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.

 

July 24

• At 9:20 a.m. a 911 caller reported she could see smoke in the Judith Mountains. The Fergus County Sheriff’s Office, the Lewistown Fire Department, the Cheadle Fire Department, and DNRC were advised. 

• At 8:29 p.m. a person reported a fire in a field. The Winifred Fire Department responded. 

 

July 25

• At 12:19 a.m. an officer reported a group of juveniles playing football in the street. The officer advised the juveniles to go home due to curfew.

• At 4:27 a.m. an officer warned individuals about riding bicycles at night without lights.

• At 11:19 a.m. a person reported smoke in the Chain Buttes area in Petroleum County.  It was determined the smoke was coming from the Lodgepole Complex Fire. 

• At 3:52 p.m. a person reported a resident was burning trash in the back yard. The Lewistown Fire Department responded and advised the resident to put out the fire. 

• At 6:57 p.m. a person reported the grass and weeds were overgrown at a residence. The homeowner was warned by Code Compliance.

 

 

July 26

• At 9:25 a.m. a person reported smoke in the Ruby Gulch area. The Lewistown Fire Department and the BLM responded. 

• At 2:50 p.m. a person reported a stubble field fire near Stockfarm Rd. The Hobson Fire Department responded.

• At 5:20 p.m. a person reported a fire in a hay field on Pospisil Rd. The Roy Fire Department responded. 

 

July 27

• At 12:09 a.m. a person was missing her male brown and white pony. 

• At 2:04 a.m. a person reported she woke up and her TV was off. The person thinks “that female” was in her house again. 

• At 7:38 a.m. a 911 caller requested medical for a suicidal male. An officer, the Lewistown Fire Department and the Lewistown ambulance responded. The person was taken to CMMC.

• At 3:17 p.m. a 911 caller reported he saw a lightening strike and could see smoke in the Judith Mountains. The Fergus County Sheriff’s Office was advised. The Lewistown Fire Department, the Cheadle Fire Department and BLM responded. 

• At 7:53 p.m. a 911 caller reported a fire alongside the highway at MM 58. The Stanford Fire Department responded.

 

July 28

• At 7:13 a.m. a person reported someone had damaged the benches in the Labyrinth Gardens at Frank Day Park. Officers responded. 

• At 9:38 a.m. a 911 caller reported a fire on Tognetti Rd. The Moore Fire Department responded. The Fergus County Sheriff’s Office was advised. 

• At 3:16 p.m. a 911 caller reported an RV traveling in front of him threw a bag of garbage out the window. The caller was willing to sign a complaint. The Judith Basin County Office and the Montana Highway Patrol were advised.

• At 8:01 p.m. a 911 caller reported his 7-year-old grandson had been bitten by a dog and it broke the skin. They were enroute to the ER. Officers responded.  

• At 8:33 p.m. a person reported a female was charged by two dogs.

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