GILLETTE, Wyo. — Here is a summary of notable crimes that occurred in and around Gillette over the weekend, obtained through law enforcement reports compiled by the Gillette Police Department and the Campbell County Sheriff’s Office.
Runaway juvenile, Nov. 3, Rozet, CCSO
Undersheriff Quentin Reynolds reported that a 33-year-old woman in Rozet said her 16-year-old son ran away from home around 8 a.m. Nov. 3. She could not find him at his friend’s home. The boy is Black, 5-foot-11 and weighs about 150 pounds. The case was entered into the National Crime Information Center. As of around 8:30 a.m. Nov. 6, the boy is still missing.
DWUI, Nov. 4, 3rd Street and Green Avenue, CCSO
Reynolds said deputies stopped a 60-year-old man at 3rd Street and Green Avenue who was driving a tan 2002 Chevy Silverado without a headlight. The man was arrested for DWUI. His blood alcohol content was .15.
Property lost and found, Nov. 5, Boxelder Road, CCSO
Detention staff reported at 7:31 p.m. that they found brass knuckles in the Campbell County Sheriff’s Office’s garbage, which staff believe belong to an individual who disposed of them in the trash before being arrested, Reynolds said. Staff were advised that the items can remain disposed of since it is not illegal to possess brass knuckles.
Narcotics, Nov. 3, 2nd Street, GPD
Officers responded at 10:22 a.m. to the 800 block of East 2nd Street after it was reported that a man was acting erratically and running into traffic, according to Deputy Police Chief Brent Wasson. They contacted a 43-year-old man who walked across the highway and refused to stop. They ultimately contacted him in front of Hardy’s. The man was displaying signs of being under the influence of a controlled substance. He consented to a search, but when they started to search him, he attempted to flee and run across the highway again. He was detained and told officers that he had previously used meth. He was transported to the hospital. The man was on unsupervised probation and was issued citations for interference with a peace officer, use of a controlled substance and probation violation.
Hit-and-run, Nov. 4, Glock Avenue, GPD
Officers responded at 11:57 a.m. to the 5500 block of Glock Avenue, as a light pole appeared to have been struck by a vehicle sometime within the past week, Wasson said. Damages to the pole are estimated at $1,500.
Bar fight, Nov. 5, Gillette Avenue, GPD
Wasson said officers responded at 1:58 a.m. to a report of a fight between a 32-year-old woman and a 27-year-old woman at Fiesta Tequila Mexican Restaurant and Bar. Both claimed to have been assaulted by the other in the women’s restroom. The 27-year-old woman had a small cut to her chin, while the 32-year-old woman had a cut to her lower right lip. The incident remains under investigation.
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.