Police Blotter: Arrests; Property destruction under investigation; Dogs chased police car

(Lander, Wyo.) Wednesday’s law enforcement roundup from across Fremont County.

Riverton Police Department


Steven Oldman, 22, Arapahoe, Breach of the Peace, BAC level of 0.39 percent

Janell SunRhodes, 21, Arapahoe, Failure to Appear, BAC level of 0.40 percent

Hayes Goggles, 46, Riverton, Public Intoxication, BAC level of 0.24 percent

Austin Burris, 24, Riverton, Probation Revocation

Darin Harris, 37, Riverton, Probation Revocation.


Police were called from the West Main Maverik Store at 9:12 a.m. Tuesday where a vehicle had driven off without paying for $20.04 worth of fuel. A vehicle description was not provided by the store.

There was a two vehicle property damage vehicle crash reported at at 11:46 a.m. in the 1300 block of Park Avenue. A state vehicle crash report was filed.

Police have under investigation a case of property destruction that was reported at a residence on Moose Drive. The incident was reported at 11:56 a.m. A window in the home was found broken and the inside of the house “had been trashed” according to a police report.

Action on a theft report from the South Federal Maverik store is pending further investigation. A customer reportedly admitted to taking a bottle of vodka from the store, then fled the area. The report was filed Tuesday at 4:43 p.m.

A man who walked into the the Tomahawk Motor Lodge Tuesday at 5:17 p.m. complaining of a bloody nose resulted in a police call. The man had a BAC of 0.46 percent and was transported to Riverton Memorial Hospital due to the high alcohol concentration.

A report filed by a woman who alleged she knew of a theft from the Riverton Fire Department was unfounded, police discovered after an investigation. The woman was taken to the Fremont County Alcohol Crisis Center.

A pack of four small dogs reportedly  attacked a woman at 6:06  p.m. in the 600 block of South Fourth West Tuesday evening. The woman was exiting a vehicle when the dogs allegedly darted out of a yard, circled the woman and one of them bit her, but the bite did not pierce the skin. Investigating officers, upon driving to the location, saw the dogs run out of their yard and a report said they actually began chasing the patrol vehicle. When exiting, one officer reported the dogs were “nipping at his heels.” Officers made contact with the owner of the dogs who was advised to keep the animals secured so they could not run at large. The Animal Control officer will followup with the owner.


Fremont County Sheriff


Paul Damveld, 55, Dubois, Contempt of Court.

Regina Lee, 43, Rock Springs, arrested on a Bond Revocation warrant from Sweetwater County.

Darrell Moss, 29, Arapahoe, Failure to Appear. Police were called to the 900 block of East Monroe Avenue for a report of a fight. Sheriff’s Capt. Ryan Lee said Moss was intoxicated and disorderly. He was arrested for the outstanding warrant.

The Fremont County Detention Center currently has 184 inmates it is responsible for. Of these, 172 are being held in the Fremont County Detention Center, seven are in substance abuse treatment programs throughout the state and out of the facility, two are on home detention out of the facility, and three inmates are being housed out of the facility.


The Fremont County Sheriff’s Department responded to 33 calls for service in the 24 hour period that ended at 2:30 Wednesday morning.

At 1:05 p.m. yesterday, deputies were called the Gardens North Subdivision about a black and white dog that tried to attack the caller.

At 4:56 p.m. yesterday, a man in Riverton reported a flatbed trailer with a crane as stolen.

At 5:22 p.m., deputies were called to a residence in Shoshoni where several vehicles were parked. The caller said no one was supposed to be in the home. The caller cancelled after hearing from the owner.


Lander Police Department


Kristine Gentry, 60, Lander, Driving Under the Influence. Lander Police Chief Jim Carey said police received an anonymous tip at 5:22 p.m. yesterday of an intoxicated woman driving on the 300 block of North Ninth Street. Gentry was located and subsequently arrested. Carey said Gentry was a party involved in a family fight on the same block that was reported at 4:50 p.m. No arrests or citations stemmed from that call.

Shawna Deshaw, 42, Lander, Driving Under the Influence. Her arrest came at 11:20 p.m. on the 12o0 block of Main Street. Carey said Deshaw had a .179 BAC. The legal limit for operating a motor vehicle is .08. Additional details about the call were unavailable.

Shane Nelson, 40, Lander, Probation Violation.


At 10:47 a.m. on Tuesday, police were called to a home on the 300 block of South Fifth Street that had been egged sometime through the night. Carey said there is a suspect and the vandalism is still under investigation.

LPD are investigating a possible phone scam. A woman paid with a debit card to set up a service over the phone but was unable to cancel. According to LPD’s call log, the woman closed her bank account.

At 7:14 a.m., police were called to the 200 block of Eugene Street for a report of several vehicles that had been struck with what appeared to be orange paintballs. Carey said officers found “upwards of eight vehicles” that had been vandalized with the paintballs. At this time there are no suspects or leads, he said, adding that any information on the incident is welcome.