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C17 Crime Clips for Tuesday, April 2

GILLETTE, Wyo. — Here is a summary of notable crimes that occurred in and around Gillette yesterday, April 1, obtained through law enforcement reports compiled by the Gillette Police Department and the Campbell County Sheriff’s Office.  

Crash, April 1, Butler Spaeth Road, GPD

A 22-year-old woman was cited for driving too fast for conditions in her 2020 Mazda after reportedly sliding into a 41-year-old woman in a 2019 GMC at the intersection of Butler Spaeth Road and Harvest Moon Drive around 9:24 a.m., Gillette Deputy Police Chief Brent Wasson said. The 22-year-old was attempting to stop for a stop sign but slid on slick roads, resulting in over $1,000 in damage and no injuries.

Theft, April 1, South Douglas Highway, GPD

Officers were contacted by a 62-year-old woman reporting unauthorized charges on her lost debit card around 4:09 p.m., Wasson said. The woman lost her card on March 29 and received notice that someone charged $800 over several transactions. The investigation is ongoing.

Crash, April 1, Highway 387, CCSO, Wyoming Highway Patrol

Deputies and Wyoming Highway Patrol troopers responded to mile marker 122 to investigate an Apple crash detection notification around 4:22 p.m., Sheriff Scott Matheny said. A 27-year-old man was life-flighted to Casper due to his injuries following a single-vehicle rollover. The highway patrol investigated the crash.

Battery, April 1, Timothy Court, GPD

Officers responded to Timothy Court at 6:52 p.m. for a reported battery involving a 20-year-old woman and a 23-year-old woman, Wasson said. The altercation began with an argument between the older woman and her 19-year-old brother. The 20-year-old woman stepped in, reportedly injuring the 23-year-old woman, who was transported to the hospital with lacerations and contusions. The younger woman had no injuries, and the investigation is ongoing.

Property destruction, April 1, Decker Court, GPD

Two men, 41 and 43, were arrested on warrants after officers responded to a motel on Decker Court to investigate a report of a man trying to break into a room around 8:19 p.m., Wasson said. The two men had previously been living in the room together when the 41-year-old moved out. He returned to gather the rest of his belongings but the 43-year-old claimed he threw them in a dumpster. The items were valued at $1,800 and were not in the dumpster. While the issue could resolve into a civil issue, both men had active warrants and were taken into custody.

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.