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).
Hit and run, Jan. 30, S. Burma Avenue, GPD
Officers responded to S. Burma Avenue yesterday around 8:08 a.m. after a 50-year-old woman called to report her 2017 Dodge Ram had been struck by another vehicle that fled the scene, Gillette Deputy Police Chief Brent Wasson said. The pickup was reportedly struck, by a blue Honda that ran a stop sign and grazed the woman’s rear bumper, resulting in around $500 in damage. The investigation is ongoing.
Runaway, Jan. 30, Granite Street, GPD
A 35-year-old woman called the police around 5:21 p.m. yesterday to report an 11-year-old boy and an 8-year-old boy had run away from home on Granite Street, Wasson said. The boys were found playing in the snow by officers. The Wyoming Department of Family Services will be following up due to the boys’ ongoing behavioral issues.
Assault, Jan. 30, N. Gurley Avenue, GPD
Officers cited a 14-year-old boy for assault after he allegedly struck a 15-year-old boy at the YES House yesterday around 7:51 p.m., Wasson said. The 15-year-old boy reportedly reacted in self-defense when he rose from his seat and struck the 14-year-old in the face. Both boys were transported to the hospital for injuries sustained during the altercation.
DWUI, Jan. 31, Collins Avenue, CCSO
A 32-year-old man was arrested this morning for impaired driving after he was reportedly stopped for speeding near Collins Avenue and Garner Lake Road around 2 a.m., Undersheriff Quentin Reynolds said. During the stop, the man reportedly showed signs of being intoxicated and admitted to consuming alcohol. He was arrested after performing field sobriety tests and his BAC was later found to be .12%, according to Reynolds. The man was charged with DWUI, speeding, and driving without insurance.
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.