Police Blotter

Tacky graffiti: Someone spray painted penises, vaginas and “666” symbols inside a log home that’s under construction on East Kelly. The estimated damage was less than $500.

Back window burglar: A man held a burglar at gun point at 1:15 a.m. Friday after the man crawled into his house through an unlocked back window. The suspect was drunk and told officers he thought he was in a friend’s house. “He could have very easily been shot,” Jackson police Lt. Roger Schultz said. The victim held the man until police arrived. The 29-year-old Jackson man was arrested for criminal entry.

Bite back: A man walked up to an employee at The Wort and asked where the ATM was. When the woman pointed to the machine, the man bit her index finger. The 31-year-old Arizona man was later cited for unlawful contact.

Dance like no one’s watching: A drunk woman fell on the dance floor at The Million Dollar Cowboy Bar. When employees tried to help her up and usher her to the exit she punched one of them in the face. The 27-year-old was arrested for battery.

Knife fight: Officers saw a man draw a knife, switch the blade out and raise it to another man at 2 a.m. Friday outside The Rose. The man was arguing with a Pinky Gs employee who had kicked him out. Police told him to drop the knife and he complied. The 21-year-old New Jersey man was arrested for public intoxication and drawing a dangerous weapon.

Stranger danger: A mother and daughter were out at the bars Saturday night and they befriended a man who walked them back to their hotel. The man then took off with the mom’s silver and turquoise bracelet. The 24-year-old suspect told the victims his name was Charles. Police are unsure how much the bracelet is worth but the victim said it’s a family heirloom.

Overserved: A drunk man was rolling around on the ground in the parking lot of the Bank of Jackson Hole. It was about 6 p.m. Saturday when police saw him. They were worried the man was about to wander into the street. He seemed confused about where he was, reports stated. The 41-year-old was arrested for public intoxication.

Danger zone: A drunk man was pulled over on his motorcycle Saturday night for speeding and not using a turn signal. The man was having a hard time balancing the motorcycle, reports stated. The 29-year-old Utah man had a female passenger. He was arrested for DUI.

Tennis defense: At 8:45 p.m. Sunday a teenager found a strange man in his car. The drunk man locked himself in the teenager’s car and refused to leave, police said. “This is my world, my place,” the man told the teen. The teenager grabbed a tennis racquet and hit the man in the face several times, causing him to bleed. The teen then ran off and called 911. The 52-year-old was arrested for public intoxication.

One way to go to jail: Four people were being kicked out of The Million Dollar Cowboy Bar last Sunday night when one of them got feisty. The 25-year-old female from Jackson crumpled up her trespass ticket in front of police and refused to leave, so they arrested her for interference and cited her for littering and criminal trespass.


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