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Posted on: July 17, 2012

[ARCHIVED] Police Dept. Press Release 7/17/12

Officers were dispatched to the Hampton Inn to a report of a vehicle that had received damages the previous evening while parked in the parking lot. A passenger window was broken and passenger side tires were slashed on a 2011 Cadillac. The Green River Police Department would request anyone with information in regards to this crime to call the police department with information at 872-0555.

Officers responded to a report of an abandoned vehicle at a business on Shoshone Ave. The vehicle was tagged for five day parking enforcement.

Officers assisted a resident on Wilkes Drive who was being harassed by another person.

Officers responded to a call on Cumorah Way involving an abandoned vehicle on private property.

Officers were dispatched to the alley near the intersection of Monroe Ave. and Hitching Post for a two vehicle accident. Richard Schuck, 79 years old of Green River was backing a flatbed trailer into a parking spot with his 2011 Dodge pickup when he struck a stopped 2011 Toyota Tacoma owned and occupied by Christopher Carson, 53 years old also of Green River. Damages were limited to the trailer and the Toyota and Schuck received a citation for inattentive driving.

Officers were dispatched to a parking complaint on W. Railroad and N. 6 W. Officers located the owner of the trailer in question and issued a verbal warning.

Officers were dispatched to the 400 block of Monroe Ave. to answer questions the citizen had on parking ordinances.

Officers were dispatched to the 1200 block of E. Teton to a Malicious Mischief report. A residence was egged and toilet papered through the night. The investigation is continued.

Animal Control Officers investigated a report from a concerned citizen in reference to a goat and puppy in a trailer located at the rodeo grounds. Animal Control Officers found the animals had adequate food, water, and shelter.

Officers were dispatched to a residence on Colorado Drive to a possible mail fraud. The investigation is ongoing.

Animal Control Officers were dispatched to the 200 block of S. 3 E. to a report of a Corgie and a Yorkshire Terrier running at large and having no collars. The dogs were impounded.

Donel Krmpotich of Green River reported a hit and run occurred on July 15, 2012 in the parking lot of Club 86 between 2000 and 2100 hours. Krmpotich’s blue 2005 Mercury Sable received

minor damages to the left rear bumper. Anyone with information about this hit and run is asked to call the Green River Police Department at 872-0555.

Officers were dispatched to the FMC Park Shooting Range to a reported driving offense. Officers received a report a juvenile had spun gravel onto other parked vehicles and people using the range. Green River Parks Department Supervisor Allan Wilson witnessed the incident and stopped the juvenile and called the police department. The juvenile received a citation for Careless Driving.

Animal Control Officers were dispatched to a residence on Hopi Circle to an animal problem. Animal Control Officers met with a citizen who reported his wife recently purchased the resident a pair of shorts at a store in Rock Springs. The resident felt something in the pocket of the shorts and thought it was a piece of paper and when he pulled it out, the resident found it was a brown bat. The resident was unsure if the bat had bit him, so Animal Control Officers sent the bat in for rabies testing and the results are due back later this week.

Animal Control Officers were dispatched to a residence on the 600 block of Wilkes Dr. to a report of a rattlesnake in the yard. The callers son was mowing the lawn when he observed the snake strike at the lawn mower. The juvenile ran into the house and notified his mother. Animal Control Officers were unable to locate the snake.

Officers were dispatched to Miller St. to a report of a camper trailer parked on the street for an extended period of time. The trailer was tagged for 72 hour enforcement.

Officers were dispatched to the 300 block of E. 3 S. on a civil matter. The issue was resolved.

Officers were dispatched to a residence on Monroe Ave. to assist DFS with a home visit. No one was at the residence.

Animal Control Officers were dispatched to Brady’s Auto Body Shop to a report of a stray cat. The cat was impounded.

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