C17 Crime Clips- April 8

Here are the C17 Crime Clips for April 8, obtained through law enforcement reports from the Campbell County Sheriff’s Office (CCSO) and the Gillette Police Department (GPD).

Child in need of supervision, April 7, Hwy 59, GPD

Police contacted two juvenile females, 16  and 14, after observing them attempting to hitchhike near the Winland Car Wash around 11 a.m., GPD Cpl. Dan Stroup said. The females told officers that they did not want to be in school Wednesday and were trying to find a ride. The juveniles were picked up by their parents, per Stroup.

Theft, April 7, West 2nd St, GPD

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A 16-year-old female accused a 34-year-old female co-worker of stealing $300 from her vehicle Wednesday morning around 11:20 a.m., Stroup said. The 34-year-old female was reported to be the last person in the vehicle parked at Value Villa, but police were unable to find sufficient evidence to pursue charges. The case was closed, per Stroup.

Theft, April 7, Hwy 59, GPD

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A 34-year-old male reported an unknown female took his debit card from his room at the Ramada Inn around 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, Stroup said. The man claimed the woman spent $2,000 across several transactions at Walmart after the card was taken. The woman has not been located and the matter remains under investigation, per Stroup.

Theft, April 7, Hwy 59, GPD

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Officers are looking to identify two suspects, a male and a female, who reportedly stole a 49-year-old female’s wallet from her purse at Walmart around 6 p.m. and attempted to purchase $1,200 worth of gift cards with her debit card, according to Stroup. The suspects fled Walmart when the transaction did not go through and were last seen walking near Perkins. Both suspects were wearing masks at the time of the incident.

Drunk driving, April 7, Garner Lake Rd, GPD

Officers arrested a 30-year-old male for driving under the influence shortly after 10 p.m. after receiving reports of a silver car driving incredibly slow and weaving around the road near the Arbuckle Lodge, Stroup said. Police located the vehicle, and the male, at a residence in the Fox Park subdivision. The male showed obvious signs of intoxication, failed field sobriety maneuvers, and was subsequently arrested for DUI, according to Stroup, who added the male was found to have a BAC of .376 at the Campbell County Detention Center.

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.