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Natrona County Crime Clips (7/1/22–7/5/22)

CASPER, Wyo. — Provided below are some details on law enforcement activities over the weekend 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.

Swimmer in distress, July 3, North Platte River

A caller stated that a male without a life jacket was struggling to swim in the river near Speas Fish Hatchery around 3:30 p.m. Game and Fish officials on jet skis were already nearby and were able to assist the swimmer to shore.

Assault, July 2, Pelican Ridge, Alcova, 8:08 p.m.

Deputies responded after a man stated that his wife threw a cellphone at his head while he was sitting on the couch. The wife told deputies that the man had come home upset, demanding and attempting to access her phone, so she threw it at him. The report states that both parties were heavily intoxicated, and it was ultimately agreed that the man would leave for the night and stay with friends.

Animal bite, Pathfinder Dam, July 4, 1:19 p.m.

Someone was bitten by a friend from out of town’s dog with resulting minor injuries, police said.

Assault, Tonkawa Trail, Bar Nunn, July 4

A deputy responding to the area on a separate domestic matter encountered a man lying on the ground by a vehicle. The man said two individuals passing him in a vehicle had parked, gotten out and assaulted him. The man was observed to have a limp but no other indications of assault. The man declined to file a report, and the individuals he spoke of were not located.

Theft, Alcova Lake, July 3 

A man reported that his boat had run out of gas and assured that the tank had been full when he left it. Deputies will be reviewing security footage at the Casper Boat Club to try to identify anyone who may have stolen the gas.

Shots fired, July 4, 10:04 p.m.

A woman called deputies on behalf of her daughter, who told her that someone in her group of friends had pulled and discharged a gun at the Fairgrounds. The woman believed the daughter would come back home to file a report, but instead went to a friend’s house.