Police Blotter

Theft at town hill: Employees at Snow King Mountain said someone stole $2,000 worth of equipment from the ropes course, such as harnesses and an emergency bag. Police don’t have any leads.

Caught in the act: A man was trying to break into cars at 6:20 p.m. on May 29 to steal money when witnesses called the police. When officers arrived the 31-year-old admitted he was looking for money and planned to steal whatever cash he found. Police believed the man was high during the attempted burglary and they found heroin on him, records state. He was arrested for possession and burglary and also had a warrant for his arrest out of Lincoln County.

Daytime car heist: An Outpost van was stolen between 3:30 and 4:30 p.m. on Thursday near the intersection of Karns and Millward. The owner of the van left the black Astro van unlocked with the keys in the cup holder, police said. The van has Idaho plates 1T43428. If you see it you’re asked to call the Jackson Police Department.

Offseason mystery: A homeowner who had been out of town since February returned and found about $10,000 worth of items missing. Police said high dollar electronics and jewelry were stolen from the house. There was a tenant living in part of the house while the homeowner was gone but police are still investigating the missing items.

Drunken collision: A 27-year-old Victor man crashed into a guardrail on Thursday and police arrested him for DUI. Police said he was too drunk to provide a breath sample.

Motel mix up: A drunk man was looking for his motel room after midnight on Friday but was at the wrong motel. “What motel are you staying at?” police asked the 35-year-old Bozeman, Montana man. “This one I hope,” he reportedly answered. The person who called police said the man was drunk and laying on the ground outside the motel. He was arrested for public intoxication.

Midnight rock toss: Police were called at 12:30 a.m. because a man was yelling and throwing rocks at someone’s windows on Aspen Drive. He was also knocking on doors, police said. The 61-year-old Driggs man said he was looking for his friend’s house and his phone wasn’t working. He was arrested for public intoxication.

Cat fight: A man called police because his neighbor’s cat keeps coming onto his property and hurting his cat. The man told police the cat stalks his cat and wanted to know if there was anything he could do about it. The short answer was no.

Summer is here: A Hoback resident called police because a group of kayakers was trespassing on their property to get to the Snake River.

Drowning sorrows: A woman was arrested for public intoxication on Sunday at 6:30 p.m. because she was sitting on Maple Way finishing a bottle of wine. The woman had no place to go, she said, and could not stand on her own. She gave a dangerously high breath test of .434% and was booked into the Teton County Jail.

Rescue on Josie’s: A woman broke her ankle on Sunday about halfway up Josie’s Ridge. Teton County Search and Rescue personnel hiked up and hauled her to safety.

Emily Mieure covers criminal justice and breaking news. She has reported for WDRB TV in Louisville, Ky., WFIE TV in Evansville, Ind., and WEIU TV in Charleston, Ill.

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