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Posted on: October 26, 2012

[ARCHIVED] Police Dept. Press Release 10/26/2012

Officers took a report of Credit Card Fraud on Shoshone Ave when the victim advised someone accessed her debit card account and tried to make a cash advance on the card for $300. The victim then closed her account. The investigation is ongoing at this time.

Officers responded to a report of a domestic dispute on Wilderness Trail. The dispute was verbal in nature and the female half relocated to Rock Springs for the evening.

A report of an attempted Fraud was taken on W Flaming Gorge Way when a guest at a local hotel advised he received a call from a male stating he hotel staff and he needed the guest’s credit card number because the hotels computer was down. The guest refused to give out his information and hung up the phone. The guest called the hotel desk and learned no one from the hotel would call and request that information. No money was lost by the guest. This is the second incident of this type reported to the police in the past week. The GRPD would like to remind our citizens not to give out personal information to anyone with which you are not familiar.

Officers took a report of a crash at the GRHS parking lot when a 17 year old male struck a light pole in the parking lot. No injuries were reported and damage to the pickup truck driven by the juvenile was estimated at under $1000.

Officers investigated a crash on Hitching Post Drive at Upland Way when a car driven by Rachel Stocker was struck by a car driven by Darrian Mechling. An ambulance was called to the scene but all individuals involved refused transport to the hospital. Damage to both vehicles was estimated at over $1000 each. Stocker was cited for a stop sign violation.

Officers investigated a crash in a parking lot located at W Flaming Gorge Way and Wild Horse Canyon Road when a bus driven by John Beatty backed into a parked pickup truck owned by Miguel Munoz. No injuries were reported and damage to the Munoz’ truck was estimated at over $1000 and under $1000 to the bus.

Officers investigated a crash at the Smith’s Store parking lot when a truck driven by Debra Barton struck a parked pickup truck owned by Timothy Farmer. No injuries were reported and damage to both vehicles was estimated at under $1000 each.

Officers investigated a report of Shoplifting on Uinta Drive when a store manager advised two women stole items from the store. The suspect’s were contacted and no merchandise was found. The store manager requested a trespass warning to be issued to both women.

Officers assisted ambulance personnel on Keith Drive with an 81 year old female suffering from heart problems.

Animal Control Officers responded to a dog at large complaint on Pennsylvania Blvd; a Chesapeake Bay retriever with no collar was impounded.

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