Police Blotter: Arrests; School bus fly-by reported; Child left at a store; Truck vandalized

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

Fremont County Sheriff’s Office


Anthony Arcand, 49, Riverton, Goshen County Warrant and a Minnesota Warrant.

Mykenzie Carpenter-Lott, 19, Riverton, two Bond Violation warrants.


A minor property damage crash between a skid steer and a car was reported off Red Canyon Road.

At 8:15 a.m., deputies were called to the 100 block of West Pavillion Road for a report of a steer shot dead. Investigation determined the animal died of natural causes, and was not shot.

At 8:18 a.m., deputies were advised by a man off Highway 26 in the Dubois area that at about 1:30 a.m. the night before, a woman was pounding on his door and messing with his camper. The man also received harassing texts and calls. The report is under investigation.

At 12:51 p.m., a school bus fly-by was reported in the area of Paradise Valley Road and the highway. Deputies were unable to locate the vehicle that allegedly passed the stopped bus that had its lights activated and stop paddle extended.

An anonymous caller late Wednesday afternoon reported that there were abused horses in the area of V1 Road and Highway 789. Deputies determined the call was unfounded as the animals had access to food and water.

At 6:13 p.m., a man on Spruce Road reported to deputies that a window frame on his cabin was hanging as if the home had been broken into. Deputies determined there was no break-in, and the damage was caused by the wind.

At 6:39 a.m. on Thursday, a caller reported that a man and woman appeared to be in a domestic dispute on Clear View Drive near Riverton. The caller said the women fell into the canal. Deputies determined there was no altercation, and that the two were intoxicated. The subjects were taken to the Center of Hope for detox.


Lander Police Department


Eldon Antelope, 49, Riverton, Public Intoxication and Open Container. Antelope was arrested following an intoxication report at 12:46 a.m., Thursday, on Main Street.


At 11:27 a.m. on Thursday, a caller on West Main reported seeing a man man hitting a woman outside of a store. Police reportedly arrived, and the parties agreed they had been arguing. The couple was separated.

At 11:56 a.m., police were called about two 7-year-old boys missing from a home on Fremont Street. At the time of the call the boys had been missing for about 30 minutes. The boys were located a short time after, reportedly attempting to walk to their grandmother’s home.

Police were called at 2:16 p.m. for a two vehicle wreck in the area of South Fifth and Garfield Streets. No injuries were reported.

At 3:37 p.m., police were called to a grocery store for a report of a woman who purchased some groceries, walked out and then came back in and stole a purse.

At 6:36 p.m., police were called about a small boy who was reportedly inside a store and staff could not locate the parents. Upon arrival, police determined there was a miscommunication between two parties. The mother and another individual, who had come to the store in separate vehicles, each thought the other was taking the child with them when they left, the report states. The mother returned when the miscommunication was discovered.

A dirt bike was reported stolen from a front porch on North Eighth Street.

At 10:45 p.m., police were called to the 300 block of North Third Street for a report of a man lying on his side on the sidewalk. Police were unable to locate anyone in the area.


Riverton Police Department


Rysen TallWhiteMan, 22, Ethete, on a Bond Revocation. TallWhiteMan was at a hearing in Riverton Municipal Court when he was arrested on the county bond revocation warrant.


Police received two separate calls Wednesday, one at 6:08 a.m. and the other at 8:05 a.m. about two large dogs running loose in the area of North 9th West and North Pointe Drive. The owner of the dogs was contacted and warned that if they are found running in the neighborhood again a citation would be written.

Another complaint about a dog came in at 9:34 a.m. in the 400 block of North 15th East. The caller said she was afraid of a large black dog across the alley from her home that keeps getting out because a gate is broken in the other yard. The caller said the dog won’t let her get to her trash dumpster. The Animal Control officer responded and contacted the owner of the dog and was told they were in the process of fixing the broken gate. No action was taken.

A two-vehicle car crash was reported at 12:04 at Fremont Ford on North Federal Boulevard. The vehicles were a black Ford passenger car and a white Ford Truck. An initial police report said no drivers were involved, but the report had not been completed. No damage estimate was provided.

A caller reported $400 in damage in a hit and run crash that occurred in the Kmart parking lot. The incident was reported at 2:36 p.m. after the owner of a brown 2013 Ford returned and found a broken mirror and a dent in a side door. There are no suspects.

A two vehicle crash at 2:54 p.m. at North 2nd West and West Jackson Avenue was allegedly caused when the accelerator in a maroon 1998 Toyota pickup became stuck and the truck hit a red 1998 Oldsmobile. Over $1,000 was reported, there were no injuries.

A gas drive-off at the West Main Maverik Country Store was reported at 3:13 p.m. A black van pumped $25.03 worth of fuel and then left without paying.

At 3:59 p.m. a vandalism was reported in the 600 block of College View Drive to a dark blue 2008 GMC Sierra belonging to Dinwoody Construction Company. The vehicle had been parked along the street. According to a police report, the drivers side mirror was broken off of the truck. Damage was estimated at $1,200. There are no suspects.

A reported break-in at a residence in the 100 block of Shoshone Drive is under investigation. A man who formerly lived at the residence, but who had been kicked out by his former girlfriend, was alleged to have broken through a door of the home, picked up some of his belongings and then left the scene.

The Safeway Store reported a shoplifting incident at 6:48 p.m.  According to a store employee, a female and a child left the store with a full cart of groceries without paying. A license plate number was obtained and the store employee indicated they had video surveillance tape of the theft. A follow-up investigation is underway.

Police were summoned to the 800 block of North Pointe Circle where some young kids were playing in the street with an office chair on rollers. Passing motorists were allegedly yelling at the kids to stay off the street. A responding officer contacted the youngsters, aged about 7, and told them not to play in the street.

A gas drive-off was reported at 8:58 p.m. at the South Federal Maverik. A vehicle described only as a red and white Dodge pickup is alleged to have pumped $6 worth of fuel and then left without paying.

A road rage incident was called in to police at 9:23 p.m. from the 100 block of Smith Road where a white pickup truck is alleged to have chased the reporting party’s vehicle. The victim said the man driving the truck threatened to shoot him. Officers were unable to find a white pickup truck in the area, but a report was taken.

The RPD assisted the U.S. Marshal’s Service with an arrest on South Federal Boulevard Wednesday night at 11:58 p.m. The person taken into custody had a felony warrant out of Idaho.