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C17 Crime Clips for Wednesday, March 29

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).

Domestic violence, March 28, Gillette, GPD

Officers responded to a Gillette residence to investigate a potential domestic violence incident between a 44-year-old woman and her 17-year-old daughter around 7:45 a.m., Deputy Police Chief Brent Wasson said. The girl claimed her mother assaulted her following a verbal argument between them, but officers were unable to see any physical signs of injury and took no action.

Assault, March 28, W. Boxelder Road, CCSO

A 35-year-old female inmate was cited for unlawful contact after she reportedly spat on another inmate, a 38-year-old woman, in the Campbell County Detention Center around 8:21 a.m., Undersheriff Quentin Reynolds said. The older inmate reportedly chastised the 35-year-old who was slamming items around. The 35-year-old then became upset and confronted the older inmate, Reynolds said.

Burglary, March 28, Sammeye Avenue, GPD

A 35-year-old man called the police at 9:24 a.m. to report someone stole around $3,300 in power tools and batteries from a residence on Sammeye Avenue, Wasson said. A DeWalt skill saw, a drill, and assorted batteries were reportedly taken. There were no signs of forced entry, per Wasson.

Burglary, March 28, Elkhorn Drive, Wright, CCSO

Deputies responded to a storage facility in Wright after a 29-year-old woman reported someone cut off the lock to a unit and stole $1,600 worth of items around 10:13 a.m., Reynolds said. Footprints were observed around the unit. The investigation is ongoing.

Hit and run, March 28, E. Boxelder Road, GPD

Officers are searching for the driver of a gray or silver Chevrolet Colorado reportedly involved in a hit-and-run incident at E. Boxelder Road and Butler Spaeth Road yesterday around 12:04 p.m., Wasson said. A 34-year-old woman had a green light and was proceeding through the intersection in her 2007 Toyota when she was struck by the suspect vehicle that fled from the area. The woman complained of back pain, and the investigation is ongoing.

Fraud, March 28, E. 5th Street, GPD

A 54-year-old woman came to the police department around 3:52 p.m. yesterday after someone reportedly gained access to her Cash App and stole around $600, Wasson said. The woman said she was sent a message from someone claiming to be a mutual friend who claimed to have money owed to the 54-year-old woman and requested her Cash App information before learning that the social media account had been hacked. After the 54-year-old provided the information, the unknown suspect made several withdrawals from the woman’s account. The investigation is ongoing.

Burglary, March 28, S. Emerson Avenue, GPD

Someone reportedly stole over $600 in tools from a locked shed on S. Emerson Avenue yesterday, Wasson said. The theft was discovered by a 60-year-old man around 4:30 p.m., who reported someone cut the lock off the shed sometime between 4 p.m. on March 26 and 9 a.m. on March 27. A compressor, paint sprayer, and two cordless drivers are the items reported stolen. The investigation is ongoing.

Medical request, March 28, Tower Road, CCSO

A 20-year-old man was transported to the hospital after he was struck by a steel mud pipe at an oil rig on Tower Road south of Wright around 8:30 p.m., according to Reynolds. The pipe was suspended 8 feet in the air when a weld snapped, causing the pipe to come down and strike the man’s lower back. Deputies assisted medical personnel until they were no longer needed.

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.