Police Blotter: Arrests; Horses reported missing; Livestock killed by dog; Animal Cruelty alleged

(Fremont County, Wyo.) – Here is the weekend law enforcement wrap-up from across the county. All persons cited are arrested are presumed innocent until convicted in a court of law:

Fremont County Coroner

Chief Deputy Coroner Mark Stratmoen said Monday a 51-year-old Augusta, Kansas, man died Friday at a Riverton-area motel. An autopsy over the weekend revealed the preliminary cause of death as from natural causes. According to Stratmoen, the man had a medical history. He was on vacation and was passing through the area. No further investigation is planned.

Stratmoen also said the death of a 67-year-old Riverton man on Saturday at SageWest Health Care in Riverton was from natural causes. No further investigation is planned.


Fremont County Sheriff’s Office


Terry Johnson, 39, Ethete, Driving Under the Influence.

William Lonebear, 60, Riverton, Wrongful Taking or Disposing of Property.

Dennis O’Connor, 76, Olathe, Colo.,  for a Mesa County, Colo. Warrant.

Belinda Rose, 28, Cincinnati, Ohio, DUI. Rose reportedly lost control of her vehicle after hitting ruts on Dunoir Road at 2:32 a.m. on Sunday near Dubois. The van rolled once. There were no injuries to Rose or the other passenger.

Samual Tillman, 31, Hardin, Mont., DUI, No Valid Driver’s License, Criminal Trespass, and Furnishing Liquor to a Minor. A 16-year-old male cited for Minor Under the Influence. The two were cited and arrested following an 8:38 p.m., Saturday report of a vehicle that struck a concrete barrier on Skaggs Lane. There were no injuries.


At 7:12 a.m., deputies were called to Loop Drive for a report of a party going on across the street, where the caller was hearing “disturbing things.”

At 9:53 a.m. on Friday, deputies were called about a juvenile male who kept coming onto the caller’s property on the 200 block of North Pine Street and bothering things.

Two horses were reported missing from the Atlantic City area on Friday afternoon.

At 2:04 p.m., deputies were called for an anonymous report of a woman who had 50 small dogs that were being kept in poor living conditions on the 1100 block of River Lane. Deputies determined the report was unfounded.

At 4:32 p.m., deputies were called to the 200 block of Ocean Lake Road for a report of someone shooting an automatic rifle. Deputies were unable to locate anyone matching the description in the area.

At 9:09 p.m. on Friday deputies were called about a suspicious voicemail left by someone claiming to be from the IRS.

At 9:44 p.m., a caller on Pike Circle near Shoshoni reported that their dog was missing, but the puppy was still there. They thought the dog had possibly been stolen. Deputies determined that the report was unfounded.

A suspicious person report somewhere in the county on Saturday morning is under investigation. The report was completely redacted.

At 9:41 a.m., deputies were called SageWest-Riverton for a report of a child who had been kicked in the groin. The alleged incident reportedly occurred in Casper and deputies assisted Natrona County authorities.

Alcohol was reportedly being distributed to minors at a location on the 100 block of E. Euclid Avenue in Pavillion. Deputies were unable to locate anything out of the ordinary.

At 11:46 p.m., deputies were called to the 100 block of E. Ramshorn Street in Dubois for a report of an intoxicated man trying to start fights. Deputies were unable to locate the man.

At 11:49 p.m., an anonymous caller on East Fourth Street in Shoshoni reported hearing 2 possible gunshots and her neighbor was outside on the phone crying. Deputies were unable to substantiate the anonymous caller’s report.

At 4:11 p.m. on Sunday, deputies were called about a cowboy allegedly trespassing and cutting fences in the 7600 block of Riverview Road. The incident is being investigated by the Wind River Police.

At 6:43 p.m., Sunday deputies were called about a young intoxicated subject walking down Skaggs Lane and banging on fences. The boy was cited for Minor Under the Influence and turned over to his father.

At 10:04 p.m., deputies were called to Welcome Road for a report of quite a few livestock  killed by a dog. Deputies arrived and found 15 chickens, two goats and one goose killed. The owner of the alleged dog involved has been cited, the Sheriff’s Office reports.

At 10:54 p.m., a caller at Pavillion Park reported that a subject pulled a gun on her. Everyone involved were determined to be juveniles, and the weapon offense was unfounded.

At 12:29 a.m. on Monday, deputies were called to the Pavillion area for a report of two men yelling profanities at each other. Deputies determined someone just had a TV show turned up loudly.

At 3:19 a.m., a caller on the 800 block of East Monroe Avenue reported that someone in a vehicle ran into mail boxes and fled the scene. The report is under investigation.


Lander Police Department


A 19-year-old Lander man cited for Minor in Possession. A 58-year-old Lander woman cited for Providing Alcohol to Minor. Police are still investigating the incident where a store clerk sold alcohol to a minor on Sunday afternoon.

Jude Jenkins, 23, Arapahoe, FCSO Warrant. Jenkins was arrested after he reportedly had fled from SageWest-Lander.


At 2:09 p.m. on Friday, a caller on Pushroot Court reporting find a 10-inch scratch on the side of their 1998 Chrysler Concord and on its hood. There are no suspects at this time.

At 6:32 p.m., police were called Washakie Street for a report of a woman talking to herself and saying things about her husband being a drug dealer. Deputies were unable to locate the woman.

Police were called to the skate park at about 8 p.m. for a report of someone who threw a rock at a vehicle. Police spoke with an 18-year-old male subject and the vehicle’s owner declined to press charges.

At 9:41 p.m., police were called about a possible assault on Washington Street. Police determined the fight was verbal only, and there was no sign of assault.

At about 10 p.m., officers were called to Riverview Drive for a report of suspicious people inside a home that was supposed to be vacant. Police determined the folks were lawfully moving in.

A caller at 2 p.m. on Saturday, reported seeing three bikes suspiciously parked at the back of Baldwin Creek Elementary. Police arrived and there were no bikes in the area.

At 5:53 p.m., police were called to the Ace parking lot for a report of a fight. Police found two brothers arguing, and it was verbal only.

At 9:33 p.m., police were called to a local motel by a tenant who said they saw a man dressed in Dockers and a button-down shirt with two young children wearing swim suits in the elevator. The caller thought it was suspicious. Police determined the man was just taking his children to the swimming pool.

At 10:31 p.m., a caller on Buena Vista Drive reported seeing suspicious people on the golf course with glow in the dark items. Police found a couple people playing an after-dark golf tournament.

At 10:18 p.m., a caller at the Maverik gas station reported that 30 minutes prior a vehicle had left without paying for $57.09 worth of gas. The vehicle was described as a white Ford Super Duty pulling a flatbed trailer with a lime green dune buggy.

Riverton Police Department


Cassandra Goggles, 42 yr old female from Riverton, Public Intoxication

Clowry Means, 47 yr old male from Arapahoe, Public Intoxication

Jerome Goggles, 49 yr old male from Riverton, Open Container, Municipal Warrant

Gary Behan, 32 yr old male from Arapahoe, Domestic Battery

Byron Lincoln, 48 yr old male from Riverton, Public Intoxication

Kenneth Shakespeare, 28 yr old male from Arapahoe, Public Intoxication

Nolan Wallowingbull, 56 yr old male from Ethete, Municipal Warrant

Wanda Harris, 45 yr old female from Riverton, Probation Revocation. Harris was spotted stumbling down the 500 block of East Main.

Ivan Pine, 34 yr old male from Riverton, Municipal Warrant

Anderson Antelope, 53 yr old male from Ft. Washakie, Public intoxication

April Martinez, 34 yr old female from Riverton, Use of a Controlled Substance

Emily Delorme, 36 yr old female from Riverton, Municipal Warrant

Anthony Teran, 20 yr old male from Riverton, Criminal Entry, Interference. Teran was arrested after entering an occupied vehicle. When police arrived, he tried to flee.

The below listed individual was issued a Misdemeanor Citation and released with their promise to appear in Court at a later date.

20 yr old male from Riverton, Underage Drinking



Officers on routine patrol at 4:16 a.m. Friday found six juveniles in Jaycee Park playing hide and seek. Five of the youth were released to responsible parties, but one had been listed as a missing person. The Sheriff’s Department took custody of that individual. The kids ages were 15 and 14 year old males and 10, 14 and 13 year old females. The 13-year-old female had been reported missing.

A reportable traffic crash was reported at 7:09 a.m. in the 400 block of South Federal between a blue 2011 Toyota SUV and a black 2014 Jeep SUV. No injuries. Damage was over $1,000.

Police were called at 7:49 a.m. to West Main and Short Street where a deer had been injured by a vehicle.  When police arrived, the deer had struggled to some trees and had died.

A woman who left her Pit Bull mix dog with a person on the Wind River Indian Reservation to care for it for several months until she was able to retrieve the animal made a visit and discovered that the animal’s tail had been burned and was twisted. She took the dog home and called police. Officers determined the animal needed care from a Veterinarian, so an appointment was made. Information was forwarded to the BIA Wind River Police since the animal cruelty occurred on the reservation.

The back window of a 2002 Chevrolet Monte Carlo parked in the 100 block of North 5th West was broken out with two holes plainly visible. When the car door was closed, the impact caused the rest of the window to fall out. There are no suspects.

A Community Entry Services client who allegedly had taken money that did not belong to them apparently had a history of that behavior. When officers arrived to take a report, the client had returned the money. The guardian of the client was contacted.

A red 2000 Ford pickup truck was the victim of a hit and run that was reported at 4:08 p.m. The owner of the vehicle did not know when or where the damage occurred. Damage was over $1,000.

Police are continuing an investigation into reported drug use in the Riverton area. No other information was available.


At 11 a.m. police were called by a motorist who reported they had just struck a dog with their vehicle, and the dog was limping. Officers and the dog’s owner arrived at the scene at about the same time. The brindle Pit Bull mix was taken to a veterinarian for examination.

A theft from an unlocked vehicle was reported in the 3000 block of College Hill Drive where a wallet containing $53 was taken from a silver 2001 Dodge  pickup.

A fight was reported at the Riverton Skate Park. A report was pending.


Officers arrived in the 700 block of East Main on the report of a fight, but a majority of the combatants had apparently left the scene. No law enforcement action was taken.

Police are investigating an alleged threat made to a resident of the Good Samaritan Shelter in Riverton. No other information was available.

A person allegedly tagging a wall in the 200 block of North Broadway suddenly realized he was being watched and fled the scene. Police confirmed the person was tagging the wall with numerals and letters using black spray paint.