Here is a brief summary of all things crime that happened in and around Gillette yesterday, obtained through law enforcement reports from the Gillette Police Department (GPD) and the Campbell County Sheriff’s Office (CCSO).
Animal Problem, April Way, CCSO
According to Sheriff Scott Matheny, the department was advised that two pigmy goats were running at large around April Way in Rozet yesterday. At this time, there is no information as to whether the goats returned home.
DWUI, E. Sinclair Street, CCSO
At approximately 1:50 a.m. this morning, deputies stopped a 2009 Pontiac sedan for a traffic violation, Matheny said. It appeared both occupants of the vehicle were possibly intoxicated. After further investigation, deputies found that the 24-year-old male driver had a suspended license. The 24-year-old male passenger initially gave a false name. After further questioning and obtaining his correct name, it was found that he was in violation of the 24 7 program. Both occupants were cited and arrested.
Burglary, W. Sinclair Street, GPD
At approximately 12:12 p.m. June 3, a 26-year-old male and a 24-year-old male were reported as having stolen items in the 300 block of W. Sinclair. According to Lt. Kelly Alger, the pair had recently been fired from their jobs. The 25-year-old male victim reporting the incident indicated the two had entered a room prior to departing and had taken an Xbox 1, two pair of shoes and several smaller items. The value is said to be more than $1,000 and the investigation is ongoing.
Breach of Peace, Mona’s Cafe, GPD
An 81-year-old male reported that a 66-year-old male had made threats to assault him, Alger said. The argument appeared to be a continuation of neighborhood problems between the two men over a sidewalk the 66-year-old male had installed 5-7 years prior. The investigation is ongoing.
Domestic Violence, GPD
At approximately 3:55 p.m. yesterday, a 20-year-old male reported that he witnessed a confrontation between an 49-year-old female and a 35-year-old female and believed it may have gotten physical. Alger indicated that when both women were contacted, they advised the confrontation was verbal only. Evidence was later brought forward that the 35-year-old may have been stabbed with an unknown weapon; however, she refused to talk further about the incident.
Aggravated Assault, City Pool, GPD
A 17-year-old female and an 18-year-old male contacted officers yesterday around 4:31 p.m. to report that the 13-year-old sister of the male had been attacked by two unknown girls at the city pool several days prior, said Alger. The older teens indicated that the aunt of one of the suspects had pulled a gun on the 13-year-old at the time of the assault. Additional questioning by officers indicated discrepancies in the events. The investigation is ongoing.
Breach of Peace, 4J Road, GPD
Yesterday around 7:22 p.m., a report was received regarding an out-of-control 39-year-old male in the 1500 block of 4J Road. Alger advised the man had been seen in the parking lot yelling profanities and then fled in a 2001 Ford Escape. Officers later contacted the man at his residence but he would only speak to them through the door. A witness is said to have video of the incident and the investigation is ongoing.
Hit and Run, Running W, GPD
A 19-year-old female reported having seen a silver vehicle driven by an adult male back into a 2020 Honda then leave the scene, according to Alger. The suspected victim cannot be reached to confirm the incident yet. The investigation is ongoing.
REDDI, Creative Beverage, GPD
Alger said the department received a call regarding a woman passed out in her vehicle in the Creative Beverage drive thru at approximately 12:50 a.m. this morning. When officers arrived, they found a 30-year-old female passed out behind the wheel of her 2003 Ford. Upon further investigation, the woman admitted to having had two drinks prior. A field sobriety test was conducted and the woman was arrested for DUI. (REDDI stand for Report Every Drunk Driver Immediately)
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.