Green River Police Department reports for June 2 - 13

Green River Police Department reports for June 2

At 7:01 p.m., officers responded to a report of a two-vehicle crash in the parking lot of Family Dollar. Officers met with the reporting party who advised they were driving their vehicle through the parking lot when the trailer their vehicle was pulling collided with the front bumper of a second vehicle which was parked and unoccupied. Officers gathered information from the driver and the owner of the parked vehicle and issued the driver of the first vehicle, Adam Haberman, of Green River, a citation for alleged expired temporary license permit/improper registration and completed a report of the incident.

June 3

At 7:31 p.m., officers responded to a report of a traffic offense that occurred on the interstate heading into Green River. Officers gathered information from the reporting party who advised a vehicle had passed them going over 100 mph and the vehicle had exited at Green River and pulled into the Maverik gas station. Officers located the suspect vehicle and initiated a traffic stop. Officers spoke with the alleged suspect who stated they had not been speeding while on the interstate. Officers completed a report of the incident.

At 10:30 p.m., officers responded to a report of shots fired. Officers met with the reporting party who advised they had heard a loud bang outside and then thought they heard something hit their residence. Officers did not locate anything out of the ordinary and did not hear any more shots from the area. Officers received other calls regarding fireworks around the same time and in the same area and determined it was likely what the loud bang was. Officers completed a report of the incident.

June 4

At 10:48 a.m., officers responded to a report of a disturbance. Officers met with the reporting party who advised their upstairs neighbor had been making a lot of loud noise over the last few days. Officers met with the neighbor and advised them of the complaint. The neighbor stated they would try to be more mindful of how much noise they are making. Officers completed a report of the incident.

At 12:39 p.m., officers responded to a report of a dog at large. Officers located the dog and issued the owner, Matthew Brown, of Green River, a citation for alleged animal at large - 2nd offense.

At 1:49 p.m., officers responded to a report of a found wallet. Officers met with the reporting party and collected the wallet for safekeeping. Officers completed a report of the incident.

June 6

At 3:26 p.m., officers responded to a report of an individual with an active warrant. Officers made contact with the individual, confirmed the warrant, and placed Robby Stevenson, of Green River, under arrest per the active warrant. Officers transported Stevenson to the Sweetwater County Detention Center and completed a report of the incident.

June 7

At 2:10 p.m., officers responded to a report of an individual with questions regarding a violation of a court order. Officers met with the reporting party and gathered their statement. Officers went over the court agreement with the reporting party and determined no violation had occurred. Officers completed a report of the incident. 

At 2:10 p.m., officers responded to a report of property damage at the Golden Hour Senior Center. Officers met with the reporting party who advised their vehicle’s back windshield had been damaged while it was in the parking lot. Officers found that the grass at Collier Park had been mowed around the time the damage occurred and determined it was likely caused by a rock being thrown by a lawn mower. Officers met with the employees that had been mowing who agreed that it is what likely caused the damage. Officers completed a report of the incident.

At 2:13 p.m., officers responded to a report of a single-vehicle collision. Officers met with the reporting party who advised that they saw that a vehicle had backed up into a gully and was stuck. Officers met with the driver, completed a DUI investigation, and found the driver to be under the influence of alcohol. Officers placed the driver, Omar Lopez, of Green River under arrest and issued him citations for alleged DWUI of alcohol .08 or greater and inattentive driving with crash. Officers transported Lopez to the Sweetwater County Detention Center and completed a report of the incident.

At 4:14 p.m., officers responded to a report of fraud. Officers met with the reporting party who advised that they had sent in copies of identity documents to a company and had since closed their account with the company. The reporting party requested they remove all of her information and they stated they were not able to do that. Officers looked into the matter and determined there was no monetary loss or evidence of the information being used in an unlawful manner. Officers completed a report of the incident.

At 4:53 p.m., officers responded to a report of a disturbance. Officers met with the involved parties who advised they had been in a verbal argument and nothing physical had occurred. The parties advised one of them is moving out and there would be no further issues. Officers completed a report of the incident.

At 5:22 p.m., officers responded to a report of property damage. Officers met with the reporting party who advised their vehicle’s windshield had been damaged by what looked like a rock. Officers were unable to locate any suspects or witnesses that may have seen what caused the damage. Officers observed the vehicle was parked along a busy road that had several rocks in the roadway that could have caused damage if they were kicked up by a passing vehicle. Officers offered suggestions on how to get the damage repaired and suggested parking in a different location to prevent future damage. Officers completed a report of the incident.

At 7:59 p.m., officers responded to a report of suspicious circumstances. Officers met with the reporting party who advised that they noticed a strange mark drawn on their vehicle’s headlight. Officers observed the mark and took photos of the vehicle. The reporting party did not know of anyone who would place the mark but was worried it was related to human trafficking tactics seen on social media. Officers were unable to locate any leads at the time of the report. Officers completed a report of the incident.

At 9:04 p.m., officers responded to a report of fraud. Officers met with the reporting party who advised that they had been contacted by an individual on social media asking for money and that if they did not send the money the individual was threatening to post the victim’s personal information on social media. Officers advised the reporting party that this is a common scam and to not send any money or information. Officers completed a report of the incident.

June 8

At 8:30 a.m., officers responded to a report of a disturbance. Officers met with the reporting party who advised a neighbor in the apartment complex was being loud and using offensive language in the common areas of the complex and in the outside areas around the building. The reporting party and other witnesses stated this was an ongoing issue. Officers met with the suspect, gathered his statement and issued Billy Dodd, of Green River, a citation for alleged disturbing the peace. Officers completed a report of the incident. 

At 9:31 a.m., officers, while on routine patrol, observed a pickup truck and a semi at the Maverik fuel station that appeared to have been involved in a crash. Officers made contact with the drivers who advised the pickup truck had hit the semi trailer. The driver of the semi trailer stated that they were inside the trailer loading deliveries for the fuel station when they felt the trailer sway, which was unusual. The driver looked out and saw that the pickup truck had crashed into the side of the trailer. The driver stepped out to speak with the driver of the pickup truck and then officers arrived on scene. Officers met with both drivers and gathered their statements. Officers detected signs of impairment in the driver of the pickup truck and conducted a DUI investigation. Officers determined the driver to be under the influence of alcohol and placed Garrett Kofoed, of Green River, under arrest and issued him citations for alleged DWUI - alcohol, incapable of safely driving and inattentive driving with crash. Officers transported Kofoed to the Sweetwater County Detention Center and completed a report of the incident.

At 10:30 a.m., officers responded to a report of vandalism. Officers met with the reporting party who advised their neighbor had taken a sign off of the fence they share. Officers met with both parties and determined no crime had been committed and it was more of a neighborhood dispute. Officers completed a report of the incident.

At 10:42 a.m., officers responded to a report of vandalism. Officers met with the reporting party who advised that they had let a family member stay at their house the previous night while they were not home and when they returned home they found damage to the residence. Officers observed damage to a window in the residence and a light switch cover had been broken as well. The homeowner requested a trespass warning be issued to the suspect. Officers were unable to locate the suspect at the time of the report. Officers completed a report of the incident. This case is still active and under investigation.

At 4:56 p.m., officers responded to a report of a larceny. Officers met with the reporting party who stated they had their suitcase stolen while passing through town. The reporting party stated they had stopped at Exxon and pulled their suitcase out of the vehicle and set it down on the ground near the vehicle. The reporting party stated they had forgotten to put the suitcase back in the vehicle and left without it. When they called later to see if it was still there the employee stated they had seen it but a vehicle had driven by and picked it up. Officers were unable to locate any leads at the time of the report. Officers completed a report of the incident. This case is still active under investigation.

At 7:39 p.m., officers responded to a report of a violation of a court order. Officers met with the reporting party who advised they received a phone call from someone who had a protection order against them, but they did not answer the call. Officers then met with the other party who stated they accidentally called the other party while removing numbers from their phone and they immediately hung up and did not wish to have contact with the reporting party. Officers completed a report of the incident. 

At 8:34 p.m., officers responded to a report of a disturbance at the Red Feather Bar. Officers met with the involved parties who all stated they were involved in a verbal argument. Employees at the bar requested that no trespass warnings be issued but that the involved parties be removed for the remainder of the evening. The parties left the bar and separated for the evening. Officers completed a report of the incident.

June 9

At 10:27 a.m., officers responded to a report of a single-vehicle accident. Officers met with the reporting party who advised the vehicle had been traveling north in the parking lot of Star Twin Cinema towards the parking lot of Get Real Coffee when they struck the concrete retaining wall separating the parking lots of the businesses. Officers observed damage to the concrete wall, gathered information from the owner of the Star Twin Cinema, and completed a report of the incident.

At 12:34 p.m., officers responded to a report of a vehicle-versus-pedestrian crash. Upon arrival, officers made contact with the driver and the juvenile pedestrian who both advised the vehicle did not make contact with the pedestrian and no injuries were reported. The juvenile advised they were riding their bike near the intersection of Uinta Drive and Roosevelt Drive and they were not paying attention when they entered the intersection. The juvenile advised there was a vehicle approaching the stop sign and they swerved on their bike to avoid the vehicle, causing them to fall off the bike. The driver of the vehicle stated the same version of events. Officers completed a report of the incident. 

At 1:13 p.m., officers responded to Probation and Parole for a report of an individual with an active arrest and hold order. Officers placed Jason Sheffield, of Green River, under arrest per the arrest and hold order. Officers transported Sheffield to the Sweetwater County Detention Center and completed a report of the incident.

At 1:35 p.m., officers responded to a report of a disturbance. Officers met with the involved parties who advised there had been a verbal argument with some yelling but nothing physical had occurred. Officers completed a report of the incident.

At 1:49 p.m., officers responded to a report of larceny. Officers met with the reporting party who advised sometime in the last few weeks they had two propane tanks stolen off of their camper that was parked in their backyard. The individual advised they did not have any suspects and did not think officers would be able to locate the suspect due to there being no evidence and the amount of time that had passed. The reporting party advised they wanted to report the larceny due to another individual in the area having items stolen recently as well. Officers completed a report of the incident.

At 3:39 p.m., officers responded to a report of a possible scam. The reporting party advised they had received a suspicious phone call that an estranged family member was asking for them to send them money. The reporting party advised they thought it might be a scam and they didn’t send the money. Officers attempted contact with the person who called but were unsuccessful at the time of the report. Officers completed a report of the incident.

At 5:06 p.m., officers along with an underage buyer conducted alcohol compliance checks on local establishments that sell alcohol. All of the businesses checked were in compliance. Officers completed a report of the incident.

At 6:24 p.m., officers responded to a report of trespassing at the Western Inn. Officers met with the reporting party who advised there were two individuals on the property that had been asked to leave several times. They requested that officers issue them a trespass warning for the property. Officers met with the two individuals, issued them the trespass warning and completed a report of the incident.

At 8:19 p.m., officers responded to a report of domestic violence that had occurred several hours prior. Officers met with the reporting party and gathered their statement. They advised the other party had come over to speak with them, which resulted in an argument and property being damaged. The reporting party advised they did not want the other party contacted concerning the report and that they did not want to pursue charges. Officers completed a report of the incident.

At 8:35 p.m., officers responded to a report of a person threatening and harassing their neighbors. Officers met with the reporting party who advised they had a friend over who had parked their vehicle in front of the residence. The neighbor had come outside and began yelling at the person for parking there and then began yelling at the resident of the home as well. Officers met with both parties and conducted extra patrols throughout the evening. Officers completed a report of the incident.

At 10:06 p.m., officers conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle and issued the driver, Max Martinez, of  Green River, a citation for alleged compulsory auto insurance violation - 1st offense.

June 10

At 1:40 a.m., officers conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle and issued the driver, Cai’ren Allred Gomez, of Green River, a citation for alleged compulsory auto insurance violation - 1st offense.

At 4:47 a.m., officers responded to a report of a noise complaint. Officers met with the reporting party who advised they had been woken up by someone yelling outside of their apartment. While on scene, officers were advised the individual causing the disturbance was now yelling and banging on another individual’s door. Officers met with the suspect, gathered their statement, and completed a report of the incident. This case is still under investigation.

At 12:47 p.m., officers responded to a report of an individual wanting a trespass warning issued to another individual for their residence. Officers met with the reporting party and gathered their statement. Officers then met with the other party and issued the trespass warning. Officers completed a report of the incident.

At 3:25 p.m., officers responded to a report of a single-vehicle collision. Officers met with the driver who advised while they were in the drive thru of Arctic Circle they spilled their drink, causing them to scrape the side of their vehicle on a pole. They then left the scene and returned home prior to reporting the collision. Officers observed the damage to the vehicle and spoke with management of Arctic Circle who provided an estimate of the damages. Officers issued the driver, Melanie Schmeiser, of Green River, citations for alleged leave scene of accident: damage to attended vehicle or property and driving while license canceled, suspended, or revoked. Officers completed a report of the incident.

At 10:55 p.m., officers conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle and issued the driver, a juvenile, of Green River, a citation for alleged speed - generally.

At 11:06 p.m., officers responded to a report of a vehicle that had crashed into a parked vehicle. Officers met with the reporting party who advised that while they were driving out of the trailer court they did not have their headlights on and when they went to turn on the lights they had swerved and collided with a parked vehicle. Officers observed the damage to both vehicles and issued the driver, Hanna Vaughn, of Green River a citation for alleged inattentive driving with crash. Officers completed a report of the incident.

June 12

At 1:55 a.m., officers conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle and issued the driver, Angel Barela, of Rock Springs, a citation for alleged obedience to traffic-control device violation.

At 3:13 p.m., officers responded to a report of a disturbance. Officers met with the individuals involved in a dispute, gathered information, and completed a report of the incident.

At 6:12 p.m., officers responded to a report of a disturbance. Officers met with the individuals involved in a dispute about the property. Officers gathered information and determined no theft had occurred. Officers completed a report of the incident.

At 7:12 p.m., officers responded to the area of E Flaming Gorge Way in reference to a REDDI report. Officers located the vehicle traveling east on Monroe Avenue and the driver failed to use a turn signal. Officers were traveling behind the vehicle when the driver pulled the vehicle over to the side of the roadway and officers made contact with the driver. Officers subsequently determined the driver was unable to operate a motor vehicle safely. Officers placed Kelly James Lundgren, of Green River, under arrest and issued a citation for alleged DWUI - alcohol - incapable of safely driving and failure to maintain liability coverage. Officers transported Lundgren to the Sweetwater County Detention Center and completed an incident report.

June 13

At 5:22 a.m., officers conducted a traffic stop in the area of Uinta Drive and issued the driver a written warning for alleged speed.

 

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