Sheriff's report Feb. 27 through March 5, 2023

By Joy Ufford,
Posted 3/9/23

The Sublette County Sheriff’s Office reported 171 calls from Feb. 27 through March 5, including a death, at least five crashes, 11 citizen assists, a suicidal person, one fire, 13 motorist assists, six suspicious incidents, four animal problems, a search-and-rescue, 31 urinalyses and 24 vehicle identification number inspections.

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Sheriff's report Feb. 27 through March 5, 2023


The Sublette County Sheriff’s Office reported 171 calls from Feb. 27 through March 5, including a death, at least five crashes, 11 citizen assists, a suicidal person, one fire, 13 motorist assists, six suspicious incidents, four animal problems, a search-and-rescue, 31 urinalyses and 24 vehicle identification number inspections.

Feb. 27

At 3:23 a.m., people were playing loud music for a long time.

At 5:31 a.m., a suspicious 911 calls was accidental.

At 8:06 a.m., Wyoming Highway Patrol asked for help getting two Great Pyrenees dogs off the highway near Boulder.

At 8:09 a.m., a man had questions about a restraining order.

At 10:11 a.m., a drug detective checked the prescription drop box.

At 11:22 a.m., a man was arrested on a warrant.

At 2:49 p.m., a semi slid off the highway.

At 3:11 p.m., four horses were running down South Bench Road. They found their way back home.

At 3:31 p.m., a man asked a deputy to come for a civil standby.

At 4:55 p.m., a corgi was loose on the road.

Feb. 28

At 8:40 a.m., a person had a coughing fit and almost passed out.

At 8:51 a.m., a man called about his confiscated dogs.

At 9:37 a.m., a man asked a deputy to be present for a civil matter.

At 9:50 a.m., an 18-wheeler slid off the highway and needed a tow.

At 10:05 a.m., Pinedale Middle School did not respond for “school safe testing.”

At 10:05 a.m., no one responded again at the school; everything was okay.

At 10:16 a.m., a woman asked about the status of a requested protection order.

At 10:23 a.m., a yellow corgi and lab-beagle were running in the road.

At 2:30 p.m., two possibly drunk people were leaving a store; it was unfounded.

At 2:39 p.m., a pedestrian reported clearly smelling pot smoke from a vehicle.

At 4:26 p.m., someone drank an unknown amount of liquid morphine.

At 4:28 p.m., a driver swerving off a town street was trying to get a deer off the road.

At 5:26 p.m., a maroon Ford F150 almost caused a head-on collision.

At 6:55 p.m., an 18-wheeler was stopped in a traffic lane.

At 8:05 p.m., a traffic stop turned into a traffic offense.

March 1

At 12:23 a.m., a traffic stop ended in a DUI arrest.

At 1:18 a.m., a deputy requested a blood draw.

At 4:47 a.m., an injured antelope was still alive.

At 7:38 a.m., a person who passed out twice was in severe pain.

At 9 a.m., an animal control officer asked a deputy to stand by when talking to the owner of confiscated dogs.

At 9:25 a.m., a person had a diabetic emergency.

At 9:29 a.m., a person’s background was checked for a firearm release.

At 9:40 a.m., a patient was transferred home from the Pinedale clinic.

At 10:14 a.m., a citizen asked a deputy to help with a civil matter.

At 10:20 a.m., a person couldn’t walk.

At 11:01 a.m., a man received scam emails about a $1,000 purchase.

At 1:28 p.m., a deputy took a prisoner from Bondurant to Sweetwater County.

At 3:20 p.m., a person was being harassed.

At 3:27 p.m., a commercial truck kept going off the highway shoulder.

At 4:18 p.m., two dogs were walking down the highway.

At 6:32 p.m., one deer in a group of four looked injured.

At 6:54 p.m., a semi got stuck going over the curb by the Wrangler.

At 8:08 p.m., a man noticed lights in the northern sky were not moving; he did not want to be pinged up and wondered it was connected to the Air Force. A deputy didn’t see any lights.

At 8:31 p.m., WHP asked about turning off the “road closed” sign at Daniel.

At 11:11 p.m., a man said a front door light was flashing and he was worried about a fire. It was a motion sensor.

March 2

At 2:26 a.m., a Chevy truck slid off the road and the driver asked for the fastest tow truck to respond.

At 6:30 a.m., a person couldn’t urinate or move.

At 7:09 a.m., a driver said an ambulance pulled onto the road in front of him without stopping.

At 8:48 a.m., a white Toyota Tacoma almost hit four different cars.

At 9:34 a.m., a death was reported.

At 9:37 a.m., a person had a bad reaction to painkillers for a severe tooth infection.

At 12:11 p.m., someone hit a parked vehicle and left.

At 1:19 p.m., the Bloomfield Avenue entrance to the school was drifted over.

At 1:29 p.m., a woman who had never been to Pennsylvania received a citation in the mail.

At 1:54 p.m., a deputy helped a person who fell.

At 3:40 p.m., Department of Family Services asked how to help a family get its vehicle back.

At 4:23 p.m., a tan-gray Suburban was going between 20 and 100 mph. It crossed into Sweetwater County.

At 4:35 p.m., a man reported a scam by “Wells Fargo.”

March 3

At 3:54 a.m., a vehicle hit a moose.

At 7:38 a.m., an alarm went off at the Sublette County Attorney’s Office; someone entered an incorrect code.

At 8:34 a.m., a person who didn’t speak English asked for help.

At 9 a.m., a barn was on fire; Sublette County Unified Fire responded.

At 11:23 a.m., a DFS employee arranged to pick up an impounded vehicle.

At 12:44 p.m., a semi was all over the highway.

At 12:47 p.m., a man reported backing into a friend’s vehicle.

At 2:47 p.m., a black Cadillac slid off the highway.

At 4:16 p.m., a caller was concerned about five Great Danes; they have food, water and shelter.

At 5:37 p.m., a truck passed Sublette EMS doing 85 mph.

At 6:45 p.m., a person’s water quit working.

At 7:07 p.m., an injured antelope by the highway needed to be put down.

At 8:27 p.m., three minors appeared to upset or under an influence; a deputy didn’t find anyone.

At 9:01 p.m., a minor with abnormal behavior had been drinking and was having a panic attack.

March 4

At 5:38 a.m., an injured antelope was lying in the middle of Highway 351.

At 10:17 a.m., a skier said an employee held him down and threatened him to get off the mountain. It might have been a ski patroller who stopped the skier after he ran into a group of other skiers.

At 10:57 a.m., a little white car with no plates was speeding north on Highway 191.

At 1:21 p.m., Sublette EMS was called to a high school wrestling match.

At 2:08 p.m., a tow-truck driver asked for traffic control.

At 3:23 p.m., a person reported being threatened in a family fight.

At 6:04 p.m., pallets were scattered across the road.

At 8:44 p.m., a woman asked a deputy to check on a friend’s welfare.

March 5

At 2:15 a.m., a mental health patient was taken to Jackson.

At 9:32 a.m., two injured antelope were still alive past Boulder.

At 11:14 a.m., a skier broke a leg.

At 12:35 p.m., a deputy asked Sublette EMS to respond.

At 2:05 p.m., a woman’s truck was hit on her way to help with a cattle drive.

At 2:43 p.m., a Polaris Ranger and Ford F150 collided.

At 2:58 p.m., a woman wanted to report a neighbor’s harassment.

At 3:03 p.m., a person reported a possible protection order violation.

At 3:23 p.m., Tip Top SAR was called about a possible avalanche victim in Star Valley; the rescue helicopter isn’t here until summer.

At 5:18 p.m., a mini Aussie loose in deep snow needed a snowmobile rescue.

At 7:46 p.m., an off-duty Jackson officer asked for help after he got stuck; a neighbor helped pull the car out.