Police Blotter

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.

August 12
• At 9:26 a.m. a person spoke to the code compliance officer about the lawn-mowing ordinance in Lewistown.
• At 10:32 a.m. a person reported a person with a warrant was outside a local business. Officers and Fergus County Sheriff’s deputies responded. A female was arrested and transported to the Fergus County Sheriff’s Office detention center.
• At 8:51 p.m. officers served a warrant on a female in the Fergus County Sheriff’s Office lobby.

August 13
• At 9:20 a.m. a 911 caller wanted a phone number. The caller was advised to call 411.
• At 1:56 p.m. an officer responded to a location to talk to persons regarding a garage sale sign posted on an historical light.

August 14
• At 3:46 a.m. a 911 caller reported suspicious activity at a location. Officers responded. A cook was prepping for breakfast.
• At 8:30 a.m. a 911 call reported a rollover near Stanford. The occupants had been unconscious until the time of the call. The occupants were transported to Benefis.
• At 7:41 p.m. a welfare check was requested on a male walking up the middle of the street, possibly intoxicated.

August 15
• At 8:50 a.m. a caller requested animal control for skunks in the area.
• At 10:08 a.m. there was a report of smoke in the North Moccasins. The Hilger and Winifred Fire Department were paged to respond.
• At 8:47 p.m. a person reported three individuals spray-painting trees in the area of Farewell Street. Officers responded, were unable to locate individuals and advised that it was silly string and not spray paint.
• At 9:33 p.m. a person reported individuals in the area of 5th and Main Street throwing metal pipes around. Officers responded and reported they had a stick and were trying to get a skateboard out of a tree.

August 16
• At 9:11 a.m. a person reported a vehicle had been parked in his parking lot. The person was advised the department would try and contact the owner of the vehicle but the person could also get it towed at the owner’s expense.
• At 11:10 a.m. an officer spoke to a home owner on Corcoran Street and advised them they needed to get the garbage in their yard cleaned up.
• At 11:24 a.m. a 911 caller reported a semi lost his load of gravel on U.S. highway 87 at MM 37 and totaled his pickup. The Montana Highway Patrol and the Department of Transportation were notified.
• At 4:21 p.m. a person reported a vehicle was parked in front of the courthouse with the engine running and a child sleeping in it. Officers responded.
• At 8:26 p.m. a person reported a male had rammed a vehicle and then tried to run the person over. The Fergus County Sheriff’s Office and the Montana Highway Patrol were advised.

August 17
• At 6:35 a.m. a 911 caller reported two aggressive Dobermans running at large in the area of Prospect Avenue. Officers responded and spoke to the owner about city ordinance.
• At 12:59 p.m. a person reported a flagger had been very rude and obscene to her while she was transporting patients. An officer spoke to the person.
• At 1:46 p.m. a 911 caller requested an officer respond and meet up with him to return some keys. The caller said he was quitting a job and was concerned there would be issues when returning the keys. The Fergus County Sheriff’s Office was advised.
•At 2:13 p.m. a 911 caller requested directions to the Fergus County Sheriff’s Office and said the family was chasing him around town.
•At 4:34 p.m. a person said she had received a kitten, took it to the vet and the kitten was very sick. The person requested the rest of the kittens be checked on. Animal control responded and advised the owner she needed to take the rest of the kittens to be checked by a vet.
• At 9:31 p.m. a person reported a male was yelling obscenities in the area of 1st and Main Street. Officers responded, spoke to male and advised him if it happens again he will be arrested for disorderly.
• At 9:49 p.m. a person reported a pickup was in the ditch by Town Pump. Officers responded and a female was arrested for DUI

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