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Laramie County Crime Clips (11/20/23–11/21/23)

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, the Laramie County Sheriff’s Office and the Wyoming Highway Patrol.

DUI, North Greeley Highway, Nov. 21, CPD

A 68-year-old Cheyenne man is facing his third DUI in 10 years after police say he was driving 60 mph in a 40 mph zone. He was also charged with misdemeanor speeding.

Police said they responded to a report from the public at 12:34 a.m. for a speeding vehicle in the area of East 9th Street and Interstate 180. An officer found the vehicle and pulled the man over. When the man refused to do roadside sobriety tests, he was placed under arrest.

A roadside breath test showed a blood alcohol content level of 0.16%.

He was taken to the Laramie County Detention Center.

Disturbing Peace and Property, East 23rd St., Nov. 20, CPD

Cheyenne police arrested a 33-year-old transient Cheyenne woman for disturbing peace and property after she refused to leave the hospital.

A booking sheet states an officer was called to the hospital at 8:19 p.m. for a woman who refused to leave after being discharged. Hospital security told the officer the woman had been given a trespass warning previously and had been told that day to leave.

The woman refused to communicate with the officer, who told her twice to leave the property, the document states. When she did not move or respond, she was taken into custody.

She was taken to the Laramie County Detention Center.

Drug Possession, Avenue C, Nov. 20, LCSO

Laramie County Sheriff’s Office deputies are charging a 43-year-old Cheyenne man with possession of a controlled substance in pill or capsule form after conducting a traffic stop around Avenue C and Gopp Court around 11:57 p.m.

Deputies involved with the stop saw a cut-down straw, something commonly known for the use, storage or transportation of narcotics. Seeing that and symptoms of impairment in the driver, a deputy requested a K-9 officer.

The K-9 indicated the presence of drugs in the vehicle. Deputies searched the vehicle and said they found six small round blue pills of suspected fentanyl under the passenger seat.

The man was taken to the Laramie County Detention Center.