Police Blotter

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. 23

• At 8:25 a.m. a person reported an accident the previous night by the City Cemetery, resulting in damaged fence. Officers responded.

• At 3:09 p.m. a 911 caller reported a black SUV parked the wrong way on Boulevard St. Officers responded.


Dec. 24

• At 1:03 p.m. a person reported he had quit his job and now another employee called requesting his address and social security number. An officer spoke to the person.

• At 3:39 p.m. an officer served a Washington state warrant on a male for Larceny.

• At 7:04 p.m. the Montana Highway Patrol reported a group of pickups were driving erratically, east bound on Highway 87. The Judith Basin County Office was advised.

• At 7:17 p.m. a person reported some items were stolen from their home on Dec. 22. Officers responded.

• At 8:24 p.m. a 911 caller reported his pick up was stolen from the Trails End Motel. Officers responded. An Attempt to Locate was sent out on the vehicle. The Fergus County Sheriff’s Office, the Montana Highway Patrol and Musselshell County were advised. The vehicle was located in Musselshell County and a male was arrested. 

• At 10:30 p.m. a person reported a male came in and took her car keys and phone. An officer responded and the items were returned. 


Dec. 25

• At 2:41 a.m. a reporting male was stuck on the north side of Entrance Ave and would need a tow to get out. Hanser’s Towing responded. At 4:58 a.m. Hanser’s requested assistance as the male tried to leave without paying. 

• At 4:43 p.m. a person reported the neighbors had their dog chained up outside and the person was concerned due to the weather. An officer responded and spoke to the dog owner. 


Dec. 26

• At 9:30 a.m. a 911 caller hung up. Dispatch contacted the caller and he advised he was in an accident on the Truck Bypass. The Montana Highway Patrol and the Fergus County Sheriff’s Office were advised.  

• At 8:16 p.m. a desk clerk from the Yogo Inn requested officer assistance with removing an intoxicated male from the restaurant. Officers responded.


Dec. 27

• At 8:03 p.m. a person entered the lobby and requested assistance with a home lockout. A locksmith was contacted and met the homeowner at her residence.

• At 9:59 p.m. a local business manager requested officers speak to a male about leaving the business, as he was harassing an employee. Officers responded and advised the male to leave the business, and recommended the manager issue a letter of trespass.


Dec. 28

 • At 10:24 a.m. a traffic complaint was received about a truck doing doughnuts in the street. An officer stopped the vehicle and the driver was ticketed for careless driving.

• At 11:43 a.m. a person in the lobby reported her juvenile daughter had not returned home the previous night. The person signed an Ungovernable Youth statement, and when the daughter was located she was issued an Ungovernable Youth citation.


Dec. 29

• At 10:42 a.m. a 911 caller said he was going to shoot the dog that had attacked one of his chickens. The person was advised to wait for a deputy to respond. 



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