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).
Crash, March 9, 12th Street, GPD
A 16-year-old girl was cited for driving too fast for road conditions. She reportedly attempted to turn onto 12th Street in her 2013 Chrysler, slid, and collided with a 53-year-old man’s 2012 Chevrolet around 7:47 a.m., Deputy Police Chief Brent Wasson said. No injuries were reported.
Theft, March 9, Rogers Drive, GPD
Officers responded to the Baymont Hotel on Rogers Drive around 11:34 a.m. after a 52-year-old woman reported someone stole her Samsung Galaxy valued at $700, Wasson said. The woman said the phone was taken sometime the previous night, possibly around 1 a.m. The investigation is ongoing.
Crash, March 9, 9th Street, GPD
A 41-year-old woman was cited for failing to maintain a proper lookout after attempting to turn east onto 9th Street from Gurley Avenue in her 2013 GMC and cut across a 22-year-old man driving a 2018 Jeep, Wasson said. The vehicle’s collided around 6:38 p.m., resulting in over $1,000 in damage. The woman complained of arm pain but was not transported to the hospital after being evaluated by Emergency Medical Services.
Theft, March 9, Elon Avenue, GPD
A 24-year-old man called the police at 7:49 p.m. to report that he suspected a package had been stolen from outside his residence on Elon Avenue, Wasson said. The man said he got a notification that the package had been delivered to his apartment by EMS but it was not there when he arrived. The package was valued at $70.
Drugs, March 9, 4th Street, GPD
Officers arrested a 28-year-old man for possession of methamphetamine and marijuana following a traffic stop at 4th Street and Green Avenue around 11:22 p.m. last night, Wasson said. The man was in a blue Ford Escape that was stopped for a traffic violation and approximately 1 gram of marijuana was located during a consent search of his person. In the vehicle, officers found multiple pipes, baggies, and a container with meth residue, per Wasson. The man was also charged with not wearing his seatbelt. The vehicle driver, a 32-year-old woman was cited for speeding, not wearing her seatbelt, and failing to dim her high beams.
Threats, March 10, Highway 14-16, GPD
A 21-year-old woman called the police around 12:04 a.m. to report being threatened by her father, a 55-year-old man, Wasson said. She reportedly left him at the Sundance Lounge and was refusing to pick him up, at which point the man became angry and threatened to assault her, she claimed. The 55-year-old man later called the police to report his daughter’s boyfriend had stolen his car, but it was found to be parked at a relative’s residence and he made arrangements to retrieve it. According to Wasson, the man was on probation with alcohol restrictions and a report will be forwarded to the 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.