The Fremont County Sheriff’s Office reported over the past 24 hours ending at 7 a.m. on 7/22/22, the emergency dispatch center there had taken 53 calls for service. During that same time, the county’s ambulance service was dispatched 17 times and the county’s fire departments were sent out twice. Eight individuals were booked into the Fremont County Detention Center which has a current population of 197 inmates it is responsible for, and, of these 195 are being held in Lander and two inmates are being housed outside of the facility. 

All persons arrested or cited are presumed innocent until convicted in a court of law:

Ramon Z. Horn, 30, Billings, MT, on a Failure to Appear Warrant

Patrol Calls:

A theft from a shop in the Frenchie Draw Oil Field (Moneta Divide) was reported at 7:34 a.m. on the 21st. A number of hand tools and a small wire feed welder were stolen. The theft is under investigation. 

A rash of vehicle break-ins was reported in the West Mountain View Drive and the Sandstone Circle area. Items were stolen from four different locations, including a garage where a vehicle was entered and tools were stolen. 

The Casper Police Department notified the FCSO that a resident on Pattison Farms Road west of Midvale was being treated at a Casper hospital for a cat bite. 

A farmer on Meadow Lark Lane near Lander reported someone had thrown rocks into his hayfied in an attempt to sabotage his haying equipment. The report was made at 2:48 p.m. 

Deputies assisted the Wyoming Highway Patrol with a stolen vehicle at milepost 68 on Wyoming 789 near Lander at 8:04 p.m. 

A tractor fire was reported at 11 North Pavillion Road at 10:54 p.m. The tractor was at the end of a field, no structures were threatened. 

A vehicle was reported stolen from Marks Auto Sales at 1:48 a.m. on the 22nd.

The theft of an elk head and other items was reported after a lock was cut on the renter’s storage locker, as well as other lockers at the Tree Dog Storage on Mortimore Lane in Lander. The report was made at 10:04 a.m. The theft is under investigation. 

A Shoshone National Forest Ranger reported at 10:44 a.m. that he was bitten by a dog on the Loop Road near Worthen Meadows and that he needed a deputy to respond. He did not need Emergency Services.

A theft from a room at 5960 Highway 287 in Lander was reported at 11:31 a.m. A report was taken.

A resident on Major Avenue in Riverton reported two calves had escaped and a neighbor started causing issues with him at 12:48 p.m. 

A dog bite was reported in Hudson on North Indiana Avenue at 1:11 p.m. 

A resident on Snowberry Lane in Gardens North reported being bitten by a dog there at 4:19 p.m. 

A vehicle crash with road blockage was reported at 5:02 p.m. at milepost 84 on Highway 789 outside of Lander. The Wyoming Highway Patrol investigated. There were no injuries. 

Fire calls were for a fire in the 200 block of Plunkett Road at Ethete and for the above mentioned vehicle crash on Highway 789. 

Lander Police Blotter from 7/15/22 to 7/2022 at 0700 Hours

All persons arrested or cited are presumed innocent until convicted in a court of law:

A 17-year-old male of Riverton was cited for Theft, Possession of Marijuana and No Drivers License when he attempted to retrieve a stolen laptop from Riverton High School at an address in the 700 block of Main Street at 12:37 p.m. 

An 11-year-old boy was cited for Simple Assault at 7:20 p.m. at the Lander Swimming Pool after a bullying incident was reported. 

Vernon Spoonhunter, 42, Fort Washakie, arrested at 8:44 p.m. for Public Intoxication in the 200 block of Main Street. 

Joseph Sage, 40,Lander, arrested at 12:34 p.m. on the 16th on a Fremont County Warrant

Two arrests were made at 9:39 p.m. on the 17th on Adams Street. They were Gary Moon, 42, Arapahoe, and Williamenia Lee, 39, Arapahoe for Theft of a backpack from city park

Lloyd WallowingBull, 44, Ethete, arrested at 5:15 p.m. at Lander City Park on a LPD Warrant.

Joann Bell, 31, Fort Washakie, arrested at 6:52 p.m. on a LPD Warrant on North 9th Street. 

Katlyn Lookingbill, 24, Lander, cited for a Dog at Large in the 500 block of Washington at 8:43 p.m. on the 18th. 

Patrol Calls:

The theft of a Honda Generator from an open garage on Dillon Drive was reported at 7:40 a.m. on the 15th. There are no suspects. 

A Hit and Run crash was reported at 11:46 a.m. at the Fremont County Courthouse parking lot when damage was discovered to the back of a truck. There are no suspects.

A resident in the 900 block of Cliff Street saw a child on her porch via a Ring Doorbell at 9:10 p.m. trying to remove a delivered package. The  package was too heavy for the child, who left. The suspect is unknown at this time. 

A young boy wearing a diaper, about three or four years old, was discovered walking down the 600 block of North 4th Street at Wood Street at 5:21 p.m. on the 16th. The child was returned to his parent. All was okay.

Two children arrived at the Police Department looking for another small child at 5:51 p.m. The kids were returned to their parents. All Okay.

A resident on McDougal Drive reported at 11:38 a.m. on the 17th that old antlers and a deer head were taken from a garden during the night by unknown Suspect(s). 

A business in the 800 block of Main Street reported at 2:23 p.m. that someone had filled their trash dumpster with refuse and that the offending party’s name was on the trash. Police have scheduled a follow-up.

The Department of Family Services is being notified by a relative of four kids that they are being neglected. There will be an investigation. 

A firearm reported lost by a resident of Thermopolis was found and recovered by the LPD. The owner was contacted.

Several juveniles playing and doing mischief in the Lander Community Garden in the 700 block of Washakie Street were contacted by the LPD and warned and their parents were contacted. The report of the kids messing around in there came in at 6:39 p.m. on the 18th. 

The theft of cigarettes from the Loaf ‘N Jug store was reported at 10:03 p.m. on the 19th. The suspect was unknown.

A political sign was stolen from a yard on Sweetwater Street. The theft was reported at 4:44 p.m.