TodayJun 28, 2016 From Staff
Sherry Ann Mortensen 59, of Riverton passed away June 17, 2016 at Help for Health Hospice Home. Memorial Services were 11 a.m. Tuesday, June 28 at Community Entry Services in Riverton.
Florita S Eagle, 69 died Wednesday, June 22 at Wyoming Medical Center in Casper following a lengthy illness. Funeral services were at 10 a.m. Tuesday, June 28 at Blue Sky Hall with the Catholic Clergy officiating. An Evening Service was at 7 p.m. Monday, June 27 at Blue Sky Hall.Interment will be in the Wolfrang Cemetery at Ethete. Services provided by Wind Dancer Funeral Home.
Wednesday June 29
The 1838 Rendezvous is June 29 through July 3 at the 1838 Rendezvous site on East Monroe Avenue. The opening ceremony is in the evening June 29; camp activities are June 30 through July 3. The closing ceremony is at noon July 3.
The Shrine Circus will have performances at 2:30 p.m. and at 7:30 p.m. at the Fremont County Fairgrounds Arena. The kiddie parade begins at 10 a.m. on Main Street in Riverton.
Thursday June 30
Table Mountain Archaeology Day is from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Dubois Museum. This is part of the McDonalds Children's Series presented in conjunction with the National Bighorn Sheep Center. For more information, call the museum at 455-2284.
Information in this column is taken from official law enforcement reports. An arrest is a preliminary step in the legal process. It does not mean that a person has been found guilty of a crime. By law, persons who are arrested are innocent until proven guilty through due legal processes.
In Riverton Police Department weekend reports through Tuesday morning:
- No one was injured in an incident involving a gray Toyota Maxima that backed into a garbage truck at about 9 a.m. Friday in the 1100 block of Major Avenue.
- Robin Behan, 34, of Riverton, was arrested at about 1 p.m. Friday in the 800 block of East Main Street for probation revocation.
- Seven MC40 mini cell phones were reported stolen at about 3 p.m. Friday from a store in the 1700 block of North Federal Boulevard.
- Michaela Robinson, 42, of Riverton, was arrested for driving under the influence with a blood-alcohol content of .11 at about 11:55 p.m. Friday in the 100 block of South Eighth Street West. Officials said she drove her vehicle into a light pole; no injuries were recorded, but damage was estimated at more than $1,000.
- Police responded three times Saturday to reports regarding vandalism in the 1400 block of West Park Avenue. The first call came in at about 12:30 a.m. Saturday and involved orange paint on a door. At about 1:15 a.m. Saturday police saw the word "redrum" painted on another door in the same area. The third call came in at about 1:30 p.m. Saturday; again the word "redrum" had been written, this time in blue paint.
- No one was injured in an incident involving a black 2010 Kia and a silver 2007 Dodge Caravan at about 10 a.m. Saturday in the 1000 block of North Federal Boulevard. More than $1,000 in damage was recorded.
- Police were unable to locate two women who reportedly stole a bottle of alcohol each at about 11:15 a.m. Saturday from a store in the 700 block of North Federal Boulevard.
- Craig Posselli, 48, of Riverton, was arrested for aggravated assault at about 11:35 a.m. Saturday in the 800 block of East Jackson Avenue. Officials said he was in a vehicle with his ex-girlfriend when he pulled out a knife, held it to her throat and told her he was going to take her to Sinks Canyon and kill her. She reportedly put the car in neutral and acted like it had broken down; someone saw she was in distress and called the police. Reports state Posselli was in possession of two knives and was under the influence of heroin and alcohol. His victim was uninjured.
- Police responded at about 1:20 p.m. Saturday to reports that a male subject had stolen an unknown amount of meat from a store in the 700 block of North Federal Boulevard. He reportedly left in a blue Explorer.
- Steven Oldman, 26, of Ethete, was arrested at about 8:30 p.m. Saturday in the 800 block of East Main Street on a warrant for failure to appear.
- No one was injured in an incident involving a Chevy Trailblazer and a black Mercedes at about 8:45 p.m. Saturday in the 800 block of North Federal Boulevard. Minor damage was recorded to a license plate.
- Police responded at about 8:45 p.m. Saturday to reports that an unknown woman had stolen a bag of meat from a store in the 700 block of North Federal Boulevard. She reportedly left the area in a blue Caravan headed west on Pershing Avenue.
- Cordell Washington, 42, of Ethete, was arrested for shoplifting and trespassing at about 9:50 p.m. Saturday in the 600 block of North Federal Boulevard. Reports state he stole a $13 bottle of liquor from a store in the area; he had been previously issued a no-trespass notice for the property.
- Police were unable to locate a man who reportedly drove a red 1970s Ford pickup truck into a stop sign at about 9:55 p.m. Saturday at the intersection of Sunnyside Avenue and Webbwood Road. Officials said the stop sign had to be replaced.
- No one was injured in an incident involving a blue and silver 2006 Dodge pickup and a black 2015 BMW at about 8:45 a.m. Sunday in the 1600 block of West Main Street. More than $1,000 in damage was recorded.
- Autumn Wallowingbull, 28, of Hudson, was arrested at about 6:15 p.m. Sunday in the 200 block of North 12th Street East on a warrant for contempt of court.
- Cassandra Goggles, 44, of Kinnear, was arrested at about 8:10 p.m. Sunday in the 600 block of East Pershing Avenue on a warrant for failure to appear.
- A 16-year-old Riverton boy was cited for use of marijuana at about 10:30 p.m. Sunday in the8 00 block of Cheryl Sue Drive.
- Jubelle Hebah, 32, of Evanston, was arrested for public intoxication at about 12:45 a.m. Monday in the 1100 block of North Broadway.
- Three bags of medication were reported stolen at about 11:10 a.m. Monday from an apartment in the 500 block of East Main Street.
- A $75 wooden longboard was reported stolen at about 1:20 p.m. Monday from a front yard in the 900 block of Hillside Drive.
- No one was injured in an incident involving a gray 2014 Nissan Versa and a silver 2001 Chevy Impala at about 3:15 p.m. Monday at the intersection of South Third Street East and Main Street. More than $1,000 in damage was recorded.
- Ethan Sittingeagle, 27, of Arapahoe, was arrested for domestic violence at about 3:45 p.m. Monday in the 200 block of West Main Street. Reports state he head-butted his girlfriend in the face; she suffered a laceration to her eye but did not require medical attention. Sittingeagle also was arrested for probation revocation.
- Police responded at about 6:15 p.m. Monday to reports that a white 2010 Toyota Rav4 in the 100 block of North Eighth Street West had been struck by a white truck pulling a horse trailer. The driver of the truck did not stop, according to reports. More than $1,000 in damage was recorded.
- Levon Jaure, 33, of Riverton, was arrested for child endangering at about 10:20 p.m. Monday in the 300 block of North Federal Boulevard. Police said he had been involved in a custody dispute at about 5:30 p.m. Monday, and he had taken custody of his 1-year-old child. When they contacted him in the evening, he reportedly was intoxicated and trying to fight a male subject behind the police department. Officers asked him where his child was, and he said the baby was with its mother. The mother was contacted, and she said Jaure had taken the child. Police said they found the baby in a crib by itself in Jaure's house. They said the bathtub in the upstairs bathroom was running and had overflowed and flooded the bathroom. The child was unharmed.
- Riverton ordinance states people in city limits may not cast, throw, fire, detonate or otherwise explode any squib, rocket, cracker, firecracker, firework or other thing charged with gunpowder or other combustible substance of any kind. Toy cap pistols, toy cap rifles, toy cap cannons and model rockets are allowed, and public pyrotechnic displays of fireworks by a person or organization may be authorized by special permit at the discretion of the city council after a mandatory public hearing.
In Fremont County Sheriff's Office weekend reports through Tuesday morning:
- Charges are pending for a male subject identified as Levi Chancellor, born in 1994, who reportedly ran out the back door of a residence in the 600 block of West Park Avenue in Riverton at about 9:25 a.m. Friday. Officials said he is wanted on misdemeanor warrants, and now additional charges are pending for resisting arrest.
- Jennifer Curry, 23, of Laramie, was arrested at about 10:15 a.m. Friday in the 1100 block of Major Avenue in Riverton on a court order for larceny.
- Veronica Reyes, 24, of Riverton, was arrested at about 8:30 a.m. Saturday in the 1500 block of East Monroe Avenue in Riverton on a Fremont County warrant for failure to appear.
- A burn barrel was reported stolen at about 7:15 a.m. Monday from the 1500 block of East Monroe Avenue.
- Six juveniles were arrested for minor under the influence of alcohol at about 11:40 a.m. Monday at the 1838 Rendezvous grounds on East Monroe Avenue in Riverton. Reports state a deputy was in the area looking for a man who had been trespassed from the Rendezvous site, and a juvenile female "appeared from a patch of tall grass and weeds." She reportedly began yelling at the deputy then ran to one of the Rendezvous ponds and jumped into the water. The deputy placed her under arrest for minor under the influence and was trying to get her to his vehicle when he was met by five other intoxicated juveniles who "unleashed a verbal assault toward the deputy and threatened to assault him," according to reports. They also were arrested for MUI. Officials said the teens are from Lander, Riverton and Arapahoe. They are identified as a 14-year-old girl, a 17-year-old boy, two 15-year-old girls, a 15-year-old boy and a 16-year-old boy. Their blood-alcohol concentrations were .147, .192, .211, .240, .262 and .290. Three were turned over to family members and three were taken into protective custody and turned over to the Department of Family Services. It is unknown how they got to the Rendezvous grounds or who supplied them with alcohol. Officials believe they had been in the area consuming alcohol overnight Sunday to Monday.