Police Blotter: Arrests; County investigating calls regarding children; Fight between employees at Lander business

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

Fremont County Sheriff’s Office


Leo Duran, 18, Riverton, Interference with Police. Fremont County Sheriff’s Capt. Ryan Lee said Duran gave a false name and date of birth during a traffic stop.

Robert Friday, 19, Ethete, Probation Revocation Warrant.

Randy McMackin-Guinard, 39, Riverton, Failure to Appear Warrant.


At 9:15 a.m., police were asked to check on a 4-year-old boy in Riverton who hadn’t been to school “for a long time.” The report is under investigation.

At 10:25 a.m. on Thursday, deputies received a report of two trucks driving at a high rate of speed and tailgating each other on Highway 789 near Lander. The caller said they appeared to have some type of road rage.

At 3:48 p.m. yesterday, deputies received a report of a possibly 2-year-old child riding a bike without a helmet in the middle of Green Street in Riverton. The caller said there were no adults around.

At 6:20 p.m., a person on Horseshoe Lane near Riverton reported someone broke into his house earlier that day and stole an XBox and games. The call is under investigation.


Lander Police Department




At 9:27 a.m. on Thursday, police were called to MacFarlane Drive for a report of half a bundle of plywood stolen from a construction site.

At 12:21 p.m. yesterday, police were called to Fremont Motors on East Main Street for what they initially thought was a stolen vehicle report. Lander Police Lt. Chuck Carr said the call turn out to involve two men fighting. Carr said the men, employees and roommates, were physically fighting over tires in the back of a truck. Officers reportedly broke up the fight, and no charges were filed.

At 1:33 p.m., police took a call from a woman who said there was a basketball hoop on Wood Street that was anchored with cement blocks. One of the blocks had a bar sticking out and the caller was afaid a child might get impaled while chasing a ball.

At 10:43 p.m., a caller reported someone trying to break into a vehicle on the 600 block of Smith Street. Carr said it turned out a man was installing a stereo for the vehicle’s owner. The information was confirmed with the owner.


Riverton Police Department


Jamie Galloway, 36, Riverton, Contempt of Court Warrant. According to RPD’s call log, Galloway was arrested following a report of a woman who got kicked out of the River City Bar for causing a problem with the bar tender.


At 8:23 a.m. on Thursday, police were called to the 100 block of North Third Street East for a report of someone who tried to break into the Reach Foundation storage unit.

At 12:04 p.m., a caller at the intersection of South Sixth Street East and East Adams Avenue reported two men wandering through yards and looking through people’s belongings. The caller said the men tried to get into the caller’s vehicle.

The School Resource Officer at Riverton High School reported a fight between two female students. Apparently one student came up behind the other one in a hallway and assaulted her. The suspect was issued a citation for assault.

At 2:06 p.m., police were called to the 600 block of Spencer Street. The man said his neighbors told him two men were walking around his yard looking for a cell phone. The caller said the neighbor told him that the men said they were running from the cops last night. Police were unable to locate the individuals.

A 20-year-old male from Arapahoe was cited for shoplifting at Walmart at 4:49 p.m. The man was charged with attempting to steal a movie, True Blood, valued at $31.16. The man was also issued a no trespass order.

A 19-year-old man was cited for Minor Under the Influence after police were called by Central Wyoming College staff.

A sliver Nissan SUV fled the West Main Maverik store without paying for $51.11 worth of fuel. The license plate was recorded and the registered owner of the vehicle was contacted to pay for the fuel.

A resident on Blackfoot Avenue reported that someone took a Michelin tire and a rim for a Cadillac from their front yard. Value of the missing items was listed at $500. Three other tires in the yard were left where they were.

A man on the 200 block of South Second Street East reported a gun stolen from his residence. The weapon was a 30.06 Remington 700 model with a sling and a scope. A Bighorn sheep image was engraved on the chamber and stock, and also on the sling. No other weapons in the house were missing. Value of the stolen gun was reported at $1,400. There was no forced entry into the home and no other items were reported taken.

Police were called at 8:08 p.m. to the 800 block of North Federal where a 12-year-old had been handcuffed, but the key to the handcuffs were missing. The handcuffs apparently belonged to one of the RPD Explorer Cadets, and during a game of cops and robbers, the one child was handcuffed. Police arrived and unlocked the handcuffs.

The driver of a black Ford Expedition left the Loaf N Jug store on North Federal without paying for $43 in gas thursday at 8:06 p.m.

The RPD and Riverton Fire Department were called out to Central Wyoming College at 9:19 p.m. for a fire alarm in the utility building. Upon arrival, the college’s security guard said the alarm was apparently triggered by his dog, who, in an attempt to get out of a room there, scratched the fire alram handle, activating it. There was no fire.

A 31-year-old man was cited for Shoplifting and issued a no trespass order after he attempted to steal a $5.97 bottle of vodka from Woodards’s Liquor at 9:56 p.m. The man blew a .30 BAC and was taken to the Fremont County Alcohol Crisis Center.