Police Blotter: Arrests; Animal abuse investigated; Beaver trapping investigated in Riverton

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

Fremont County Sheriff’s Office


Travis C’Hair, 19, Riverton, Failure to Appear and Probation Revocation warrants.

Troy David, 50, Riverton, Failure to Appear Warrant.

Kayla Hebah, 24, Lander, Contempt of Court Warrant and Natrona County Warrant.


A caller on Clothesline Road north of Riverton reported that two horses were being starved and abused. The report is under investigation.

At 10:19 a.m. on Tuesday, a caller at Super Foods in Dubois reported vandalism that happened in the meat department last Friday.

At 12:09 p.m., officers were called to a location on Sinks Canyon Road by a man who said someone keyed his car with a rock.

A woman on Snowberry Lane in Riverton told deputies that there were domestic geese in her yard hissing at her cats.

At about 6 p.m., deputies were called to Pilot Butte Reservoir for a report of kids stuck on an air mattress in the middle of the lake. The Sheriff’s Office reports that two adults and one young adult made it to shore without incident.

A woman on Sunshine Drive near Lander reported that while she was driving down the road, dogs jumped on her car and scratched it.

A caller on Rolling Meadows Lane wanted to report to that someone threw a water bottle at him.

A deer and Ambulance reportedly collided on Lyons Valley Road at about 9:15 p.m. More than $1,000 in damage was reported. No one was injured.


Riverton Police Department


Loretta SunRhodes, 35, Arapahoe, on a Contempt of Court warrant

Dallas Dresser, 27 year-old female, Arapahoe, Contempt of Court and Resisting Arrest. Police were called to South Federal and East Monroe on the report of a woman who had been kicked out of a vehicle at that location and who appeared to be injured or intoxicated. Police found Dresser walking north on Federal. She had a cut on her face and scratches, but she refused medical attention. She also refused to tell police what had happened to her. She was checked for warrants and arrested, After a minor scuffle. Her BAC level was measured at .30 percent.

Roderick Barnes, 21, Riverton, on a Contempt of Court warrant

Robert Brillhart, 25, Riverton on a Failure to Appear warrant


Police received a report at 36 minutes past midnight from a parent who said her 14-year-old daughter was sexually assaulted while visiting family in Woodstock, Illinois. Captain Eric Murphy said the RPD made an initial report and will forward it to the proper authorities in Illinois. Apparently the daughter called home to report the incident.

A black 2012 Chrysler Sebring parked in the 700 block of Eagle Drive had two tires slashed overnight, according to the owner. They were the front and rear drivers side tires. The owner said she did not know of anyone who might be upset with her. Replacement of the two tires is the damage, approximately $500.

A report is pending on an incident reported at 5:34 a.m. where a man with a bloody face knocked on a door in the 2200 block of Riverview Road seeking assistance.

At 12:33 p.m. in a parking lot in the 700 block of North Federal Boulevard, a dark blue 2007 Mazda backed into a 2008 Ford Focus in a handicapped spot. Damage was estimated over $1,000.

A gas drive-off was reported at the West Main Maverik Country Store just after 1 p.m.  A clerk reported a U-Haul truck towing a maroon-colored car pumped $34.94 worth of fuel, and left without paying for it. The vehicle was headed westbound out of town.

A female customer at the Rocky Mountain Car Wash on North Federal complained to police that a man was videotaping her and her vehicle while she sat in the automatic wash lane.  After the wash cycle was complete, she complained to the attendant, who ran the man off. The suspect is described as a heavy set man wearing blue jeans and red suspenders. She called police because the incident made her uncomfortable.

A fire alarm that went off in a home in the 1000 block of North 16th East just after 7 p.m. sent police and fire units scrambling to the scene, only to discover that dinner had been burned.  Smoke from the charred food set off the automatic alarm.

Police received a call at 9:23 p.m. on the report of a beaver that was caught in a snare under a bridge over a canal some 100 yards west of Major Avenue. The responding officer verified that, in fact, a beaver was trapped there. RPD called the Wyoming Game and Fish warden for Riverton, but then the officer had to leave to take another call. When the warden arrived, she did not find any signs of the beaver, and said she would check again in the morning. A responsible party at the site said no one had been given permission to do any trapping there.


Lander Police Department


John Chavez Jr., 32, Riverton, Public Intoxication.

Geoffrey Rader, 42, Lander, Property Destruction and Public Intoxication. Rader was arrested following a 1:07 a.m., Wednesday call to alleged attempted break-in at a house on Eugene Street.


At 9:11 a.m., police were called to an address on Main Street for an alleged attempted burglary. The caller said locks had been tampered with.

At 11:42 a.m., police were called to the 100 block of Main Street for a report of a girl hit by a car. No one appeared severely injured. More information will be added as it comes available.

At 12:53 p.m., a caller on McDougall Drive thought her food and drink might have been poisoned.

A dead cat was reported in a back yard on Market Street.

At 4:28 p.m., a caller on Clinchard reported that a dog and its puppies were being neglected.

A window on a car was reportedly broken out on 11th Street.