Police Blotter

By: 
Christina Clinton

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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. 10

• At 7:47 a.m. a 911 caller reported a two-vehicle accident at the intersection of Wendell Avenue and McKinley Street. Officers responded.

• At 8:01 a.m. a 911 caller reported a train versus semi accident; unknown injuries at this time due to the reporting party not being on scene. Judith Basin County Sheriff’s Office, Montana Highway Patrol, and a Lewistown ambulance responded.

• At 12:48 p.m. the Petroleum County sheriff advised he took a report on two shoplifting incidences. Two citations were issued.

• At 1:21 p.m. a male reported a semi drove through his yard. An officer spoke to the reporting party.

• At 5:15 p.m. a person reported a suspicious male hanging around the school. Officers will do extra patrol.

• At 7:45 p.m. Fergus County Sheriff’s Office requested a phone be traced on a hunter lost in the Upper Flatwillow area. Dispatch contacted Verizon and got the phone’s last location.

 

Nov. 11

• At 5:58 p.m. a male reported he heard what sounded like gunshots north of his location. Officers patrolled the area and did not find anything suspicious.

• At 8:08 p.m. a concerned party reported someone sleeping in the Post Office. Officers responded and advised a male he needs to move along.

• At 10:48 p.m. a 911 caller reported an erratic driver. The person stated they followed him through town and the other driver’s vehicle was all over the road and at one time went up on the sidewalk. Officers were advised, responded and were unable to locate the vehicle.

 

Nov. 12

• At 4:48 p.m. a person reported an injured deer in their backyard either shot or hit by a car. Officers responded. Fish, Wildlife and Parks was advised.

• At 5 p.m. a concerned party reported a Subaru on Highway 87 that was all over the road. Officers responded and conducted a traffic stop with the vehicle. Officers advised the driver of the vehicle was not intoxicated, just elderly.

 

Nov. 13

• At 12:09 p.m. a person reported a found ATV plate. The owner of the plate was contacted and she came to the police department to pick up the plate.

• At 1:25 p.m. a concerned party reported a black pickup parked the wrong way. The Code Enforcement officer responded and stickered the pickup.

• At 1:57 p.m. a female reported an abandoned vehicle on her lawn. The Code Enforcement officer responded and advised the vehicle was not parked on the lawn; it was parked on the street. A message was left for the registered owner of the vehicle.

• At 2:36 p.m. a person reported an abandoned vehicle. The Code Enforcement officer responded and advised the female she can get the vehicle towed but at her own expense. She was given the number to the junk vehicle program.

• At 7:17 p.m. a 911 caller reported they lost the alternator of their vehicle and are on the side of the highway waiting for a tow. A Judith Basin County Sheriff’s Office deputy was advised.

 

Nov. 14

• At 12:24 p.m. a person reported a pickup with a horse trailer parked in the yellow. Officers responded and the registered owner moved the vehicle.

• At 2:35 p.m. The Petroleum County sheriff reported he received numerous calls about an airplane flying at a very low altitude, possibly emitting smoke.

 

Nov. 15

• At 5:54 p.m. a male reported an injured deer in the ditch and wondered if he could dispatch the deer. A Judith Basin County Sheriff’s Office deputy was notified and said the reporting party could dispatch the deer.

• At 7:10 p.m. a concerned party reported someone banged on one of the windows. Officers responded and located two juveniles who said they were using the WiFi and noticed a vehicle circling, so they banged on the window to try and get the attention of whoever was inside.

 

Nov. 16

• At 12:10 a.m. a concerned party reported a white pickup parked in a parking lot for about a half hour. Officers responded. Officers advised everything was okay and the occupants were just using the free WiFi.

• At 12:09 p.m. a person requested assistance finding the medical marijuana dispensary in Great Falls.

• At 12:42 p.m. Public Works reported two vehicle [occupants] moved orange construction cones to the sidewalk so they could park where the cones were. The Code Enforcement officer responded.

• At 1:42 p.m. a female requested assistance, stated she paid a male to reupholster seats in a car and male was paid in full yet hasn’t touched them in the last six months. The female requested assistance getting her money back from the male. An officer spoke to the female.

• At 6:06 p.m. a 911 caller reported he had hit a deer just west of Eddies Corner and the deer was alive and in the ditch. Montana Highway Patrol and Fergus County Sheriff’s Office advised.

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