A drunk driver plowed over some trees on Snow King Avenue at 4:30 a.m. Friday, police said. The 32-year-old Wilson man was driving west when his Toyota 4Runner left the road. No one in the car was injured, but the driver was drunk, Jackson police Lt. Roger Schultz said. “We are really lucky there were no pedestrians in the area when this accident happened,” Schultz said. The Wilson man was on probation from a 2018 DUI.
Officers arrested a man Friday morning for third-degree sexual assault after he was accused of touching “another male subject’s anus over his clothing.” The incident was captured on video, according to the Jackson Police Department.
Jackson officers cited a 20-year-old Jackson man for possession after they were called “to assist a family in dealing with issues related to their son’s drug use.” Officers were given permission to search and found the man’s marijuana paraphernalia.
Officers cited another man for marijuana possession Friday night after his hotel neighbors called to complain about the smell. The man turned over his marijuana to officers and was given a ticket.
On Saturday at 1:30 a.m. officers noticed a man slumped over on a bench. The man was drunk and cold and couldn’t find his hotel, police said. He couldn’t get in touch with any friends to come get him so the 33-year-old San Francisco man was taken to jail for public intoxication.
Officers responded Saturday just before 3 a.m. because a boyfriend was mad at his girlfriend for driving while drunk. The man had taken her keys and walked home, leaving her in the car without a way to continue driving it, police said. The man told police she had been driving so officers arrested the 23-year-old Jackson woman for DUI.
A 20-year-old Michigan woman was arrested just before 6 p.m. Saturday for trying to get into the Million Dollar Cowboy Bar with a fake ID. The bouncer recognized the ID as fake and called police. Officers verified with dispatchers that the ID was not valid, so they arrested her for having the ID, being a minor under the influence and for having pills in her pocket without a prescription.
Police arrested a woman for spending the night in a room without the permission of the property owner. The 41-year-old Houston woman refused to leave Sunday morning and police were called. They arrested her for trespassing.
On Thursday at 2 a.m. dispatchers were alerted to a possible drunk driver. Officers pulled the car over for not using a turn signal and when the woman got out of the car she smelled like alcohol. She admitted to having a margarita, police said. The 22-year-old Jackson woman was arrested for DUI. Officers also cited a 20-year-old passenger for being a minor under the influence and gave another passenger a ride to his hotel. But the man who got the free ride home ended up in jail with his friend a few hours later when he knocked on a stranger’s door at 4 a.m. The resident was worried about the 25-year-old Driggs, Idaho, man and drove him to the Teton County Jail parking lot. He was booked for public intoxication.
Officers seized marijuana edibles that were found by TSA in someone’s checked bags at Jackson Hole Airport. The traveler was given a warning and the edibles were taken for destruction.
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.