Police Blotter: Arrests; Multiple vandalism reports in Riverton; Three DUIs in Lander over the weekend

(Lander, Wyo.) – Monday’s law enforcement recap from across Fremont County.

Fremont County Sheriff’s Office


Shanice Antelope, 19, Riverton, Failure to Appear Warrant.

Robert Depina, 45, Riverton, Probation Revocation Warrant.

Mark Hill, 19, Riverton, Possession of a Controlled Substance and Use of a Controlled Substance. The arrest came during a traffic stop after 2 a.m. on Saturday.

Sequoia Sanache, 22, Fort Washakie, Failure to Appear Warrant.


A 9:58 a.m., Friday report of a suspicious circumstance in Dubois is under investigation. Additional details were not available.

Fremont County Search and Rescue assisted in the search for a man who reported being stuck on a gravel road in a tan Suburban near Atlantic City on Friday afternoon. The man was located by a deputy and was OK.

At 5:34 p.m. on Friday, deputies responded a report of an unoccupied trailer in Shoshoni with its back door open. The caller wanted law enforcement to check it out.

At 8:11 p.m. on Friday, a person in Lysite reported an assault and battery. The incident is under investigation.

A simple assault was reported at 10:40 p.m. on Friday in Riverton. Capt. Ryan Lee said the suspect fled the scene and the situation is under investigation.

At 8:12 a.m. on Sunday, deputies received a call about a wallet purchased from Palace Pharmacy in Lander. The caller said they found a Social Security card inside of it.

At 12: 54 p.m. on Sunday, deputies received a report of a man and woman fighting on the 300 block of Highway 133 in Pavillion. Deputies were unable to locate the pair.


Riverton Police Department


Roshell Correa, 36, Ethete, arrested on a Probation Revocation

Drew Blackburn, 26, Arapahoe, arrested for Vandalism and Breach of the Peace after allegedly breaking a window out of the Rodeway Inn and creating a disturbance in the parking lot at 2:30 a.m. Saturday.

Michael Holbert, 19, Riverton, arrested on a Municipal warrant

Rebekah Reed, 40, Riverton, arrested on a Fremont County warrant

Lloyd Oldman, 32, Riverton arrested on a charge of Burglary and three Fremont County warrants. Oldman is alleged to have entered a home in the 500 block of South Broadway at 10:25 p.m. Saturday and removed a 52 inch television set.

Sky Lovato, 25, Riverton, arrested for Driving Under Suspension, carrying a Concealed Weapon, and on a warrant from the State of Colorado.

Whitney Ghostbear, 18, Riverton, arrested for Underage Drinking and on a Fremont County warrant.

Stephen Decorte, 28, Riverton, arrested for Fighting in Public

Brandon Culbertson, 31, Arapahoe, arrested for Fighting in Public

Kyle Schiefer, 24, Riverton, arrested for Reckless Driving, Driving While Under the Influence, and Interfering with a Police Officer.

John Smith, 54, Riverton, arrested for Driving While Under the Influence.

The individuals listed below were issued Misdemeanor citation and released with their promise to appear in court at a later date:

62-Year-old female, Riverton, Dog at Large, Failure to display Tags.

20-year-old male, Riverton, Possession of a Controlled Substance, marijuana

18-year-old male, Riverton, Possession of a Controlled Substance, marijuana

18-year-old male, Riverton, Possession of a Controlled Substance, marijuana

12-year-old male, Riverton, Shoplifting and Interfering with Police

14-year-old female, Riverton, Underage Drinking


Riverton Police responded to 114 calls in the period Friday through Monday morning.


A woman carrying a bag of chicken around the Walmart store Friday afternoon aroused suspicions of store personnel after period of time. When approached, the woman dropped the bag and fled the store.  A short timer later the store’s loss prevention personnel followed two individuals out of the store carrying $66 in items they had not paid for. When the two asked to put their children in a car, the pair drove off.

Two incidents of vandalism, tagging, were reported Friday afternoon, at addresses in the 100 block of South Third East and in the 300 block of East Main. In both instances, red spray paint was used.

At 8:52 p.m. Friday, police were advised of a hit-and-run vehicle crash in the 100 block of North 11th West where a vehicle struck and knocked over a street sign and light. The vehicle fled the scene.


At 3:06 p.m. police were notified of a theft from a vehicle. Apparently the vehicle was left unlocked overnight. Missing were two wallets taken from inside the vehicle.


At 7:22 a.m. police received a report of a stolen vehicle from the 800 block of Cheryl Sue Drive in Riverton. Missing is a beige colored 1999 Buick Century. The police report said the vehicle had been unlocked with the keys in the ignition.

The West Main Street Maverik store reported a gasoline drive off at 9:46 a.m. when a blue Pontiac Grand Am left without paying for $35 in fuel.

A theft from a vehicle was reported at 9:56 a.m. The reporting party said the vehicle had been locked, but police could not find evidence of a forced entry. Missing was a wallet, cigarettes and a lighter.

Police received a call of someone receiving threatening cell phone texts at 5:30 p.m. on Sunday. Police are investigating as the telephone number of the caller, which was captured by the cell phone.


A single vehicle rollover was reported on Honor Farm Road Monday morning around 8 a.m. A report had not been completed on the crash, but the dispatch log indicated a person was trapped in the upside down vehicle. Riverton Fire and Fremont County EMS were summoned to the scene.


Lander Police Department


Wendell Antelope, 34, Riverton, Warrant Arrest.

Lex BigKnife, 39, Fort Washakie, Big Horn County Warrant.

Patrick Latray, 26, Lander, for Driving Under the Influence, Open Container, Driving with No Interlock Device, and Careless Driving. Lander Chief Jim Carey said Latray was pulled over at 12:19 a.m. on Saturday following a drunken driver report. A caller reported Latray’s vehicle almost ran them off the road and accelerated quickly. An officer observed Latray accelerate hard on slick roads and was stopped for careless driving. Latray was found to have a .16 BAC. The legal limit for operating a motor vehicle is .08.

Sam Willcox, 23, Lander, for DUI, Open Container, Possession of a Controlled Substance and No Insurance. Willcox was stopped at 2:25 a.m. on Saturday by LPD on the 400 block of South First Street for a brake light out, Carey said. Willcox had a .15 BAC.

Wanda Addison, 45, Ethete, for DUI, Driving Under Suspension, Open Container and Obstruction. Carey said police pulled over Addison at about 7:30 p.m. on Saturday in the south alley of the 900 block of Washakie following a report of a vehicle that almost hit a caller and was reportedly making erratic, evasive movements. The responding officer reported Addison had to steady herself with the car and the car door. Carey said he also observed multiple alcoholic containers in the vehicle. After initially refusing a breath test, Carey said Addison ultimately complied at the Fremont County Detention Center. She had a .20 BAC.

Tessia Grant, 21, Fort Washakie, for a FCSO Probation Revocation Warrant and Interference. Melanie Oldman, 21, Riverton, cited for a Window Tint Violation. Carey said an officer pulled over a vehicle on the 500 block of Main Street at 2:20 a.m. on Sunday for a window tint violation. Oldman was the driver. Carey said Grant initially supplied the officer with a false name.

Carmen Headley-Wesaw, 36, Lander, for an LPD Warrant.


At 10:13 a.m. on Friday, a 36-year-old Ethete woman was taken by LPD to the Fremont County Alcohol Crisis Center in Riverton. She reportedly had a .41 BAC.

At 11:55 a.m. on Friday, police received a report of possible Internet fraud. A woman reported a person with a foreign accent told her that her computer was causing problems with a server. She told the individual that she was not connected to the Internet, and the individual hung up.

At 6:44 p.m. on Friday, dispatch reported a 911 hang-up from Lander Regional Hospital. The dispatcher reported hearing a woman screaming in the background. Police found nothing out of the ordinary at the hospital.

At 12:44 p.m. on Saturday, police were called to the parking lot of the First Interstate Bank on Highway 789. A caller reported seeing four juvenile boys skateboarding in the area and who tried to open the doors to the bank. Carey said the boys denied trying the doors. They were told to move on. At 2:35 p.m. the same day, police made contact with the same boys on the 500 block of Market Street. A caller reported six boys skateboarding on his or her property and who wouldn’t leave when asked. The caller said one in a red hoodie got confrontational. Police got the boys to move along, Carey said.

At 10:55 p.m. on Saturday, police were called to Lander Regional Hospital for a man in the waiting room who “is creepy and keeps coming in and out.” The hospital said the man was not a patient. Carey said an officer made contact with the subject who said he was looking for cigarettes. The man was informed that the hospital does not give away cigarettes and he left, Carey said.

At 1:26 p.m. on Sunday, police received a report of a suspicious damaged vehicle on South Ninth and Dabich streets. The caller said it looked like the vehicle might have hit a person or animal. Police later determined the car had struck a deer.

At 8:45 p.m. on Sunday, a man on the 500 block of Jefferson Street said someone stole his snowmobile and trailer. The theft is under investigation.