A drunk woman got into an Uber on Saturday night attempting to go to the Stagecoach Bar, but instead her driver took her to Teton County Jail. “The woman was so intoxicated and incoherent the driver didn’t feel comfortable leaving her at the bar and brought her to the jail parking lot for assistance,” Lt. Roger Schultz said. The woman became combative with officers, paramedics and hospital staff, police said. The 44-year-old Wilson woman was arrested on a charge of public intoxication.
A 31-year-old Minnesota man was arrested Friday after he was caught stealing $1,500 worth of ski merchandise from Teton Village Sports and Jackson Hole Sports. The crimes were captured on video, Teton County sheriff’s Sgt. Clay Platt said. He was arrested and charged with one count of felony shoplifting and one count of misdemeanor shoplifting. The man was identified by his credit card after he bought something in the store that deputies said he tried to steal from. In Teton County Circuit Court on Monday prosecutors said the man has similar theft convictions back in Minnesota. Judge James Radda set his bail at $1,000 cash.
A Wilson resident found a loaded shotgun in the middle of 2nd Street on Saturday. The resident called the Teton County Sheriff’s Office to collect it for safe keeping. The 1948 Remington model 31 shotgun probably fell off someone’s car, deputies said. If the gun is yours you’re asked to call the sheriff’s office. You’ll have to have some sort of proof that the gun is yours before they hand it over.
Wyoming Game and Fish got about a dozen calls in the past week about a moose with a tracking collar stuck around its head. They found it near Indian Paintbrush. Responders had to tranquilize the moose in order to get the GPS collar off. The moose was not injured.
The Jackson Police Department arrested a 26-year-old California man for DUI at 1:23 a.m. Saturday after they clocked him going 34 in a 25. He also stopped for a yellow flashing light, police said. The Santa Barbara man blew a 0.22%, police said.
On Saturday afternoon officers were called for a man who fell on a START bus and couldn’t get up. The man was so drunk he urinated on himself, reports stated. The 26-year-old Jackson man blew a 0.30% and had to be medically evaluated before being arrested for public intoxication.
Officers arrested a man on Sunday at 11:17 a.m. after someone called him in as a possible drunk driver. The 54-year-old had already made it home by the time officers caught up to him, but they arrested him for DUI anyway after he blew 0.16%.
A 21-year-old Jackson woman was cited Jan. 22 at 12:15 a.m. after two noise complaints about a party at her house. An officer responded after the first complaint and told them to turn the noise down and they did. But an hour later police received another complaint so they issued her a ticket for breach of peace.
Information in the police blotter is gathered from area law enforcement agencies, county courts and sometimes radio dispatch. Those jailed are charged, not convicted. — Eds.