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C17 Crime Clips for Thursday, March 28

GILLETTE, Wyo. — Here is a summary of notable crimes that occurred in and around Gillette yesterday, March 27, obtained through law enforcement reports compiled by the Gillette Police Department and the Campbell County Sheriff’s Office.  

Animal nuisance, March 27, East 9th Street, GPD

Officers were dispatched to East 9th Street at 1:25 p.m. for a report of a dog harassing residents and animals, Gillette Deputy Police Chief Brent Wasson said. A 25-year-old man was cited for animal nuisance after he was identified as the dog’s owner.

Animal bite, March 27, Watsabaugh Drive, GPD

A postal service worker sustained a minor injury on her leg after a dog reportedly escaped out a dog door and bit her around 6:16 p.m. on Watsabaugh Drive, Wasson said. The dog, a mixed breed, got out while the worker was attempting to deliver mail and bit her right calf. The dog was current on its vaccinations and was allowed to quarantine at home.

Battery, March 27, West Boxelder Road, CCSO

Deputies responded to the Campbell County Detention Center for a report of a physical fight between two male inmates around 7:31 p.m., Undersheriff Quentin Reynolds said. A 42-year-old man was cited for battery after he allegedly hit a 38-year-old man with a plastic cup, resulting in a minor injury. The younger man was transported to the hospital for treatment.

Crash, March 27, Highway 59, GPD

No citations were issued following a two-vehicle collision at the intersection of East Boxelder Road and Highway 59 around 8:35 p.m., Wasson said. A 32-year-old woman attempted to turn onto Highway 59 in a 2015 Chevrolet alongside a 2019 Dodge operated by a 45-year-old woman. The Chevrolet overtook the Dodge and both vehicles attempted to enter the same lane, resulting in a collision. No injuries were reported.

DWUI, March 28, West 2nd Street, GPD

Officers arrested a 43-year-old man for impaired driving after he allegedly made a left turn where it wasn’t allowed on West 2nd Street around 2:29 a.m., Wasson said. The man displayed signs of intoxication after he was stopped and admitted to consuming alcohol. He performed field sobriety tests and was taken into custody for DWUI. He was also cited for failing to provide proof of insurance and disobeying a traffic sign.

Through C17 Crime 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.