Police Blotter: Arrests; Girl breaks arm in ATV crash; Dead llama found; Poodle attacked, injured

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

Fremont County Sheriff’s Office


James Bias, 50, St. Stephen’s, Aggravated Assault and Battery. Read more this arrest here.

Corey Shakespeare, 25, Arapahoe, Contempt of Court and Failure to Appear warrants.


At 1:21 p.m. on Friday, police were called to the area of the Rendezvous Ponds for a report of two female subjects yelling at each other.

At about 2 p.m., a caller on Loop Drive near Lander reported that she thought her neighbors had moved out but the garage door was open today. She wanted to make sure nothing was stolen.

A report of a sexual assault that happened some time ago was reported on Friday afternoon. The report is under investigation.

At 4:25 p.m., deputies were called to Alaska Road for a report of a wreck. A 13-year-old girl had reportedly tipped an ATV over and broke her arm.

At about 5:30 p.m., deputies were called to the 100 block of North Ohio Avenue for a possible burglary. Nothing was found missing from the home.

At 6:33 p.m., deputies took information about possible drug sales happening in the Riverton. The report is under investigation.

The Wyoming Game & Fish were called to assist a caller on Sarah Drive near Riverton for a report of a possibly injured eagle.

A rooster was reportedly killed by two dogs after 7 p.m. on Friday night on the 1500 block of East Monroe Avenue.

At 8:10 p.m., deputies were called to the 100 block of Young Road for by a woman who said it looked there was a man in a vehicle assaulting someone else in the vehicle. Deputies were unable to locate the suspicious vehicle.

Shortly before 9 p.m., a woman on Baldwin Creek Road reported a suspicious vehicle driving in the area with its passenger door open and someone inside waving at the caller.

At 9:38 p.m., the Wind River Police requested assistance with a vehicle that was no yielding to officers. The vehicle stopped before the deputy arrived.

At about 12 a.m. on Saturday, deputies were called to Little Valley Court for a report of a loud party. The caller said subjects were riding around on a four wheeler, people were screaming and others were reportedly shooting off fireworks.

At 3:42 a.m., a caller on Wilson Road outside of Riverton told deputies they thought they heard someone outside. Deputies were unable to locate anyone in the area.

Deputies took a report of a possibly stolen truck from the Wind River Casino parking lot at 8:11 a.m. on Saturday.

A woman on Pleasant Drive said someone took her pump out of the ditch and threw it in her yard.

Game & Fish was called a second and third time to Sarah Drive for a report of the same injured eagle that was hurt and couldn’t fly.

A little before 4 p.m., a woman on E. Euclid Avenue in Pavillion reported that his car had been keyed.

A deputy stood by with a BLM Ranger Saturday evening while they spoke to a large camping group at Green Mountain about noise.

At 8:39 p.m., a caller on the 1500 block of East Monroe told deputies that her neighbor had threatened to kill her if she crosses the property line.

An area of a dump on North Pavillion Road was reportedly on fire late Saturday night.

At 11:16 p.m., a woman on the 100 block of North Cherry Street in Pavillion reported that someone was shooting her car windows with a BB gun.

At 1:27 p.m. on Sunday, a caller on Buckhorn Flats Road reported that his neighbor’s dog was running on his property, chasing deer and killing rabbits.

A 3:22 p.m., a caller on the 7400 block of Highway 789 near Lander reported a dead llama at the place next door that had been there for more than a week.

A wallet and purse were reportedly stolen out of a vehicle on Snowberry Lane.


Lander Police Department


Shawn Riley, 40, Fort Washakie, Assault & Battery and Interference. Riley was arrested following a report of domestic abuse in the area of Fremont Street and City Park shortly after midnight on Saturday.

Angela Bell, 32, Fort Washakie, LPD Warrant.

Joshua Downey, 19, Lander, Interference and Minor in Possession. Loretta Sunrhodes, 35, Arapahoe, Public Intoxication and Interference. Cedric Shakespeare, 28, Fort Washakie, LPD Warrant. The trio was arrested after a neighbor reported that a woman came to their door and said that someone had hit her. The call came in at 9:45 p.m. on Saturday at a home on Sweetwater Street.

Four 14-year-old boys, a 14-year-old girl and a 15-year-old boy, all of Lander, cited for curfew violation. The six juveniles were contacted after 11:30 p.m. on Saturday when police were called for a report of a group of juveniles in the area of North Eighth and Jefferson streets who weren’t up to any good. Officers arrived and found the group playing in the front of the park. Curfew for juveniles under 16 years old in Lander is 10 p.m. The parks also close at 11 p.m.

Mary Driver, 43, Lander, FCSO Warrant.

Robert Marston, 41, Colorado Springs, Colo., Interference, Resisting and Disobeying a Lawful Order. Marston was arrested following a 7:30 p.m., Sunday traffic stop. Officers reportedly stopped Marston’s vehicle after he ran a red light. Police allege Marston refused to give officers his name and would not comply with lawful requests.

A 22-year-old Lander man cited for Shoplifting.


At 6:12 p.m., police were called to Washington Street for a custody issue. The person supposed to be bringing children by for a visit had not shown up and was not answering a phone.

Shoplifting was reported at a Main Street business at 7:21 p.m. No arrests or citations were issued in connection to the call.

Police were called to Dillon Drive at 9:23 p.m. for a report of the caller’s boyfriend’s ex was causing problems.

At 6:42 a.m. on Saturday, police were called to a location on Garfield Street for a report of stuff, including a sleeping bag, stashed under one of the caller’s bushes.

At 8:03 a.m. on Saturday, a caller in the Lander area reported that their legally blind father was jumped the night before. Officers talked with the man’s daughter about the incident, but told her that her father needed to talk to them before a report could be completed. Lander Police have not heard from the man since then.

At 2:12 p.m., a caller on Grand View Drive reported that their phone was stolen.

At 7:36 p.m., police were called to a location on Popo Agie Street where a dog reportedly took down a deer.

Fireworks were reported in a backyard at 11:30 p.m. on North Ninth Street.

At 1:30 a.m. on Sunday, police were called about an intoxicated man walking down Main Street. No arrests or citations were issued in connection to the call.

A bike was reported stolen on Sunday afternoon at a location on Jefferson Street.

At about 4 p.m. police were called to assist an elderly man who reportedly hurt himself on his bike.

At 8:56 p.m., a man on North Third said some subjects pulled up in a vehicle and tried to get into his home. When he opened the door, the man said the subjects fled.


Riverton Police Department


Cheryl Truyen, 53, Riverton, Public Intoxication, Breach of Peace. Police responded to a report in the 600 block of North Federal of a woman being loud in the street at 38 minutes past Midnight on Friday morning. Truyen complained of being assaulted, although there was no physical evidence of such and she could not remember who assaulted her or when.

Alvin Felter, 33, Ethete, Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol. Felter was arrested in a traffic stop in the 600 block of Spencer Street.

Houston Headley, 46, Ethete, Public Intoxication

Brian Goich, 21, Riverton, Aggravated Assault

Robert Bjornson, 32, Shoshoni, Municipal Warrant. A man who made a complaint about a neighbor’s noise in a motel in the 100 block of South Federal Boulevard at 44 minutes past Midnight turned out to have an outstanding warrant, and he was taken into custody.

Kathryn Jenkins, 21 Riverton, Probation Revocation, and Kimberly Potter, 26, Riverton, Municipal Warrant, were picked up after a fight began inside the Maverik Country Store on South Federal Boulevard at 1:56 a.m. The fight moved to outside of the store. While investigating the altercation, it was noted that the pair each had a warrant.

Malori Shakespeare, 18, Arapahoe, Fremont County Warrant

Robert Flores, 35, Riverton, Battery, and Keith McQuilliams, 26, Idaho Falls, ID, Battery. At 1:53 a.m. police were called to the 600 block of East Main where a 34-year-old male and a 29-year-old female were allegedly assaulted. The couple were leaving a bar in the area when approached and were allegedly told “this is the south side of town,” and the male victim was punched in the face. The two suspects were located a short time later in City Park and arrested.

Garrett Medicinecloud, 29, Hudson, Municipal Warrant, Public intoxication

Robert Richards, 37, Riverton, Municipal Warrant. Police were called on a trespass complaint in the 600 block of Spencer Street and found that Richards had a warrant.

Jason Pope, 34, Riverton, Aggravated Assault, Interfering with Police. A 13-year-old boy called police after a man allegedly pulled a gun on him near the skatepark at Riverton City Park at 1:03 p.m. Police contacted Pope, who had in his possession a pellet gun with the orange tip removed from the end of the gun barrel. Pope said kids in the area had “taken his things” and he wanted to get them back. He resisted being handcuffed.

Ross Coopwood, 63, Riverton, Public Intoxication

The below listed individuals were issued Misdemeanor Citations and released with their promise to appear in court at a later date.

Name Withheld, 21, year-old male, Riverton, Fighting in Public ; Name Withheld, 47 year-old male from Riverton, Fighting in Public. Police were called to the 900 block of South Federal Boulevard at 11:14 p.m. Friday where a fight was reported.


Police received a report of a raccoon caught in a trap in the 3100 block of West Main. The raccoon was released back into the wild.

A couple reportedly kicking their dog in City Park was reported to police at noon on Friday. When contacted, the 22-year-old male and 20-year-old female reported their dog was pulling too hard on its lead and they were trying to “nudge” it back; they were not kicking the animal.

A house trailer being towed by a truck hit a green 1995 Ford Escort in the 2000 block of North Federal Boulevard. Over $1,000 in damage resulted.

A property damage crash in front of the West Main Street Pit Stop Travel Center was reported at 1:37 p.m. Friday between a white 2007 GMC pickup and a 2011 Chevy pickup. Damage was over $1,000.

A personal injury crash between a 2010 Gold Dodge Ram pickup and a dark blue Kawasaki motorcycle at East Main and 7th East was reported at 3:38 p.m. Friday. The operator of the motorcycle was transported to SageWest-Riverton with unknown injuries.

At 5:26 p.m. another fender bender was reported, this time at adjacent to City Park on East Main between a beige 2014 Pontiac Bonneville and a 2001 black Ford F-150. Damage was listed over $1,000.

An individual showed up at the RPD lobby on Friday at 6:40 p.m. requesting assistance with an “ungovernable” juvenile. The individual was referred to a Wind River Reservation Department of Family Services office for follow-up.

A dispute between two 16-year-old females from Riverton and a 17-year-old female victim was reported at 8:07 p.m. The victim said the other girls were upset over the alleged infidelity of one of their boyfriends with the other teen. The two girls began kicking and hitting the victim’s vehicle, which was dented. Citations are to be served to the two 16-year-olds, who’s respective identities are known.


A three-year-old boy was reported as missing at 11:30 a.m. when he disappeared from from the apartments in the 300 block of Spire Drive. The boy apparently followed some older youth to another apartment a short distance away. The “missing” child was found while police were en route.

Police advised the owner of a vehicle parked in the Kmart parking lot that it was never a good idea to leave his children alone in a car, even with the windows rolled down. At 12:30 when the report was made, it was already quite warm.

A light gray 1999 Ford passenger car was following a bit too closely and rear-ended a 2012 Harley-Davidson motorcycle at 2:35 p.m. in the 1800 block of North Federal Boulevard. Damage was over $1,000. There were no injuries.

Police received a REDDI report of a vehicle driving very slowly on West Main Street. It turned out a grandfather was teaching his granddaughter how to drive. Police suggested the lesson be done elsewhere and not on one of the busiest streets in town.

A hit and run crash involving three vehicles was reported at at 8:27 p.m. in the 1600 block of North Federal. A dark colored vehicle backed into one vehicle that crashed into another in the parking lot there. Damage was listed as over $1,000 to a 2010 Jeep and a 2010 Chevy pickup.

A 72-year-old man walking his large gray poodle was near the intersection of North Broadway and East Pershing at 8:34 p.m. when a tan pit bull secured by a chain and staked into a yard, became excited and attacked the poodle. The owners of the pit bull, a 22-year-old man and a 21-year-old woman, tried to restrain their dog, but the poodle was bitten and injured and was taken to a veterinarian where the medical bill totaled $173. There was no information on who paid the bill.

No information was available on a reported sexual assault reported to the RPD at 9:46 p.m.


A 30 MPH speed sign in the 300 block of West Monroe was spray painted to read 80 MPH.