C17 Crime Clips for Monday, Aug. 1

GILLETTE, Wyo.- Here is a brief summary of all things crime that happened in and around Gillette yesterday, obtained through law enforcement reports from the Gillette Police Department (GPD) and the Campbell County Sheriff’s Office (CCSO).

Theft, July 29, Cotton Ave, CCSO

A woman reported at 7:58 am July 29 that her TV, DVD player and entertainment center had been stolen while she was incarcerated, Campbell County Undersheriff Quentin Reynolds said.

Trespassing, July 29, BNSF Donkey Creek Yard, CCSO

Deputies arrested a 28-year-old woman at Donkey Creek Yard who had been found sleeping on a flat, semi-trailer train car at about 11:56 am July 29 after she declined their request that she came down from the car, Reynolds said . Reynolds said the woman is homeless and had ridden the train from Denver, Colorado. She was cited with illegal train riding, he said.

Battery, July 29, Gold Road, CCSO

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A 55-year-old man was charged at about 6:40 pm July 29 with destruction of property and three counts of battery after he reportedly was engaged in a fight with his siblings regarding the plan for their recently deceased father’s guns, Reynolds said.

Vandalism, July 29, Cherry Lane, GPD

A woman reported her 2004 Chevy had been painted with profane language sometime between 10:30 pm July 28 and 10 am July 29, causing an estimated $750 of damages, Gillette Deputy Police Chief Brent Wasson said.

Warrant arrest, July 31, Ramada Inn, GPD

Officers responded at 12:48 pm July 31 to an anonymous tip that a 47-year-old man with warrants out of Campbell County would be in the area of ​​Ramada Inn, 2009 S. Douglas Highway, Wasson said. They arrested the man and transported him to the jail, Wasson said.

Destruction of property, July 31, Gillette College, GPD

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Graffiti that produced about $50 in damages reportedly was found between 6 pm July 29 and about 6 pm July 31 on the campus bridge, Wasson said.

Burglary, July 31, Church Avenue, GPD

A man reported to police at 5:26 pm July 31 that five cabinet doors, each valued at $100, and a roller drawer, were stolen from a residence, Wasson said. Police are investigating.

Blackmail, July 31, near Fairway Drive and I-90, GPD

Police said a 20-year-old man told them at 9:46 pm July 31 a woman with whom he met over a phone app and traded nude pictures of themselves threatened to send the photos of him to all his friends. Wasson said the man sent her $300, but she told the man she wanted $500 more. The man reported the incident to police, Wasson said.

Through C17 Clips, County 17 strives to provide our readers with the most detailed and comprehensive list of law enforcement interactions with the citizens of Gillette and Campbell County, however, some information will be withheld to protect the identities of victims and to avoid compromising ongoing criminal investigations.

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