Dispatch: Arrests; Shoplifter caught; Forgery alleged; Two crashes involved light poles

(Thermopolis, Wyo.) - Here is a recap of the last week's activity at the Thermopolis Police Department. All persons arrested or cited are presumed innocent until convicted in a court of law. *Arrests/Citations* *David Roberson,* 40, Thermopolis was cited for shoplifting a bottle of alcohol from a business in the 400 block of South 6th. He was then arrested on an outstanding warrant. *Tyrone Potts,* 32, Thermopolis, on an arrest and hold from Probation and Parole. *Calls:There were 40 calls in the past week. * The most common call in the last week dealt with animal problems. There were nine separate calls, mostly for dogs running at large. On Tuesday the 22nd, a one vehicle crash was reported in the 200 block of Park where a vehicle crashed into a light pole. Also on the 22nd, there was another single vehicle crash reported, this time in the 400 block of South 6th where a man had parked next to a car parts store. While inside, his truck rolled backwards into a light pole. On the 23rd at 5:30 p.m. a man called in to report that his girlfriend had forged lending documents on a loan for a pickup truck. The incident is under investigation. On the 24th just before 7 a.m. a resident in the 400 block of Mondell discovered someone had "egged" their vehicle overnight. On the 24th at 4:23 p.m. a vandalism was reported in the 600 block of Shoshoni. There was juvenile involvement in the act. Nine minutes later, in the 1200 block of Canyon Hill, the TPD received a report of another vehicle that had been "egged." On the 24th in the 400 block of Arapahoe, an officer assisted Probation and Parole on a home visit. At 7:43 p.m. on the 24th police received a report of three women fighting in the 100 block South US 20. The altercation was verbal. No action was taken. On Saturday, police were unable to locate an older model green Dodge reported to be a drunk driver. The vehicle had a 15 county tag. The report came from 400 block of South 6th. Under investigation is a report of Child Abuse that came in on Sunday morning just after 8:30 a.m. No further details were available. On Monday the 28th a few minutes before 6 p.m. a vehicle pulling into the parking lot at the Days Inn was struck by another vehicle. The drivers exchanged information, but one of the drivers decided to make a police report and called it in. *Of special note:* Thanks for your service Sgt. Mike Chimenti who retired from the force this week. He's pictured below enjoying his retirement cake! [image: Inline image 1] *A reminder from the TPD:* Applications are still open through April 8th for the position of Patrol Officer. Applicants must understand this job includes shiftwork, weekends, and holidays. Applicants must be a U.S. Citizen, be at least 21 years old or older, and possess a valid vehicle operator's license. Non-law enforcement certified applicants must pass a written test. All applicants must complete an oral board interview, pass all background checks, a psychological examination, a physical, and drug screening. Law enforcement certified applicants will be given preference. A complete job description and application may be obtained from the Thermopolis Police Department by telephone at (307) 864-3114, or in person, or by mail at 417 Arapahoe Street, Thermopolis, Wyoming 82443, or by contacting Chief Steven Shay at The Thermopolis Police Department is an equal opportunity employer. #springcity #news