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Posted on: April 25, 2013

[ARCHIVED] Police Dept. Press Release 4/25/2013

On Saturday, April 27th, the Green River Police Department is hosting a program that is sponsored by the United States Drug Enforcement Administration. The 2013 national drug take-back initiative allows citizens to safely dispose of any unused or expired prescription medications by simply bringing them to the designated pick-up site, which is Smith’s Food and Drug, located at 905 Bridger in Green River. Please bring your unused or expired medications to Smith’s between the hours of 10 am and 2 pm. We also encourage anyone who assists with care of elderly adults to aid them in disposing of medications which are expired or no longer used. A Green River Police Department Officer will be available on-site to collect and safely dispose of the unwanted medications.

Officers were dispatched to the area of 1035 Medicine Bow for a suspicious circumstances report. The reporting party advised that she heard a dog bark and later discovered the front door to her apartment was open. Nothing appeared to be missing from the event and a report was written regarding the incident.

Officers were dispatched to the area of Railroad Avenue and Blake Street regarding a report of a barking dog. Officers arrived in the area but were unable to locate or hear a dog barking.

Officers were dispatched to the School District #2 Bus Barn in reference to a Passing School Bus Lights Violation. A report was taken from the bus driver and the driver of the suspect vehicle was located and a statement was taken.

Officers were dispatched to 420 ½ Wilkes Drive, in reference to a possible vandalism that had occurred to a storage unit. It was determined that there was no damage to the unit.

Officers assisted Ambulance personnel at 320 Mansface, when they received a report of an 85 year old female who had fallen in the parking lot.

Officers were dispatched to the 1100 block of Churchview regarding child custody issues. After arriving the female subject at the residence became irate and began threatening bodily injury to herself and to Officers. The female subject eventually calmed down and Officers left the residence a short time later.

Officers were sent back to 420 ½ Wilkes Drive regarding damage that was observed to one of the storage units, by the property owner. Officers arrived and were shown the damage to the storage unit. A report was written regarding the incident.

Officers were dispatched back to the same residence on Churchview that they had been at earlier in the day. This time Officers were advised that the female had left the residence and was now threatening suicide. A joint effort by the Green River Police Department and the Rock Springs Police Department, resulted in the female being located in Rock Springs, unharmed.

Officers were dispatched to the area of the Harley Davidson store on Uinta Drive, regarding a female child walking down the middle of the street. It was reported that a black truck stopped and picked up the child. The driver of the truck was later located and advised the girl was his granddaughter and that she had ran away from Roosevelt park before he could catch her.

Officers were dispatched to the area of West 3rd South in reference to a littering problem. One of the neighbors wanted to report that another neighbor had been throwing dog feces from his yard into the street. The subject was contacted and advised of the ordinance.

Officers were dispatched to the area of South 4th East in reference to a domestic assault between an adult brother and sister. Officers received statements from the sister and were unable to locate the suspect. The case has been sent to the County Attorney’s Office for review.

Officers were dispatched to the 219 Riverview apartment complex for a civil issues, involving a disagreement between a tenant and the landlord. The parties involved were advised.

Officers assisted Ambulance personnel at the Monroe Soccer Fields for a 42 year old female with a nose bleed.

Officers were dispatched to 700 Crossbow in reference to a suspicious subject that was observed in the area. The subject was contacted and advised.

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