Cody Man Arrested for Slashing Tires
Written by Andrew-Rossi on October 16, 2018
A Cody man could face up to 10 years in jail and a $10,000 fine, after being accused of slashing tires at the Wood River Trailhead on County Road 4DT in Meeteetse.
37-year-old Cody resident Ryan Roemmich was arrested by Park County Sheriff deputies Oct. 7th. According to an article in the Cody Enterprise, Roemmich has been accused by outfitters Olivia and Jacob Heiner of slashing tires on their camper, as well as one of their employee’s trucks.
The Sheriff’s department affidavit reports that Olivia Heiner heard air escaping from the tire of a nearby truck around 7:10 p.m. on the 7th. She told deputies that she saw a man crouched down by the driver’s side of the truck, confronted him, but he ran away. She later identified the man as Ryan Roemmich, who had been seen earlier getting out of a truck owned by Cody resident Joseph Dickerman. It was later discovered all four of the Heiner’s camper tires had been slashed as well.
After investigation, deputies arrested Roemmich, although he denied involvement in the incident. However, during questioning, deputies say Roemmich unintentionally revealed details of the crime, and was evasive.
Roemmich is currently out of custody, after posting bond. His preliminary hearing will be Thursday at 9 a.m. in Park County Circuit Court.