C17 Crime Clips for Wednesday, Sept. 28

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).

Hit and run, Sept. 27, E. Lakeway Road, GPD

A 50-year-old woman in a 2011 Cadillac was reportedly struck by a “greenish” SUV at the intersection of Harder Drive and E. Lakeway Road that left the scene before police responded at 7:38 a.m., Gillette Police Lt. Jason Marcus said. The crash resulted in under $1,000 in damage to the Cadillac, and the investigation is ongoing.

Tobacco violation, Sept. 27, Saunders Boulevard, GPD

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Officers ticketed a 17-year-old boy for using tobacco under the age of 21 after he was caught with a vaping device in the bathroom at Thunder Basin High School around 11 a.m. on Sept. 23, per Marcus. He was contacted and given the citation at 11:02 a.m. on Sept. 27.

Theft, Sept. 27, Market Street, GPD

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A 32-year-old woman called the police to report a 35-year-old man for reportedly taking her belongings out of a residence on Market Street around 11:45 a.m., loading them in her vehicle, and then having the vehicle towed, Marcus said. The woman’s belongings were valued at $5,000. She had reportedly lived at the residence for a month and had paid rent, Marcus continued, adding that the woman was not given an eviction notice. The investigation is ongoing.

Burglary, Sept. 27, Tonk Street, GPD

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Officers responded to Tonk Street at 4:45 p.m. to investigate a stolen firearm report, Marcus said, adding that a 47-year-old man reported his Heritage .22 caliber revolver was stolen from his 1996 Chevrolet. The revolver was valued at $199, and the investigation is ongoing.

Theft, Sept. 27, E. 5th Street, GPD

A 30-year-old woman called the police at 8:56 p.m. to report her ex-husband, 32, was violating a civil order and had transferred over $1,000 out of their joint account, Marcus said. A report has been forwarded to the Campbell County Attorney’s Office for review.

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.