Recent arrests in Teton County
JACKSON HOLE, WYO – Here are the arrests in Teton County/Jackson. Names may be withheld at the request of law enforcement. All persons cited or arrested are presumed innocent until convicted in a court of law. Charges are subject to change following official filing from the Teton County Attorney’s Office.
March 17, 12:45pm – Disturbance
A male showed up at his ex-girlfriend’s house to pick up some of his things without requesting a civil standby, a violation of his release orders. Officers stood by as he collected his property and then allowed him to leave after again advising him he was not allowed back at the property without requesting a civil standby.
March 17, 12:47pm – Runaway
Two teenage minors left school without permission. Both minors were located a short time later and returned to the school.
March 17, 2:11pm – Shoplifting
Ernesto Cardenas, 20, of Mexico was arrested after he was caught by loss prevention personnel shoplifting at Kmart. The suspect had allegedly shoplifted over $200 of electronics merchandise. He was reportedly visiting Jackson with family from Idaho and planned to return to Mexico next month. He was arrested for the misdemeanor because he was believed to be a flight risk.
March 17, 5:44pm – DUI
Officers responded to a REDDI (Report Every Drunk Driver Immediately) report of a vehicle “all over the road”. Officers located the vehicle and contacted the driver, who claimed he had not been drinking. The driver, Tyler Holeman of Jackson, did not satisfactorily complete the field sobriety tests and was subsequently arrested under suspicion of DUI.
March 17, 11:29pm – Public Intoxication
Officers contacted a woman after seeing her staggering and almost fall while walking along W Pearl Ave. late one night. Leslie Hankey of Jackson, reportedly exhibited signs of intoxication and could not tell officers her address; she was arrested for public intoxication.
March 18, 12:24am – Battery
Officers responded to a report of a fight in the alley behind Pinky G’s Pizza. They arrived to find a man lying on the ground, his face bloodied and swollen. The victim was taken to St. John’s for medical care. Officers obtained suspect descriptions from witnesses at the scene and searched the area, they found and detained one possible suspect. The case is still under investigation.
March 18, 12:28am – Runaway
Shortly after midnight officers were called to a home in north Jackson for a report of a runaway juvenile. The juvenile had been staying at a friend’s house and had slipped out a window. The juvenile returned a couple of hours later. The juvenile was released to the care of her foster parents.
March 18, 12:43am – Public Intoxication
When a local bar refused entry to a very intoxicated male, he became belligerent but left before police could arrive. Officers were unable to locate the subject.
March 18, 4:44pm – Dog Bite
Officers responded to the hospital for a report of a dog bite. The victim was about to enter a local business in the 100 block of E Broadway when she was bitten by a dog which was tied to the railing near the front door. The victim drove to the hospital where she was treated for cuts to her finger caused by the dog. The dog was not located.
March 18, 4:46pm – Public Intoxication
Officers were dispatched to the Snow King ball-field for a man who had fallen while skiing. The reporting party believed the man was highly intoxicated. Officers contacted the man who was now sitting in his van and subsequently arrested Joel Devine of Jackson, after he displayed several objective signs of intoxication.
March 18, 11:23pm – DUI
While officers were out on a traffic stop, another vehicle failed to move over into the other lane as it passed by the emergency vehicles as required by law. One of the officers quickly stopped the second vehicle and determined the driver had been drinking. After failing to satisfactorily complete the field sobriety tests the driver, Chase Corona of Texas, was arrested under suspicion of DUI.
March 19, 2:36am – Public Intoxication
At about 2:30 in the morning the police were called to a home where residents were awakened by someone pounding on the side of their house. Officers arrived on scene and contacted two brothers who were in the area. Items belonging to the brothers were found on the lawn of the home. Samuel and Joshua Hill of Jackson, appeared very intoxicated and disoriented; they were both arrested for public intoxication.
March 19, 8:53am – Death
Officers responded to an apartment for a report of a deceased 59-year-old male. There were no obvious signs of foul play. The case is under investigation by the coroner’s office. Coroner’s Office update: Deceased identified as Terry Kendall Clavin, DOB 09/22/1957. Cause and manner of death are pending.
March 19, 12:02pm – Driving Under Suspension
William Wilson of North Carolina was stopped for a cell phone violation and found to be driving under a suspended license. He was arrested for DUS and issued citations for the cell phone violation, open container, and failure to maintain liability coverage.
March 19, 2:13pm – Theft
Officers were called to a home in east Jackson regarding an apparent burglary. The owner reported the theft of more than $5,000 of jewelry from a bedroom in the home. There were no immediate signs of forced entry. The case is still under investigation.