Police Blotter: Arrests; Sex offender forced to move away from a school; School bus “fly-by” reported

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

Fremont County Sheriff’s Office


Enrice Lopez, 61, Riverton, Failure to Appear Warrant.

Phillip Chiles, 51, Riverton, Failure to Appear Warrant.

Annie Fay Quiver-Whiteplume, 22, Arapahoe, Probation Revocation.

Marcello Harris, 18, St. Stephen’s, two Failure to Appear warrants and Minor in Possession of Alcohol. At 7:48 p.m., a caller on Haymaker Road reported being assaulted. Upon arrival, the two adult men involved declined to press charges, and Harris was arrested for an outstanding warrant.

Joshua Devore, 33, Lander, Driving Under the Influence.

Adam Bumstead, 26, Riverton, Driving Under the Influence, Stop/Yield sign violation, Driving Under Suspension, and No Interlock Device. Bumstead was arrested at the Loaf N Jug in Riverton at about 2:30 a.m. on Friday.


At 10:23 a.m., deputies were called to check on a woman who appeared to be slumped over in a wheelchair on the 1900 block of Baldwin Creek Road. She was determined to be OK.

At 7:15 p.m., a woman in the Riverton area reported that her husband was sending threatening texts.

At 10:24 p.m., a single vehicle wreck was reported at the intersection of Hillcrest and Mortimore Lane outside of Lander. The caller said a white Suburban ran through a fence.

A 12-year-old boy from Pavillion was cited for interference with emergency calls after he reportedly made several prank calls to 911.

At about 2 a.m., deputies were called to Snowberry Lane to assist a caller who found a bat in their home, and it wasn’t a Louisville Slugger bat, but the kind that hang upside down in caves.

At 3:22 a.m., a woman on Airport Road reported that she thought someone drugged her. The call was turned over to the BIA Wind River Police.


Lander Police Department


Edward Stevenson, 27, Lander, Driving Under the Influence. Stevenson was arrested following a 12:52 p.m. minor wreck at the intersection of Third and Main streets. There were no injuries.


A sex offense reported Thursday afternoon is under investigation.

At 2:27 p.m., a caller on North 11th Street reported a male subject hanging around a bank, acting suspicious. No arrests or citations were issued in connection to the call.

A report of suspected child abuse or neglect is under investigation. Additional information was not available as the report was not complete.

At 6:31 p.m., a caller on Washington Street reported that the neighbor’s dogs had been barking for the past 90 minutes.

A caller on Adams Street reported at 10:47 p.m. that they could hear a woman trying to attack a man. Police made no arrests or citations in connection to the call.


Riverton Police Department


Summar Duran, 22, Arapahoe, Trespassing and on a Failure to Appear warrant. Duran was found inside of a condemned and posted trailer in the All Nations Mobile Home Park on Apache Drive.

Antonio Duran, 31, Arapahoe, on two counts of Domestic Violence. After a day of drinking, a police report indicated Duran allegedly began punching his 22-year-old wife in the side of the head with a closed fist as she drove him to his mother’s home. Inside the vehicle were the couple’s three children, ages one, two and three years-old. Once at their destination, the man allegedly pushed his mother to the ground, and her husband punched him once in the face. While en route to the call, officers were advised that Duran had walked away. He was found a short distance away and had a laceration on the left side of his lip and he was intoxicated.

Ivan Bear, 45, St. Stephens, on two warrants, one for Failure to Appear and other for Contempt of Court. Bear was spotted looking into vehicles at Fremont Motors in the 1400 block of North Federal.

Jose Gonzales, 18 Riverton, Driving While Under the Influence of Drugs with a minor passenger, Possession of a Controlled Substance-Marijuana, and Use of a Controlled Substance-Marijuana. His 14-year-old male passenger of Riverton was cited for use of a Controlled Substance-Marijuana. An officer on patrol at noticed Gonzales’ vehicle driving north on Federal at 12:51 a.m. Thursday morning without any headlights on. He was also issued a warning for no headlights.

Robert Rose, 40, Riverton, on a Probation Revocation.  Rose was picked up at the Injury Prevention Resources office on North Broadway.

Houston Headley, 46, Ethete, Public intoxication. He refused a breath test.  Roderick Shakespeare, 47,  Riverton, Public Intoxication.  (.33 BAC)

28-year-old female, Riverton, cited for Shoplifting. Police were called to Walmart at 12:20 p.m. where the female was observed paying for other items and placing bags of paid merchandise on top of four sets of curtains, valued at $31.38, that she had not paid for. When contacted, the woman is reported to have told officers that  she discovered she did not have enough money to pay for all of her items, so she decided to take the curtains.

Alexy Johnson, 23, Riverton, on two (2) Failure to Appear warrants. An officer was on patrol in the 1200 block of North Federal at 11:17 p.m. and observed Johnson’s vehicle driving without its headlights on.



Police were called at 54 minutes past midnight on a harassment complaint involving two apartment dwellers, one living above the other. The lower apartment occupants were complaining that their upstairs neighbor was making too much noise and that after several attempts to quiet the 58-year-old man, he allegedly came downstairs and shined a flashlight into their window and told them they had better move. The suspect said he did not do that. Police did not take any action, but told the upstairs dweller that a report would be taken.

A bicycle theft was reported at 7:56 a.m. from the  800 block of Lombardy Circle.

A sex offender was found living within 350 feet of the Riverton Middle School, in violation of a requirement of his probation. The 60-year-old man said he thought he was outside of the 350 foot zone, but he was not. He apparently measured the distance from the building and not the edge of the property. The man agreed to move and did so on Thursday.

A woman called to report that her husband had apparently lost his wallet at the North Federal Pit Stop Travel Center. When they returned there, the wallet was found, but it had been emptied of its contents.

A found wallet that was turned into the police department apparently had its contents intact, and police are attempting to find the man identified on the Tribal ID inside so he can come and pickup up his wallet.

Detectives are investigating the reported passing of bad checks at Walmart. No other information was available.

Information was not complete on a hit and run crash that was reported on East Sunset Thursday at 1:58 p.m. A driver allegedly struck some construction equipment on a one percent curb and gutter replacement project and left the scene. The driver later showed up at the police department to report the incident.

A woman called police at 3:07 wanting her long time and apparent abusive boyfriend removed from an apartment they shared. Police advised the woman that because his name was also on the lease, she did not have a legal basis to have him removed. She said he had begun beating her again after she had cancelled a protection order against him. Police advised the woman to reinstate the protection order and once that was done, they could intervene if it happened again.

A man living in the 2300 block of Sapphire Drive called police wanting to have his ex-wife stop calling him. The responding officer suggested the two stop texting each other if it was causing problems.

Two women from Sheridan who were in town contacted Riverton Police in regards to activities of one of the women’s husbands, who lived in Sheridan, who apparently had been videotaping their 15-year-old daughter while she was in her underwear and posting that video on his computer. The girl was apparently unaware of her father’s actions. The man’s wife said he had previously been accessing dating sites on the Internet, and had given her the access to his computer and accounts to show her that he had stopped. But in investigating that, she allegedly found the video of her daughter. Riverton police are making a report of the incident that will be forwarded to the Sheridan police.

A two vehicle crash was reported at West Main and Hill Street at 5:34 p.m. between a blue 2007 Chevrolet passenger car and a black 2011 Chevrolet Suburban. Damage was over $1,000.

Another two vehicle crash involving a white 2005 Dodge Durango and a tan 2009 Toyota was reported at 7:17 p.m. in the 200 block of South 3rd East. Damage was over $1,000.


Police responded at 3:55 a.m. to a call in the county jurisdiction on a 911 hang-up in the 900 block of East Monroe. Officers stayed on the scene until a deputy arrived. The incident apparently involved a violation of a protection order.

A resident in the 900 block of North Forest Drive complained to police at 6:56 a.m. Thursday that someone had entered his garage and had removed two Yamaha Home Tower Speakers, black in color weighing 50 pounds each. They were 1’x3’x1’ in size. Value was listed at $400 for both.  The garage was unsecured.

A woman called police to report the theft of some prescription medications from her home. She said she left her house in the 300 block of North 6th East and when she returned at 11:22 a.m., she found her bottle of Suboxone was empty. The house was unlocked. There are no suspects.

A woman called police at 1:09 p.m. from the College Hill Apartments to report that someone had entered her unlocked car and took eight Oxycodone tablets and two wedding rings that were inside. She said the rings belonged to her and her husband and that they were valued at $100.

A man and a woman, both 48 years of age, were taken to the Center of Hope alcohol detox center at 3:32 p.m. from the area of the Redwood Apartments. The two had been drinking and the woman is reported to have had a fever of 104°F.

A property damage vehicle crash was reported at 3:46 p.m. at North Federal and East Main between a maroon 2003 Pontiac and a blue 1997 Chevrolet Suburban. Damage was over $1,000.

A woman reported the theft of a child’s bicycle from the 200 block of South 12th East, but the child’s mother was in the mountains camping and she didn’t know any details about the bicycle, except that it was purple in color for a medium sized child.

A battery was reported stolen from a 1980 model white and green Wilde Camper parked in the 1000 block of East Washington. The wires had been cut to free the battery from the trailer. There are no suspects. Value of the battery was said to be $150.

The first school bus “fly-by” of the new school year was reported in Riverton in the 1500 block of East Monroe at 6:64 p.m.  where a bus from Arapahoe was unloading students with a stop sign deployed and red lights flashing. The fly-by vehicle was reported to be a silver 2012 Ford Escape.

At about 10 minutes before midnight, an intoxicated female was given a ride home.