Here is the latest from law enforcement around the county today. All calls took place March 8th through early morning March 9th. All persons cited or arrested are presumed innocent until convicted in a court of law. *Gillette Police Department* *Mindy Bailey, 45, Gillette*, arrested 3 a.m. Wednesday morning at the Loaf and Jug on 59. Staff had reported reported her for allegedly attempting to shoplift. When police arrived she refused to identify herself. She was arrested for interference with an officer. *Alonzo Chavez, 22, Gillette*, arrested for breach of peace during a car fire
*Michael Duckworth, 39, Gillette*, arrested Wednesday morning. Police were
on Ledoux Ave around midnight, investigating the report of a suspicious
person in the area. Loud music was heard coming from Duckworth's car while
it was parked in a parking lot. He was found to have a warrant out of
Laramie County for parole violation. A broken pot pipe, a meth pipe, and a
homemade soda can pipe were allegedly found in his vehicle. Also bottle of
clonazepam, also known as Klonopin, that he didn't have a prescription for,
was found, with three pills inside. He was arrested for possession in pill
form as well as the warrant for his arrest.
*Salvador Salas, 25, Gillette*, was discovered with a fake urine kit while
trying to provide a urine test sample at probation. Officers searched his
home and reportedly located .3 grams of meth. He was arrested for probation
*Mark Tomjack, 51, Gillette*, was arrested for a bench warrant.
*Matthew Wood, 31, Gillette*, was arrested Tuesday afternoon when police
arrived at his home following a report that there may be drug use in the
residence. A search of the home turned up a small baggie with meth residue
in it. He was arrested for felony child endangerment.
*Fraud* Tuesday morning, a 50 year old man reported to police that he'd
used eBay gift cards to buy a GMC Yukon from someone in Broomfield,
Colorado. When he arrived in Colorado to pick up the truck, he found that
the person at the residence was not who he had bought the vehicle from
online. Ebay referred him to the police department for an investigation.
*Breach of Peace* Tuesday at 1 p.m., a law office employee on South
Gillette Avenue reported that a 20 year old man was on-site yelling
profanities. The suspect left prior to police arriving on scene.
*Terror Threats* The NYPD Intelligence Unit received information that
someone was going to detonate an explosive device in the area, but they did
not know specifics like exactly where or when. The reported it to Gillette
Police, and it's being investigated, though they suspect it's someone
trying to get someone else in trouble and perhaps not an actual terror
*Theft* A 25 year old woman reported that someone had taken her wallet out
of her unlocked car between 9 and 10 a.m. while it was parked at the
apartment complex on North Gurley Avenue. $260 in cash, her credit cards,
and social security card were in the wallet.
Late Tuesday afternoon, staff at Home Depot notified GPD that they believed
an employee had stolen $2000 worth of cash from the business. The 31 year
old man admitted to stealing the money when he was questioned by police. It
is still being investigated, so there have been no arrests yet.
*Narcotics* Tuesday night at the National 9 Inn, officers received a
complaint of pot being smoked somewhere in the motel. They contacted a 47
year old man on a first floor room they suspected to be the source of the
smell, and he admitted to smoking marijuana. He was cited for use of a
3 a.m. Wednesday, a 48 year old and 24 year old were questioned by police
at the Marriott Towneplace Suites for behaving suspiciously. It was found
that the pair had been smoking pot and were still in possession of
marijuana while being interviewed. They were both cited for possession.
*Mental Illness* Tuesday night a 27 year old woman was contacted by police
after they received reports that she was possibly suicidal. She made
statements to officers that seemed to indicate she was not in a good state
of mind and they took her to the hospital for treatment.
*Destruction of Property* 12:45 a.m. in the Albertson's parking lot, police
spoke with an 18 year old man who had reported that a car had been
following him around town. He reported that three men, all 20 and 21 years
old, allegedly threw a crowbar at his windshield. He and his father were in
the car when the windshield was cracked. It's estimated $300 in damage was
done. Officers have not yet spoken to the suspects in person, but have been
in contact, and an investigation is ongoing.
*Campbell County Sheriff's Office*
*Jason Collier, 36, Gillette*, arrested for a probation violation.
*Clancy Fenner, 31, Gillette*, arrested for domestic battery as the result
of a family fight yesterday .
*Ross Gulley, 33, Gillette*, arrested for a probation violation.
*Matthew Hammond, 24, Gillette*, arrested for three bench warrants for
contempt of court.
*Jason Lapp, 42, Bar Nunn*, arrested for a warrant out of Crook County.
*Lyra Rinkenberger, 25, Gillette*, arrested for a warrant.
*Nicholas Schabot, 35, Wright*, arrested as a fugitive from justice.
*Raymond Zweeres, 43, Gillette*, arrested for violating a family protection
order and driving on a suspended license.
*Theft* Tuesday morning another theft was reported on Robin Drive
. The victim noticed someone had
rummaged through their car but did not find anything missing.
*Fraud* A couple called the Sheriff's Office to report that they'd received
a letter from the IRS. The letter was to notify them that someone had tried
to file taxes using their Social Security number. The IRS reported the
incident to their credit company, and the couple notified law enforcement.
*Suspicious Activity* Deputies assisted the VOA on Tuesday afternoon when a
cell phone had been discovered on the property. Cell phones are not allowed
there, so the Sheriff's Office is investigating who the phone belongs to.
*Airport Emergency* Sheriff's Office assisted EMS at the Gillette-Campbell
County Airport on Wednesday morning. A 46 year old man was having trouble
breathing, and was transported to the hospital.
*Probation Violation* A man carrying two backpacks was found by deputies
sitting on the sidewalk on Westover Road Wednesday morning. The man said he
was waiting for a ride. He had no warrants but had appeared to be drinking
though he was on probation. He was not arrested.
*Information provided by GPD Sgt. Greg Brothers and CCSO Captain Eric