Sublette County Sheriff's Report

Sheriff's Report June 17 to June 23, 2024

By Cali O'Hare, Pinedale Roundup Managing Editor,
Posted 6/27/24

The Sublette County Sheriff’s Office reported 194 calls from June 17 to June 23 — down 11 percent from the prior week — including two brush fires and one vehicle fire, 15 livestock …

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Sublette County Sheriff's Report

Sheriff's Report June 17 to June 23, 2024


The Sublette County Sheriff’s Office reported 194 calls from June 17 to June 23 — down 11 percent from the prior week — including two brush fires and one vehicle fire, 15 livestock problems, one search and rescue, 11 suspicious persons/circumstances, one threat, a welfare check, one theft, 14 citizen assists, 32 urinalyses and 33 vehicle identification number inspections.

June 17

At 5:18 a.m., a person worried their son’s blood sugar was low.

At 8:50 a.m., a young black calf was running along the fence line.

At 9:56 a.m., an information report was started.

At 10:08 a.m., an abandoned vehicle was reported.

At 10:24 a.m., someone else’s garbage was in and around a person’s garage and property.

At 11:41 a.m., a person who received a check from Publisher’s Clearing House wanted to talk to a deputy about whether it was fraud.

At 11:53 a.m., an information report was started.

At 11:59 a.m., a caller from the Cowboy Bar wanted a trespass order served.

At 12:05 p.m., a person could smell electrical burning.

At 1:18 p.m., a cashier who sold alcohol to a man in a silver GMC truck with Utah plates witnessed the man crack open the can of alcohol and take a drink before pulling out of the parking lot.

At 1:23 p.m., a dead calf was at the edge of the roadway.

At 2:09 p.m., a cow and calf pair were on the south side of the highway.

At 2:13 p.m., a black calf was running by itself in an area with no other cows.

At 3:17 p.m., a single black calf was on the wrong side of the fence near the highway.

At 3:26 p.m., an open 911 line sounded like a pocket dial.

At 4:35 p.m., a rancher’s calf was hit and the rancher needed a deputy to file a report.

At 6:13 p.m., a report of a missing adult daughter was unfounded after the 22-year-old contacted her mother.

At 6:26 p.m., a person fainted and hit their head.

At 8:04 p.m., two men were trying to block a woman in a black Chevy Tahoe. Deputies were unable to locate anyone.

At 8:06 p.m., a person wanted the sheriff’s office to be aware of a “cannot deliver” scam.
At 8:31 p.m., the Wyoming Highway Patrol requested assistance.

At 8:39 p.m., a person was having trouble breathing.

At 9:25 p.m., young kids were parked on the side of the road in an older black Dodge Ram truck. Two boys got out and ran down the road, leaving the vehicle. They didn’t return. Deputies were unable to locate it.

June 18

At 8:03 a.m., a man whose name “was brought into the Cody Robert situation via social media” had received approximately 40 phone calls since 3 a.m.

At 8:41 a.m., a brush fire ignited at milepost 2 on Highway 351.

At 12:05 p.m., a power line started a brush fire at milepost 109 on Highway 189.

At 12:58 p.m., a panic alarm was just a test.

At 1:04 p.m., a truck on fire in a driveway was extinguished with no injuries reported.

At 2:22 p.m., a theft was reported.

At 3:!5 p.m., a panic alarm alarm was just a test.

At 3:58 p.m., an overdue aircraft with the Civil Air Patrol had landed at the airport but had communication issues with the towers.

At 4:14 p.m., a panic alarm had a poor connection.

At  5:22 p.m., a white truck with a maroon topper was being driven by an older man who was stumbling behind a bar.

At 5:32 p.m., an unlicensed black GMC full of stuff was parked in a handicap spot. The paint in the parking spot had faded and the driver agreed to move the vehicle.

At 6:19 p.m., a flatbed truck was all over the road and traveling at variable speeds.

At 7:19 p.m., a person who just finished their shift at work noticed their vehicle was involved in a hit and run.

At 7:55 p.m., diabetic shock was reported.

At 10:05 p.m., a few cows were out on the west side of the road.

At 10:22 p.m., the female driver of a silver Jeep Wrangler struck a moose, got out, was nearly rear-ended by the caller’s vehicle and then took off south toward Pinedale. The caller got out and told dispatch the moose was still alive but appeared to have a broken back.

June 19

At 4:01 a.m., a person was really sick.

At 6:34 a.m., a deputy attended an autopsy with the coroner.

At 8:52 a.m., a small black and white Corgi-type dog with no collar was chasing the caller and wouldn’t leave her alone.

At 9:12 a.m., a motorist needed assistance.

At 9:56 a.m., a person reported fraud on their wife’s American Express account.

At 10:14 a.m., a black calf with a little white on it was outside The Drift fence.

At 10:25 a.m., a caller had questions about parking.

At 10:27 a.m., a caller who was locked out of their vehicle and used their watch to contact dispatch was assisted by a locksmith.

At 10:37 a.m., an open 911 call came through with voices talking in the background.

At 10:46 a.m., a 911 line was abandoned.

At 11:16 a.m., a threat was reported.

At 12:35 p.m., a dog without a collar and leash was running out into traffic.

At 12:56 p.m., Big Piney reported kids aged 10-12 years old with a pellet gun. Kids were using BB guns to shoot gophers. A deputy called their parents and advised them not to shoot in the town park.

At 1 p.m., a search warrant was requested.

At 2:55 p.m., an abandoned vehicle was reported.

At 3:46 p.m., young girls at the park were playing without supervision. The mother was contacted and said she was running some errands and would be back to pick them up.

At 3:55 p.m., a motorist assist was requested.

At 4:59 p.m., a small pile of rags covered in oil-based paint started smoking and was doused in water.

At 5:14 p.m., a group of kids found missing mail keys that were returned to the owner.

At 6:25 p.m., the PAC reported men doing tile work in the women’s locker room were yelling and screaming at each other.

At 6:45 p.m., dispatch received three separate 911 calls and finally got a response from the caller working on a broken phone.

At 7:09 p.m., a black Lexus struck a pronghorn in the northbound lane.

At 10:27 p.m., the locker room was unsecured.

June 20

At 8:11 a.m., a woman in the lobby had a civil issue and could not be helped by deputies.

At 10:15 a.m., a person had low blood sugar.

At 10:24 a.m., a black Jeep crossing traffic lines turned down Highway 353.

At 10:30 a.m., a caller said she accidentally dialed 911.

At 2:13 p.m., an RV was pulling a Jeep with its flashers on.

At 3:21 p.m., a caller wanted to speak to a deputy about fraud.

At 4:10 p.m., the town of Pinedale requested a deputy’s assistance.

At 5:39 p.m., the driver of a red Dodge truck pulling a black and white camper likely didn’t know his camper tire was blown and he was riding on the rim.

At 6:20 p.m., a welfare check was requested.

At 6:22 p.m., smoke was reported from Hoback Ranches.

At 8:30 p.m., a doe deer with a broken back leg was reported to Game and Fish.

At 9:20 p.m., two black cows were out.

At 9:25 p.m., a motorcyclist hit a deer.

June 21

At 12:43 a.m., a caller reported a big fire on the west side of the highway. It was the Monument Ridge prescribed burn.

At 7:17 a.m., a silver Buick with Idaho plates was swerving all over the road before pulling into the Pole Creek turnout.

At 7:47 a.m., 20-25 brown cows were out.

At 8:16 a.m., a caller wanted a deputy to secure the premises.

At 12:23 p.m., a horse’s front hooves were caught in a fence.

At 1:43 p.m., a person was testing her father’s guardian alert device to make sure it worked.

At 2:24 p.m., two dogs that had been running around were now inside the county clerk’s office.

At 2:50 p.m., a red freight liner was broken down.

At 3:28 p.m., a real estate agent had questions about a man who was trying to list his house with her. It was a scam and he did not own the property.

At  8:08 p.m., two juveniles riding a red 4-wheeler without helmets ran three stop signs and were headed towards Flicks N Pins at about 60 mph.

At 8:21 p.m., a cal was out on Highway 191.

June 22

At 2:10 a.m., a caller felt their whole house shake. The garage door had fallen.

At 3:27 a.m., a grey Kia and white sedan were speeding then slowing down, kept changing lanes and passing unsafely.

At 5:31 a.m., a person had eggs thrown at their house sometime during the night.

At 7:16 a.m., a screen door was off the hinges and activating a doorbell camera.

At 9:49 a.m., found property was reported.

At 10:35 a.m., a person had called a couple of days ago stating something “fell from the sky” onto his back patio described the material as “greasy, gooey, oily” and stated there is nothing that it could’ve leaked from on the patio. He suspected it fell from a plane. The call was transferred to the SCUF Hazmat team.

At 11:09 a.m., a kitten was found at the Sundance Motel.

At 12:07 p.m., four kids were piled into one four-wheeler and riding up and down the street without helmets.

At 1:37 p.m., the driver of a 2004 grey Chevy truck backed into a black Toyota car. No injuries occurred but the black car was damaged.

At 1:38 p.m., a fire alarm was caused by a resident cooking fish.

At 2:14 p.m., found property was reported.

At 3:31 p.m., a hiker who returned from the trailhead reported she saw a Ford F150 with its door open when she first got there and the door was still open.

At 7:15 p.m., cows were out on the east side of Highway 189.

At 7:22 p.m., a dog that had followed someone to their hotel was reunited with its owner.

At 8:15 p.m., a Rottweiler running down Pine Street was reunited with its owner.

At 9:51 p.m., lost property was reported.

At 10:41 p.m., the driver of a grey vehicle might have been drinking.

June 23

At 12:05 a.m., a search and rescue for a missing angler was canceled after the friends found each other.

At 12:36 a.m., two people with flashlights taking a late-night walk were staying with family.

At 3:54 a.m., a motion alarm was unfounded. The building was secure.

At 5:09 a.m., someone reported an audible alarm.

At 6:20 a.m., a red calf was close to the side of the road.

At 7:52 a.m., a 911 hangup was an accident.

At 9:19 a.m., a citizen assist was related to an active investigation.

At 11:35 a.m., a caller with a camper at the campground north of Boulder Lake came back to find his camper surrounded by six others blocking his way out.

At 12:30 p.m., people trying to finish yard work complained about a neighbor’s dog barking all day.

At 12:44 p.m., a black calf on the highway was separated from its mother.

At 1:13 p.m., a motorcycle accident was reported. The rider was cited for a DUI and flown to EIRMAC.

At 2:14 p.m., a person was receiving scam calls about jury duty.

At 2:15 p.m., a family fight was reported.

At 2:31 p.m., a person reported a scam call.

At 6:01 p.m., a person filed an information report.

At 8:36 p.m., a stray dog was picked up.

At 9:13 p.m., three black and white cows were out at the Boulder Bridge.

At 9:57 p.m., a person had been sleeping all day and was coughing up blood.

At 10:54 p.m., a person who received messages on their iCloud email address was told they had three minutes to do something or else nude photos of them would be posted.