News of Riverton, Lander and Fremont County, Wyoming, from the Ranger's award winning journalists.
Jul 9, 2013 - Staff
Audrey Arguello, 49, of Riverton, died Monday, July 8, at the Wyoming Medical Center in Casper. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, July 13, at Davis Funeral Home. Burial will follow at Mountain View Cemetery.
Miriam Elizabeth Crymble died Thursday, May 2, at her home in Evanston. Graveside services will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, July 13, at Mountain View Cemetery in Riverton.
Timothy "Tim" Forbis, 63, of Riverton, died Saturday, July 6, at his home. Per his request, cremation has taken place. A memorial service will be at 10 a.m. Friday, July 12, at Davis Funeral Home in Riverton. Inurnment will follow at Mountain View Cemetery. Pastor Echo Klaproth will officiate.
Douglas Frazier, 90, of Pavillion, died Tuesday, July 9, at his home. Per his request, cremation will take place and there will be no services.
Juan Galvan, 22, of Riverton, died Sunday, July 7. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Friday, July 12, at Davis Funeral Home. Burial will follow at Mountain View Cemetery.
Jimmy Kennedy, 83, of Riverton, died Monday, July 8, at Wind River Health Care. Per his request, cremation will take place and there will be no services.
James "Kenny" Morrison, 85, of Lander, died Monday, July 8, at Wyoming Life Resource Center. Cremation has taken place, and private graveside services will be held.
Dorothy M. Olmstead, 83, a longtime Lander resident, died Sunday, June 30, in Yukon, Okla. Private services will be held.
Sally Davis Rowe Kaufman, 70, died Wednesday, June 26, of cancer complications at Help for Health Hospice in Riverton. A celebration of life service will be at 1 p.m. Sunday, July 14, in the Little Wind Center at the Fremont County Fairgrounds in Riverton. Her friends are invited to attend.
Tami Wocicki, 49, of Lander, died Saturday, July 6, at Wyoming Life Resource Center. Memorial services will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday, July 10, at Davis Funeral Home. Pastor Justin Vold will officiate.
Harold "Woody" Woodward, 79, of Lander, died Monday, July 1. A memorial service will be at 10 a.m. Monday, July 15, at the Church of the Nazarene in Lander.
Eagle Spirit Dancers is at 7 p.m. at the Museum of the American West, 1445 Main St., Lander.
Wrangler Classic is July 11 to July 14 at the Wind River Hotel and Casino, 10269 Wyoming 789, Riverton. This is a Riverton Rendezvous event.
Torrey Basin Petroglyph Trek is at 5 p.m. at the Dubois Museum. Event is free. For more information, call 455-2284.
In Riverton Police Department weekend reports through Tuesday morning:
- Reva SunRhodes, 49, of Riverton, was arrested for disturbing the peace at about 10:30 a.m. Friday in the 2100 block of West Sunset Drive.
- Michael Primeaux, 28, of Lander, was arrested for driving under the influence with a blood-alcohol content of .18 at about 2:30 a.m. Saturday in the 1600 block of West Main Street. He reportedly led an officer on a short chase before striking the officer's car with his own vehicle, then high-centering his own vehicle. No injuries were reported.
- Herbert Augustine, 56, of Ethete, was arrested on a warrant for failure to appear at about 5 p.m. Saturday in the 200 block of East Main Street. He reportedly had a blood-alcohol content of .28.
- Andrew Kuhnley, 34, of Riverton, was arrested for driving under the influence at about 1:15 a.m. Sunday in the 1000 block of West Main Street.
- Dana Eagle, 36, of Riverton, was arrested for public intoxication at about 8 p.m. Sunday in the 900 block of Forest Drive.
- Paula Harris, 52, of Riverton, was arrested for driving under the influence with a blood-alcohol content of .14 at about 10:30 p.m. Sunday in the 800 block of Forest Drive. According to reports, officers were responding to another call in the area and had to "jump out of the way" to avoid being hit by Harris' vehicle as she drove by.
- Marcus Brown, 58, of Riverton, was arrested for public intoxication early Tuesday.
In Fremont County Sheriff's Office weekend reports through Tuesday morning:
- Steven Brewer, 36, of Riverton, was arrested for interference with police.
- Levi Chancellor, 18, of Riverton, was arrested on a warrant for failure to appear at about noon Friday on Wyoming Highway 789 near Lander.
- Deputies responded to a littering report at about 5:15 p.m. Friday on West First Street in Hudson. According to reports, someone in a white Nissan carrying a "large appliance like a refrigerator" drove into the sage brush outside of Hudson and dropped the appliance there before leaving the scene and heading toward Lander. Officials said the suspect was located and returned to the area to retrieve the garbage. Charges are pending.
- Sage Ramirez, 20, of Mesa, Ariz., was arrested for underage consumption at about 9 p.m. Friday in the 800 block of Rendezvous Road near Wyoming Highway 137. According to reports, she was a passenger in a vehicle that had been pulled over by the Wind River Police Department after a "high speed pursuit." Because Ramirez is not a tribal member, deputies were called to assist with her arrest.
- Paul Johansen, 38, of Riverton, was arrested for driving under the influence at about 3 a.m. Saturday in the 500 block of North Federal Boulevard.
- Two people were taken to the Fremont County Alcohol Crisis Center at about 10 p.m. Saturday after they reportedly caused a disturbance in the 100 block of Lost Wells Butte north of Riverton. Initial reports state several American Indian men were intoxicated and having a dispute at someone's house in the area. Officials said the men were "drunk and disorderly."
- Seth Dayton, 18, of Lander, was arrested for eluding police at about 11:30 p.m. Saturday in the 200 block of Cascade Street in Lander. According to reports, Dayton was driving erratically in the 200 block of Main Street in Lander, and a deputy attempted to pull him over. Dayton reportedly accelerated down Second Street, then Cliff Street, and the deputy chose not to pursue the motorcycle. The deputy reportedly continued to patrol the area and located the motorcycle and Dayton parked in a driveway in the 200 block of Cascade Street. Dayton reportedly admitted to eluding the deputy because he did not have vehicle registration for the motorcycle. Officials said Dayton does not live at the residence at which he was parked.
- A man was issued a citation for possession of a controlled substance (marijuana) at about 6:30 a.m. Sunday on the Loop Road between Sinks Canyon and Frye Lake. According to initial reports, a motorist in the area called law enforcement to report a blue or black Cadillac was off the road in a ditch with a man lying outside of the vehicle with a blanket. The reporting party said he tried to speak with the subject, but the subject "just covered back up with (the) blanket and avoided" the passerby. The subject reportedly did not appear injured but was possibly intoxicated. Officials said all parties were released from the scene after the citation was issued.
- A 16-year-old girl was cited for battery and taken to the Fremont County Group Home at about 11:40 a.m. Sunday after she reportedly assaulted her stepfather. Officials said the family was driving from Jackson and was passing through Dubois when the girl ran away from her family and called law enforcement from a home in the 1400 block of Warm Springs Drive in Dubois. In initial reports she said her stepfather punched her in the head. Her mother later called to say the girl had hit the man.
- Sherice Guina, 31, of Fort Washakie, was arrested on a warrant for probation revocation.
- Someone reportedly drove a silver sport utility vehicle through a fence at about 4:30 p.m. Sunday on Bee Road north of Riverton. Officials said no one was injured in the incident.
- Deputies received several calls regarding a red Ford Bronco driving erratically near the Wind River south of Riverton at about 6:30 p.m. Sunday. Reports state the women driving the Bronco were looking for a 26-year-old man who had been separated from his party while floating the river near the bridge on South Federal Boulevard. The women said the man, who reportedly was intoxicated, was "swept down the river" by the current. A deputy and a Wyoming Highway Patrol trooper walked the banks of the river and reportedly located the man about a mile downstream. He reportedly was not in any duress and was out of the water when he was found.
- A search and rescue operation was called off on Monday after two hikers returned from their camping trip a day late. The hikers -- a 28-year-old man and a 41-year-old woman -- reportedly had gotten separated from their group over the weekend and had not returned to the Worthen Meadows parking lot by 8:15 a.m. Monday. The reporting party said the two were supposed to be back on Sunday. Officials said both subjects walked out to the trailhead at about 1 p.m. Monday; they were uninjured.
- Deputies investigated reports of a family fight at about 10 a.m. Monday in the 600 block of Cherry Street in Riverton. According to initial reports, a woman had come to a residence in the area and assaulted two people there. Alcohol and weapons reportedly were not involved, and the victims did not request medical attention. Officials said information from their investigation was sent to the Fremont County Attorney's Office for review.
- A Riverton man reportedly was injured at about 8:30 p.m. Monday during a family fight on Del Ray Drive in Lander. According to initial reports, his wife had thrown a glass at him, and the object broke and cut him on the arm. Officials said the cut did not require hospitalization, and deputies were unable to substantiate any criminal activity.
- During this timeframe the Fremont County Emergency Dispatch Center has taken 266 calls for service including three involving motor vehicle accidents with one reporting property damage. County ambulances were dispatched 80 times, and area fire departments responded to 13 calls for help. Twenty people were booked into the Fremont County Detention Center for charges including eight DUIs, five other alcohol-related charges and 44 misdemeanor charges. The center currently is responsible for 168 inmates including 152 at the facility, 11 in substance abuse treatment programs, two on home detention and three elsewhere.