Here is the weekend law enforcement recap from across the county. All persons arrested or cited are presumed innocent until convicted in a court of law. *Fremont County Sheriff's Office* *Arrests:* *Ambrosia Antelope*, 30, Ethete, Failure to Appear. *Sistenes Tafoya*, 30, Riverton Contempt of Court and Bond Violation. *Calls:* Deputies on Friday morning took part in an on-going child welfare investigation in the Lander area with the Department of Family Services. Another DFS investigation reported on Friday referenced children witnessing domestic violence between parents. The report is under investigation. A report of harassment in the Shoshoni area is under investigation. A report of drug sales is under investigation. Details were redacted from the media release. A gym bag was reported missing from a location in Dubois on Saturday. On Sunday morning, a pit bull was captured in the Blackfoot Avenue area after it reportedly killed chickens. The dog was impounded; the owner is unknown at this time. A bighorn sheep was reportedly struck by a vehicle near Dubois on Sunday morning. The caller believed it might needed to be put down. Wyoming Game & Fish took over the call. At 10:35 a.m., a caller on Saltbrush Road near Riverton reported finding a dog on their property that might have been shot. The dog was taken to a vet. At 2:24 p.m., a caller near Luckey Pond outside of Lander reported hearing gunshots. Deputies searched the area, but heard nothing. It is legal to discharge firearms outside of city limits, as long as it is not being done in an unsafe manner. At 10:18 p.m., a caller on Sage Drive reported what they thought sounded like a little girl screaming, followed by the caller seeing bushes rustling around. Deputies were unable to find any suspicious activity. *Lander Police Departments* *Arrests/Citations:* *Patsy Tidzump*, 49, Lander, two LPD Warrants.* Chasten Moon*, 25, Riverton, FCSO Warrant. The pair were arrested after police were called at 8:42 a.m. on Friday morning for a report of someone pounding on a door on South First Street. *Delthe McLeod,* 59, Lander, FCSO Warrant, Driving Under Suspension and Cracked Windshield. *A 25-year-old Lander man* was cited for Expired Driver's License and No Proof of Insurance. *Chester Friday*, 24, Ethete, FCSO Warrant. *Rawlin Friday*, 38, West Valley, Utah, Driving Under the Influence, Failure to Maintain Lane and No Seatbelt. Friday was arrested after his vehicle crashed into the Wyoming Department of Transportation building early Sunday morning. Damage to the building is estimated to be more than $20,000. Read more details here
At 1:07 p.m. on Friday, a caller on Wyoming Street reported that a mailbox
was knocked off a post.
At 5:53 p.m., a caller on the 800 block of Garner Drive reported a
suspicious female subject walking around. There was no one in the area when
An unknown subject stole an elk skull and antlers, including some from a
moose, out of a yard on Smith Street.
At 10 p.m. on Sunday, a caller on South Second Street reported someone
throwing rocks at her window. Police were unable to find anyone in the area.
*Riverton Police Department*
*Steven White,* 51, Fort Washakie, Disturbing the Peace
*A 22-year-old Riverton man,* an employee at Walmart, was cited for
allegedly taking numerous items valued around $80 over the last couple of
months while he was working. He was caught taking eye drops out of a box
and replacing the empty box on the shelf.
*Ivan Bear*, 46, St. Stephens, Disorderly and Open Container. He was
allegedly yelling at employees at Jiffy Rental and demanding they give him
ice for his two open alcoholic beverages he was carrying.
*A 19-year-old male* of Ethete was cited for Property Destruction and
assault. According to a police report, the man was drinking and begame
belligerant while at his cousins house. He began breaking objects and was
forceably removed from the residence, at which time he tried to break the
windows on his cousin's vehicle. He allegedly headbutted his cousin, who
then whomped on him a bit. The younger man was taken to the hospital
emergency room by ambulance for numerous injuries.
*A 19-year-old female *of Bismarck, ND, cited for Minor Under the Influence
(0.18% BAC) and was taken to the Center of Hope.
*Myron Perry,* 29, Lander, Property Destruction and Public Intoxication.
Perry allegedly was arguing with another man when he went outside and
smashed a rear window out of the man's vehicle. Damage was estimated at
*Jacob Mitchell,* 25, Riverton, on a courtesy hold on a warrant from Idaho.
*Eldon Antelope,* 51, Riverton, Public Intoxication
*Lorraine Hunter*, 32, on a Contempt of Court warrant
*There were 32 calls for service on Friday*
A 15-year-old boy from Lander was signed in as a Runaway at 12:23 a.m.
A 17-year-old Riverton female was signed in as a Runaway at 8:38 a.m.
At 11:19 a.m. a resident on Gannet Drive reported a manhole cover was
partly open and that there was blood on it. An officer found the opened
manhole cover and determined the reddish substance on it was not blood, but
rather transmission fluid. The manhole cover was put back into place.
An ambulance was called at 12:44 p.m. for a 15-year-old boy who sustained a
serious laceration on his head when he fell and struck his head onto one of
the concrete benches placed around the skatepark
A group of some one-dozen transients were gathered behind the Family Dollar
store along the pathway at 3:39 p.m. and had apparently just opened a
bottle of vodka and began passing it around when an officer arrived to
check to see what the group was doing. The 12 or so people were reportedly
very unhappy when the officer emptied the nearly full bottle onto the
ground reminding them they could not have an open container of alcohol in
At 9:30 p.m. a suspicious vehicle was reported parked next to the Pizza
Hut. The occupants were using the WiFi from the restaurant.
At nine minutes past 11 p.m. a two vehicle crash was reported in the 300
block of North Federal between a red 1998 Lincoln Towncar and a gray 2005
Ford F-150. Damage was listed at over $1,000.
*There were 24 calls on Saturday*
A 16-year-old female from St. Stephens was reported as a runaway from the
Wind River Job Corps Center.
A resident in the 600 block of North 12th East reported a suspicious man
walking down the street carrying a bag. An officer determined there was
nothing suspicious about the man, who happened to be Hispanic and who was
returning from Walmart.
At 1:34 p.m. a possible drunk driver was reported at North Broadway and
Pershing. Police contacted the driver who was not intoxicated, but who
apparently wasn't a good driver.
Police are waiting for video surveillnace after a woman complained that she
allegedly lost her wallet while shopping at Walmart. The wallet allegedly
contained $220 in cash and various credit cards and Identification.
A report of a woman screaming in the 900 block of Forest Drive turned out
to be a woman arguing with her father... over the phone. No action was
At 5:43 p.m. a resident on the 300 block of Heather Drive reported that her
kids and a friend were playing in the yard when one of them accidentally
shot out the rear window of her 2006 Chevy Tahoe. She needed a police
report to file with her insurance claim.
*There were 6 calls for service on Sunday*
A woman called police at 10:10 a.m. from the 200 block of Deer Avenue to
report that someone had stolen her purse out of her parked vehicle
overnight. The purse allegedly contained $1,100 in cash with credit cards.
A blue 2002 Chrysler managed to strike the only light pole in the parking
lot at Tonkin Stadium. Over $1,000 in damage was reported. The driver,
whose identity was not released, was taken to the emergency room for
Firefighters responded to four calls for service over the weekend; two were
wrecks, one was a grass fire near Riverton and one possible gas leak.
*Fremont County Ambulance*
EMS crews responded to 43 calls for service Friday through Monday morning.
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