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Natrona County Crime Clips (6/28/22–6/30/22)

CASPER, Wyo. — Provided below are some details on recent law enforcement activities based on reports from the Natrona County Sheriff’s Office and the Casper Police Department.

NCSO Public Information Officer Kiera Grogan and CPD Public Information Officer Rebekah Ladd provided this information based on officer and deputy reports.

Vicious Animal, June 28 (CPD) 

Animal Protection Officers responded to a west Casper neighborhood around 5:30 p.m. Tuesday for a report that three dogs were attacking another dog. Upon arrival, the APO located the injured dog and the three alleged attacking dogs. The APO spoke with a witness and located information on the potential owner of the injured dog. Due to the severity of the dog’s injuries, the APO took the animal to receive emergency veterinarian services. The APO later was able to make contact with owners of the animals. An investigation is ongoing.

Property Damage, June 29, State Highway 259, 11:47 a.m. (NCSO)

A woman reported that someone had thrown something at her vehicle and shattered the windshield while she was driving on WYO 259 about 3–5 miles south of Midwest. She was unsure if the object had been thrown from a vehicle passing the other way or from somewhere else. Deputies are investigating.

Strange Lights on Casper Mountain, June 29, 10:40 p.m. (NCSO)

A caller reported seeing “strange orange lights” near Lookout Point on Wednesday night. The caller said that the lights were brighter than headlights and that they separated, went into the sky, then came back down and joined together. The caller, who said they had seen the lights from Outer Drive, insisted they were not fireworks or headlights. Deputies were unable to locate any such phenomenon.

Fraud, June 28, 11:28 a.m. (CPD)    

A caller reported that someone was making purchases through her Walmart account that she did not authorize. Officers investigated, looking into the locations to which items had been delivered locally. Officers assisted the victim in filing a fraud report through the ic3.gov website, the FBI’s website for tracking online fraud.

Vehicle Theft, June 29 (NCSO)

On Wednesday morning, Deputies received a report of two vehicles stolen off the property of an oilfield service company west of Mills. An investigation is ongoing.

Threatening, June 28 (CPD)

A CPD officer responded to a report of juveniles harassing customers inside the east-side Game Stop on Tuesday around 8:30 p.m. Police canvassed the surrounding area, but did not locate the juveniles.

Family Fight, June 29, Blair Lane (NCSO)

Deputies responded to a Bar Nunn residence around 8:45 p.m. Wednesday to address a verbal argument between family members reported by the stepfather of a woman who had moved in with him and her mother earlier this month. The report indicates that the woman’s mother is agreeable to the living arrangement, but the stepfather is not. The stepdaughter and stepfather agreed to avoid each other for the rest of the night, and that an agreement on the living situation could be reached.