Police Blotter

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.

 

Jan. 8

• At 12:08 p.m. an erratic driver was reported. A Judith Basin County Sheriff’s Office deputy located the vehicle and issued a warning.

• At 3:21 p.m. a woman wanted people removed from her house. Officers advised the parties this was a civil issue and they would need to go to Justice Court.

• At 3:49 p.m. the Lewistown Fire Department requested a vehicle be moved immediately due to it blocking a fire hydrant. The vehicle owner was located and moved car.

• At 10:25 p.m. a 911 caller said someone broke into his apartment and destroyed property.

 

Jan. 9

• At 3:29 p.m. a concerned party wanted to know the legal ramifications of having a truck full of dead coyotes. An officer spoke with the person.

• At 4:17 p.m. NorthWestern Energy reported a gas odor was reported to them. The Lewistown Fire Department responded. A gas leak was found at a meter. The scene was turned over to NorthWestern Energy.

 

Jan. 10

• At 2:34 a.m. a concerned party stated a female lost her service dog and was going around knocking on doors looking for it. Officers responded.

• At 5:36 a.m. an officer was out with parked car owners, advising they need to move for snow plows.

• At 7:54 a.m. a person reported that Main Street hill is slick and someone almost got hit.

• At 9:31 a.m. a concerned party reported a couple of dogs in the back of a pickup and was worried the dogs were getting cold. The dog owner was contacted and stated he is in a quick meeting and will be out.

• At 11:28 a.m. a gas drive off was reported. The driver was contacted and advised to come back and pay for the gas.

• At 1:18 p.m. a call was received reporting children sledding on a street hill. An officer responded and kids were no longer there.

 

Jan. 11

• At 5:30 a.m. a 911 caller said she hit a deer and totaled her car. Fergus County Sheriff’s Office and Montana Highway Patrol responded.

• At 7:01 a.m. a 911 caller said she had a flat tire and was south of Eddie’s Corner. The Fergus County Sheriff’s Office was advised.

• At 1:52 p.m. a party was arrested for driving with a suspended license.

• At 2:33 p.m. a gas drive off was reported.

• At 3:18 p.m. a 911 caller said his car just caught on fire. All occupants were out of the vehicle. Moore fire responded.

• At 4:37 p.m. a 911 caller reported a two-car, non-injury accident.

• At 5:30 p.m. a 911 caller reported a two-car, non-injury accident. Officers responded.

• At 6:22 p.m. a 911 caller reported a lost child who was not on the bus after school. The child was located at the babysitter’s house.

 

Jan. 12

• At 8:55 a.m. a party came to the station to request help in getting a restraining order. An officer will assist the person in contacting justice court.

• At 1:40 p.m. a landlord reported trespass to a property. The landloard wants no action taken, just extra patrol.

• At 2:29 p.m. a male stated he buried his snowmobile up on Alaska Bench Road and would go back the next day to get it.

• At 5:01 p.m. a tenant/landlord issue was reported. An officer spoke with the concerned party and advised them they would need to go to Justice Court.

• At 5:44 p.m. a 911 caller reported a possible fire. The concerned party was advised of a burn permit in the area for slash piles. The Fergus County Sheriff’s Office was advised.

• At 7:26 p.m. a dog at large was reported. Officers responded and warned the dog owner.

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