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C17 Crime Clips for Friday, March 24

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 and the Campbell County Sheriff’s Office.

Threats, March 23, E. 9th Street, GPD

A 27-year-old woman called the police department at 8:15 a.m. yesterday to report she and her family were receiving threatening messages from an unknown person, Deputy Police Chief Brent Wasson said. The messages were coming through social media, and the woman was advised to block the account.

Theft, March 23, Mountain View Drive, GPD

Officers were dispatched to Mountain View Drive around 10:15 a.m. after a 50-year-old man called to report items were stolen from his vehicle, Wasson said. The man said a machine and programming tools for picking locks were taken, as was a cordless drill. He believed the theft occurred between 7 p.m. on March 22 and 10 a.m. yesterday, per Wasson. The investigation is ongoing.

Dog bite, March 23, Church Avenue, GPD

A 55-year-old man reported being bitten by a family-owned heeler mix behind his right arm on Church Avenue around 1:58 p.m., Wasson said. The dog was quarantined at home.

Crash, March 23, Highway 59, CCSO

Deputies responded to the area of Highway 59 and Breene Road around 3:09 p.m. to investigate a two-vehicle collision, Campbell County Sheriff Scott Matheny said. A 2000 Honda Odyssey reportedly crashed into a blue box truck. There were no injuries reported.

DWUI, March 24, Highway 14-16, CCSO

A 25-year-old man was arrested for driving while intoxicated after he was reportedly stopped around 4:07 a.m. for driving without headlights at Echeta Road and Highway 14-16, Matheny said. The man was driving a gray GMC Sierra, and he had a BAC of .14 percent.

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.