Police Blotter

Deputies cited a 22-year-old Jackson man for possession of marijuana Saturday after he forgot to use a turn signal turning onto Broadway from the National Elk Refuge. They could smell marijuana coming from the car, Teton County sheriff’s Sgt. Clay Platt said. The driver handed the deputy a joint and said that was all that was in the car. They searched, found some paraphernalia that belonged to a 24-year-old passenger and let the two go with a citation and a warning.

A man made a theft report at the Teton County Sheriff’s Office for some skis that were stolen out of the back of his truck in January. The $1,300 Salomon skis were in the back of his truck in the Cody parking lot at Jackson Hole Mountain Resort when they went missing, the man told deputies. He noticed the next day and had been checking with security at the ski resort to see if anyone turned them in. Deputies asked why he waited three months to make a report. “I got busy and I’m lazy,” he said.

Jackson Police Department officers cited a 20-year-old woman March 22 for using a fake ID and being a minor under the influence. She was banned from Hole Bowl.

Residents of an apartment complex called police at 2 a.m. March 24 because a man was yelling and being disruptive. Officers arrested the 27-year-old Michigan man for public intoxication.

An unknown suspect led officers on a high-speed chase through town March 24 around 10:30 p.m., Jackson police Sgt. Tony Matthews said. It started when they tried to pull over the white Honda Civic for a lane violation. The suspect started driving erratically and reportedly went 80 mph eastbound on Broadway before eluding police. Officers often call off car chases for the safety of the public. They announced the car over radios, but no other law enforcement caught up to the suspect. If you witnessed the chase and believe you have information you’re asked to call the Jackson Police Department.

Officers responded to an apartment March 24 around 11 p.m. for reports of a drunk man trying to get inside where he wasn’t welcome. The 40-year-old was arrested for public intoxication, possession of LSD and attempted criminal entry.

Police were called Thursday because a 27-year-old woman passed out in a grocery store restroom. She was arrested for public intoxication.

A San Francisco woman is under investigation for allegedly stealing a rental car from Jackson Hole Airport. The car has been missing for 22 days and is believed to be in Montana. It’s a 2020 silver Jeep Grand Cherokee with Wyoming 22 license plates.

Police arrested a woman for public intoxication after she reportedly damaged a door by banging it repeatedly with her crutches.

A 45-year-old man was arrested last week after he caused a scene in Starbucks on Town Square. Police said employees reported him being inappropriate and “flipping off kids” and “harassing female employees.” They said he took a $1 bill out of their tip jar and ripped it up. Officers arrested him on charges of property destruction, littering, theft and pedestrian under the influence.

Information in the police blotter is gathered from law enforcement agencies, county courts and sometimes radio dispatch and witnesses. Those jailed are charged, not convicted. — Eds.

Contact Emily Mieure at 732-7066 or courts@jhnewsandguide.com.

Emily Mieure covers criminal justice and emergency news. She also leads the News&Guide’s investigative efforts. She has reported for WDRB TV in Louisville, Ky., WFIE TV in Evansville, Ind., and WEIU TV in Charleston, Ill.

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