Police Blotter

Judy Thompson
News-Argus Staff

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 29

• At 10:43 a.m. a 911 caller requested assistance from the Lewistown Fire Department for a small juvenile who had an arm caught in a railing. 

• At 7:30 p.m. a person had two small fawns in her yard and wanted to know what to do with them. The person was advised to not touch them; the mother should come to get them. The person was advised if the fawns were still there in 24 hours to call back.

• At 8:01 p.m. a person was having issues with her neighbor mowing her yard without her permission. The neighbor kept cutting it shorter than she would have cut it. An officer responded and spoke with the neighbor.


July 30

• At 1:43 a.m. an officer stopped at a location after watching a male throw a garbage can out in the street. The can was replaced.

• At 7:01 a.m. a 911 caller said the dog from a rollover accident in Cascade County was in her yard. The caller couldn’t catch the dog. The owner was contacted and advised.


July 31

• At 11:06 a.m. a person reported a porcupine in their yard. Officer responded with a live trap. The porcupine was relocated.

• At 8:20 p.m. a 911 caller reported a vehicle parked alongside the road and the occupants were waving people down. The caller couldn’t stop as he was in a semi. The Fergus County Sheriff’s Office was advised.


August 1

• At 7:22 p.m. a person reported an individual with an open container in his vehicle. Officers responded and the male was arrested for DUI.

• At 7:33 p.m. a person said she received a call from her neighbor and someone was trying to break into her house. Officers responded.

• At 10:47 p.m. a person said she was getting harassed by a female via Facebook. An officer spoke to the person in the lobby.


August 2

• At 10:49 a.m. a 911 caller reported two males in Army gear were in the ditch at MM 20 on Highway 87. Malmstrom was contacted and they advised they are doing training. 

• At 11:25 a.m. a person reported her dog was missing and said her neighbor reported someone on a 4-wheeler was chasing it.

• At 12:29 p.m. a person gave a male permission to park his camper and stay on his property a while ago. The person told him two months ago he could no longer stay there and the male hadn’t moved his camper.  

• At 1:28 p.m. a person said someone hacked FBI surveillance in her cattle truck, was tracking her every move and talking to her ex-boyfriend over the airwaves on the radio. The person requested to know if it was illegal to track someone with a biochip. An officer spoke to the person.

• At 3:55 p.m. a 911 caller said last night she had a suspicious male come to her house, tell her he wanted to be friends and would not leave. The person told the male he needed to leave or she would call the cops. Officers told the person to call if the male shows up again. 

• At 7:21 p.m. a person found a spotted kitten under his hood. The kitten was taken to the pound.

• At 8:22 p.m. the Lewistown Fire Department requested an officer to the back bay for a juvenile male bitten by a dog. Officers responded.


August 3

• At 4:17 a person reported a male on an orange motorcycle had passed four cars on Boulevard. Officers responded. 

• At 9:04 p.m. a person wanted to know if it was illegal to fly a flag behind a vehicle. An officer spoke to the person.

• At 9:06 p.m. a person said she couldn’t find her intoxicated husband. Last time she saw him was at the Yogo Inn. An officer spoke to the person.



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