Cowboys gone wild: A concerned cab driver called police at 12:45 a.m. July 1 to report “a bunch of cowboys climbing on the antler arch at Cache and Broadway.” Police later found the cowboys drinking at The Rose.
Fist fight: At 8:15 p.m. July 1 a man in a floral shirt was seen punching another man. Police arrested him on a charge of battery.
Oil spill: Don’t change your oil in a public park unless your drip tray is big enough. That message is from the Jackson Police Department after it cited a man last week for making a mess in Mike Yokel Park. The town has a municipal code that prohibits “dumping.”
Slap happy: A couple of bros from Colorado who were neighbors in a Boulder hotel decided to take a road trip to Jackson Hole. Things took a turn, and the two ended up in a fight at a campground south of town, resulting in one of the men leaving the other one stranded without clothes or a car. The man without the vehicle hitchhiked to the police station, filed a report and took the next flight back to Colorado.
Theft but make it chill: A man stole a hammock from the Stio store in downtown Jackson, police said. One of the employees witnessed the theft, officers said, but the suspect has not been identified.
Three times a charm: A drunk man who was kicked out of the Million Dollar Cowboy bar twice on the Fourth of July was arrested later that night. The 26-year-old Nevada man was interfering with an officer who was trying to direct traffic after the fireworks show, police said. When the officer asked the man where he planned to sleep that night he answered, “Illinois.” He was arrested on a charge of public intoxication.
Tourist wanted: Someone trying to drive an RV ran into an overhang at the Rusty Parrot, doing pretty significant damage to the hotel and the camper. Instead of reporting the accident the driver took off. Police collected the suspect’s satellite dish and air conditioner unit, which were collateral damage from the bad driving.
Pushy beggar: Someone called police and complained about a man “aggressively begging” for money at Albertsons. He claimed the man followed him to his car asking for money.
Good old-fashioned foot pursuit: Police chased down two men who were being kicked out of Pinky G’s on Sunday. The men, 21 and 22, ran out the back of the pizza joint and through the alley until police caught up to them in the parking lot of the Ranch Inn. The cops tackled the 22-year-old and arrested him on charges of interference and criminal trespass. His buddy got away. Police were unsure why the men were even running from them.