Police Blotter: Arrests; Suicide prank in Riverton; Vandalism reported to home and vehicle

(Updated at 3:40 p.m. to include LPD information.)

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

Riverton Police Department


Dena Smith, 44, Arapahoe, Possession of Marijuana and Breach of Peace.


At 4:20 a.m., police responded to the 600 block of Glacier Circle for a report of a man who appeared to be removing property from a residence. The caller said the man appeared to try and hide his face from the caller. Police determined the man to be the owner of the home.

At 7:31 p.m., police received a report of a suicide threat. The caller said a male subject posted a picture of himself slitting his wrists on Facebook. After officers investigated, it turned out the photo had been a prank.

At 9:53 p.m., police received a report of two suspicious subjects walking on the 1000 block of North Federal Boulevard. One appeared to be carrying a rifle or shotgun and a case of beer. The caller later reported seeing them turn on to Spencer. Police were unable to locate the subjects.

Fremont County Sheriff’s Office


Jennifer Bundy, 46, Lander, Bond Revocation Warrant.

Jerome Goggles, 47, Riverton, Interference with Police.


At 11:44 a.m. on Monday, deputies were called to the bus stop in Shoshoni from a man who said it appeared someone slept at the bus stop last night. The caller said he found a knife as well.

At 3:03 p.m. on Monday, deputies received a report of a person who lets their dog run up and down Gulch Creek Road near Lander. The caller said it causes hate and discontent.

At 2:43 a.m. on Tuesday, deputies responded to a report of someone pounding on a window in front of the house and breaking it at a residence on the 1500 block of Monroe Avenue near Riverton. Upon arrival, deputies found a window on a home and all windows on a Ford Explorer to have been broken out. The victim allegedly told deputies it was part of an ongoing feud. Officers were unable to locate the suspects.

Lander Police Department




LPD responded to 18 calls for service Monday into Tuesday morning.

Lt. Chuck Carr said the department responded to two separate fraud calls on Monday. At 9:12 a.m., police heard from a woman who received a check in the mail from a survey company, telling her to cash the check with Western Union and use left over money to buy something at Walmart. She was informed by her bank that the check was a fraud and reported it to LPD. A second fraud report came in at 1:29 p.m. from a woman who received a call about her grandson needing bail money to be released from jail in Mexico. Police confirmed the grandson’s presence in another town in Wyoming. The woman did not send money.

At 10:21 a.m., police received a report of possible animal abuse on the 300 block of Smith Street. Carr said upon further investigation, it was determined there was no abuse being conducted.

At 10:36 p.m. on Monday, police were called to the 800 block of Jefferson Street for a report of a blue and white diesel truck that drove by the caller’s house several times. Carr said the caller reported a subject left the vehicle once and approached one of their parked vehicles. Officers were unable to locate the suspect vehicle.

At 12:16 a.m. on Tuesday morning, police were called to the 100 block of Main Street for a report of three intoxicated males. Officers made contact with two of them and learned they were from out of town. Carr said the officer directed the intoxicated pair in the direction of their motel and away from their truck.