Police Blotter

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.

Dec. 16
• At 12:45 p.m. a red light bus violation was reported.
• At 1:23 p.m. a 911 caller reported a two-car collision with possibly an injury. Units responded. Medical was refused.
• At 1:41 p.m. a person said he was rear-ended at a location. Officers responded.
• At 8:41 p.m. a 911 caller reported a vehicle rollover at a location. The Lewistown Fire Department, the Lewistown Ambulance, the Fergus County Sheriff’s Office, and the Montana Highway Patrol responded.

Dec. 17
• At 3:52 a.m. an officer picked up the undercarriage and bumper of a vehicle that had hit a snow berm at a location.
• At 11:20 a.m. a caller requested distilled water for her oxygen concentrator.
• At 11:54 a.m. a person reported a yellow lab was being left outside for long periods of time and was crying because it was so cold out.
• At 12:49 p.m. a person reported the toilet in his basement was flooding. Water call out was advised.
• At 1:49 p.m. a person reported a vehicle was parked at an angle and cars were forced to go around it. A deputy witnessed this and told the male to finish parking or move along.
• At 3:16 p.m. a person reported his black lab was missing. At 3:27 p.m. a 911 caller said a black lab had fallen in the creek. The person said they were able to get the dog out and it was at their house.
• At 4:51 p.m. a 911 call reported an inmate had cut his wrist. The Lewistown Fire and Ambulance responded and the patient was taken to CMMC.
• At 5:39 p.m. a person asked to have officers respond to a casino to see if her boyfriend was there.
• At 5:54 p.m. the Lewistown Fire Department said someone had started a fire on the sidewalk. Officers responded.
• At 10:52 p.m. a 911 caller reported the father of her child had left with the infant in a car seat. The caller was concerned due to the temperature. Officers responded and located both the male and the infant. The caller was arrested for Partner Family Member Assault and she was taken to jail.
• At 11:19 p.m. the Montana Highway Patrol requested assistance for one of their troopers out with a suspicious vehicle. The Judith Basin County Office advised.

Dec. 18
• At 1:31 a.m. a deputy requested officers respond to the Eagles for a disturbance. Officers responded.
• At 10:01 a.m. a person reported a two-vehicle non-injury accident. Officers and the Lewistown Fire and Ambulance Department responded.
• At 4:22 p.m. a person reported a two vehicle accident that happened around 2:00 p.m. Officers responded.
• At 8:11 p.m. multiple calls were received from an individual in Judith Basin County, who was concerned about the condition of his street and driveway due to health concerns. The Judith Basin County deputy was advised.

Dec. 19
• At 2:03 p.m. an officer was flagged down by a male who reported damage to a pole in front of a local business as the result of an accident. Mid Rivers was advised.
• At 3:38 p.m. a 911 caller reporting a RR crossing arm lowered onto a passing cattle truck and was broken away as the result of the impact. The Judith Basin County Office and BNSF responded.
• At 6:16 p.m. a person reported red embers coming from a neighbor’s chimney. The Lewistown Fire Department responded and advised the homeowner to discontinue use of the fireplace until it could be cleaned.

Dec. 20
• At 9:22 a.m. a person had a dead deer in her yard. The person was advised since it was on her private property; she would be responsible for removal.
• At 11:19 a.m. Malmstrom had sent out an alert for high winds.
• At 1:39 p.m. a 911 caller wanted to know his phone number. Dispatch contacted the nursing home staff and they said they would check on the caller.

Dec. 21
• At 9:01 a.m. a city code complaint was received. The person advised a camper at a location had someone living in it.
• At 9:33 a.m. a person reported two dogs jumped the fence and bit her. Animal Control responded.
• At 4:01 p.m. a 911 caller reported hearing a loud explosion, then seeing a plume of black smoke. The Hobson Fire Department and the Judith Basin County deputy responded. A car had gotten stuck in the snow and blew-up its engine while trying to get out.

Dec. 22
• At 1:36 p.m. a person said a dog wandered into to her yard and was bleeding. Animal Control was notified. The person called back and said the owner was found and would come pick up the dog.
• At 1:50 p.m. the Code Enforcement officer spoke with individuals at a location about trash and a camper on the street.
• At 2:18 p.m. a person believes he saw an individual smoking some sort of drug and had an open container. The person was no longer in town and didn’t know the location of the car.
• At 4:27 p.m. a Judith Basin County deputy issued a Be On the Lookout for a male that was wanted in N.D. who may be in the area. Officers were advised.
• At 6:44 p.m. a person reported a noise disturbance at an area residence. The reporting party was calling from a different city. An officer spoke to the person.

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