(Sheridan, Wyo.) — The Sheridan Police Department has issued the following statement regarding the incident at the Beaver Creek Saloon
on May 8:
"During the early morning hours of May 8, 2016, the Sheridan Police
Department received information regarding an aggravated battery in the
alley west of the Beaver Creek Saloon.
"Speculation has surfaced on social media regarding the circumstances of
the alleged battery, the handling of the investigation and priority level
assigned to the investigation.
"The Sheridan Police Department aggressively investigates all reports of
crime while applying equal and objective standards set forth in federal
statutes, state statutes and department policies and procedures. Theories,
rumors and speculation on social media have no bearing on the investigation
or are of any help to any victim. If anyone has tangible information
regarding the investigation they are welcome to contact Detective Jerome
Smith at 307-672-2413.
"Detectives have met with the victim and are working together towards