TodayJun 21, 2016 From staff reports
A son was born to Brenda Sims of Riverton and Tyson Sims of Riverton at 8:15 a.m. June 14 at SageWest Health Care at Riverton. The baby weighed 7 pounds, 14 ounces.
Funeral services for Jocilynn Faye Funke were June 17 at Four Square Church in Crow Agency, Montana, with burial at Fairview Cemetery in Hardin Montana.
Mark Joseph Allen, 68, of Riverton, died Wednesday, June 8 at Central Wyoming Hospice in Casper following a long illness. A private memorial service will be held at a later date.
Idabell Robinson, 90, died on June 18 at SageWest Hospital in Riverton. Cremation has taken place and no services are scheduled.
John Terrence Underwood Sr., 52, of Ethete, died June 18 at the Wyoming Medical Center, in Casper Wyoming. A visitation will be held from 5-8:30 p.m., Tuesday, June 21 at Blue Sky Hall in Ethete with a rosary to begin at 7 p.m., and an all-night wake at the Family Home. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday, June 22 at Blue Sky Hall.
Services for Robert "Bobby D." Ronald Durgin, 60, will be held 10 a.m., Wednesday, June 22 at St. Stephens Catholic Church with Father Phil Wagner officiating. Interment will follow at the Arapaho Catholic Cemetery. A rosary will be recited 7 p.m., Tuesday, June 23 at #6 Riverton Oilfield Road with a wake to follow.
Funeral services for Yvonne Marie Lewis, 58, will be held 10 a.m., Thursday, June 23 at Davis Funeral Home with Pastor Dan Fritz of the Washakie Baptist Church officiating. Interment will follow at Lake View Cemetery in Shoshoni.Viewings will be 5-7 p.m., Wednesday, June 22 and 9 a.m. Thursday at Davis Funeral Home.
Tuesday June 21
Lander's Grab 'N Go Farmers Market will be from 5-7 p.m. every Tuesday at Centennial Park on the 200 block of Main Street in Lander.
Thursday June 23
A Flint Knapping presentation will be from 7-8:30 p.m. at the Bighorn Sheep Center in Dubois. Local artist Tom Lucas will demonstrate the ancient skill and share stories and insights into its history and craft. This event is available for the public.
Friday June 24
The 57th Annual Eastern Shoshone Indian Days, Powwow, & Indian Rodeo & Relay Races is June 24-26 at 19 Old Wind River Highway in Fort Washakie. Tentative Grand entry times are 6 p.m Friday, 1 p.m. and 6 p.m. Saturday and 1 p.m. Sunday. Indian rodeo and relay races begin Saturday morning.
Wind River Visitor's Council Adventure Trek: Hudson Wyoming Coal Mines and the Hudson Cemetery is from 10 a.m. to noon June 25 at the Lander Pioneer Museum 1443 West Main Street in Lander. Adventure Treks are $6 per person. Contact the Pioneer Museum in Lander at 332-3339 for event details.
The Flora and Fauna of South Pass City begins at 10:30 a.m. at the dance hall in South Pass City. This hike is guided by John Mionczynski, renowned biologist and naturalist who has lived in the Atlantic City and South Pass area for more than four decades. Another walk will be August 5. The walks are free and sponsored by the Friends of South Pass. Donations are welcome.
Information in this column is taken from official law enforcement reports. An arrest is a preliminary step in the legal process. It does not mean that a person has been found guilty of a crime. By law, persons who are arrested are innocent until proven guilty through due legal processes.
In Riverton Police Department weekend reports through Tuesday morning:
- No one was injured in an incident involving a gray 2012 Toyota Camry and a silver 2014 Dodge Caravan at about 9:30 a.m. Friday in the 600 block of South Federal Boulevard. More than $1,000 in damage was recorded.
- No one was injured in an incident involving a black 2004 Ford Mustang and a green 2001 Ford F150 at about 12:30 p.m. Friday in the 600 block of North 10th Street East.
- Daniel Brown, 54, of Ethete, and Jerome C'Hair, 54, of St. Stephens, both were arrested for public intoxication at about 8:40 p.m. Friday in the 800 block of East Main Street. With them was Joseph Trujillo, 46, of Riverton, who was arrested on two warrants for contempt of court, probation revocation and on a felony warrant from New Mexico.
- Anderson Antelope, 33, of Fort Washakie, was arrested for shoplifting and public intoxication at about 10 p.m. Friday in the 700 block of North Federal Boulevard. Reports state he took a $4 bottle of orange juice from a store in the area.
- An 18-year-old Riverton man was cited for minor under the influence at about 1 a.m. Saturday in the 100 block of Comanche Drive.
- About $1,430 in work equipment was reported stolen at about 10:15 a.m. Saturday from a white 2012 Ford pickup truck in the 1400 block of Cheryl Sue Drive.
- A 29-inch white Mongoose bicycle worth $500 was reported stolen at about 10:40 a.m. Saturday from the 1400 block of Cheryl Sue Drive.
- Vandalism was reported at about 10:20 a.m. Saturday in the 100 block of West Madison Avenue. The reporting party said someone used spray paint to write "Gang 8" on a garage in the area.
- Charlene Yellowfox, 51, of Riverton, was arrested for public intoxication at about 4:40 p.m. Saturday in the 200 block of West Adams Avenue.
- Jody Blackburn, 36, of Arapahoe, was arrested at about 6 p.m. Saturday in the 800 block of East Main Street on a warrant for failure to appear and for drawing and threatening with a weapon - a pocket knife.
- No one was injured in an incident involving a gray 2013 Dodge Avenger and a red 2003 Ford Explorer at about 2:30 p.m. Sunday on East Sunset Drive at Pure Gas Road. More than $1,000 in damage was recorded.
- A cream-colored Beach Cruiser bicycle was found at about 4:35 p.m. Sunday in the 600 block of East Sunset Drive.
- Norman C'Hair, 29, of Riverton, was arrested for driving under the influence with a child passenger, child endangering and no insurance at about 7:15 p.m. Sunday in the 300 block of Webbwood Road.
- Clowry Means, 49, of St. Stephens, and Benjamin Piper, 50, of Arapahoe, both were arrested for vagrancy at about 9:35 p.m. Sunday in the 600 block of North Federal Boulevard.
- Erika Antelope, 26, of Ethete, was arrested at about 11 p.m. Sunday in the 1100 block of North Broadway Avenue for contempt of court.
- Naomi Amos, 18, of Riverton, was arrested for assault on a police officer and minor under the influence at about 3 a.m. Monday in the 3000 block of College Hill Drive. Also cited for MUI was a 17-year-old girl and a 16-year-old Riverton boy. Reports state the three subjects ran from a party. When an officer took Amos into custody she reportedly punched him in the face. He did not require medical treatment.
- Tuvita Shavehead, 38, of Riverton, was arrested at about 10:50 a.m. Monday in the 600 block of South Federal Boulevard for driving under the influence with a blood-alcohol content of .22 and on a warrant for failure to appear.
- Michelle Brown, 39, of Arapahoe, was arrested for disturbing the peace at about 3:35 p.m. Monday in the 400 block of North Seventh Street East. Reports state she was pounding on the walls and windows of a trailer in the area.
- Chester Moss, 36, of St. Stephens, was arrested at about 4 p.m. Monday in the 600 block of East Adams Avenue on three warrants for failure to appear.
- A wallet containing $700 in cash as well as credit cards and other items was reported stolen at about 4:25 p.m. Monday from SageWest Health Care at Riverton.
- Cheryl Truyen, 55, of St. Stephens, was arrested for battery and trespassing at about 5:15 p.m. Monday in the 1700 block of North Federal Boulevard. Reports state she was creating a "ruckus" at a store in the area, and eventually she punched an employee in the face.
- A black iPhone 6 worth $600 was reported stolen at about 5:45 p.m. Monday from the 800 block of East Main Street.
- Cordell Washington, 42, of Ethete, was arrested for public intoxication at about 7:45 p.m. Monday in the 800 block of East Main Street.
- Kyeren Tillman, 25, of Riverton, was arrested for resisting at about 10:05 p.m. Monday in the 800 block of East Main Street. The initial call was regarding two people rolling in the grass in the area. When police arrived, Tillman reportedly fled the scene on foot.
In Fremont County Sheriff's Office weekend reports through Tuesday morning:
- Lara Halbert, 34, of Riverton, was arrested for driving under the influence, driving under suspension and interference with a police officer at about 8 p.m. Friday on Schoening Street in Lysite. She is alleged to have parked her car at a residence in the area and stolen a vehicle, only to return it a short time later before driving off in her own vehicle. She was located driving in Shoshoni and arrested. The interference charge alleges she provided a false name. It is unknown why she may have taken the reporting party's vehicle; it was returned undamaged. The reporting party said Halbert struck an antelope with the stolen truck, but deputies were unable to substantiate that claim.
- Javonn Lynch, 25, of Riverton, was arrested on a Fremont County warrant for probation revocation.
- Lisa Spruill, 51, of Etna, was arrested for domestic violence battery at about 6:30 p.m. Saturday on Oriole Lane in Riverton. She reportedly struck a male subject on top of the head using a beer bottle.
- Ryan Thain, 35, of Bowen, North Dakota, was arrested at about 9:10 p.m. Saturday on Roberts Road in Lander for violation of a protection order.
- Patrick Vaughn, 25, of Riverton, was arrested for breach of peace at about 1:30 a.m. Sunday on Sunnyside Avenue in Riverton. Initial reports indicate he was throwing porch furniture, yelling and screaming.
- Ava Headley, 55, of Lander, was arrested at about 2:30 p.m. Sunday on Holly Road in Riverton on a Fremont County warrant for failure to appear.
- Vincent Burkett, 26, of Newton, Kansas, was arrested for driving under the influence at about 6:20 p.m. Sunday in the 4600 block of U.S. Highway 287 near Lander. The Wind River Police Department contacted the FCSO to report a suspect vehicle traveling 95 mph in a 65 mph zone. Officials said it took "some time" to stop the car. The WRPD then called and requested assistance as the driver was not an enrolled tribal member.
- Robert Wallowingbull, 27, of Riverton, was arrested for driving under the influence and driving under suspension.
- A 20-year-old woman was cited for child endangerment at about 11:30 a.m. Monday in the 1500 block of East Monroe Avenue in Riverton. Reports state an employee from the Department of Family Services showed up at the house for a welfare check and said the home was "a mess" and the adults were sleeping while children were "running around." Two children were taken into protective custody.
- Alfred Spoonhunter, 23, of Arapahoe, was arrested at about 1:20 a.m. Tuesday in the 7800 block of Riverview Road in Kinnear on a Fremont County warrant for failure to appear.