C17 Crime Clips for Wednesday, May 11

GILLETTE, Wyo.- 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).

DWUI, May 10, E. 3rd St, GPD

Officers stopped a 2007 Honda driven by a 36-year-old male for failing to maintain a single lane of travel on Highway 14-16 and stopped him on E. 3rd Street around 9:43 a.m., according to Gillette Deputy Police Chief Brent Wasson. The male reportedly smelled of alcohol but told officers that he hadn’t consumed any since the night before. He was arrested after failing standardized field sobriety tests, per Wasson. The male was charged with DWUI, no insurance, and failing to maintain a single lane of travel.

Hit and run, May 10, S. 4-J Rd, GPD

A 40-year-old female called the police at approximately 10 a.m. to being struck by a brown, possibly tan, SUV while stopped at the intersection of S. 4-J Road and Boxelder Road in her 2019 Jeep, Wasson said. She pulled over but the other vehicle, which struck her from behind, reportedly drove away. The damage was estimated to be over $1,000. Officers were unable to locate the suspect vehicle, Wasson said.

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Destruction of property, May 10, Apple Blossom Way, GPD

Officers responded to Apple Blossom Way around 10:22 a.m. after a 37-year-old male reported finding damage to his privacy fence, Wasson said. The damage appeared to have been caused by a bb gun, and the male estimated the damage at $400. There are no suspects, and the investigation is ongoing.

Suspicious activity, May 10, N. Garner Lake Rd, CCSO

Deputies responded to N. Garner Lake Road yesterday at 3:15 p.m. after two men reported finding a truck concealed with hay inside a barn, according to Campbell County Undersheriff Quentin Reynolds. The property owner, a 39-year-old male, said that he gave no one permission to park inside the barn. The truck, a 2019 Ford F-150, was found to be recently reported stolen in Gillette, Reynolds said, adding that Gillette Police detectives responded to the scene and took over the investigation.

DWUI, May 11, Hwy 50, CCSO

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A 21-year-old male was arrested for driving while intoxicated after he was stopped for speeding on Highway 50 near W. Boxelder Road in a 1997 Chevrolet Tahoe around 2:10 a.m. this morning, Reynolds said. The male reportedly told the deputy that he was too impaired to perform field sobriety tests and was arrested for DWUI. At the detention center, his BAC was found to be .12 percent, per Reynolds.

DWUI, May 11, Hwy 387, CCSO

Deputies arrested a 57-year-old female around 2:10 a.m. after she allegedly admitted to drinking prior to operating a 2016 Toyota Corolla on Highway 387, Reynolds said. She was stopped for speeding 51 mph in a 45-mph zone and failed standardized field sobriety tests. She was taken into custody for DWUI, and her BAC was found to be .09 percent at the detention center, per Reynolds.


Through C17 Clips, County 17 strives to provide our readers with the most detailed and comprehensive list of law enforcement interactions with the citizens of Gillette and Campbell County, however, some information will be withheld to protect the identities of victims and to avoid compromising ongoing criminal investigations.