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C17 Crime Clips for Thursday, May 25

GILLETTE, Wyo. – Here is a brief summary of notable crimes in and around Gillette yesterday, obtained through law enforcement reports compiled by the Gillette Police Department and the Campbell County Sheriff’s Office.  

Shoplifting, May 24, East 2nd Street, GPD

Staff at a convenience store on East 2nd Street called the police around 8:54 a.m. when a woman stole $100 in merchandise after her card was declined, Deputy Police Chief Brent Wasson said. The license plate from the woman’s vehicle couldn’t be identified through registration records and the store staff couldn’t provide an accurate vehicle description. The investigation is ongoing.

DWUI, May 24, East Lakeway Road, GPD

A 53-year-old man was arrested for DWUI at a veterinarian’s office on East Lakeway Road around 9:53 a.m., Wasson said. The man displayed signs of intoxication and admitted to driving to the office to seek care for his cat, which had been attacked by a dog. He was too intoxicated to perform field sobriety tests and was taken into custody.

DWUI, May 24, East Boxelder Road, GPD

Officers arrested a 42-year-old woman for impaired driving after she reportedly crashed her Jeep into trees outside of Wendy’s around 4:58 p.m., Wasson said. The crash resulted in over $1,000 in damages and the woman was evaluated by EMS for an arm injury but refused medical transport. She was taken into custody after failing field sobriety tests.

Property destruction, May 24, West Boxelder Road

A 35-year-old woman at the Campbell County Detention Center was cited for property destruction after she pulled a GPD computer monitor onto the floor at 5:04 p.m., Wasson said. The woman could not be controlled by detention center staff while officers were there filling out paperwork. The monitor was valued at $300.

Drugs, May 24, Hannum Road, CCSO

Deputies arrested a 40-year-old man for possession of marijuana after they responded to a medical call where a woman consumed an edible and had a bad reaction to it at a residence on Hannum Road around 3:38 p.m., Undersheriff Quentin Reynolds said. While at the residence, deputies could smell the odor of marijuana and located 10.9 grams of it during a search. No charges have been filed against the woman as of May 25.

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 victims’ identities and to avoid compromising ongoing criminal investigations.