Police Blotter

Compiled by Judy Thompson


The following report is taken from information provided by the Lewistown Police Department and does not represent the total scope of police activity. All persons are innocent until proven guilty.


June 10

• At 1:22 p.m. a fire was reported east of Grass Range. The Grass Range Rural Fire Department responded.

• At 2:01 p.m. a person said she had been warned about her yard being over grown and advised that she would have it taken care of by Sunday.

• At 5:29 p.m. a person wanted to know if there was supposed to be a bad storm for the night as they had a large tree that could fall on their house.

• At 9:21 p.m. a 911 caller reported the power is out in Winifred and power poles are down on the Winifred Highway. Fergus Electric Co-op was advised.

• At 10:03 p.m. a 911 hang-up call was received. Upon calling back, the reception was poor but dispatch was able to make out the message, power poles down near Roy.

• At 10:15 p.m. a person said he worked for the 2 Crow Ranch and multiple power lines were down and trees were blown over the road making it impassable.

• At 11:38 p.m. a caller said there was a two-year-old child in the bar at a location. Officers responded and the child had gone home with the mother’s sister


June 11

• At 5:45 a.m. Phillips county requested the Roy Fire Department for agency assist with a fire. The Roy Fire Department responded with a tender truck to Zortman.

• At 9:14 a.m. a vehicle was stickered at a location by Animal Control for parking the wrong way and expired plates.

• At 10:58 a.m. a 911 caller reported a male in a wheelchair on the highway on a bad part of the road between Raynesford and Geyser. The Montana Highway Patrol spoke to the male who is raising money for charity.

• At 3:27 p.m. a person said she had a male come to her door selling cleaning supplies. The caller wondered if they were licensed to be selling. Officers located the group and warned them to get a city license.

• At 7:39 p.m. a 911 call from a bicycle rider reporting he was nearly sideswiped by a black Escalade. The Fergus County Sheriff’s Office was advised.


June 12

• At 12:34 p.m. a person reported two suspicious males in the area. The Judith Basin County Deputy responded and located a single vehicle accident with nobody on the scene. The vehicle was towed. The owner was located later and issued two citations.

• At 1:16 a.m. a 911 call from a bar patron reported an individual had poured a drink on her head. Officers responded and the parties were separated for the night.

• At 7: a.m. 40 multiple 911 and regular line calls reported a plane had gone off the end of the runway at the Denton Airport. The Montana Highway Patrol, the Fergus County Sheriff’s Office, the Denton Ambulance and Fire Department responded. Medical reported non-transport. 

• At 3:12 p.m. a 911 call from a juvenile female reported that her mother had been hitting her and her siblings. Officers responded and an adult female was arrested for Partner Family Member Assault.

 June 13

• At 1:55 a.m. an officer advising the porta potty at location had been tipped over. Public Works was advised. 

• At 12:10 p.m. a person reported a camper had been parked on S. High St. for about a year and now with the construction it is blocking the view of the intersection. The Code Compliance officer responded.

• At 2:35 p.m. a person requested an extra patrol around the parks stating that five port-a-potties had been tipped over during the night. Officers were advised. 

• At 8:19 p.m. an officer advised he was en route to Hawthorne park for a rep



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