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Posted on: April 15, 2013

[ARCHIVED] Police Dept. Press Release 4/15/2013

Officers responded to an address on Monroe regarding a fight in progress. No injuries were sustained and no one wished to pursue any charges.

Officers responded to an address on Log Cabin regarding a dispute about the welfare of a child.

Officers received a report of a possible kidnapping somewhere in the county. The suspect vehicle contained one or more suspects, one Hispanic female and her two children. The suspect vehicle was supposedly driving to Green River to release the two children at a local address. Marked and unmarked police vehicles were watching the possible residence that the children were to be released at. The suspect vehicle was located and all occupants were interviewed. Officers were told by the supposed victim that she was sending texts to her sister stating she had been kidnapped along with her two children by two unknown Hispanic males. The victim stated she was trying to give her sisters a hard time but that she was not being kidnapped by anyone, and that the two males she was with were friends. The then alleged victim reported a vehicle she owns being stolen several days earlier. The vehicle was recovered in Alhambra, California.

Kent Williams of Green River was arrested for DWUI after being stopped for erratic driving.

Officers assisted medical personnel at 1445 Uinta Drive.

Officers investigated a crash at Clearview Lanes Bowling Alley.

Officers were dispatched to Penny’s Diner regarding a customer who was causing problems and refused to leave. Officers contacted the person who was causing the problems, and who still refused to leave. Robbie J Westbrock from SLC was arrested and charged for Interference with a Police Officer.

Officers investigated a reported scam known as “The Green Dot Card Scam”. The local citizen received a call stating they had won a large amount of money and a vehicle. In order to receive those winnings the victim needed to pay taxes and shipping. The caller instructed the person to purchase Green Dot Scratch Cards then transfer money through the Green Dot Cards to the callers account. After sending several hundred dollars the victim realized that she might be the victim of a scam. After she quit transferring the money she began to receive threatening phone calls for her personal wellbeing and her property. Officers determined that the calls were originating from Jamaica. The Green River Police Department encourages citizens to talk with family members, parents, grandparents etc, and to remind them not to send money in any form to anyone they do not know. Also, to encourage them to call someone they know prior to sending any money.

Officers investigated a crash at Rocky Mountain Car Wash.

Officers responded to an address on East Flaming Gorge regarding a trespass complaint. Two people were given the trespass warning, after entering a residence and removing property from inside.

Robert J Johnson from Rock Springs was arrested at Probation and Parole for violating the conditions of his bond.

Officers are investigating a complaint of a young child being molested after the child and the mother spent the night at an acquaintances residence.

Officers investigated a report of a possible child abuse at a local school.

Officers responded to a verbal domestic dispute on East Flaming Gorge.

Officers assisted medical personnel at an address on Monroe.

Officers responded to a civil standby on Daniel Boone.

Officers responded to a civil standby on Wilderness.

Officers responded to a civil standby on Jensen.

Officers responded to a report of a malicious mischief at 1400 Bridger.

Officers responded to an address regarding a possible fire. Officers were unable to locate any fire or any smoke from a fire.

Officers responded to a location at the end of Riverview regarding suspicious property. Property was properly identified.

Officers responded to East Teton and California regarding a dog running at large.

Officers conducted numerous vin checks.

Officers responded to Uinta and Keith in regards to a dog running in traffic.

Officers responded to Homestead regarding a dog running in traffic.

ACO’s addressed a nuisance property on Riverview regarding a homeowner not cleaning up after his dog.

Officers assisted medical personnel at The Villa.

Officers responded to an animal complaint on Pennsylvania.

A Local citizen reported being followed by another vehicle. Officers contacted all persons involved, the issue was resolved.

Officers assisted medical personnel on Bridger.

Officers responded to the area of Montana and Edgewater Park regarding children trespassing on property.

Officers responded to a civil standby on Schultz.

Officers conducted a civil standby for the exchange of children at the Maverik.

Officer responded to Collier Park in regards to a fireworks complaint. Persons were advised.

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