Police Blotter: Arrests; Two dog bites reported; Body found in Riverton apartment; Another egging reported

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

Fremont County Sheriff’s Office


Andelee Charginghawk, 22, Douglas, Contempt of Court Warrant and two Probation Revocation warrants.

Bow Hepner, 34, Casper, Aggravated Burglary. Read more about this arrest here.


At 7:28 a.m., a man in Hudson reported vandalism to a livestock storage system.

At 10:42 a.m., deputies assisted the Wind River Police Department with a report of a person who had been bitten by a dog in the Arapahoe area.

A man on the 200 block of Burma Road requested a deputy come dispose of glass pipes used for marijuana and meth.

At 1:45 p.m. a woman in Shoshoni reported a rear window broken out of a van.

Deputies were called to Freedom Drive by a woman who said there was a man passed out face down on plastic bags in a camper. The Sheriff’s Office reports that the subject was highly intoxicated and taken to the SageWest Health Center in Riverton. His blood alcohol level was measured at .46 percent.

At 4:41 p.m. deputies were called to an address in Pavillion by On Star Emergency Dispatch for a child left alone in a vehicle. Law enforcement arrived and found that the child had pushed the On Star button while the mother was out of the vehicle for only a short period of time. The child was OK.

At 6:41 p.m., deputies were called to the 600 block of W. Ramshorn Street in Dubois for a report of a cat stuck in a trap under a cabin.


Riverton Police Department


Richard Whiteman, 24, Ethete, Driving While Under the Influence of Alcohol

Garrett MedicineCloud, 29, Hudson, on a Probation Revocation. MedicineCloud’s vehicle was stopped in the 1300 block of South Federal on a traffic offense when it was discovered he had an outstanding warrant.

Tonya Moss, 36, Ethete, on a Failure to Appear warrant

17-year-old Juvenile male, on a Failure to Appear warrant

Robert Richards, Riverton, on a Contempt of Court warrant. Richards was found at 1:15 a.m. Tuesday in the middle of the 600 block of Spencer Street yelling and making strange noises.


A building in the 200 block of South Second West was discovered to have been “egged” overnight with at least 10 eggs smashed against the side of the business, National Oilwell. There was no damage. Six pallets that were leaning agains the side of the building were also knocked over.

An 8-year-old boy apparently trying to do the right thing received a bite on his arm as he attempted to close an open gate in a yard in the 500 block of South 3rd St. West. The incident, which occurred two days ago, was reported Tuesday when the boy showed up for a check up at SageWest Health Center-Riverton (formerly Riverton Memorial Hospital). Captain Eric Muphy said the boy was walking down the sidewalk when he saw the gate open and a brown and white pit bull inside the yard. The owner of the dog also saw the boy approaching to close the gate, but didn’t get outside to warn him in time. The dog, who was tied to a tree, had enough rope to reach the gate. There were no charges filed and the bite was not serious.

A second dog bite victim showed up at the SageWest Riverton ER, but the incident occurred on the Wind River Reservation and the BIA Wind River Police were notified.

The owner of a 1997 Dodge pickup found the front windshield had been broken out. A 1993 Chevy Blazer parked next to the pickup also had a driver side window broken out. The windshield replacement was estimated at $500 and the driver side window at $150. There are no suspects.

A 2010 Silver Lexus was the apparent victim of a hit and run crash, but the owner didn’t know when the vehicle was hit, possible while he was at the college on Friday. The drivers side door ding is estimated to cost $500 to repair. There are no suspects.

A two-vehicle crash resulting in a state accident report being required was reported at 1:20 p.m. at North Federal and East Park involving a gold 1999 Dodge and a white 2009 Dodge. Damage was over $1,000.

The driving of a 79-year-old female drew the attention of a concerned citizen in the 1600 block of West Main Street Tuesday at 1:39 p.m. The report said the woman’s driving was “not great.” Police made contact with the woman after an officer following the car also became concerned. The woman’s drivers license number will be forwarded to the state with a recommendation for a reexamination, a physical and another driving test to see if she can retain her driving privileges. “We just submitted the drivers license information, we did not take her drivers license,” Captain Eric Murphy said.

A report was received that four students suspended from Central Wyoming College who were forced to move out of the college housing had returned and were in a parking lot there. When police arrived, the four were gone.

A 66-year-old female was found dead in her apartment in the 500 block of East Main Street Tuesday at 9:40 p.m. The woman’s body is scheduled for an autopsy Wednesday morning in Loveland, Colo., The death is not suspicious in nature, but it was unexpected.