Police Blotter: Arrests; Theft of cash reported in Lander; Sheriff investigating early morning assault; Police called for pouting daughter

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

Lander Police Department


Roberta Schumacher, 41, Ethete, Driving Under the Influence. Schumacher was arrested following a 7:45 a.m. traffic stop on Tuesday on Highway 287.


At 4:01 p.m. on Tuesday, police were called about bank envelopes full of cash that were believed to be stolen from a location on Lincoln Street. Additional information was not readily available.

At 4:11 p.m., trespassing and dumping was reported at a location on North Seventh Street.

Police on Tuesday evening were called to a home on North Sixth Street for a report of a possible family fight. The caller reported hearing a man screaming and things slamming in the home.

Another fight was reported on North Seventh Street at 10:19 p.m. on Tuesday. The caller reported a woman was pushed out of a house and fell on the ground.

At 12:15 a.m. on Wednesday, a caller reported a suspicious male subject by a used car place off Garfield Street.

At 10:04 a.m., police were called to a locked parking lot on Lincoln Street that was reportedly broken into. The caller said there was vandalism and items missing from a bus. Additional information was not readily available.

An intoxicated subject was reported in a parking lot off Main Street.

At 2:56 p.m., a caller reported several juvenile suspects in the area of North Fifth and Lincoln streets who were flipping people off.


Fremont County Sheriff’s Office


Joshua Keele, 28, Riverton, Failure to Appear Warrant. At 4:33 a.m. on Thursday, a man reported that a woman who appeared to have been beat up came into a store on the 800 block of North Federal Boulevard. Undersheriff Ryan Lee said the victim had cuts and bruises, but deputies weren’t immediately able to speak with her. Keele was arrested in connection to the call. The report is still under investigation.

Lashelle Shakespeare, 19, St. Stephen’s, Contempt of Court Warrant and Failure to Appear Warrant.


Tires and wheels were reported stolen from a construction site on Airport Road near Riverton on Wednesday morning.

At 9:19 a.m., deputies were called by a woman on David’s Way who reported that she let a person borrow a car and now they wouldn’t return it.

A report of identity theft theft in the Riverton area is under investigation.

At 3:47 p.m., a caller in the On Highway 26 in the Crowheart area reported a truck carrying rock that has had debris fly off and chip multiple windshields.



Riverton Police Department


John Antelope, 46, Ethete, Public Intoxication.  His BAC level was .23 percent.

Gilford SeesTheGround, 33, Pryor, Mont., Public Intoxication

Blaine Anderson, 42, Riverton, Vandalism to a vehicle. At 9:02 p.m. police were called to the 800 block of West Main by Anderson, who said he had been assaulted. Upon investigating, witnesses to the incident told police that Anderson entered the bar there to allegedly talk with a girlfriend, but became belligerent and rude and refused the bartender’s request for him to leave the establishment, according to a police report. After several attempts to get him to leave, another patron, identified as a 36-year-old Riverton man, grabbed Anderson and tossed him out onto the street. When Anderson was told by police that they would handle the situation, he punched his fist into a vehicle and broke a rear view mirror. He was arrested for vandalism and the 36-year-old man was cited with assault for dragging him out of the bar.

36-year-old male, Riverton, cited for Assault

LoneStar Addison, 35, Arapahoe, Possession of Marijuana and on two Contempt of Court warrants. Police were called at 1:05 a.m. to a motel in the 600 block of West Main on a disturbance call. Responding officers discovered he had two outstanding warrants and had in his possession  7 grams of marijuana.


This red passenger car was found abandoned below the former Valley View Wednesday afternoon. It is still there. (Ernie Over photo)

This red passenger car was found abandoned below the former Valley View Wednesday afternoon. It is still there. (Ernie Over photo)

Police were called at 1 p.m. yesterday on a suspicious vehicle report. A red passenger car was spotted below the former Valley View on a saddle between several ATV and motorcycle trails in the area.  The license plates had been removed, but the VIN number (Vehicle Identification) was still in place. The vehicle had not been reported as stolen. The vehicle is still under investigation.

A Northern Arapaho settlement check was reported missing from a post office box in Riverton. Police discovered the reporting party had broken up with his ex, but had not changed their common address. Police are following up with the ex to see if she has the check.

Two vehicles suffered scratches from an apparent “keying” Wednesday afternoon in the parking lot on the west side of the 800 block of North Federal. There are no suspects. The vandalism was done to a 2006 green Nissan and a black 2005 Dodge pickup. The two vehicles were parked alongside each other.

A report had not yet been filed on a vehicle crash reported at 4:43 p.m. in the 500 block of East Sunset.

A Riverton Letter Carrier said she did not want any charges filed after a Boston Terrier bit her on the upper lip in the 1000 block of East Pershing. The owner was contacted and advised of the incident. No action was taken.

A report of a man and a woman harassing kids in City Park was received at 5:57 p.m. The pair were moved along.

Police were called to the 1000 block of North Federal after noise complaints about  the Rent-A-Center were received. The manager of the adjoining Super 8 Motel called after the other party was contacted and refused to turn down the tunes. When a police officer showed up at the scene, he reported the music was, in fact, very loud. The officer’s request to turn the volume down was honored.

Police received a report at 8:46 p.m. from a family at Walmart who reported their daughter was refusing to get into their car and go home. Apparently the 16-year-old female had wanted a friend to spend the night, but her mother and step father said no. The teen allegedly became angry and locked herself in a bathroom at Walmart for what was reported to be about an hour, then emerged to argue with her parents in the parking lot. After officers arrived and had a chat with the girl, she got into the car and the parties left for their home.

An anonymous caller phoned police to report a fight on Sioux Avenue. Police found no fight, nor evidence of one, and asked the occupant if they could check the home. The teen agreed and police found a purple water bong in a bedroom, which was confiscated. No charges were filed.

An intoxicated man taken to the Center of Hope was being disorderly 11:26 p.m. and police were called. Upon their arrived, the man was acting like he was asleep. Police waked him and told him to settle down.

Police responded to nine calls for intoxicated individuals during the past 24 hours.