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Laramie County Crime Clips (6/14/24–6/17/24)

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.

Possession of Burglary Tools, Cleveland Avenue, June 14, CPD

Anthony Joseph Gello, 37, of Cheyenne, is facing a felony count of possessing burglary tools in addition to a misdemeanor count of interfering/obstructing. There was also a felony warrant for failure to comply, issued by the District Court.

A booking sheet states the arresting officer arrived at 9:07 a.m. to help with a foot chase around North College Drive and East Pershing Boulevard. Police believed Gello bailed from a vehicle that had refused to stop after a hit-and-run.

The officer found Gello under a deflated raft on the 3500 block of Cleveland Avenue. After he was detained, police said they found Slim Jims, a jump pack, bolt cutters and punchers and hammers commonly used to break ignitions in Gello’s vehicle.

He was taken to the Laramie County Detention Center.

Disturbing Peace and Property, Dillon Avenue, June 14, CPD

A 35-year-old Cheyenne woman is charged with disturbing peace and property after police were called to the 2600 block of Dillon Avenue at 1:05 p.m.

Police said they found a woman partially matching the description provided to dispatchers. The woman said she wasn’t dancing in the street, as had been described by dispatch. The responding officer knew through previous contacts with the woman that she had been given a trespass notice from the property. The officer then found the notice on her while searching her.

The woman was taken to the Laramie County Detention Center.

Shoplifting, East Lincolnway, June 14, CPD

Police are charging an 18-year-old Cheyenne man with shoplifting, possession of marijuana and possession of a powdery substance after they were called to the 3500 block of East Lincolnway at 4:28 p.m.

Officers were told the suspect left in a Dodge truck. When the truck was stopped, the man was shaking nervously, a booking sheet states. When asked if he bought a pair of cowboy boots at the store, the man said yes, but he was unable to produce a receipt. The man was wearing the boots, and officers found the tags under the seat. The boots were valued at $199.99.

Employees told officers the man picked out the boots, went into the fitting room to try them on and swapped them with his old boots, then left. Surveillance footage showing the man leaving the store was provided to officers. The footage also showed him with another pair of boots the day before. The total amount taken was $439.98.

The man was taken into custody, and officers said they found a metal tooter pipe containing suspected fentanyl residue in his pocket. They also found a glass marijuana pipe. He was taken to the Laramie County Detention Center.


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