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C17 Crime Clips for Friday, May 26

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.  

Drugs, May 25, Iroquois Lane, GPD

A 36-year-old woman called the police at 7:30 a.m. after finding three juveniles — a 15-year-old girl, a 14-year-old girl, and a 15-year-old boy — sleeping in her 16-year-old son’s room on Iroquois Lane, Deputy Police Chief Brent Wasson said. All four juveniles admitted to using marijuana and were cited for use of a controlled substance. The parents of the three other juveniles were contacted.

Intoxication, May 25, South 4-J Road, GPD

Officers arrested a 38-year-old man for intoxication on South 4-J Road at 8:12 a.m., Wasson said. The man was seen stumbling on the roadway and had previously been contacted by law enforcement officers. The man had reportedly approached several citizens at the skatepark and chased others at the Campbell County Public Library.

Property destruction, May 25, Dogwood Avenue, GPD

A 26-year-old woman on Dogwood Avenue called the police at 8:20 a.m. after finding two windows broken on her 2010 Dodge, Wasson said. The damage was estimated at $700 and nothing appeared to be missing. The woman called the police back at 10:30 a.m. to report finding two THC vape cartridges inside the vehicle on the floorboard that she believed were left by whoever caused the damage.

Crash, May 25, Osborne Avenue, GPD

Officers cited a 17-year-old girl for improper lookout after she crashed her 2010 Cadillac into a 52-year-old woman in a 2023 Chevrolet. The 17-year-old girl said she was not paying attention moments before colliding with the back of the Chevrolet. There were no injuries and over $1,000 in damage.

Breach of peace, May 25, East Boxelder Road, GPD

An 18-year-old man was ticketed for verbal breach of peace after his mother, 46, called the police to report he had threatened her during a verbal altercation between them around 4:55 p.m., Wasson said. The 18-year-old was told he could not stay at the residence. He is on probation and his probation officer was notified.

Property destruction, May 25, South 4-J Road, GPD

A 44-year-old man was cited for property destruction after he reportedly threw a rock at a 33-year-old’s vehicle outside the Waystation around 5:40 p.m., Wasson said. The woman was there to pick up her cousin, a 31-year-old woman, when the man came out, yelled at her, and threw the rock through the back windshield of her 2007 Buick.

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.