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May 12, 2020 Staff

Deaths

MOSS

Benjamin 'Benjie' O. Moss III, 64, died Sunday, May 3, 2020, in Tucson, Arizona. A rosary will be recited at 6 p.m. Wednesday, May 13, at the Holy Rosary Catholic Church in Lander.

The funeral mass will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, May 14, 2020, at Holy Rosary Catholic Church, with interment to follow at Mount Hope Cemetery. Due to COVID-19 restrictions the funeral is restricted to family members wearing masks. Extended family members and friends are invited to the cemetery service around 11 a.m. Thursday practicing social distancing.

DALE

Dolly Dale, 93, died Friday, May 8, 2020, at Help for Health Hospice Home in Riverton. A memorial service will be held at a later date, which will be announced. Cremation has taken place under the direction of Davis Funeral Home.

BIAS

James Bias, 56, of Riverton, died Monday, May 4, 2020, at his home. No services are scheduled.

Emergency calls

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:

A brown and gold 2002 Chevy Suburban was reported stolen at about 7 a.m. Thursday in the 600 block of East Jackson Avenue. The initial report indicates the unlocked vehicle was taken "sometime last night."

Shallako Goggles, 28, of Riverton, was arrested at about 10:45 a.m. Thursday in the 500 block of South Broadway for domestic battery and on a Fremont County Sheriff's Office warrant. The initial report was regarding a domestic abuse, with an ambulance needed.

A 34-year-old Riverton man was cited at about 2:15 p.m. Thursday in the 200 block of East Main Street for unlawful defacing of property. The initial report indicates a male subject broke a window.

A hit and run incident was reported at about 2:40 p.m. Thursday in the 400 block of North Seventh Street East. The initial report indicates a gray Chevy truck backed into a mailbox and left the area.

Three people were arrested for robbery at about 2:50 p.m. Thursday in the 400 block of North Seventh Street East: Vincent Brown, 40, of Riverton; Dimitri Gould, 32, of Riverton; and Hank Piper, 28, of Riverton. Brown also was arrested on two Fremont County Sheriff's Office warrants. The initial report was regarding strongarm robbery at a residence, with a male subject stating he was assaulted.

A 26-year-old man was cited at about 4:45 p.m. Thursday in the 100 block of South Federal Boulevard for possession of a controlled substance.

A noise complaint came in at about 1:35 a.m. Friday in the 1400 block of West Park Avenue. The initial report was regarding "subjects next door ... being very loud." Officials said the individuals were "contacted and

advised."

Seven uniforms were reported stolen at about 8:20 a.m. Friday in the 1700 block of North Federal Boulevard.

Theft was reported at about 11 a.m. Friday in the 600 block of North Federal Boulevard. The initial report indicates "juveniles" stole a 12-pack of beer off of a beer truck approximately 10 minutes earlier. The reporting party "followed them," and they "refused" to give the beer back, according to the report.

Theft was reported at about 12:30 p.m. Friday in the 4000 block of Prestwick Place. The initial report was regarding a stolen package.

Property destruction was reported at about 12:30 p.m. Friday in the 800 block of North Federal Boulevard. The initial report indicates someone was "throwing beer bottles" at a car, damaging the vehicle.

A juvenile female was cited at about 4:30 p.m. Friday in the 300 block of North 14th Street East for property destruction. The initial report indicates a female subject "cut off her ankle bracelet."

Animal bites were reported at about 5:10 p.m. Friday in the 1300 block of East Jackson Avenue. The initial report indicates someone was "bitten on (the) calf."

Eugene Ridgley, 58, of Ethete, was arrested at about 5:25 p.m. Friday in the 800 block of North Federal boulevard, for public intoxication. The initial report was regarding an intoxicated male subject "bothering" customers.

A traffic offense was reported at about 6:45 p.m. Friday on East Main Street. The initial report was regarding "two kids standing on (the) outside of (a) Suburban" that was passing a restaurant in the area. Officials said the subjects were contacted.

Threatening was reported at about 7 p.m. Friday in the Riverton area. The initial report was regarding online threats.

No injuries were recorded in a traffic incident reported at about 7:45 p.m. Friday in the 800 block of North Federal Boulevard. The initial report indicates the incident involved a red Chevy and a silver Ford.

A 39-year-old male was cited at about 8:15 p.m. Friday in the 300 block of North Federal Boulevard for shoplifting. Officials said the man also was issued a no-trespass notice. The initial report indicates someone "stole a pop."

A 16-year-old girl was arrested at about 1:30 a.m. Saturday in the 1300 block of South Federal Boulevard for minor in possession/minor under the influence.

Police assisted firefighters in responding at about 3:30 a.m. Saturday to a report of an alarm in the 600 block of East Washington Avenue.

A silver 2012 Ford Focus was reported stolen at about 7:45 a.m. Saturday in the 3000 block of College Hill Drive. The initial report indicates the vehicle was taken in the "last 10-15 minutes;" the reporting party said it had been left "running with keys in it."

A 2017 Dodge Avenger was reported stolen at about 9:45 a.m. Saturday in the 1300 block of South Federal Boulevard. The initial report indicates a male subject took the vehicle at about 4 a.m. Saturday.

Property destruction was reported at about 10:40 a.m. Saturday in the 400 block of East Monroe Avenue. The initial report indicates "someone hit the fence or pushed someone through it."

Theft from a motor vehicle was reported at about 1 p.m. Saturday in the 1700 block of North Federal Boulevard. The reporting party said $1,000 in tools were taken from the back of a red Toyota truck.

A traffic hazard was reported at about 1:25 p.m. Saturday in the 1000 block of East Roosevelt Avenue. The initial report indicates a white four-door passenger car was parked in the middle of the south side of the street.

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