Police Blotter: Arrests; Haz-Mat spill on Highway 26; Horse hair thief strikes again early today; Mine site vandalized; man assaults store clerk

(Lander, Wyo.) – Today’s law enforcement wrap-up from across Fremont County:


Riverton Police Department


Wolf Duran, 20, Arapahoe, arrested for Assault and Minor Under the Influence.

Cassandra Goggles, 40, Riverton, arrested for Failure to Appear warrants.

Michael Anderson, 33, Riverton, arrested for Interference

Richard Bebout, 49, Riverton, arrested for Domestic Violence Assault


The RPD is interviewing today to promote a new Sergeant into its supervisor ranks and, as a result, information on RPD calls in the past 24 hours will not be available until Wednesday.


Fremont County Fire Protection District


The Lysite Fire Battalion was called out at 10:24 a.m. Monday for a hazardous material spill on Highway 26 at milepost 69, the county line between Fremont and Natrona counties. The spill resulted from a one vehicle crash.


Fremont County Sheriff


Kenneth Scott Woolsey, 47, Lander, arrested for  Simple Assault

The Fremont County Detention Center currently has 172 inmates it is responsible for. Of these, 162 are being held in the Fremont County Detention Center, 10 are in substance abuse treatment programs throughout the state and out of the facility, one is on home detention out ofthe facility and there are no inmates being housed out of the facility.


A found dog was receive at 7:31 a.m. Wednesday on Beaver Rim south of Riverton. The small dog was found out in the sagebrush, skinny and afraid, but was collected and taken to a veterinarian in Riverton for examination.

A report of vandalism was received Wednesday from a worker at the Kennecott Uranium property near Jeffrey City. A building had been entered and items inside the structure were vandalized, according to the report.

Yet another horse hair theft was reported early Tuesday, this time from an address in the 400 block of Paradise Valley Road outside of Riverton. A bay and white colored paint horse was discovered at 7:26 a.m. missing its tail hair. The sheriff’s department is asking any resident who lives with or near horses to report any suspicious activity or vehicle movements near a horse pasture or corral.

Lander Police Department


Shasha Kilpack, 25, Lander, cited for Shoplifting clothing from the Lander Dollar Store

Jeremy Lajeunesse, 19, Riverton cited for Minor In Possession of Alcohol

Avery Brown, 18, Kinnear, cited for Minor In Possession of Alcohol

Keller Duran, Jr., 19, Riverton, cited for Minor In Possession of Alcohol and arrested on a warrant from Natrona County

Darwin Shakespeare, 23, St. Stephens, served an LPD arrest warrant at the Fremont County Detention Center for Failure to Appear.

David Bragg, 36, Tucson, AZ, Driving While Under the Influence (0.185 BAC), Failure to maintain lane of travel, Turning at Intersection.

Willis Tillman, 30, Fort Washakie, Simple Assault. LPD Lt. Chuck Carr said Tillman allegedly grabbed the wrist of a clerk at the Loaf ‘N Jug store and refused to let go for a time. After he left the store, the clerk called police who arrested Tillman a short distance away. The clerk was not physically injured. Carr said there was alcohol involvement in the incident.

Steven Lockare, 18, Oklahoma, cited for Possession of a Controlled Substance (4.5 grams of Marijuana) and arrested on an outstanding warrant.


Lt. Chuck Carr said the investigation is continuing into a drug search performed Friday at Lander Valley High School. “Yes, we did recover some drugs, and there are juveniles involved,” Carr said, noting that other information is not being released at this time.

A resident in the 400 block of Washington Street reported that a mailbox on his property had been vandalized.

A bicycle that had been reported stolen was recovered Sunday at 5:41 p.m. when a local resident saw the bicycle partially hidden in some bushes in the 800 block of Garfield. The bicycle had been licensed and police were able to return the bicycle to its owner.

A dead deer was reported in the 1300 block of Buena Vista Drive at 8:30 Sunday morning. The Wyoming Game and Fish Department was notified and the deer was removed.

Police were called on a reported theft of a camera from a business in the 200 block of Main Street. A review of video surveillance revealed the theft and the business apparently knew the individual, who lives out of state. Lander Police called the suspect who agreed to mail the camera back to the business.

At 3 p.m. a woman who was shouting and yelling in the 500 block of Main Street was contacted after a noise complaint was called in. The woman was asked to “tone it down” and she complied. No citations were issued.

A report of a suspicious vehicle in the 200 block of Grandview at 9:47 p.m. Sunday night turned out to be a man trying to teach a woman how to drive a manual transmission vehicle.

Lander Police responded to 44 calls for service in the period Friday through Tuesday morning.