Dispatch: Felony meth arrest made in Lander; Sheep killed in Pavillion

(Fremont County, Wyo.) – Here is the weekend’s recap of law enforcement activity around the county. All persons arrested or cited are presumed innocent until convicted in a court of law.

Lander Police Department


A 53-year-old Lander man was cited for Expired Registration and No Insurance.

Ashley Frederick-Hill, of Scotts Bluff, LPD Warrant.

Signa McAdams, 24, Public Intoxication and Resisting Arrest.

Brian Noon, 51, Riverton, FCSO Warrant, Driving Under Suspension, Expired Registration, No Insurance, and Interference. Jayce Gantenbein, 24, Riverton, felony Possession of Methamphetamine, Interference, and Seat Belt Violation. The pair was contacted for a traffic issue at 4:06 p.m. on Sunday in the area of Dillon Drive and Highway 789. Police allegedly found seven grams of methamphetamine on Gantenbein.


At 10:52 a.m. on Thursday, police were called by a local woman who reported that someone stole her identity and ruined her credit. Police ultimately determined that no law enforcement action was necessary.

A vehicle was found vandalized on Canyon Street at about 11 a.m. on Thursday. There are no suspects at this time, but it is believed someone put sugar in the vehicle’s gas tank.

A report of someone illegal using a trash container in an alley on the 200 block of Main Street is under investigation.

At 5:19 p.m.,  person on the 1200 block of Main reported that after school, high schoolers mess around on the caller’s property.

Police were unable to locate a vehicle on the 1300 block of Main Street where there was reportedly an unrestrained child.

At 6:38 p.m., officers were called to South Ninth Street near the swimming pool where a man was supposedly walking in and out of traffic, screaming on a cell phone and waving his arms. Police were unable to locate the man.

On Friday afternoon, $250 in fraudulent charges were reported on a local’s checking account.

A report of a dog bite on Bonnie Brae Friday afternoon is under investigation.

A stolen vehicle from Riverton was reportedly found in Lander on Saturday morning. Additional information was not immediately available.

At 12:27 p.m. on Saturday, an intoxicated customer was reportedly verbally assaulting employees at a store on Main Street. Police determined there was no physical assault, and a no trespass order was levied against the customer.

At 6:10 p.m., police were called for a welfare check at a residence on South Fourth Street. Police ultimately discovered two deceased individuals, a woman and a child. The suspicious deaths are being investigated. Read more about this call here.

A hit and run in a local restaurant’s parking lot on Halloween evening is under investigation.

At 1:11 a.m. on Sunday, a caller at a bar on the 600 block of Main Street reported someone got in a fight and was bleeding. Police determined there was no fight; the intoxicated man had injured himself in a fall.

At 8:06 a.m. on Sunday, a caller in the area of South Second and Custer streets reported seeing two dogs attacking a fawn. The report is under investigation, and Wyoming Game & Fish has been notified.


Fremont County Sheriff’s Office


None. The Fremont County Detention Center currently is responsible for 182 inmates. Of these, 158 are being held in the detention center, 11 are in substance abuse treatment programs throughout the state, two are on home detention, and 11 are being housed out of the facility.


At 1:34 p.m. on Friday, a caller reported that her daughter lost an iPod possibly on the school bus in the Lander area.

A car was reported stolen from the 600 block of Rendezvous at 4:34 p.m. on Friday. Details about the car were not available.

A theft of a cell phone was reported in the Lander area on Friday evening.

At 10:20 a.m. on Saturday, a caller on West Pavillion Road reported that an unknown animal killed seven of her sheep. On Sunday, the same caller reported seeing a dog in her yard attacking sheep.

Seven bales of hay were reported stolen from a location on Highway 789 near Riverton.

At about 7 p.m. on Saturday, a caller on Gardens North Drive reported hearing a possible gunshot and then the caller’s dog came in with a wound. Deputies determined the dog was not shot, but it was injured.

A caller on Y Drive near Riverton reported that someone was outside her home at 11:19 p.m. on Halloween evening. Deputies found no one in the area.

At 8:04 p.m., a caller in Dubois reported concern about some campers who hadn’t returned yet. Everyone was found to be OK.

A sexual assault reported on Sunday morning is under investigation.

A report of a robbery in the Riverton area Sunday evening was determined to be unfounded. It was found that there was just a verbal dispute between parties.

A caller on Mazet Road reported someone was shooting at dogs. Deputies were unable to find anyone shooting dogs.


Riverton Police Department

RPD’s weekend call information was not immediately available due to officer training. Details will be reported as soon as they become available.


Fremont County Ambulance

EMS crews were called out 32 times over the weekend.


Fire Departments

Firefighters were called out four times over the weekend. One was a smoke investigation, one was a crash and two were fire alarms.