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Posted on: June 1, 2011

[ARCHIVED] Police Dept. Press Release 5/31/2011

Amber D Schmid, age 32, of Rock Springs was arrested on 5/30/11 at 20:48 hours on E Flaming Gorge Way. Officers stopped the pickup truck Schmid was driving for a stop light violation and subsequent investigation showed her to be intoxicated, Driving While Suspended and having No Insurance. Schmid was arrested and transported to County jail and charged with the violations.

Samantha Smith, age 23, no known address, was arrested on 5/30/11 at 17:58 hours on E Railroad Ave. Officers were dispatched to the UPRR depot regarding a woman walking on the tracks. Subsequent investigation show Smith to be intoxicated and in possession of drug paraphernalia.

A 17 year old female was stopped for a traffic violation 5/28/11 at 21:53 hours on W Railroad Ave. The officers learned she was under the influence of alcohol and she was arrested and later released to a guardian.

Michael F J Switala, age 41, of Green River was arrested on 5/28/11 at 19:37 hours on N 1st E Street. Officers were dispatched to the area of N 1st E regarding an intoxicated subject and they learned Switala was causing a disturbance and was taken into custody and transported to County jail.

Raymond Rumrill, age 51, of Mercer Island Washington, was arrested on 5/28/11 at 15:46 hours on W Flaming Gorge Way. Officers were called to the Oak Tree Inn regarding a suspicious subject. On arrival officers learned from hotel employees that Rumrill had told them his sister had made reservations and they needed to escort him to her room. Employees contacted Rumrill’s sister at the number given to them by Rumrill and she advised she was in Washington State and had no idea what he was talking about. Subsequent investigation showed Rumrill was under the influence of marijuana and he was arrested.

Ashley N Brewer, age 24, of Green River was arrested on 5/28/11 at 06:07 hours on E 2nd N. Officers were dispatched to a REDDI report on E 2nd S. Officers located a vehicle matching the description and the vehicle was stopped. Further investigation showed Brewer to be intoxicated.

Derrick M Messman, age 20, of Green River was arrested on 5/28/11 at 01:13 hours on Crossbow Drive. Officers observed a suspicious male subject walking form Elk Mountain Drive onto Crossbow Drive. When the officer made eye contact with the individual and was recognized as a police officer the subject began running away. The officer pursued and ordered the subject to stop and the subject complied. Messman was identified and after subsequent investigation Messman confessed to car hopping. Messman was arrested and charged with Attempted Auto Burglary.

Adam Bunderman, age 42, of Green River was arrested on 4/5/11 at 01:36 hours on W Railroad Ave. Bunderman responded to the police department on an unrelated matter involving a juvenile. While at the police department a routine check was made on Bunderman and it was learned there was an outstanding warrant for Bunderman out of Circuit Court for Battery.

A 15 year old male was arrested on 5/29/11 at 11:29 hours on Bridger Drive. Officers were dispatched to the Pamida Store regarding a trespass warning for four juveniles who had just left the store. Officers learned the juveniles were throwing merchandise about the store and when approached by store personnel they became rude and used profanities towards the personnel. The juveniles were located and one, a 15 year old male refused to cooperate with police and became combative. The subject fought with police when being arrested and he was charged with Disturbing the Peace and Interference with a Police Officer.

A report of Domestic Battery was investigated on Idaho Street on 5/30/11 at 22:34 hours when a neighbor advised a male came to the door with blood on his mouth. Officers made contact with the individuals involved and minor injuries were documented. The female agreed to leave the residence for the evening and a report was forwarded to the County Attorney’s office for review.

Officers investigated a crash on Hitching Post Drive at Bridger Drive when a Jeep Grand Cherokee, drive by Keila Hoffman and a GMC Yukon slowed for a third vehicle who was making a left turn onto Bridger Drive. Witnesses stated a fourth vehicle, a Dodge Ram pickup truck, driven by Alex Fernandez, failed to slow down fast enough and struck the Yukon which was then pushed into the Jeep. No injuries were reported and damage to the Dodge truck and the Yukon were estimated at under $1000 and over $1000 to the Jeep. Fernandez was cited for Inattentive Driving.

Officers investigated a crash on W Teton Blvd when a vehicle driven by Domingo Bugarin turned in front of a vehicle driven by Dani Stiegelmeyer. Damage to the Bugarin vehicle was estimated at under $1000 and over $1000 to the vehicle drive by Stiegelmeyer. No injuries were reported.

Officers investigated a crash on South Dakota Street when pickup driven by Dalton Brice backed into a parked car owned by Neil Simmons. Damage to both vehicles was estimated at under $1000 each and no injuries were reported. Brice was cited for No Insurance.

Officers investigated a crash on E Flaming Gorge Way when Alejandro Torres of Tucson AZ fell asleep at the wheel and struck light pole. Damage to the Torres vehicle was estimated at over $1000.

A Malicious Mischief report was taken on E Railroad Street when a male identified as Lloyd Andrews punched out the drive up window at the Ponderosa Bar. Andrews was gone when police arrived.

A Larceny report was taken on E Flaming Gorge Way when the driver of a red and white Chevrolet pickup truck pumped $60 in gas and then drove off without paying. A Disturbing the warning was issued on Cumorah Way. An accidental damage report was taken at the Smith’s store parking lot when a shopping cart accidentally struck a parked car. A verbal dispute was reported on Hitching Post Drive. A Threats report was taken on Anvil Drive. A Threats report was taken on E 2nd N Street. A verbal dispute was reported on Monroe Ave. A flat screen TV was found on Logan Street.

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