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Posted on: July 25, 2012

[ARCHIVED] Police Dept. Press Release 7/25/2012

Officers were dispatched to the area of E. Railroad Ave. to a REDDI report in which an intoxicated female was driving a silver colored Nissan. Officers were unable to locate the vehicle in the area.

The Green River Police Department’s Junior Police Academy is in full swing with eight students. The students spent the day with Investigation Division Sergeant Ross and Corporal Kauchich and learned about crime scene management which included crime scene security, crime scene photography, methods of searching for evidence and collection of evidence, and the processing of evidence. The students got to see how ultraviolet light is used to find foreign fibers and substances in a crime scene as well as make plaster casts of shoe impressions and dust for latent fingerprints.

Officers were dispatched to a residence on the 1400 block of E. Teton Blvd. to a report of an abandoned vehicle. The owner was contacted and the vehicle was moved.

Officers were dispatched to a residence on Log Cabin to a report of harassing phone calls. An unidentified caller was soliciting money from the resident, but when the resident refused to send money to the caller, the caller used foul language and hung up.

Officers were dispatched to a residence on W. 3 N. to a report of a bobcat in the area. The cat was not located in the area, Wyoming Game and Fish were advised.

Officers received a telephone report from a citizen in Green River who received a phone call from an unknown person claiming the citizen owed unpaid taxes and wanted to collect these funds from the citizen. The citizen hung up and called the police. The Green River Police Department wants to remind residents there are many active phone solicitation scams and computer scams currently active across the country. The Green River Police Department advises people to not send funds based solely on a phone call or email. Most of these scams require the victim to wire transfer money by Western Union or Money Gram. Be aware of these scams and contact the police department if you have any questions or are targeted by one of these scams.

Officers were dispatched to the 200 block of Shoshone Ave. to an anonymous parking complaint. The vehicle was parked on private property, so no action was taken.

Officers were dispatched to the office of Wyoming Department of Probation and Parole to a report of a probationer being there who had an active arrest warrant. Officers arrived on scene and arrested Christina M, Privitt, 31 years old of Green River on an active warrant from District Court for violating bond conditions of the original charge of Child Endangerment. Privitt was transported to the Sweetwater County Detention Center and booked into jail without incident.

Officers were dispatched to a business on E. Flaming Gorge Way to a report of a stolen purse. The incident remains under investigation.

Officers were dispatched to the office of Wyoming Probation and Parole to administer a drug test on a probationer.

Officers responded to residence on Schultz St. along with ambulance personnel to a report of a dog bite to an 18 month old child. The child was transported to the hospital by ambulance and the dog was impounded.

Officers were dispatched to a reported injured dog at large on the 300 block of Trail Drive. The dog was not located.

Officers were dispatched to a parking complaint on the 600 block of W. Railroad. Officers contacted the owners of the cars and issued verbal warnings.

Animal Control Officers were dispatched to a report of a dog at large on Schultz St. Animal Control Officers located the dog and found the owners are in the process of moving and were issued a verbal warning.

Officers were dispatched to Maple Circle to a report of a dog at large. A white Poodle was impounded.

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