C17 Crime Clips for Monday, July 19

Here is a brief summary of all things crime that happened in and around Gillette this past weekend, obtained through law enforcement reports from the Gillette Police Department (GPD) and the Campbell County Sheriff’s Office (CCSO).

Theft, July 17, Rodgers Dr, GPD

A 55-year-old female contacted police to report that someone had cut the lock off her Uhaul rental that was parked at the Budget Inn yesterday at 8:18 a.m., GPD Lt. Brent Wasson said. It is not clear if anything was taken and the incident remains under investigation.

Drugs, July 17, Boxelder Rd, GPD

Officers cited a 52-year-old male at the Days Inn on Boxelder Road yesterday following the discovery of 3 grams of suspected marijuana, Wasson said. The suspected drugs were found as a result of a random free air sniff by a police K9 officer on the first floor. The male was charged with possession of a controlled substance.

Trespass, July 17, E. 2nd St, GPD

A 41-year-old female and a 51-year-old female were both trespassed from all four Kwik Shop locations at the request of staff yesterday at 4:11 p.m., Wasson said, who did not specify why.

Drugs, July 17, Raymond St, CCSO

Approximately .7 grams of suspected spice was seized at the Volunteers of America facility on Raymond Street Saturday around 7:53 p.m., Campbell County Sheriff Scott Matheny said. The spice was reportedly found next to a 27-year-old inmate and will be sent to the state lab for testing. No further action was taken and the investigation is ongoing.

Domestic violence, July 17, S. Emerson Ave, GPD

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A 36-year-old male contacted police to report that he had locked his boyfriend, 40, out of their shared residence on South Emerson Avenue around 8:45 p.m., Wasson said. While officers were en route, the 40-year-old male reportedly climbed into the residence through a window and engaged in a physical fight with the 36-year-old. Both of them had small lacerations on their arms when officers arrived, Wasson said, adding that officers were unable to determine the primary aggressor and no immediate action was taken.

Runaway, July 17, Gurley Ave, GPD

Officers, with the help of CCSO deputies, located a 13-year-old female who was reported as a runaway from the Youth Emergency Services House at 9:04 p.m. Saturday, Wasson said. The female was ultimately arrested and transported to the juvenile detention center.

DWUI, July 17, W. Warlow Dr, CCSO

Deputies stopped a 53-year-old female for an inoperable taillight while she was traveling on West Warlow Drive Saturday in a 2012 Jeep at 11:25 p.m., Matheny said. The female reportedly slurred her speech and was asked to perform standardized field sobriety tests, which she ultimately failed. She was arrested and charged with driving under the influence of alcohol.

DWUI, July 18, Hwy 14-16, CCSO

A 23-year-old male was arrested for driving while intoxicated on Highway 14-16 yesterday at 12:17 a.m., Matheny said. The male was stopped after he was observed swerving all over the road in a white Nissan Sonata. At the Campbell County Detention Center, he reportedly provided a BAC of .149 percent, Matheny said.

Drugs, July 18, Commercial Dr, GPD

Officers stopped a green 1996 Mercury after a 28-year-old female passenger threw a lit cigarette out of an open window around 1:26 a.m. on Commercial Drive, Wasson said. A K9 officer conducted a free air sniff and indicated that the vehicle contained a controlled substance. A search uncovered 4 grams of marijuana in property belonging to the 28-year-old female. An additional 10 grams of marijuana was also found in property belonging to the 48-year-old female driver, Wasson said. Both cited for possession of marijuana. The 28-year-old was also cited for throwing a burning substance from a vehicle.

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DWUI, July 18, N. Butler Spaeth Rd, CCSO

Deputies stopped a 25-year-old male for speeding and failing to maintain a single lane of travel yesterday at 2:31 a.m. on North Butler Spaeth Road, per Matheny. The mail was ultimately arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol and had a BAC of .087 percent at the detention center.

Destruction of property, July 18, Decker Ct, GPD

A 38-year-old male reported to police that someone let the air out of the tires on his Dodge Ram pickup that was parked in front of the Tesla charging stations at the Hampton Inn, Wasson said. The tires were not damaged due to the suspect using a tire deflating valve stem cap. There are no suspects and the incident remains under investigation.

Assault, July 18, Hwy 14-16, GPD

Officers cited a 38-year-old male for assault after he reportedly grabbed a 32-year-old female by the hair while kicking her out of his car at the west Kum & Go yesterday at 10:09 a.m., Wasson said. The male was reportedly angry because he believed she stole money from him. The male was charged with misdemeanor assault.

Trespassing, July 18, Knickerbocker St, CCSO

Deputies were notified of a potential trespassing incident on Knickerbocker Street yesterday at 3:30 p.m., Matheny said. A male resident reported that an individual, possibly a teenager and dressed all in black, entered their backyard sometime the night before. The incident is under investigation.

Unauthorized use, July 18, Hwy 14-16, GPD

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A 14-year-old female received a citation for unauthorized use and driving without a license at Don’s Supermarket on Highway 14-16 yesterday at 7:42 p.m., Wasson said. The female reportedly took a black 2016 Ford from her brother, 17, that was parked at the store with the key fob left inside. A 41-year-old female reported that three individuals, the 14-year-old and two other juveniles, parked the vehicle along the side of the building and fled on foot. They were caught moments later by officers and the 14-year-old female was released to her mother.


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.