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.


Oct. 7

• At 7:13 a.m. an officer reported a port-a-potty was tipped over at Symmes Park.


Oct. 8

• At 12:32 a.m. a person reported two four-wheelers were driving on the walking trail near the Frog Ponds. Officers and deputies responded, stopped one of the vehicles and cited a male for traffic infractions.

• At 3:06 a.m. as the result of a traffic stop, a male was arrested for DUI and careless driving and transported to the Fergus County detention center.

• At 9:14 a.m. a 911 caller reported a burglary at a local business. Officers responded.

• At 10:09 a.m. a person reported a suspicious individual in a truck near the soccer fields. Officers responded and made contact with the individual, who then left the area.

• At 9:52 p.m. a person reported a group of teens was creating a disturbance near Symmes Park. An officer responded.

• At 10:25 p.m. a person reported a group of teens was creating a disturbance in the cemetery. An officer responded and advised those involved to go home.

• At 11:09 p.m. a person reported her vehicle window was broken while she was driving down the street. An officer responded.


Oct. 9

• At 3:44 a.m. an officer was waved down by contacts wanting to know directions to the ER. The officer escorted the individuals to the hospital.

• At 12:59 p.m. a domestic disturbance was reported. Officers responded and two subjects were transported to the Fergus County Sheriff’s Office.

• At 8 p.m. a 911 caller said a group of bicyclists had set up camp on his property where his kids get on the bus and he does not want them there. The Petroleum County Sheriff’s Office was advised.


Oct. 11

• At 5:56 a.m. a person reported his Harley Davidson was stolen the previous night. Officers responded. 

• At 9:26 a.m. a person said she was going to her ex-partner’s house to get their cat. She said the cat was just as much hers as his. The person called back and said the male would not let her take the cat. The person requested officer assistance the next time she goes to the home.

• At 3:14 p.m. a person said someone was trying to steal his identity and wanted to see his police records. The person was offensive in the lobby and was asked to leave.    


Oct. 12

• At 12:51 p.m. a person asked an officer to speak to her son about driving without a driver’s license.


Oct. 13

• At 10:43 a.m. a person reported he was assaulted by a male at the city park.  An officer spoke to the male.

• At 3:41 p.m. a person reported a male was at a local nursing home trying to take a resident’s car. Officers responded.

• At 7:22 p.m. the Code Compliance officer warned a male about living in a camper in the city limits. 


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