Police Blotter: Arrests; Fight at Riverton City Park; Truck passes school bus

Riverton Police Department


Brian Goggles, 36, Riverton, Assault. Police were called to City Park where a fight was reported in progress. Goggles was arrested for allegedly assaulting a 36-year-old female at the scene. The victim of the assault, who registered a blood alcohol level of .40 was taken to Riverton Memorial Hospital due to the high blood alcohol content. Goggles also registered a BAC of .40.

Steven Amos, 40, Riverton, Public Intoxication

Thomas Keele, 45, Riverton, Possession of a Controlled Substance-marijuana and methamphetamine. Police were called to the 700 block of Spencer Street where a man was reported carrying a baseball bat and yelling. Upon investigation, officers found the alleged narcotics.

Ronald Benally, 40, Fort Washakie, Shoplifting, Resisting Arrest, Fremont County Warrant for Probation Revocation. Benally attempted to shoplife a $6 bottle of vodka from a business in the 600 block of North Federal.

Michael Anderson, 33, Riverton, Carrying a Concealed Weapon. At 7:23 p.m. Thursday, police on patrol noticed a man trying to conceal something when he spotted the officers. Upon investigation, Anderson was found with a concealed large kitchen knife in the waistband of his pants. Alcohol use was suspected.


Police were unable to locate a shoplifting suspect who allegedly snatched and fled with an $18.50 bottle of Captain Morgan’s Rum from the South Federal Maverik Store at 12 minutes past midnight on Thursday.

Sometime within the past 48 hours a pellet was shot through a window at the Red Eagle Store on North Federal. Value of the window was listed at $500.

A “fender-bender” minor crash was reported at the intersection of West Sunset and Majors Avenue at 3:56 p.m. Thursday.

Police were notified of a bicycle taken from the front entrance of Riverton Memorial Hospital Thursday at 6:48 p.m. The bicycle was a black and yellow Giant model Boulder Mountain Bike with straight handle bars. Value of the bicycle was listed at $330. The reporting party said the bike also had a sticker affixed to it that read “We still hang bike thieves.”


Fremont County Sheriff’s Office


No arrests were reported.


Sheriff’s Capt. Ryan Lee said in a news release that deputies responded at 9:35 a.m. to a one-vehicle rollover on Horse Creek Road in Dubois. Lee said Edith Martin, 67, of Dubois, was the only occupant of the Chevy Suburban.

“She apparently lost control on the gravel portion of the roadway while attempting to negotiate a corner at too high of speeds,” Lee said.

Martin reported no injuries.

At 12:01 p.m., deputies received a call from the Lander Pet Connection about a puppy that was tied up at the shelter and needed to be sent to the pound.

At 4:25 p.m., deputies responded to a report of a tanker truck that ran a school bus stop sign on Missouri Valley Road. The incident was turned over to the Wyoming Highway Patrol.


Lander Police Department


Clowry Means, 45, Riverton, Public Intoxication

Ronald Benally, 40, Fort Washakie, LPD Warrant


At 5:33 a.m., Friday, Lander police responded to a call about an intoxicated man in the bathroom of the Pit Stop. Chief Jim Carey said officers attempted to find Clowry Means a ride, but he refused. He said Means had a blood alcohol level of .217 percent. The legal limit for operating a motor vehicle is .o8.

At 3:24 p.m. on Thursday, Carey said officers responded to a report of a dog fight behind the Gannett Grill. One dog was not located, and the animals’ owners were not identified.