GILLETTE, Wyo. — Here is a summary of notable crimes that occurred in and around Gillette yesterday, obtained through law enforcement reports compiled by the Gillette Police Department and the Campbell County Sheriff’s Office.
Report of a family fight, Nov. 10, Heptner Road, CCSO
Undersheriff Quentin Reynolds said deputies responded at 7:43 p.m. to Heptner Road in Rozet following a report that a female was screaming. Deputies found that a large group of children was playing outside.
Trespassing, Nov. 12, Indian Tree Road, CCSO
Reynolds said a 65-year-old man was cited for trespassing on a property near Rozet after the landowner, who is 69, made a report at 12:59 p.m. and requested that the man be trespassed. The suspect was driving a silver Chevy Suburban with Wyoming registration, on the landowner’s property, and hunting with his two grandchildren, even though the landowner had several signs posted forbidding trespassing and hunting.
Drugs, Nov. 12, Hannum Road, CCSO
Reynolds said a 30-year-old woman and a 32-year-old man were stopped in a 2015 blue Chevy Equinox after they failed to dim high-beam headlights on Hannum Road in Gillette. The woman, who was the driver, was found to have a suspended driver’s license. She was given a citation and released. A K-9 search indicated on the vehicle, and deputies found a stash container with less than one-tenth of a gram of meth and a meth pipe that belonged to the man. The man was arrested for possession of a controlled substance.
Animal cruelty, Nov. 10, 2nd Street, GPD
Gillette Police Capt. Jason Marcus said that police responded at 1:15 p.m. to the 1000 block of West 2nd Street after animal control was contacted regarding dead cats on the sidewalk. It was believed that the cats were strays. It appears that the cats had sustained head injuries. The report did not indicate how the cats were injured. There was no description of the cats. There are no suspects.
Shoplifting, Nov. 10, Douglas Highway, GPD
At 8:20 p.m., an Albertson’s employee reported a man and a woman, who were both between 30 and 35 years old, took an assortment of meat from the store without paying, Marcus said. The two individuals walked away. The estimated value of the meat is about $120. Police are investigating.
Theft, Nov. 11, Carey Avenue, GPD
Marcus said that a 60-year-old man reported at 4:18 p.m. that two stealth trail cameras, which were valued at less than $500, were stolen from his property. The man had last seen the cameras about two weeks prior. There are no suspects.
Probation violation, Nov. 11, Gillette, GPD
A 37-year-old woman reported at 8:32 p.m. that her ex-husband, 47, was holding a glass of wine when he answered the door, Marcus said. The man is on probation out of Crook County with alcohol restrictions. Police will send a report to the county.
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.