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 24

• At 9:28 a.m. a 911 caller reported an unknown person sleeping in a shed. Officers responded.

• At 6:18 p.m. a 911 caller reported a two-vehicle accident with injuries at Eddies Corner. 


June 25

• At 8:41 a.m. a 911 caller reported a Reckless and Dangerous driver almost having head-on collisions and swerving all over the highway. The Fergus County Sheriff’s Office responded and the driver was brought in for DUI processing.

• At 10:30 a.m. a person said a tree had fallen on a power line and her car was under it. NW Energy, the Lewistown Police Department, and the Lewistown Fire Department responded.

• At 8:44 p.m. a 911 caller said two pickups were racing each other on Cottonwood Creek Rd. The Fergus County Sheriff’s Office was advised.

• At 10:15 p.m. a 911 call was received with an open line. On call back, the phone advised it couldn’t be reached at this time. A second 911 call from the same number was received. ATandT was contacted and possible subscriber info was gathered. An officer responded and spoke to a person who advised it was his phone, but he wasn’t sure why it was dialing 911.


June 26

• At 2:34 a.m. a parking warning was placed on a car for parking the wrong way.

• At 6:33 p.m. a person reported a male at Ackley Lake was intimidating people and making them feel uncomfortable. The Judith Basin County deputy responded, but was unable to locate the male.


June 27

• At 7:49 a.m. a person reported sometime over the weekend someone had hit their building with a vehicle and caused a lot of damage. Officers responded. 

• At 4:15 p.m. a person reported that his pickup and his wife’s car had been keyed during the night. Officers responded. 

• At 7:26 p.m. a person requested a welfare check on a suicidal male. The male was located and was taken to CMMC for mental evaluation. 


June 28 

• At 11:11 a.m. a person reported a vehicle had been parked on Main St. for about 14 hours. The Code Compliance officer responded and left a warning on the vehicle. 

• At 11:41 a.m. a person said he found a camo Igloo lunch box that had drug paraphernalia in it. Officers responded and picked up the lunch box.

• At 3:52 p.m. a person reported a juvenile speeding through the construction on Main St. The person said the male needed a citation, but was unwilling to sign a statement. Officers were advised. 


June 29

• At 1:33 p.m. a person at a local business requested officer assistance with a group of juveniles trespassing on the roof of the business. Officers responded.

• At 5:28 p.m. the principal of Lewistown Junior High School reported a broken second floor window. Officers responded.


June 30

• At 12:12 p.m. a 911 caller reported a fire caused by a passing train near the town site of Kolin.  The Hobson Fire Department and Judith Basin County responded.

• At 3:21 p.m. an officer warned a group of juveniles about lighting off fireworks in town.

• At 3:53 p.m. a 911 call reported a male had rolled a four-wheeler near Moore and was being transported by personally owned vehicle to CMMC. The Lewistown Ambulance rendezvoused with the vehicle and continued transport of the patient to CMMC. 



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