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Jun 18, 2013 - Staff

Deaths

ALANIZ

June Alaniz, 82, died Wednesday, June 12, at Wind River Healthcare in Riverton. A parish vigil will be at 7 p.m. Thursday, June 20, at St. Francis Church in Thermopolis. A mass of Christian burial will be at 10 a.m. Friday, June 21, at the church with Father Hugo L. Blotsky officiating. Burial will follow at Monument Hill Cemetery in Thermopolis. A luncheon will be served in the John Paul II Center.

GRANT

Larry H. Grant, 59, died Monday, June 10, at his home in Dubois. Private family services will be at a later date.

LAPEYRE

Robert "Bob" Lapeyre, 77, of Dubois, died Thursday, June 13, at Lander Valley Medical Center. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Thursday, June 20, at Our Lady of the Woods Catholic Church in Dubois. Father Eckley will officiate. Burial will follow at the Dubois Cemetery.

LEE

Kirk E. Lee Jr., 85, formerly of Riverton, died Thursday, April 4, at the Yuma Regional Medical Center in Yuma, Ariz. A celebration of life service was Sunday, April 7, in Yuma, Ariz.

PARKER

Leslie W. Parker, 86, of Lander, died Saturday, June 15, at Westward Heights Care Center. Per his request, cremation has taken place. A memorial service will be at 10 a.m. Thursday, June 20, at Trinity Episcopal Church in Lander. The Rev. Ray Price will officiate.

WHITE FEATHER

John D. White Feather, 45, died Saturday, June 15, at Sloan Hospital in Denver. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, June 22, at St. Stephen's Mission with Catholic clergy officiating. A rosary and wake will be at 7 p.m. Friday, June 21, at Great Plains Hall in Arapahoe. Interment will be in St. Stephen's Catholic Cemetery.

Community calendar

JUNE 19

Lower Wind River Conservation Board Meeting is at 5:30 p.m. in the conference room of the USDA Service Center, 508 N. Broadway Ave., Riverton. The board will discuss the proposed budget, ongoing projects and upcoming events. The meeting is open to the public.

Tribute to CSM Kevin Griffin is at 7 p.m. at the Robert A. Peck Arts Center Theater at Central Wyoming College, 2660 Peck Ave., Riverton. Doors open at 6 p.m. Tickets are $25. Proceeds will go toward the Kevin Griffin Memorial near Veteran's Park. Tickets are available at the CWC box office, KTAK-KVOW, Riverton Ranger, Lander Journal, Mammoth Music and Riverton Police Department.

Open Jam and Karaoke is 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. at The Forge, 202 Main St., Lander.

JUNE 20

Bookies Book Club is at 12:30 p.m. at the Senior Citizen's Center, 205 S. 10th St., Lander. The group will discuss "The Quilter's Kitchen" by Jennifer Chiaverini. For more information, call 332-5194.

Never Sweat Chuck Wagon Dinner is at 7 p.m. across from Welty General Store in Dubois. Tickets are available at the gate or by calling 690-9156.

Author Talk with Marjane Ambler is at 7 p.m. at the Lander Library, 451 N. Second St., Lander. Ambler will speak about her book "Yellowstone Has Teeth," a memoir of living year-round in the national park. For more information, call 332-5194.

Emergency calls

In Riverton Police Department weekend reports through Tuesday morning:

- Paul Bell, 51, of Riverton, was arrested for public intoxication at about 3:45 p.m. Friday in the 800 block of East Main Street.

- Robert Antelope, 33, of Riverton, was arrested on a warrant for failure to appear just before 7 p.m. Friday in the 800 block of East Main Street.

- Maurice Bell, 29, of Riverton, was arrested for possession of a controlled substance at about 7:50 p.m. Friday in the 100 block of East Madison Avenue.

- Jesse Manzanares, 31, of Riverton, was arrested on a warrant for failure to appear at about 8:50 p.m. Friday in the 900 block of North Forest Drive.

- Taylor Whitt, 19, of Shoshoni, was arrested for possession with intent to deliver at about 11 p.m. Friday in the 900 block of East Roosevelt Avenue.

- Dana Eagle, 36, of Riverton, was arrested for public intoxication at about 5:30 a.m. Saturday in the 800 block of East Main Street.

- James Goggles, 48, of Arapahoe, was arrested for public intoxication at about 3 p.m. Saturday in the 300 block of East Pershing Avenue.

- Nelson Duran, 33, of Fort Washakie, was arrested for public intoxication at about 12:15 p.m. Sunday in the 1500 block of Pure Gas Road.

- Reuben Behan, 27, of Riverton, was arrested on a warrant for failure to appear at about 4:45 p.m. Sunday in the 800 block of East Main Street. Officers were responding to reports of a fight.

- Raymond Antelope, 26, of Riverton, was arrested for public intoxication just before 7 p.m. Sunday in the 400 block of North Federal Boulevard.

- Christopher Webb, 22, of Riverton, was arrested on a warrant for contempt of court at about 10:15 a.m. Monday in the 800 block of East Lincoln Avenue.

- Hayes Goggles, 47, of Riverton, was arrested for public intoxication at about 11:30 a.m. Monday in the 800 block of North Federal Boulevard.

- Donna Antelope, 55, of Riverton, was arrested on a warrant for failure to appear at about 5:40 p.m. Monday in the 200 block of North Federal Boulevard.

- John Brown, 47, of Riverton, was arrested on a warrant for contempt of court at about 10:30 p.m. Monday at the Fremont County Alcohol Crisis Center.

- Edward Brown, 54, of Riverton, was arrested for public intoxication at about 11:20 p.m. Monday in the 800 block of East Main Street.

In Fremont County Sheriff's Office weekend reports through Tuesday morning:

- Stephanie Armstrong, 32, of Riverton, was arrested for driving under the influence at about 9:45 a.m. Friday on Bass Lake Road. According to reports, deputies were responding to a drunken driving report when they located a vehicle that had left the roadway and collided with a sign at the intersection of Bass Lake Road and Loop Road. No one was injured in the incident. The reporting party said she had overheard two people in the vehicle "arguing over who was the least drunk to drive."

- Sean Tidzump, 21, of Lander, was arrested for no insurance, fleeing, reckless driving, superintendent speed zones and driving under suspension at about 9:20 p.m. Saturday in the Lander area. According to reports, a deputy attempted to stop Tidzump, who was driving about 96 mph northbound on U.S. Highway 287 near Milford. According to reports, Tidzump eluded the deputy for about 1.5 miles before colliding with a set of mailboxes along the roadway. When the deputy arrived at the scene, the driver reportedly was fleeing the area on foot. The deputy eventually apprehended Tidzump, who reportedly was the sole occupant of the vehicle. Reports state Tidzump was not injured in the incident; he was transported to the Fremont County Detention Center in Lander.

- Troy Udell, 27, of Riverton, was arrested for no insurance and driving under the influence just before 11 p.m. Saturday in the 800 block of Rainbow Drive. According to reports, the deputy stopped Udell for speeding in the area of North Eight Street West and Webbwood Road. When Udell pulled over, he reportedly caused minor damage to a truck parked on Rainbow Drive.

- Mathew Rohovie, 18, of Dubois, was arrested for minor in possession at about 11:30 p.m. Saturday in the 200 block of West Ramshorn Street in Dubois.

- Cory Fox, 41, of Riverton, was arrested for driving under the influence at about 10:30 p.m. Monday at the intersection of Honor Farm and Welcome roads north of Riverton.

- William Turnipseed, 24, of Montgomery, Ala., was arrested for driving under the influence at about 10:30 p.m. Monday after reportedly rolling a vehicle on Fish Hatchery Road in Dubois. According to reports, he lost control of the 2004 Nissan Xterra he was driving, and the vehicle overturned at least one time. Turnipseed was not injured in the incident and was transported to the Fremont County Detention Center in Lander. His employer reportedly called law enforcement to report the accident.

- During this timeframe the FCSO responded to 203 calls for service including two involving motor vehicle accidents with one reporting property damage. County ambulances were dispatched 62 times, and area fire departments responded to 18 calls for help. Thirty people were booked into the Fremont County Detention Center for charges including five for driving under the influence, 11 other alcohol-related charges, one felony charge and 39 misdemeanor charges. The center currently is responsible for 177 inmates including 155 at the facility, 13 in substance abuse treatment programs, three on home detention and three elsewhere.

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