All suspects are considered innocent unless convicted in a court of law. 

June 30

• 9:48 a.m. Riverton area – A caller said she had a video of children being abused. Upon investigation there was no abuse. Kids were playing in the video. 

• 12:38 p.m. Blackfoot Ave. – A report was received of two kids, ages 3 and 7, who had thrown kittens against the wall and killed them. The RPD’s animal control officer has initiated a report on this and has also taken a puppy into custody for safe keeping.

• 12:57 p.m. 200 block North Federal – Officers contacted a 38-year-old male and issued him a no trespass order for the involved business and escorted him off of the property.

• 1:39 p.m. 100 block Garnet Drive – A resident reported receiving threatening text messages.

• 2:34 p.m. 500 block College View Drive – The reporting party left on vacation and when he returned he found that his work belt and attached tools and equipment had been stolen from his truck which he had left unlocked in his driveway. The belt and equipment were valued at $300.

• 3:35 p.m. Blackfoot Avenue – The Department of Family Services requested officers stand by while they conducted a home visit. Two children were taken into protective custody during the visit. 

• 5:37 p.m. 1300 block West Park – Gary Moon, 43, Arapahoe, was arrested for public intoxication with a blood-alcohol content measured at .364 percent.

• 6:03 p.m. 900 block Forest Drive – A female juvenile runaway was spotted an an address here.

• 10:06 p.m. 1200 West Main Street – While backing a FCSO deputy on a car stop on West Main, RPD officers found that both of the car’s occupants had Riverton city warrants for their arrest. Austin Paul, 32, Pavillion, and Samantha Gloy, 37, address unknown, were both taken into custody on their warrants.

July 1

• 2:13 a.m. A hit and run was reported. The suspect vehicle, which was described as a large black truck with a camper shell, struck a parked red 2018 Toyota RAV 4 causing major damage to its driver’s side. Officers were unable to locate the suspect vehicle which will have significant damage to its passenger side and a red paint transfer.

• 8:54 a.m. 1200 West Main Street – A 32-year-old male was apparently hit in the head with a stick. He was taken to the hospital by EMS but later left against the hospital’s advice. Officers interviewed a number of individuals on scene and one of them, a 55-year-old male, went into cardiac arrest. An officer performed CPR on him until he too was taken to the hospital. 

• 11:30 a.m. 1000 block West Main – A license plate was reported stolen from a church van. 

• 7:46 p.m. 700 block East Park – A resident called to report a sleeping bag and a big knife were found outside her home. The items were booked into the RPD’s property and the residence were placed on extra patrol.

• 8:04 p.m. 800 block North Federal – Patrick Duran, 34, Riverton, was arrested for interference for reportedly giving a false name to officers and for carrying a concealed weapon in the form of a machete which he had reportedly hidden under his sweatshirt. His blood-alcohol content was measured at .327 percent.

• 10:47 p.m. 1600 Pure Gas Road and Webbwood – Charmayne C’Hair, 31, Arapahoe, was arrested for public intoxication.

• 11:04 p.m. 600 block Spencer Street – Jeremy Merta, 45, Riverton, was talked down out of the tree and a check found him to be on probation. When he was searched officers found him to be in possession of a quantity of methamphetamine. Merta was then arrested for possession of the methamphetamine on his third subsequent offense which is a felony.

July 2

• 8:19 a.m. 300 block Hursh Street – A residential fire alarm went off that sent Riverton firefighters to the location only to discover there was no fire, but rather food burned on a cook stove. 

• 9:30 a.m. 800 block South Federal – A male advised police that he had been stabbed at a location on Rendezvous Road. RPD officers stood by with the victim until the BIA Wind River Police could respond.

• 2100 block North Federal – A former store employee reportedly took a bank bag. The business reported $750 was missing. The employee in question returned $400 of it. 

• 2:25 p.m. 300 block Spire Drive – A report was taken on a 13-year-old female who was reported as a runaway. 

• 2:48 p.m. 1900 block North Federal – A suspect carried a $418 hot water heater out of the store, loaded it into his truck and left. There is good video of the incident and the truck has been identified.

• 3:33 p.m. 200 North Federal – Benita Smith, 57, Kinnear, was a passenger in a vehicle which was stopped for having no registration. Routine checks revealed a Fremont County warrant for her and she was arrested.

• 9:11 p.m. 600 block West Main – A female in a lobby stated she was sexually assaulted by a male in her room and she would like him removed. 

July 3

• 3:32 a.m. 900 block East Monroe – An officer stopped a vehicle for driving without lights and discovered five juveniles inside ranging in age from 12 to 16 years old with a large amount of liquor inside. The 16-year-old driver then claimed to have just broken in to Frank’s Liquor store in Hudson. The juveniles were all taken into custody on several unrelated charges. 

• 8:55 a.m. 100 block South Third East – Graffiti was reported on a south facing wall. The cost to paint over it estimated at $40.

• 1:10 p.m. 1700 block North Federal – A T-bone crash was reported and the suspect vehicle fled. Struck was a 2001 red GMC pickup. 

• 1:45 p.m. 200 block North Federal – Brandon SunRhodes, 31, Riverton, was arrested for public intoxication.

• 4:51 p.m. 1700 block North Federal – Officers contacted two female juveniles in the area and as it turned out, both were signed runaways. The 13 and 14 year-old girls were taken into custody and turned over to their responsible parties.

• 6:08 p.m. 300 block South Federal – Dustin Bigmedicine, 42, Riverton, was cited for racking up a $45.63 food and bar bill for which he couldn’t pay.

• 8:03 p.m. 900 block East Pershing Ave. – A 1998 red Chevrolet truck struck a parked home-made trailer causing major damage to both. 

• 7:32 p.m. Riverton area – Starting at this time and continuing into the evening, complaints of individuals shooting off fireworks came from the 1300 block of West Park, 100 block of West Bell Ave., 3000 block of College Hill Drive, the 400 block of North 2nd West, the 1400 block of Redwood Drive, and the 400 block of Birch Avenue in Wind River Estates. 

• 9:23 p.m. Sioux Avenue – Report was taken for documentation. A fellow was bitten on the finger by a friend’s pit bull and when it got infected he had to go to the doctor’s.

July 4

• 12:05 a.m. Duane Medicinecloud, 32, Riverton, was a passenger in a vehicle which was stopped for having no license plates. A routine check found him to have a Fremont County warrant and he was arrested on that.

• 8:17 a.m. 800 block North Federal – A child was left at the store. The mother came back and picked the child up. 

• 9:08 a.m. 1500 block East Monroe, Cozy Mobile Home Park – A fire was reported in the bedroom of a home. The RPD assisted evacuating kids from the home while other family members escaped. One person was taken to the hospital with smoke inhalation. 

• 1:23 p.m. 200 block East Main Street – Jeralyn Meyers, 41, Riverton, was arrested for urinating in public.

• 1:33 p.m. 1400 block Redwood Dr. – Two people were reported to be in a physical fight. There was only one 30-year-old fellow in the area when officers arrived and he said that he had just broken up a fight between his younger brother and sister.

• 1:55 p.m. 2100 West Sunset, SageWest Hospital – Damon SunRhodes, 40, Fort Washakie, had locked himself in a bathroom when officers arrived and refused to come out. Staff unlocked the door and SunRhodes was arrested on two Riverton city warrants.

• 4:56 p.m. 100 block North Broadway at East Fremont – Mychal Goggles, 29, Riverton, was arrested for public intoxication with a blood-alcohol content measured at .396 percent.

• 5:14 p.m. 200 block North Federal at East Park – Virgil Behan, 35, Riverton, was a passenger in a vehicle which was stopped for a minor traffic violation. The officer recognized him and knew that there was an outstanding U.S. Marshal’s warrant and arrested him.

• 6:19 p.m. Blackfoot Ave. – Someone reported the road was spray painted and that someone had run over a dog at large. 

• 7:10 p .m. Navaho Ave. – Samuel Teran, 28, Riverton, was arrested for interference after he reportedly gave offices a false name and then interfered with an on-scene investigation.

• 8:13 p.m. North Federal – Philip Rivera, 38, Riverton was arrested for public intoxication.

• 8:31 p.m. 816 North Federal – RPD – Frederic Hanway, 56, Ethete, was arrested on a Riverton city warrant.

• 9:06 p.m.  900 block Tundra Drive – A 16-year-old Riverton boy was arrested for underaged drinking with a blood-alcohol content measured at .132 percent, and released to his guardian.

July 5

• 12:28 a.m. 800 block North Federal – Four juveniles were cited for underaged drinking.