Police Blotter: Arrests; Man accuses deputies of harassment; Man beaten and left on street

(Fremont County, Wyo.) – Here is Thursday’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

None. The Fremont County Detention Center is currently responsible for 157 inmates. Of these, 135 are being held in the Fremont County Detention Center, 17 are in substance abuse treatment programs, one is on home detention and four are being housed out of the facility.


At 7:19 a.m., a man riding a bicycle on Baldwin Creek Road reported that a dog ran out on to the road and chased him.

A man on North Smith Road reported possible fraud via email and Facebook.

A man on Chittim Road said cows belonging to the Honor Farm that were supposed to be on Wyoming Life Resource Center had gotten out and onto his yard.

At 10:07 a.m., a man on Freedom road near Riverton reported that a deputy was harassing him. The Sheriff’s Office reports that deputies had been called to the area three times this week for reports of the man’s vicious dogs at large. The Sheriff’s Office states that contact was made with the man with a lawful presence during a law enforcement investigation regarding public safety.

A man on the 400 block of Ramshorn Drive near Riverton reported receiving threatening text messages.

A caller on Lander Street in Dubois reported seeing a vehicle parked nearby that looked like it had been in a wreck. Deputies determined the vehicle had been in a previously reported crash on June 20 and was being stored at that location.

At 9:51 p.m., deputies were called to the 1000 block of Tweed Lane outside of Lander by a woman who wanted to speak to deputies about people lighting candles near a power pole where a fatal wreck occurred three years ago.


Riverton Police Department


Theodore Harding, 44, Riverton, False Imprisonment and Domestic Battery. As earlier reported on County10.com, Police were called to an address on Eileen Avenue at 12:05 a.m. Wednesday on a report of a female yelling for help. Responding officers determined that Harding and his 34-year-old wife were having marital issues. Officers observed visible signs that the wife had been struck.

Aaron Oldman, 22, Riverton, False Imprisonment, Breach of Peace, and Interference with Police. See a separate story on this incident here.

Larry Costalez Jr., 31, Worland, on a Contempt of Court warrant

Jody Blackburn, 34, Riverton, Driving Under the Influence, Registration Violation. A REDDI report came in on the vehicle Blackburn was driving on West Adams. Officers stopped the vehicle in the 200 block of North Federal and she was arressted.

Clowry Means, 47, Riverton, Criminal Trespass

Adrian C’Bearing, 36, Riverton, Public Intoxication


At 12 noon staff at the Center for Hope called police after they found a baggie with some leafy material in it. Police determined the material was sage. No action was taken.

At 1:04 p.m. police received a report of a two-year-old child wandering around the 3000 block of College View Drive. The child had been returned home before officers arrived. No action was taken.

At 1:24 p.m. a person showed up at the police department to report that their vehicle had been vandalized over the weekend. No other information was available.

At 2:29 p.m. police responded to the 400 block of Elizabeth Drive. An initial report indicated a false report had been filed. The incident remains under investigation and no further information is available.

At 8:12 p.m. a property damage one vehicle crash was reported after a motorist allegedly called and said they had struck a pole in the 700 block of North Federal. A report had not been completed by Thursday morning.

At 9:36 p.m police were advised of a theft of two long board skateboards from an address in the 4000 block of Valley Circle. The two skateboards were valued at $400.

At 9:38 p.m. a resident in the 100 block of North 2nd West called police to report that someone had put a note on their fence, allegedly about the resident’s dogs. A report was taken.

At 9:50 p.m. Police were notified about an individual being found in the 200 block of East Monroe who had allegedly been beaten and let out of a vehicle. The 31-year-old victim from Fort Washakie was taken to the emergency room at SageWest Health Center-Riverton. Police will follow-up on the incident.

At 10:17 p.m. a reported domestic abuse was called in from the 300 block of Granite Circle. Police investigated and found the report to be unfounded.


Lander Police Department




At 9:51 a.m., police were called to North Second Street for a report of a man who appeared to be sleeping in a vehicle.

Possible fraud was reported at about noon.

At 3:17 p.m., a man on Riverview Drive reported that his ex-wife gave his son two air rifles that he thought might have been stolen.

A hit and run was reported at 5:41 p.m. on Main Street. Another hit and run was reported in the area of City Park at 8:30 p.m.