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Green River Police Department reports for Sept. 22 - 30

 

October 6, 2022



Green River Police Department reports for Sept. 22

At 6:33 p.m., officers responded to a report of a nuisance animal on Boulder Drive. Officers located the barking dog and attempted to make contact at the residence. Officers posted a notice on the door and completed a report of the incident, which was forwarded to Animal Control.

Sept. 23

At 11:01 a.m., officers responded to a report of larceny at the horse corrals. The reporting party advised they had a license plate stolen off of a horse trailer. Officers observed the trailer and the area surrounding it, but did not observe any evidence that could be tied to a suspect. Officers completed a report of the incident. 

At 2:01 p.m., officers responded to a report of found drugs. Officers met with the reporting party and collected the drugs. No suspect was identified at the time of the incident and the drugs were taken to the police department for destruction. Officers completed a report of the incident. The GRPD did not release the address officers responded to.

At 8:31 p.m., officers responded to a report of a stolen vehicle at Maverick. Officers met with the reporting party who advised they had parked their vehicle early in the morning and later in the evening when they returned the vehicle was missing. The reporting party did not know of any suspects that might have taken the vehicle. Officers completed a report of the incident. At the time of the report a suspect was not located and this case is still active under investigation.

Sept. 24

At 3:36 a.m., officers responded to a report of an individual going through garbage bins at St. John’s Thrift Shop. Officers met with the individual who advised they wouldn’t continue going through the bins. Officers completed a report of the incident.

Sept. 25

At 4:13 a.m., officers responded to a report of a vehicle versus deer crash on Uinta Drive. Officers met with the reporting party, gathered their statement and observed the damage to the vehicle. The driver stated that they had observed several deer along the side of the road and had slowed down when another deer ran out from the opposite direction and was struck by the vehicle. The deer ran off but was later located deceased by officers. Officers completed a report of the incident.

At 1:04 p.m., officers responded to a report of a hit and run at Green River High School. Officers met with the reporting party who advised their vehicle had been hit sometime the night before. Officers observed the damage to the vehicle and attempted to gather suspect information but were unable to at the time of the report. Officers completed a report of the incident.

At 5:31 p.m., officers responded to a report of a two vehicle collision at Uinta Drive and East Flaming Gorge Way. Officers met with both parties and gathered their statements. The driver of vehicle one stated that they were traveling west bound through the intersection when the driver of vehicle two failed to yield the right of way and initiated a left hand turn, causing a collision between vehicle one and two. Officers observed the damage to the vehicles and both were towed away from the scene. Officers completed a report of the incident.

Sept. 26

At 1:20 p.m., officers responded to a report of an individual with an active Bench Warrant. Officers met with the probation agent and the individual at the Probation and Parole Office. Officers confirmed the warrant, placed Tiffani Beatty, of Reliance, under arrest and transported Beatty to the Sweetwater County Detention Center.

At 4:50 p.m., officers responded to assist the Green River Fire Department with a fire on a hillside outside the apartment complex on Cumorah Way. Officers and GRFD arrived on scene and discovered that it was not a grass fire but a structure fire involving a camper. The fire began spreading to both sides of the camper where a flatbed trailer, fence, and shed caught fire threatening a mobile home nearby. The other side of the camper fire spread to a garage style storage shed and a vehicle. According to the GRFD, it was found that the fire started in the camper. The incident is still under ongoing investigation. No injuries were reported.

Sept. 27

At 7:39 p.m., officers responded to a report of fraud at Smith’s. Officers met with an individual who reported their wallet stolen and fraudulent charges made on their credit card. Officers gathered information and completed a report of the incident.

Sept. 29

At 2:45 a.m., officers issued a citation to Poncho Lopez, of Green River, for alleged public intoxication.

At 12:45 p.m., officers responded to a report of a prior altercation on E 2nd N Street. Officers met with an individual who reported an incident between two individuals at a youth sporting event. Officers gathered information and completed a report of the incident.

At 12:52 p.m., officers responded to a report of a truck that crashed into a fence at Stratton Myers Park. It was reported the vehicle was spinning circles in the gravel near the large soccer fields and had crashed into a fence. Officers were able to locate the vehicle and met with the driver and occupants. Officers issued the driver, a juvenile, age 16, of Green River, citations for alleged careless driving and no valid drivers license and/or violation of drivers license conditions, then completed a report of the incident.

At 3:51 p.m., officers responded to a report of fraud on Fawn Circle. Officers met with an individual who reported they received a letter from a collection agency in New York trying to collect funds. Officers gathered information and completed a report of the incident. No monetary losses were reported.

At 4:32 p.m., officers responded to a report of vandalism at Trona Valley Federal Credit Union. Officers met with the branch manager who reported that their vinyl fence had been spray painted with red spray paint. Officers gathered information and completed a report of the incident.

At 6:06 p.m., officers responded to a report of found property at Jensen Street and Bramwell Street. Officers met with an individual who found an electric scooter. Officers collected the scooter for safekeeping and completed a report of the incident.

Sept. 30

At 9:23 a.m., officers responded to a report of a juvenile runaway. Officers ascertained the juvenile had an active warrant for a probation violation.The juvenile was later located and placed under arrest. Officers transported the juvenile to the Sweetwater County Detention Center and completed a report of the incident. The GRPD did not release the address officers responded to.

At 9:01 p.m., officers responded to a report of a semi tractor-trailer that was called in as a careless driver and also driving without any lights on the rear of the trailer at mile marker 91 on I-80 Eastbound. Officers conducted a traffic stop and met with the driver, who was later found to have a suspended driver’s license out of Wisconsin. Officers issued citations for alleged DWUS and tail lights required then placed Jeremy Samstad, of Minnesota, under arrest. Officers transported Samstad to the Sweetwater County Detention Center and completed a report of the incident.

 

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