Police Blotter

By: 
CHRISTINA CLINTON
News-Argus Staff

   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.

Nov. 25

• At 5:26 p.m. a 911 caller reported being north of Winifred with a dead vehicle battery. Contact was made with local party who will go help the caller. The Fergus County Sheriff's Office was advised.

 

Nov. 26

• At 4:32 a.m. two vehicles were stickered for wrong way parking.

• At 1:31 p.m. the Petroleum County Sheriff's Office was advised of a call from the Garfield County Fire Chief reporting a vehicle with a flat [tire] that is starting fires along the highway. The Montana Highway Patrol and Petroleum County Sheriff's Office responded. The vehicle was located and stopped.

• At 6:30 p.m. a party reported two four-wheelers that were jumping by the Bureau of Land Management building. The subjects were stopped on Main Street.

 

Nov. 27

• At 11:06 a.m. a party reported a ditch below a dam was rapidly filling up with water. A Judith Basin deputy made contact with landowner who was aware of the situation and currently working on the dam.

• At 3:38 p.m. a person requested officer assistance with a dead battery on a vehicle at a local business.

• At 7:05 p.m. a person reported hearing fireworks northwest of her residence. Officer advised the woman that the Bright Country Nights were currently having a fireworks show.

• At 10:56 p.m. a person stated her car had been toilet papered outside of her residence. Officers responded.

 

Nov. 28

• At 6:14 p.m., there were multiple 911 calls reporting a car vs semi [accident] at mile-marker 58.5 on Highway 87. The Judith Basin County Sheriff's Office was advised. The Judith Basin County Sheriff's Office deputy, Montana Highway Patrol, Hobson ambulance, and Lewistown fire and ambulance responded.

 

Nov. 29

• At 5:24 a.m. a man reported his vehicle was gone through the night before. Officers responded and advised multiple vehicles were broken into. Multiple callers called in reporting their vehicles were broken into also. Officers responded.

• At 6:16 a.m. a 911 caller reported $200 stolen out of his pickup.

• At 7:03 a.m. a 911 caller reported a vehicle rollover at mile-marker 15 on Highway 87. The Judith Basin County Sheriff's Office was advised.

• At 7:45 a.m. a 911 caller reported items were stolen out of his wife’s car.

• At 12:01 p.m. a concerned party reported a two-vehicle accident on First Avenue North. Officers responded.

• At 3:47 p.m. a warrant was served on a male for theft and trespass to vehicle.

• At 4:02 p.m. a person reported a male was speeding around on a red four-wheeler on Crowley Avenue. Officers responded.

 

Nov. 30

• At 10:04 a.m. a man reported he had some items taken out of his shop at the same time as the vehicle break-ins. The Fergus County Sheriff's Office was advised.

• At 3:14 p.m. a sex offender brought their in their address verification letter.

• At 4:47 p.m. a man reported property was stolen out of his vehicle on Monday night. Officers advised.

• At 7:59 p.m. an officer advised the light at Fourth and Main was not cycling properly.

• At 9:55 p.m., as the result of a traffic stop, a male driver was arrested for DUI and transported to the Fergus County Sheriff's Office detention center.

 

Dec. 1

• At 12:16 a.m. a 911 caller reported a suspicious person –who was possibly singing– was near the back of a residence. Officers responded.

• At 1 a.m. a 911 caller reported a female was breaking windows out of his residence. Fergus County Sheriff's Office deputies responded, arrested a female, and transported her to the Fergus County Sheriff's Office detention center.

• At 7:42 a.m. dispatch copied Montana Highway Patrol radio traffic regarding a two vehicle non-injury accident near Raynesford. The Judith Basin County sheriff was advised.

• At 11:07 a.m. a woman reported that she lost a round bale at First and Main. An officer responded for traffic control.

• At 11:44 a.m. multiple 911 calls were received reporting suspicious people outside a residence. Officers responded.

• At 3:48 p.m. a 911 caller stated his neighbor's house was on fire. Lewistown Fire Dept., Lewistown Police Dept. and Lewistown Ambulance Two responded.

• At 9:09 p.m. a 911 caller reported she locked herself out of her residence. A locksmith was contacted.

• At 10:16 p.m. a woman stated she was run off the road and hit a guardrail. The Judith Basin County Sheriff's Office was advised.

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