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C17 Crime Clips for Tuesday, March 14

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).

Crash, March 13, Hannum Road, CCSO

Deputies cited a 68-year-old man for driving with an obstructed view after he failed to clear the frost from his windshield and crashed his pickup truck into a 40-year-old woman’s jeep on Hannum Road around 8:06 a.m., Undersheriff Quentin Reynolds said. There was no damage to the man’s vehicle, but over $1,000 was done to the jeep.

Livestock violation, March 13, Mint Avenue, GPD

A 35-year-old woman was cited for having a pig in city limits yesterday around 10:48 a.m. on Mint Avenue, according to Deputy Police Chief Brent Wasson. The woman had previously been warned about having the animal and was given until January to find a new home for it. She was warned about the potential for future citations if she failed to comply, Wasson said.

Dog bite, March 13, Circle Drive, GPD

Officers took a report from a 32-year-old woman who said her 9-year-old daughter was bitten by the family dog around 3 p.m. on Circle Drive, Wasson said. The dog was placed in quarantine and no further action was taken.

Crash, March 13, Energy Court, GPD

A 22-year-old woman was transported to the hospital with unspecified injuries after allegedly crashing her 2005 Yamaha motorcycle on Energy Court yesterday around 6:51 p.m., Wasson said. Witnesses said the woman was operating the motorcycle when it slipped out from under her. No citations were issued and the damage to the motorcycle was estimated to be under $1,000.

Drugs, March 13, S. Burma Avenue, GPD

Officers responded to Campbell County Health after a 3-year-old boy tested positive for THC around 9:38 p.m., Wasson said. The boy’s mother, 22, told officers that he had been in the care of family members yesterday and appeared lethargic when she picked him up. Officers contacted the family members; one was cooperative while the other was not and a police K9 conducted a home search. According to Wasson, the report did not say if anything was found but officers did contact the Wyoming Department of Family Services.

DWUI, March 13, Butler Spaeth Road, GPD

Officers arrested a 30-year-old man for impaired driving after he was stopped for failing to stop at a stop sign at Harvest Moon Drive and Butler Spaeth Road around 9:55 p.m. last night, Wasson said. The man showed signs of intoxication and was taken into custody after performing field sobriety tests. He was also cited for the stop sign violation, per Wasson.

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.