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Posted on: August 17, 2012

[ARCHIVED] Police Dept. Press Release 8/17/2012

Animal Control Officers were dispatched to the splash park in reference to a large dog that was roaming the area. The dog, an American Bulldog, was located and impounded.

A parking problem was investigated at 350 S 3 East. The owner of an RV that had been arrested a couple of nights prior had not moved his vehicle. The resident wanted information on when the vehicle would be moved, but did not want it towed as of yet.

Officers were dispatched to 1210 Bridger in reference to a civil issue. The landlord had questions concerning the property belonging to prior tenants.

Officers investigated a parking complaint on Colorado. A blue Dodge car was tagged for five-day parking.

Animal Control Officers were dispatched to the area of Colorado and Pennsylvania in reference to a dog at large. A medium sized black dog was located and impounded.

Officers were dispatched to Castle Rock Court in reference to a subject removal. Upon arrival, Officers found that the subject in question had already left the scene without incident.

Officers investigated a crash at 270 E Flaming Gorge Way. The driver of a Chevrolet Silverado reportedly backed into a parked Ford F-150.

An accidental damage report was taken at 50 Monroe. A metal bar on the cardboard recycling dumpster at that location was damaged.

Officers assisted DFS on a welfare check of a child. The child was found to be in good health.

Officers were dispatched to the 1900 block of Oklahoma in reference to a disturbance. Some workers in that area had the radio turned up loudly and were advised.

A Chevrolet car was tagged for five-day parking at Juniper and Riverview.

A suspicious vehicle was investigated on Indian Hills. The vehicle, a maroon Lincoln Continental with a missing rear window, was located, but was unoccupied. The owner had been located and identified previously and was found to be homeless.

A dog was impounded at the 1200 block of Upland. The owner was located and cited for dog at large.

Animal Control Officers were dispatched to McDonald’s in reference to a welfare check on a dog. The dog was in good health.

A parking problem was investigated at Expedition Island. A vehicle was found parked on the grass. The owner was located and was advised.

Officers assisted Probation and Parole by administering a drug analysis test at the Wyoming Probation and Parole Office.

A larceny report was taken at 98 Uinta where a Mirra Co. Axium 20 BMX bike was stolen from the victim’s yard. The investigation is ongoing.

Animal Control Officers completed a welfare check on a dog at 400 Monroe. The dog was found to be in good health and the owner was advised.

Officers investigated a crash at Western Wyoming Community College. Ellen O’Neall backed her Honda Odyssey into a parked Nissan Armada. O’Neall was cited for inattentive driving.

Jeffrey Paxton, age 46, of Green River, was arrested on August 16 for domestic battery. Officers were called to a domestic dispute where Paxton reportedly fled the scene after assaulting his wife. Officers located Paxton hiding behind a camper trailer outside of a local business. He was arrested for the offense.

Animal Control Officers impounded a stray cat at the 1300 block of E Teton.

Officers investigated a fraud complaint on Evers. The reporting person advised that a Sprint account had been opened in his name without his permission. The account had an unpaid balance over $2000 that had been reported to a collection agency. The incident is under investigation.

A hit and run crash was reported on E Flaming Gorge. The driver of a silver Ford reported that a red single cab truck, possibly a Dodge or Chevrolet, failed to yield while pulling on to E Flaming Gorge from the Loaf N Jug. The red truck collided with rear passenger’s side of the victim’s vehicle. The suspect vehicle then left the scene. Anyone with information on this incident, please contact the Green River Police Department at 872-0555.

Officers investigated a report of harassment. The reporting person advised that she is being harassed by her ex-boyfriend through phone calls. Officers made contact with the ex-boyfriend and he was advised.

Officers were dispatched to S Center in reference to a barking dog complaint. Upon arrival, Officers found numerous dogs barking in the area. The owners were contacted and advised.

A barking dog complaint was investigated on Pennsylvania. The owner was contacted and advised.

Officers were dispatched to the area of Indian Hills and Apache in reference to a possible gun shot. Several residents were interviewed, but the source was not located.

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