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C17 Crime Clips for Tuesday, Oct. 4

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).

Tobacco violation, Oct. 3, E. 7th Street, GPD

Officers ticketed two 13-year-old girls for tobacco use on Oct. 3 around 8:14 a.m. for a tobacco violation that occurred at the end of September, GPD Lt. Jason Marcus said. The girls were reportedly caught vaping on a school bus at Twin Spruce Jr. High on Sept. 29.

Destruction of property, Oct. 3, Arapahoe Avenue, CCSO

According to Campbell County Undersheriff Quentin Reynolds, someone reportedly broke out several vehicle windows at a 61-year-old man’s property on Arapahoe Avenue yesterday sometime before 2:39 p.m. The damage was estimated at $2,000, and the investigation is ongoing.

Assault, Oct. 3, N. Gurley Avenue, GPD

Officers cited a 13-year-old boy for unlawful contact after he allegedly grabbed a 14-year-old girl’s foot at the YES House around 3:43 p.m., Marcus said. The boy denied grabbing the girl’s foot and yanking it towards him, however, the incident was captured on video.

Theft, N. Gurley Avenue, GPD

Officers responded to N. Gurley Avenue yesterday around 4:08 p.m. after unknown suspects reportedly stole a Velowave E-Bike, valued at $1,699, from a 31-year-old man’s porch, Marcus said. The report did not specify if the man locked the bike up before leaving it on his porch around 7 p.m. on Oct. 2. He discovered it missing the following day with a black and blue Mongoose bicycle in its place, per Marcus. The investigation is ongoing.

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.