Here are the C17 Crime Clips from this past weekend, April 3- 5, 2021, obtained through law enforcement reports from the Campbell County Sheriff’s Office (CCSO) and the Gillette Police Department (GPD).
Roll-Over, Hwy 387, CCSO
Two occupants, an 18-year-old male and a 37-year-old male, riding in a Chrysler Pacifica that overturned on Highway 387 April 3 were transported to the Campbell County Memorial Hospital around 12:30 p.m. for injuries sustained in the crash, according to Campbell County Undersheriff Quentin Reynolds. The driver, the 18-year-old male, overcorrected after swerving at 70 mph, causing the vehicle to leave the roadway and roll 2.5 times, where it came to rest on the drivers side. The incident was reported by OnStar.
Drugs, Hwy 50, CCSO
A 27-year-old male was arrested for misdemeanor possession of marijuana during a traffic stop on Hwy 50, near Lewis Road, per Reynolds. The vehicle, a black Toyota passenger car, was stopped for following too closely to a motor home. After the vehicle was stopped, a K9 deputy gave a positive indication to the presence of a controlled substance, after which a single marijuana blunt was seized.
Hit & Run, Hwy 59/Boxelder Rd, GPD
A 48-year-old female contacted police around 10:52 a.m. April 3 to report that her vehicle had just been rear ended by an unidentified man driving a small gray truck, according to GPD Corporal Dan Stroup. The woman advised the man exited the truck post accident, apologized for hitting her, said he didn’t have any money, and fled the area. The investigation is ongoing.
Shoplifting, Gillette Ave, GPD
A 10-year-old female was trespassed from Teacher’s Corner Kid’s Mart April 3 after she allegedly took two toys without paying for them the day previously, Stroup said. The girl was trespassed from the store at the request of employees when she returned to the store around 1:30 p.m. with her father the following day. No citations were issued.
Vicious Animals, Primrose Drive, GPD
Two miniature dachshunds were taken to the City of Gillette Animal Shelter after they were reported for charging at nearby residents and one of them for biting a 40-year-old male on the heel without breaking the skin, according to Stroup. The dogs were both captured around 12:30 p.m. April 4 and their owner was contacted by phone for additional action.
Crash, Boxelder Road, GPD
Police responded to a two vehicle collision around 2:40 p.m. on Boxelder Road Sunday afternoon after a 33-year-old female, driving a 2002 Honda, failed to yield to traffic and was t-boned by a 2016 Ford sedan driven by an 18-year-old male, according to Stroup. The 33-year-old female had to be extracted from her vehicle by Campbell County Fire Department personnel and was transported to the CCMH for leg and head injuries. The 18-year-old male reported an arm injury, but refused medical attention. No citations have been issued yet, but the case remains open pending additional contact with the 33-year-old female, per Stroup.
Assault, South Douglas Hwy, GPD
A 23-year-old male reported being assaulted by an unknown male and female in the Walmart parking lot around 12:00 p.m. April 4, according to Stroup. The male had bruising and swelling around his eyes, a chipped tooth, and an abrasion on his neck. The investigation is ongoing.
Destruction of property/unlawful entry, Arapahoe Ave, GPD
A 41-year-old male was arrested around 10:45 p.m. April 4 after allegedly kicking down a door to a residence, destroying a number of items inside, and kicking over a Harley Davidson motorcycle, Stroup said. The male reportedly admitted that he went to the residence to assault a 45-year-old male, who was dating his estranged 35-year-old wife. The 41-year-old male was charged with felony destruction of property and felony unauthorized entry into a residence.
C17 Crime Clips strives to provide the most comprehensive list of law enforcement interactions with the public, however, some information will be withheld to protect the identities of the victims or to avoid compromising ongoing criminal investigations.