GILLETTE, Wyo. — Here is a summary of notable crimes that occurred in and around Gillette over the weekend that was obtained through law enforcement reports compiled by the Gillette Police Department and the Campbell County Sheriff’s Office.
Livestock, Sept. 15, Cloud Peak Road, CCSO
A 64-year-old woman on Cloud Peak Road reported at 7:25 p.m. that someone had cut the hair on her horse’s tail while it was in her pasture, Undersheriff Quentin Reynolds said. No suspects have been identified.
Shoplifting, Sept. 15, Lakeway Road, GPD
Deputy Police Chief Brent Wasson said that officers responded at 11:54 a.m. to a report that a woman stole a wrench set valued at $59.99 from Menards. Two managers heard a loud noise in the restroom and then found the wrenches with a woman, who left the store parking lot in a 2003 Chevrolet SUV. Based on the vehicle’s registration, the woman, 34, was found at her home in Wright. A deputy cited her for theft. The woman was also verbally trespassed from Menards.
Intoxication, Sept. 15, 2nd Street and Highway 59, GPD
Officers who were on patrol at 11:04 p.m. saw a 39-year-old woman standing on the sidewalk near 2nd Street and Highway 59 with her skirt raised, exposing herself to traffic on Highway 59, Wasson said. The woman was under the influence of alcohol and significantly intoxicated. Officers arrested the woman and charged her with intoxication.
Battery, Sept. 16, Gurley Avenue, GPD
Officers responded at 12:10 a.m. to Boot Hill after a 37-year-old woman hit a bouncer, a 37-year-old man, in the neck, Wasson said. The woman left the scene before officers could contact her. Officers reached her via phone, but she would not provide them with any information. The woman was verbally trespassed from Boot Hill. The investigation is ongoing.
Minor in consumption, Sept. 16, Emerson Avenue and 8th Street, GPD
At 9:01 a.m., officers found an 18-year-old man sleeping on an electrical box near 8th Street and Emerson Avenue, according to Wasson. Due to his intoxication level, the man had a difficult time communicating with officers. Officers called an ambulance for him and cited him for minor in consumption.
Intoxication, Sept. 17, Highway 14-16, GPD
A 34-year-old woman told police at 4:58 p.m. that a 30-year-old man was making inappropriate comments toward women at the Sundance Lounge, Wasson said. The man was using his phone’s translation feature to type these comments. The woman asked that police contact the man and trespass him from the business. When police questioned the man through a translator, he became uncooperative. He was obviously intoxicated and was cited for intoxication.
Narcotics, Sept. 17, Laramie Street, GPD
Officers responded at 7:01 p.m. to a disturbance on East Laramie Street and were told that the suspect left in a white Ford passenger vehicle, Wasson said. Officers found and stopped a white 2009 Ford Focus that was three blocks away, and they learned that the 52-year-old man they contacted was arguing with a 35-year-old woman. Both said nothing physical occurred. The woman claimed that he said during the argument that he had a firearm in the trunk. The man allowed officers to search the vehicle. Officers did not find a gun but they found a broken drug pipe and a straw, which each had meth residue. The man was arrested for possession of a controlled substance and cited for driving under suspension.
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.