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Laramie County Crime Clips (4/11/24–4/12/24)

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Here is a 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. Names for misdemeanor citations have been removed.

Shoplifting and Drug Possession, Livingston Avenue, April 11, CPD

A 32-year-old woman was cited for multiple offenses including shoplifting, disturbing the peace and drug possession after Cheyenne police responded to a theft incident on Livingston Avenue. Police detained the woman, who was found with items worth approximately $316 along with a small amount of marijuana.

Previously trespassed from the location, she was arrested and taken to the Laramie County Detention Center. The woman, who tested significantly over the legal alcohol limit, faces charges related to shoplifting, property disturbance and illegal marijuana possession.

Theft and Resisting Arrest, Livingston Avenue, April 11, CPD

Late on April 11, Cheyenne Police detained a 19-year-old male for theft and resisting arrest on Livingston Avenue. The young man, identified only as a transient from Cheyenne, resisted handcuffing and refused to comply with officers at the scene, necessitating physical restraint.

Found with $25 worth of unpaid food items, he was arrested and charged with misdemeanor theft and interference with a peace officer. He was taken to the Laramie County Detention Center without further incident.

Public Intoxication and Obstruction, East Lincolnway, April 11, CPD

On the night of April 11, Cheyenne police responded to a disturbance call on East Lincolnway where they found a 33-year-old man, identified only as a local resident, passed out on a public bench. Officer Peterson, who was dispatched to the scene at approximately 12:15 a.m., noted the man exhibited signs of severe intoxication including bloodshot eyes and poor balance.

Despite medical intervention at Cheyenne Regional Medical Center, where he was briefly uncooperative, the man was arrested for public intoxication, refusing to obey and interfering with police duties. He was taken to Laramie County Detention Center, where he continued to resist officers during processing.

Interference and Fire Ban Violation, South Greeley Highway, April 11, LCSO

Laramie County Sheriff’s deputies responded to a fire incident on South Greeley Highway, at around 9 p.m. Authorities were called to the scene after reports of a 68-year-old man using gasoline to start fires illegally during a county-wide fire ban.

Deputy Mershon arrived to find the suspect confrontationally standing by the fire. Despite attempts to deescalate, the suspect, a local resident, aggressively resisted arrest and provided a false identification. He was charged with multiple counts of interference with a peace officer and violating the extreme fire ban. The suspect was taken to the Laramie County Detention Center.