Dispatch: Arrests; Dogs in vicious attack; Home burglary investigated; Man attacked by group

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


Lander Police Department


Roland Cox, 28, Lander, on a Failure to Appear warrant

Cody Yorg, 32, Lander, Criminal Entry. Yarg allegedly entered another person’s apartment through a window.


There were 12 calls for service on Thursday

A resident on Rodeo Drive reporting seeing someone dump a locked bicycle next to a dumpster.

Police received a call at 7:47 p.m. of “two juveniles parked outside making out” on Parks Avenue.


Fremont County Sheriff’s Office


Roger Cox, 61, Lander on a Failure to Appear warrant

James Hallett, 44, Lander, on three (3) Contempt of Court warrants.


There were 56 calls for service on Thursday.

The Fremont County Treasurer’s office reported receiving three bad checks.

A resident in the Kinnear area reported a neighbor’s dog had killed a calf on their property.

A Lander area woman reported that she received a loan denial letter from a financial institution but she said she had not applied for any loan. A report was taken.

Two pit bulls attacked and seriously injured other dogs in their own yard in the 2500 block of East Monroe. The dogs were cornered and locked up and were taken to the PAWS for Life shelter. The injured dogs were taken to a veterinarian for treatment of multiple puncture wounds. The owners of the dogs were allegedly incarcerated last week. It is not known if anyone was caring for the animals. The Riverton Police Department assisted Deputies with the case.

Deputies assisted Department of Family Services investigators in a welfare check concerning an ongoing child welfare case.

A Riverton resident complained to deputies of unwanted sexual advances. It was a non-criminal matter among two adults.

A vehicle versus a deer crash was reported in the 1500 block of Squaw Creek Road.


Riverton Police Department


Randy Weber, 24, Riverton, on a Failure to Appear warrant

Theodore Goggles, 73, Public Intoxication (.14% BAC)


There were 40 calls for service on Thursday

Under investigation is the reported theft of cash from a home in the 900 block of East Park Street. The theft as reported at 1:18 a.m. There was no forced entry into the home.

A staff member at the Volunteers of America Northern Rockies’ Center for Hope reported the theft of 60 hydrocodone tablets from her purse while she worked at the facility.

At 1:38 p.m. a vicious dog attack was reported involving two pit bull dogs that entered a yard and attacked two other dogs, who suffered multiple puncture wounds. (See sheriff’s report above)

A man in the 1300 block of East Jackson Avenue was working on his vehicle at 5:09 p.m. installing a $310 sub woofer. The man reported that a rust colored vehicle with five male subjects inside stopped, jumped out, beat him up and took the sub woofer.

An employee at the County Clerk’s annex in the 800 block of South Federal reported someone had kicked out a side window causing some $250 in damage.

A woman called police just before 7 p.m. complaining that a male had threatened her over some money. A report was taken.

A five-year-old male riding his bicycle was bitten on the leg by a “Benji” type dog at 7:32 p.m. on Blackfoot Avenue. While the bit did break the skin, the child did not require medical attention. The dog was confiscated and taken to the PAWS Shelter as the owner could not prove that the animal had been vaccinated against rabies.


Fremont County Emergency Services

County ambulances were called out 12 times on Thursday. Calls included five calls in the Lander area, five calls onto the Wind River Indian Reservation and two calls in the Riverton area.


Fremont County Fire Departments

There were no fire calls on Thursday, but there were four controlled burns reported across the county.