Police Blotter: Arrests; Rifle round shot through home window; Attempted break-in reported at old Starrett school

(Fremont County, Wyo.) – Here is the weekend recap of law enforcement activity around Fremont County during the past 24 hours. All persons cited or arrested are presumed innocent until convicted in a court of law.

Lander Police Department


Katie Eagleroad, 32, Lander, Probation and Parole Hold.

Chase Owens, 32, Lander, Probation Violation.

Gilford Seestheground, 33, Public Intoxication. At 5:16 p.m. on Friday, police were called the 1200 block of Main Street for a report a man passed out on bench. LPD Chief Jim Carey said Seestheground was found to have a .28 BAC. He was arrested.

Shane Moat, 32, Lander, Assault and Battery. Moat was arrested following a physical family fight reported at 1:19 a.m. on Saturday, Carey said.


At 7:25 p.m. on Thursday, police responded to a report of possible child abuse. The report is under investigation.

An attempted break-in at the former Gannett Peak Elementary/Starrett Junior High School was reported at 8:46 a.m. on Friday. Screens and other property were reported damaged. Carey said it is believed access was not gained. The incident is still under investigation.

At 1:09 p.m., officers were made aware of a blue early 2000s model Schwinn 21-speed bicycle stolen from a location on North Third Street some time in the last two or three months.

At about 9:30 p.m. on Friday, police were called about an underage female drinking at a local bar. Officers arrived and were unable to locate the subject.

Police were notified at 2 a.m. on Saturday of a missing high school girl. Police found the girl at a friend’s home; her cell phone had died.

At 2:24 p.m. on Saturday, officers took a report of an attempted burglary at a storage shed on the 900 block of Lincoln Street. The storage shed’s door sustained damage from what appeared to be someone trying to pry it open, Carey said. There are no suspects at this time.

Police were told there might be some intoxicated juveniles at a home on Capitol Street at 10 p.m. on Saturday. Officers were unable to locate anyone.

At 2 a.m. on Sunday, officers were called about a wreck that occurred on the 800 block of Garner Drive. The report states the caller heard a noise outside and discovered a pickup parked on his lawn that had struck his daughter’s vehicle. Carey said the report is still under investigation.

A domestic dispute happening the alley behind the 900 block of Dabich was broken up by law enforcement. Parties were separated and no arrests or citations were issued.

A 2008 Buick passenger car bearing license plates 10 33129 was reported stolen on Sunday afternoon. The keys had been left in the vehicle. As of Monday morning, the vehicle had not yet been located.


Fremont County Sheriff’s Office


Clayton Barrett, 31, Riverton, Failure to Appear Warrant.

Aaron Miracle, 40, Lander, Probation Violation, No Interlock Device and No Valid Driver’s License for Motorcycle.

Corwin Redtomahawk, 18, Lander, Contempt of Court Warrant and Failure to Appear Warrant.

Trampes Rivers, 40, Dubois, Delivery of a Controlled Substance (Methamphetamine). See this story for more information.

Orlando Torres, 27, Ethete, Failure to Appear Warrant and Crook County Warrant.


At 9:38 a.m., deputies were called about five or six people fighting in the area of North Smith and Honor Farm Roads. The caller reported one person was being pulled out of a red Chevy van. Officers were unable to find anyone in the area.

At 4:51 p.m. on Thursday, deputies cited and released a man in Dubois for possession of marijuana.

A laptop was reported stolen from a residence on Snowberry Lane near Riverton by the caller’s “drunk friends” on Thursday evening.

At 12:01 a.m. on Friday, deputies were called by a man in Dubois who said his wife was missing her iPod. She might have dropped it near the donation bin at a second-hand store.

A Riverton man on Friday morning reported that another Riverton man had attempted to slit his throat while the two were “hanging out” several days ago along the banks of the Wind River, Undersheriff Ryan Lee reports. “At this time we have been unable to substantiate the allegation, however the case remains under investigation,” he said.

At 7:27 p.m., a man on the 100 block of Hutchinson Road near Riverton reported suspicious subjects riding four wheelers along an irrigation canal.

At 8:44 p.m., deputies were called about a missing man who was supposed to be driving between Rawlins and Lander. The Sheriff’s Officer reports the man was located at Split Rock. He had run out of fuel.

At 10:48 p.m. on Friday, suspicious people parked along Bunker Road were reported to law enforcement. Deputies determined they were there to watch a meteor shower.

At 10:21 a.m., deputies were called by a woman in Dubois who said her ex’s mother was following her around the children’s Easter Egg hunt.

At 12:34 p.m. on Saturday, a resident on David’s Way called to report his home had been struck by a bullet, which had gone through a window and struck a candle near his TV, Lee reported. “The first arriving deputy located three men target practicing near the area with a .308 caliber rifle. When it was all said and over, the men took responsibility for the stray round, and spoke with the home owner who was satisfied with the apology. No further action was taken. The victim did not wish to pursue charges or have law enforcement involved in the matter,” Lee said.

A theft reported on Sunday morning in the Riverton area is under investigation.

A couple of domestic abuse reports were determined to be unfounded.


Riverton Police Department


Benjamin Piper, 48, Arapahoe, Public Intoxication.

A 19-year-old Arapahoe man was cited for Minor Under the Influence of Alcohol.

Reuben Behan, 28, Riverton, Contempt of Court Warrant.

A 23-year-old Arapahoe woman and a 27-year-old Riverton woman were cited for Shoplifting.

Rupert Brown, 26, Arapahoe, Public Intoxication.

James Pulver, 25, Riverton, Violation of Protection Order and Contempt of Court.

A 25-year-old Riverton man and a 29-year-old Riverton woman were cited for Child Endangering. These two were cited after an anonymous caller reported seeing two nude juveniles running in the area of North Sixth and West Fremont.

Sandra Edwards, 52, Riverton, Public Intoxication.

A 33-year-old Fort Washakie woman was cited for Shoplifting.

Joseph Twiss, 39, Riverton, Open Container and Public Intoxication.

Teressa SunRhodes, 24, Arapahoe, Probation Revocation.

Chester Moss, 34, St. Stephen’s, Public Intoxication.

Tyrone Wood, 22, Riverton, Driving Under the Influence and Careless Driving. Wood reportedly had a .16 BAC, which is twice the legal limit for operating a motor vehicle.

Paul Bell, 52, St. Stephen’s, Public Intoxication.

Kym Fasthorse, 20, Ethete, Failure to Appear Warrant and Minor in Possession of Alcohol.


At 2:47 a.m. on Saturday, police were called to the 400 block of East Fremont for a report of a fight. Police arrived and determined there was no physical fight.

At 5:56 a.m., police were called about a possibly stolen vehicle. The vehicle was ultimately returned with no damage.

At 12:15 p.m., police were called to the 300 block of Spire Drive where a caller said there had been a fight earlier and there was blood all over the sidewalk. The caller said there was also damage to a vehicle. The report is under investigation.

At 2:29 p.m., officers were called about children’s bikes being stolen from a residence on the 600 block of North Second West.

At 4:39 p.m., police were called about a pit bull that killed the caller’s cat.

Police were called to Smith’s on Saturday evening for a report of two women and three children who were caught shoplifting. The report is under investigation.

At 6:41 p.m., officers were called about some children in the alley of the 700 block of East Adams Avenue for a report of children shooting BB guns toward vehicles. Police arrived and determined that the probably weren’t shooting at vehicles. The kids were sent home.

At 2:22 a.m. on Sunday, police were called about people yelling and a vehicle driving in the area of the 1400 block of Evelyn Circle. Police were unable to locate anything out of the ordinary.

Police took a report of mailboxes being run over and a power pole hit on the 3500 block of West Main Street in Riverton at 3:01 a.m.

A man reported tools were stolen from a shed on the 100 block of East Jefferson Avenue on Sunday afternoon. The report is under investigation.

At 6:55 p.m., an unknown caller reported that there was group of “kids,” who appeared intoxicated, changing a tire on a white Jeep on the 800 block of East Main Street. Police arrived and found the driver had not been drinking.