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Posted on: May 31, 2012

[ARCHIVED] Police Dept. Press Release 5/31/12

Kevin Skeans, age 29, of Green River was arrested on 5/30/12 at 5:30 pm on Bridger Drive on a warrant out of Circuit Court for Failure to Pay Fines of the original charge of Domestic Battery. Officers were dispatched to 1210 Bridger Drive regarding a Threats complaint. Skeans advised officers he was receiving threat from his soon to be ex-wife’s boyfriend. Officers were aware of the warrant for Skeans and he was taken into custody and transported to jail.

Officers were dispatched to E 2nd S regarding a 49 year old male who was not breathing. Upon arrival officers found a male dead in his bedroom. Detectives were called to the scene to document and process the scene. An autopsy was later performed at Memorial Hospital to determine the cause of his death. The investigation is ongoing at this time.

Officers were dispatched to Juniper Street regarding an 86 year old female who was not breathing. EMTs were also called to the residence and they pronounced the female dead. The female was found by her daughter in her bedroom deceased. No autopsy is anticipated at this time.

Officers responded to a crash on Uinta Drive and upon arrival officer learned car driven by Robert Hofer and car driven by Kopi Ward collided with each other. The vehicles were moved prior to officer’s arrival and there were no reports of injuries.

Officers investigated a crash on Uinta Drive when a Jeep driven by Chance Munoz struck the rear of a car driven by Leo Rael. Damage to the Rael’s car was estimated at over $1000 and under $1000 to the Jeep driven by Munoz. No injuries were reported and Munoz was cited for Inattentive Driving.

A report of Identity Theft was taken on Tennessee Drive when the father of a juvenile female reports a male in Washington State. The investigation is ongoing at this time.

A report of a pickup truck passing a School Bus on W Teton Blvd. A suspect vehicle was identified and the owner of the truck was interviewed. A report was forwarded to the City Prosecutor for review.

A report of an Attempted Fraud was taken on Arizona Street when the victim advised he received a phone call from a male representing he was from Wells Fargo Bank and offering a House warranty. The victim became suspicious when asked for personal information. The investigation is ongoing at this time.

A Harassment complaint was taken on Riverbend Drive when a female reported her ex-boyfriend was threatening her current boyfriend.

Officers investigated a report of Obtaining Property by False Pretenses on when the victim advised he purchased an ATV from a local business and when he tried to register the ATV he learned the dealer never paid the sales tax to the State of Wyoming. The investigation is ongoing at this time.

A report of Identity Theft was taken at the police department when the victim advised some opened a credit card account in his name and ran up charges over $9000. The victim believes his son is responsible for the fraud. The investigation is ongoing at this time.

Officers responded to a suspicious person on Monroe Ave at 02:02 am regarding a male with a flashlight looking in a vehicle; the suspect was contacted and officers determined he was the owner of the vehicle.

Officers responded to a report of a suspicious vehicle at the Municipal Archery range at 12:12 am; an unoccupied car was located and found to secured and locked.

Officers responded to a report of barking dogs on Arkansas Street; the owner could not be contacted and the dogs could not be secured. A note was left for the owner regarding the complaint.

Officers responded to a report of a verbal domestic dispute between father and son on Iowa Street; no signs of a physical altercation were evident and they agreed to stay away from each other for the rest of the evening.

Officers responded to a report of an elderly female walking in traffic on Uinta Drive near Riverview Drive. Officers were unable to locate the female.

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