Here is Thursday’s recap of law enforcement activity from Monday and the last weekend. All persons arrested or cited are presumed innocent until convicted in a court of law.
Fremont County Sheriff’s Office
Roland Cox, 28, Lander, Probation Violation.
Ronald Marshall, 31, Riverton, Probation Violation.
At 7:17 a.m. on Thursday, a caller on Blue Sky Highway called deputies to report that she had struck a guard rail.
A man on Burma Road told deputies on Thursday night that his wife was threatening him and telling family that he died.
Sheriff’s Deputies assisted the Wind River Police Department with a vehicle pursuit on Highway 26 shortly before 9 p.m. A deputy reportedly set a spike strip at mile post 78 on Highway 26, which successfully ended the pursuit. The case is in the BIA’s jurisdiction, and no other information was released.
At 3:01 a.m., a woman on Elder Lane reported that her daughter’s boyfriend tried to hit her. A report was taken.
Lander Police Department
A caller on Sweetwater Street reported to police that it looked like someone had forced their way into the caller’s backyard. Police were not able to find any evidence of criminal activity.
At 2:12 p.m., police were called to Highway 789 for a report of a man and woman fighting, with the woman running away across the highway. Police made contact with the subjects and determined it be a verbal argument only.
A report of possible vandalism to a vehicle on the 300 block of South Seventh came in at about 3 p.m. The vehicle’s owner discovered marks on the roof. It is unknown who made the marks or when they occurred.
A stolen laptop and vehicle license place was reported on the 700 block of Cascade Street on Thursday afternoon. The report is under investigation.
Riverton Police Department
A 15-year-old Riverton female was cited for Unlawful Contact following a physical tussle with a 14-year-old female at Riverton High School.
A 55-year-old resident of Parowan, Utah, was cited for Criminal Entry after he entered one of his tenant’s apartments during an eviction process.
Jeffrey Medicinehorse, 26, Ethete, Public Intoxication
Jacqueynn Roybal, 26, Cody, Driving Under the Influence and Open Container. She was stopped by a patrol officer at 1:18 a.m. in the 100 block of South 2nd West.
There were 43 calls for service on Wednesday
Police were called at 5:14 a.m. for a man sleeping in a pickup in the 1400 block of Pershing. He just arrived for a job here and crashed out in his truck. No action was taken.
A cat that was found dead in the 700 bloick of North 1st Street was sent to the State Vet Lab as the owner believed the cat had been poisoned.
A school bus fly-by reported at 10:37 a.m. in the 1400 block of Mary Ann. Video is being reviewed.
A cell phone was reported missing from the Wind River Job Corps Center.
The theft of a stolen Android Max phone and a wallet contained identification and a debit card was reported from Walmart at 2:24 p.m.
A man called to report that his wife would not stop drinking. Since she was at home, there was no law enforcement action taken.
A snowball thrown at a motorist by a 12-year-old who was on the grounds of the Riverton Middle School hit the mark, resulting in a female driver being very upset. The child was contacted, the school and his parents were notified and discipline from each is expected. No charges were filed.
Police responded to the emergency room at the hospital where a man with head injuries showed up claiming he had been beaten by a baseball bat. The incident allegedly occurred on the Wind River Indian Reservation and the case was turned over to the BIA Wind River Police.
At 3:24 p.m. an officer was summoned to Riverton Middle School where a child failed to get on their bus and ran from staff trying to catch him. A report was pending.
At 3:33 p.m. a two-vehicle collision in the 800 block of North 8th West was reported between a 2007 white Ford and a blue 1997 Dodge Van. Over $1,000 in damage was noted.
A call was received of an on-line bank fraud. The incident is under investigation.
A resident in the 1300 block of Rose Marie reported someone had stolen a redwood picnic table bench from her residence. Value was placed at $50.
There were 35 calls for service on Thursday
A family fight was reported at 12:12 a.m. in the 100 block of North Broadway. The parties were separated for the night.
The Colorado State Patrol called the RPD asking them to contact a Riverton resident for them, but there was no one home.
A reported missing person was found… incarcerated at the Wind River Police Department Jail at Fort Washakie.
A BarNunn fire truck reported struck a truck belonging to an employee at Coke-a-Cola in the 300 block of North Federal at 8:05 p.m. The fire vehicle clipped the tail gate of the truck. It is possible the driver did not know he struck the other vehicle. The fire vehicle was reported to be a red 2003 International 8500.
Riverton High School reported two female students missing on Thursday morning. One was found sick at home where the mother forgot to call in, and the other was just late and on her way to school.
A pair of binoculars was reported taken from a parked truck on Tuesday but only reported on Thursday.
A possible adult protection case is under investigation by the Department of Family Services and the RPD.
The Lander Police asked the RPD to check on a person for them in Riverton, but that person had apparently moved from the address they had for him… two years prior.
Some punched and shattered a juke box at Bombers Sports Bar, causing $1,600 in damages. There are no suspects.
A woman who called the police department several different times from different locations was finally located at the Loaf ‘N Jug store on North Federal. Due to the cold temperature outside, the woman was seeking shelter. She was taken to her sister’s home in town. “We’ll do everything we can to get people to detox or to a family member’s home now that’s it’s turned cold,” said Captain Eric Murphy. “Our patrol officers are attuned to the transient population and we keep an eye on them during cold weather,” he said. Last year, two transients died of exposure during the winter.
Fremont County Ambulance
EMS crews were called out 19 times Thursday into Friday morning.
Lander Volunteer firefighters checked out a fire alarm, and Lander Rural assisted with a small vehicle fire. No other calls were made to fire departments.
Fremont County Coroner
There were no coroner calls on Thursday