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C17 Crime Clips for Tuesday, Nov. 22

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).

Interference, Nov. 22, E. 3rd Street, GPD

Officers arrested a 47-year-old man at the Anchor Motel yesterday for interference after he reportedly refused to answer the door while police were looking for a woman with a warrant, Deputy Police Chief Brent Wasson said. The man was on probation but continued to refuse officers entry after his probation officer requested he be taken into custody. The man surrendered after officers deployed pepper balls and OC spray into the room.

Dangerous missiles, Nov. 21, N. Gurley Avenue, GPD

A 17-year-old boy was ticketed for dangerous missiles after he allegedly threw a volleyball at a 16-year-old girl’s head at the YES House around 12:58 p.m., Wasson said. The girl was playing basketball with another student and was defenseless at the time.

Blackmail, Nov. 22, Gannett Court, GPD

An 18-year-old man called the police yesterday at 1:32 p.m. to report he was being blackmailed by an unknown Facebook user, Wasson said. The man said he sent an explicit picture to the user, who then demanded the 18-year-old pay $1,000 or else the picture would be released to his family and friends. The 18-year-old paid $100 in iTunes gift cards before contacting the police.

Probation violation, Nov. 22, E. Boxelder Road, GPD

Officers arrested a 26-year-old man for a two-day sanction at the request of the Probation and Parole Office after he submitted a urinalysis that tested positive for alcohol and controlled substance use around 8:21 p.m., Wasson said. The man was initially contacted by police on Boxelder Road who suspected him of being impaired. He was transported to the detention center without incident, Wasson said.

Drugs, Nov. 22, Ross Avenue, CCSO

A 22-year-old man and a 31-year-old woman were both arrested for drug possession after a deputy made consensual contact with them on Ross Avenue for odd driving behavior around 9:44 p.m., Undersheriff Quentin Reynolds said. The woman, who had two active arrest warrants, reportedly had nearly a gram of meth in her shoe, THC wax, and meth paraphernalia. The man had around 2 grams of marijuana. The woman was charged with felonies for possession and taking a controlled substance into jail and misdemeanor driving under suspension. The man was charged with misdemeanor possession of a controlled substance.


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.