing on the roof. No persons were in the vehicle at the time of the incident. *Lander Police Department* *Arrests/Citations:* *A 25-year-old man *was arrested for Shoplifting a bottle of Everclear from Safeway. BIA assisted with the arrest. *A 36-year-old man* was arrested for public intoxication on Saturday morning after knocking on doors on Custer Street. *A 26-year-old man *was arrested for Peace Disturbance and Indecent Exposure on Saturday afternoon on Custer Street. The allegedly intoxicated man was reportedly upset about children playing in the area; he reportedly confronted and cursed at them while in the nude. *A 76-year-old woman* was cited for Failure to Yield following a Saturday evening crash in the area of South Second and Canyon. *A 30-year-old man* was arrested for DUI, Possession of Marijuana and Failure to Yield. A 19-year-old man was cited for Minor in Possession in connection to the same 2 a.m., Sunday traffic stop. *A 29-year-old woman* was cited for Driving Under Suspension, Expired Registration and No Vehicle Insurance. *Note: LPD did not release names with today's arrest report. They will be added when possible.* *Calls:* At 2:08 p.m. on Friday, a caller on Lincoln Street reported that someone came to the caller's grandmother's home and started "yelling about stuff." The subject left before officers arrived. A suspect has been identified in a case of more than $10,000 in check fraud in the Lander area. No arrests have yet to be reported. A hit and run on the 800 block of Main Street on Friday evening is under investigation. Surveillance video from the area is being reviewed. At 10:36 p.m., on Friday, a caller reported that there was a woman screaming in the neighborhood near the jail. Police were unable to find anyone in the area. A window at a restaurant on North Seventh Street was discovered broken on Saturday afternoon. Camera footage is being reviewed. A fight between two juveniles was turned over to the Department of Family Services. At 7:15 p.m. on Sunday, a caller on North Second Street reported that someone was shining a red laser through their window. Police were unable to locate anyone in the area. *Riverton Police Department* *Arrests/Citations* *Eldon Antelope*, 51, Riverton, Public Intoxication x two. He was also arrested later in the weekend on the same offense. *A 17-year-old male *from Pleasantview, Utah, was cited three times, once each for Fleeing from Police, No Insurance and Speeding 52 in a 30 mph zone on Main Street. Police gave pursuit but broke it off when the driver turned off Main into a residential area. The officer later spotted the vehicle parked on a side street. The driver had reclined his seat so as to make it appear the vehicle was not occupied. It didn't work. *Clowry Means*, 49, of St. Stephens, Public Intoxication *Robert Sweeney*, 62 and *Roxanne Sweeney*, 51, both of Riverton. Both were arrested for Driving While Under the Influence. According to a police Report, Robert was driving into the drive-thru lane at Woodward's Liquor when he bumped another vehicle, no damage. So Roxanne took over driving. When stopped just down the block, both were found to be intoxicated and both were arrested as an officer witnessed both drivers behind the wheel. *Edison Charley*, 19, Ethete on a Failure To Appear warrant, on a Contempt of Court warrant and for Minor Under the Influence (0.14% BAC). He was spotted stumbling on the bike path. *Calls:* *There were 32 calls for service on Friday* A water hydrant in the area of Shoshone Drive and Arapahoe Avenue was run over and broken by a vehicle. The incident occurred on private property and the owner said he would repair the hydrant. No action was taken. The owner of some storage units on South 2nd East reported an ongoing problem of a fence being cut and locks cut off of storage units. Nothing appeared to have been taken. Damage was estimated at $500. A van parked in the 800 block of East Monroe had its rear window broken out. Damage was estimated at $250. Vandalism was also reported on a school bus, but a report had not been completed on what the damage was. A man reported the burglary of his shop in the 3100 block of Riverview Road in which $250 of cash was taken along with a bottle of whiskey and two bottles of tequila. The Riverton Country Club reported the theft of gasoline that has apparently been occurring for the past six months. About 150 gallons of fuel was taken from a tank at the golf course. A video surveillance camera caught the image of the suspect who has been identified. Police have yet to contact the suspect. A complaint of neighbors shooting crows in the 400 block of Spire Drive was received. An older man who apparently was lost and driving erratically was contacted. He was not intoxicated. Police helped the man get home. *There were 29 calls for service on Saturday* A fight was reported at a bar in the 500 block of East Main and upon arrival police found seven individuals with various bloody noses and mouths. No one wanted to file a complaint. Police left. A man complained to police that he had sold a welder to another individual but that he hadn't been paid. The man was advised the issue was a civil and not criminal matter. Two pit bulls were fighting in the fenced yard on Cheyenne Avenue. The owner of the dogs called police when she could not get them separated. A police report indicated that one of the dogs was an "inside" dog and the other an "outside" dog, but the inside dog got out and the fight was on. Both dogs were reportedly "torn up" according to a police report. The incident occurred on private property with the owner's animals. No action was taken. A syringe found in the alley behind Cheryl Sue Avenue by some children was disposed of by police. A woman reported that her wallet was stolen from a local bar, but she could not remember which one. A fight between 25 and 29 year-old-men was reported at 3 p.m. at Riverton City Park. As a result of the fight, an eight-inch-long gash on the older man's forehead that had been sutured was broken open. Neither man wanted to file charges. Callers notified police that a small child, later identified to be 4-years-old, was running in traffic across South Federal Boulevard. The responding officers found the child with his father. The man was advised to keep a closer watch on the little boy. Police received calls from several women over the weekend complaining their male partners/husbands were intoxicated and they wanted them removed from their home. Police advised that they cannot take someone out of their own home just for being drunk. Both women decided to leave and go elsewhere for the day/night. *There were 33 calls for service on Sunday* A three-day-old domestic assault was reported by the female half who reported the male half took her credit cards and left after he assaulted her. A police report indicated the woman had a split lip. At 9:09 a.m. in the 400 block of East Pershing, a caller complained that they were being chased "by two very aggressive chickens." A dog was reported to be injured in the 100 block of East Park. The dog had a leg caught in a fence. The officer freed the animal. It was not injured. At 10:07 a.m. police were called about an elderly female driving her vehicle down the center of the street in the 100 block of North Federal near East Fremont. A man in the 1600 block of East Lincoln reported that someone had thrown the carcass of a dead dog into the bed of his son's pickup. A handgun was found laying on North Federal Boulevard in the 800 block. The firearm was taken to the police department where the owner may identify and claim it. Three intoxicated subjects inside the El Sol De Mexico restaurant were refusing to pay their bill so police were called. The three claimed they had received poor service. The restaurant wanted them removed so the police escorted them out. No charges were filed. An assault that allegedly occurred at the Wyoming Honor Farm between two individuals is pending an investigation by the Riverton Police Department, who was called into the case by the Wyoming Department of Corrections. An intoxicated and hyperthermic man was found unresponsive in the alley behind a bar in the 700 block of East Main at 10:07 p.m. The man was taken by ambulance to SageWest Riverton hospital for treatment for a high blood alcohol level and for hypothermia. A report of several people breaking into the Arby's Restaurant on West Main at 10:15 p.m. was unfounded. The people were store employees. *Fire Departments* Firefighters were called out six times over the weekend for grass fires and fire alarms primarily. *Fremont County Ambulance* EMS crews responded to 38 calls for service Friday through early Monday morning. *Fremont County Coroner* There were no coroner calls over the weekend. [image: Inline image 1] #county10 #news