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Laramie County Crime Clips (7/5/24–7/9/24)

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.

Public Intoxication, Capitol Avenue, July 5, CPD

Police arrested a 32-year-old Cheyenne man after a disturbance during the Fridays on the Plaza event at Depot Plaza. The man is charged with public intoxication and interfering/obstructing.

A booking sheet states the man was reported to police for causing a verbal disturbance with event staff and others present and for refusing to leave. Officers said he became uncooperative with them and he smelled of alcohol.

He was detained and taken straight to a cell at the Laramie County Detention Center.

Breach of Peace, Vandehei Avenue, July 5, CPD

A 22-year-old Colorado Springs woman accused of throwing rocks at someone is facing three misdemeanor charges of breach of peace, interference with a peace officer with injury and interference with a peace officer without injury.

A booking sheet states police were dispatched at 6:23 p.m. to the 800 block of Dogwood Drive for a report that the woman was throwing rocks from the outer edge of a driveway. A responding officer reported smelling alcohol on her breath while speaking with her. When asked about throwing rocks, the woman said she was throwing them at her own car.

She refused to identify herself and told officers she was trying to get her phone out of the car.

When an officer tried to take her into custody, she resisted and grabbed onto the bed of a nearby pickup. The officer warned the woman that they were unsure if she was reaching for a weapon in the back of the truck, after which she reached further in and grasped down onto the bed side. The officer struck her in the jaw and ear, causing her to release her grip, the booking sheet states.

After resisting by refusing to place her arms behind her back, the officer applied more pressure and she relented.

The officer reported feeling a pinching pain in the back of the neck followed by throbbing.

The woman was taken to the Laramie County Detention Center.

Shoplifting and Drug Possession, Fleischli Parkway, July 5, CPD

Police are charging a 30-year-old man with interference with a peace officer without injury, possession of a powdery substance and shoplifting after responding to the 1700 block of Fleischli Parkway for a reported theft.

Police said the man ran from the officer at the scene, tossing a drill he had taken while running. Moments later, police found him in a ditch hiding. He was taken into custody.

Police believe he used a pipe earlier in the day for fentanyl.

Under the Influence of a Controlled Substance, East Lincolnway, July 6, CPD

A 20-year-old Cullman, Alabama, man is charged with being under the influence of a controlled substance after telling police someone was trying to kill him.

A booking sheet states officers were called at 9:50 p.m. to the 2100 block of East Lincolnway for a man saying someone was trying to kill him. Police found him hiding in a bar, where he was experiencing physical symptoms of drug use and hallucinations. Although he said someone was trying to kill him, he could provide no other information.

Police said they walked him outside to a patrol car, where he tried to get into the locked vehicle before dropping to the ground to hide from the cars driving by on East Lincolnway. The man then stood up and sprinted back into the bar.

Police took him into custody and took him to the Laramie County Detention Center.


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