The Cheyenne Police Department responded to a 911 call this Tuesday, June 13th, at approximately T 6:35 p.m. and described to dispatch as a robbery with a knife wielded at the Maverick gas station at 3315 NBorth College Drive.
Once CPD officers arrived, they discovered that the 911 caller was incorrect and that it was a shoplifting case, not a robbery, as was called in.
After searching the area, Officers located 22-year-old Kegan Dawdy, listed as a transient. Dawdy was walking near the Cleveland Ave and Bevans Street intersection when officers were able to detain him. Dawdy was booked into the Laramie County Jail on theft charges.
The City of Cheyenne has been plagued with thefts and robberies at gas stations over the past 30-60 days.