wind river jail http://wyomingpublicradio.net en Wind River jail releasing minor offenders due to construction http://wyomingpublicradio.net/post/wind-river-jail-releasing-minor-offenders-due-construction <p>The jail on the Wind River Indian Reservation is being renovated, and while it’s under construction people brought in for minor offenses are let go with a notice to appear in court instead of being held like they normally would be. Minor offenses are mostly alcohol related, like public intoxication, simple assault, trespassing, and disturbing the peace.&nbsp;</p><p>Chief Judge of the Shoshone and Arapaho Tribal Court, John St. Clair, says only about 10% of people who are issued a notice to appear actually appear.</p> Mon, 18 Mar 2013 14:18:10 +0000 Irina Zhorov 38128 at http://wyomingpublicradio.net Wind River jail releasing minor offenders due to construction