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Laramie County Crime Clips (9/27/23–9/28/23)

A Cheyenne woman was seen on camera entering a store, asking for free items, then wiping her nose on a pinata before yelling racial slurs at employees and customers.

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Here is a brief summary of notable crimes in and around Cheyenne, obtained through law enforcement reports compiled by the Cheyenne Police Department and the Laramie County Sheriff’s Office.

Aggravated Assault on a Peace Officer, Pioneer Avenue, Sept. 27, LCSO

Fabian Manuel Hernandez, 26, an inmate at Laramie County Detention Center, is facing a felony charge of aggravated assault on a peace officer after throwing hot water on a deputy. The charge was filed Sept. 27 for the Sept. 23 offense, according to booking documents. Surveillance video shows Hernandez filling his cup with hot water and then less than a minute later throwing it onto a deputy. While in custody, Hernandez was also served a warrant for a probation violation on original charges of simple assault, interference with a peace officer, criminal trespass and possession of a controlled substance: methamphetamine.

Public Intoxication, Central Avenue, Sept. 27, CPD

A 52-year-old Cheyenne woman is charged with public intoxication, disturbing the peace and possession of less than a fourth-ounce of marijuana after police were called to the 800 block of Central Avenue at 5:41 p.m. for a report of a woman destroying property. An arriving officer saw the woman, who matched the description given, and talked with her. She said she was not at the store and did not cause any damage.

Security footage at the store showed it was the woman, police said. She was seen entering the store, asking for free items, then wiping her nose on a piñata before yelling racial slurs at employees and customers, a booking sheet states. The officer reported smelling flavored alcohol on her breath. She also displayed poor balance and was slurring her words.

After placing her in handcuffs, a search revealed a baggie of suspected marijuana. She was taken to the Laramie County Detention Center.

Possession of a Controlled Substance, East 17th Street, Sept. 27, CPD

Police have charged a 31-year-old Cheyenne man with possession of a controlled substance: pill or capsule after a Sept. 27 traffic stop at East 17th Street and Seymour Avenue. A booking sheet states police stopped his Honda Accord because they didn’t see a license plate. While walking toward the vehicle during the stop, the officer saw the plate upside down in the back window. In checking for warrants, dispatch found there was one against the man for failure to pay child support.

The officer took the man into custody and brought him to the Laramie County Detention Center, where the officer spotted a blue M-30 pill in the backseat of his patrol vehicle after removing the man. The pill was suspected fentanyl, the document states.