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Just days after the Wyoming Department of Transportation raised the speed limit from 45 mph to 50 mph on sections of Highway 22, a Georgia man decided he wanted more. The 21-year-old was stopped about 1:20 a.m. June 12 for doing 61 in one of those zones. “He did not do well” on the usual roa…

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A man restriping Snow King Avenue about 1:55 a.m. June 5 — when traffic was light and heat not so hot — looked over and saw an inert figure next to the road and “didn’t know if he was drunk or hit by a car,” said Jackson police Lt. Russ Ruschill. The worker called police, who found the 22-ye…

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On Monday, a Jackson woman driving a Jeep Cherokee struck a parked Chevy truck in the Hidden Hollow parking lot, pushing it into two additional vehicles. The damage on each vehicle was over $1,000, according to Jackson Police Sgt. Russ Ruschill. After the collision, the woman parked on the l…

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An Albertsons employee found a loaded pistol on a sink in the men’s restroom last week, Jackson Police Lt. Russ Ruschill said. The store reported it to police. The man called several hours later, realizing he’d lost his firearm. Officers confirmed the gun wasn’t stolen before giving it back to him.

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Someone called Domino’s Pizza to report that their pizza never arrived just before midnight Thursday. Jackson Police Sgt. Tony Matthews said that’s because a 19-year-old intercepted the Domino’s delivery driver, took the pizza and ran off with it. Officers found the teen in his car in the Al…

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A Jackson man drove his mother’s car into a parked Jeep on Pearl Avenue. The Monday evening collision caused the Jeep to rear-end another parked car on the street, according to Jackson Police Sgt. Russ Ruschill. The 21-year-old initially denied being behind the wheel, saying there was a fema…

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More than a dozen people called 911 in response to the controlled burns on the National Elk Refuge in the past week. While the smoke was visible for miles, the fires were intentionally set and monitored by National Park Service firefighters to reduce available fuels ahead of the dry summer season.

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Someone called police around 9 p.m. Thursday because a drunk man followed them home and wouldn’t leave. Officers told the man to leave, and he did. But he returned about five minutes later because he forgot his cellphone there, according to Jackson police Sgt. Tony Matthews. They helped the …

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Last weekend a tourist left a handgun by the Taggart Lake trail in Grand Teton National Park. The man had a concealed carry permit from Utah but was cited for disorderly conduct and creating a hazardous condition. Just after noon Saturday someone found the gun and took it to park volunteers …

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Over the weekend a tourist left a handgun by the Taggart Lake trail in Grand Teton National Park. The man had a concealed carry permit from Utah but was cited for disorderly conduct and creating a hazardous condition. Just after noon Saturday someone found the gun and took it to park volunte…

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Grand Teton National Park rangers got complaints Saturday afternoon about a group of cyclists and roller skaters “playing loud music and partying” and possibly littering on the park road. According to spokeswoman Denise Germann, rangers spoke to the roller disco party crowd and gave people v…

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Deputies cited a 22-year-old Jackson man for possession of marijuana Saturday after he forgot to use a turn signal turning onto Broadway from the National Elk Refuge. They could smell marijuana coming from the car, Teton County sheriff’s Sgt. Clay Platt said. The driver handed the deputy a j…

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A man returned to his car after skiing at Jackson Hole Mountain Resort on March 13 and noticed part of his car’s bumper had been nearly ripped off. A note on his windshield from a witness said they saw a woman hit his Subaru and leave. The witness left the license plate number so deputies tr…

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Jackson police arrested a man just after 10 p.m. March 6 when they found him passed out in a running car in the middle of Snow King Avenue. “The blue Volvo was stopped in the middle of the road,” Jackson police Sgt. Russ Ruschill said. Officers thought the car might be stopped for wildlife i…

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A 31-year-old man was arrested March 1 for possession of crack cocaine and marijuana after being pulled over for speeding. The Californian was going 69 mph in a 55 zone, according to Teton County sheriff’s Sgt. Todd Stanyon. Deputies searched his car based off the smell of marijuana coming f…

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A drunk man was arrested Saturday after he reportedly walked into the wrong apartment just before 5 a.m., Jackson Police Sgt. Russ Ruschill said. Officers found the man walking down the street not long after he startled some people by walking into their unlocked apartment. The Illinois man, …

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Police are investigating a bomb threat made to a business on Town Square. Employees there called police Monday because a man called and said, “there is a hydrogen bomb and you need to evacuate right now.” Detectives so far think it was a prank call, but said it’s a good idea to report any th…

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A Tennessee man was cited for interfering with a flight crew on Saturday, Jackson Police Sgt. Russ Ruschill said. During an inbound flight the man got drunk, took off his mask and refused to put it back on, police said. The 47-year-old man was angry and screaming at flight attendants and fli…

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Two men were arrested Saturday after some witnesses at the Lodge of Jackson Hole saw them “humping” trees. The 20-year-old and the 21-year-old were charged with property destruction, public intoxication, minor under the influence and marijuana possession, police said. Reports stated the men …

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Punches were thrown on Saturday over a recycling mishap, police said. County deputies were called to The Aspens after a resident said he was punched in the face by a man who disagreed with the cardboard he was attempting to recycle. According to the victim, a man came up to him and got angry…

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A bartender at Hole Bowl was cited for simple assault by the Jackson Police Department over the weekend for throwing pool cue chalk at a customer who refused to wear her mask. The bartender said he had asked the woman “25 times” to wear her mask when she wasn’t eating or drinking, but she ig…

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Six people were criminally trespassed from Astoria Hot Springs after a manager saw hot pool poachers on a surveillance camera. The Teton County Sheriff’s Office responded just after 9 p.m. Thursday and found two men and four women soaking in a pool. “They admitted to climbing over the fence,…

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Town and county police worked 18 collisions and assisted 20 motorists over the weekend who either slid off the road and got stuck or were in fender benders in snowy and icy conditions. Some were on Teton Pass and Highway 390, and others were throughout the town of Jackson. “Conditions have b…

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A one-eyed shih tzu who had run away from home on Christmas Day was observed “wandering down the road” and apprehended by an off-duty Teton County jailer. The dog wasn’t talking but had official ID on him that revealed he was “Mr. Pickles.” The dog, owned by someone vacationing in Mexico, ha…

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Using his skis like a baseball bat, a man shattered the back window of a START bus last week when it started to take off without him, police said. Detectives are still working the case but said it happened just after 4 p.m. Dec. 16 at the Miller Park bus stop. They think the man had taken a …