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C17 Crime Clips for Tuesday, Jan. 24

A woman was arrested for reportedly calling twice in a 24-hour period to report she had fallen and couldn't get up due to her level of intoxication...read about this incident and more in today's edition of C17 Crime Clips

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

Shoplifting, Jan. 23, S. Douglas Highway, GPD

Officers responded to Walmart after store staff called to report two people suspected of shoplifting were detained around 7:08 p.m., Gillette Deputy Police Chief Brent Wasson said. A 36-year-old woman and an 18-year-old woman had reportedly skip scanned $196.64 worth of merchandise at the checkout. Both women were cited for shoplifting, per Wasson.

Theft, Jan. 23, Meadow Rose Avenue, GPD

A 58-year-old man called the police around 9:38 p.m. to report money had been stolen from his clothing on Meadow Rose Avenue, Wasson said. The man said he was missing $1,280 and believed the money was taken between 1 p.m. and 6 p.m. The investigation is currently ongoing.

MIP, Jan. 23, S. Douglas Highway, GPD

Officers ticketed a 19-year-old man for possession of tobacco after they contacted him in reference to a traffic complaint at the Ramada Plaza around 11:50 p.m., Wasson said. While speaking with him, they reportedly observed him in possession of a vaping device.

Intoxication, Jan. 24, S. Garner Lake Road, GPD

A 62-year-old woman was arrested for intoxication after she reportedly called to report she had fallen and couldn’t get up on S. Garner Lake Road around 3:26 a.m., Wasson said. The woman had been released from the hospital two hours earlier after being evaluated for intoxication following a similar report on Jan. 23. She was returned to the hospital for another evaluation and when cleared by medical staff, she was taken into custody.

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.


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