Police Blotter

Tool swipe: More than $13,000 worth of tools were stolen June 24 from a construction site in Teton Village, Teton County sheriff’s Sgt. Clay Platt said. A variety of tools were taken, including a plasma cutter. Investigators have no suspects.

Target practice: Antifreeze started leaking from two company cars at the same time off South Park Loop, which employees thought was suspicious. Further inspection revealed bullet holes in both radiators and engine compartments. There were also bullet fragments on the ground, Jackson police Lt. Roger Schultz said. The destruction is being investigated.

Pin your parking spot: A woman reported her car stolen from the Aspens Market on June 25. Police responded and started an investigation. The woman’s car was found the next day behind the market and everything was still in place, including her purse, which had cash in it. Deputies aren’t sure if the woman just forgot where she parked but the investigation is now inactive.

We’ve all been there: A man was so upset about having his phone stolen that he started throwing a major fit inside the AT&T store, police said. The man was kicked out of the store and told not to return.

Prickly nap: A drunk man passed out in bushes on the Town Square. When police asked him why he was sleeping there he responded, “where am I?” The man admitted to drinking “a lot” and wasn’t sure how he ended up in the bushes. Webcam video showed the man trying to cross the street before falling into the shrubs. Video also showed witnesses taking pictures of the passed out man before someone eventually called 911. He was arrested for public intoxication.

Foot pursuit: A teenager who was not wearing any shoes took off running from police after bouncers reported him for trying to use a fake ID. The 18-year-old Louisiana man was arrested for interference, minor under the influence and multiple false IDs.

#LockYourFrontDoor: Police were called Saturday when residents found a stranger asleep on their couch. The 39-year-old man was very drunk. They arrested him for criminal trespass. Lt. Schultz suggested starting a local social media campaign with the hashtag #lockyourfrontdoor.

Too drunk to catch a bus: An intoxicated man passed out at a town bus stop.The 43-year-old Arizona visitor did not want to cooperate with polic, so he was arrested for public intoxication.

When you gotta go: A man was arrested around 7 p.m. Saturday for urinating on a woodpile. The 42-year-old Jackson man told an officer that he could no longer hold it. He admitted to having a few beers and a few shots. He was arrested for public intoxication.

Just outside the quiet zone: A man got out of his car near Teton County Library and punched another man in the face. The other man punched back, multiple times. Police weren’t sure why the men were hitting each other. Both men were cited for battery.

Attack dogs: A man was out for his morning run over the weekend when he said two dogs attacked him in the 200 block of East Kelly. One of the dogs broke the man’s skin on his upper legs. The 34-year-old female dog owner was cited.


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