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. 26

• At 10:23 a.m. a 911 caller reported an individual backed into a propane tank and it rolled down a coulee. The Lewistown Fire Department and the propane company responded.

• At 6:54 p.m. a 911 call was received from a confused caller. Officers responded and advised all was okay.

• At 8:10 p.m. an employee from a local restaurant advised a female dropped a child off about 30 minutes earlier and had not returned to pick him up. Officers responded.

Jan. 27

• At 9:33 a.m. a caller reported a vehicle appeared to have rolled over near Crooked Creek Marina. Nobody was near the vehicle. The caller called back and said he located the driver of the vehicle, who had not been injured and was fishing. The Petroleum County Sheriff’s deputy and the Montana Highway Patrol responded.

• At 11:02 p.m. multiple 911 calls and alarm company calls were received reporting a fire alarm at an assisted living facility. The Lewistown Fire Department responded and advised the smoke was caused by something they had burned in the oven.

Jan. 28

• At 2:45 a.m. an officer contacted two juveniles at the softball complex. Both males were warned about curfew violation and were turned over to the parents of one of the juveniles.

• At 5:48 p.m. as the result of a traffic stop, officers arrested individuals for obstructing a peace officer.

• At 7:53 p.m. a 911 caller reported someone had walked into her house. The Fergus County Sheriff’s deputies responded.

Jan. 29

• At 8:41 a.m. a person reported an unknown person called a life insurance company about the person’s husband’s life insurance policy. Officers spoke with the person.

Jan. 30

• At 6:54 a.m. a 911 caller reported a small explosion in the basement of his home. The Hobson Fire Department responded.

• At 7:59 a.m. a person was concerned about juveniles and adults not using the cross walks at the schools.

• At 6:09 p.m. a person requested to know where his vehicle had been towed. The person said he was pulled over by highway patrol and they impounded his vehicle due to it smelling like marijuana. Dispatch advised he would need to contact highway patrol.



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