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.


August 19

• At 2:37 a.m. a 911 caller said there was a female walking down the middle of the road. Dispatch called the Wheatland County Office and advised them of the call. They sent two deputies out looking for the female.

• At 5:58 p.m. a 911 caller requested officers for a resident who had threatened staff, other residents, and visitors with physical harm. Officers responded. The male was transported to CMMC for evaluation.

• At 7:57 p.m. a page request was received for Search and Rescue to be on standby for four lost hikers near Crystal Lake. At 8:53 p.m. the hikers were found.


August 20

• At 3:13 a.m. a 911 caller said she drank too much alcohol and had head pain. The patient normally suffers from migraines, but her meds were not touching it. The patient was transported.

• At 1:48 p.m. a 911 caller reported a male standing in the middle of the highway. The Fergus County Sheriff’s Office responded and was unable to locate the male.

• At 9:04 a.m. a person reported a cat stuck on a telephone pole. At 9:36 p.m. the cat came down.


August 21

• At 2:54 a.m. a 911 caller requested officer response for a male trying to break into her house. Officers responded and arrested the male.

• At 9:44 a.m. an Animal Control Officer warned a contact about her dogs running at large.

• At 1:13 p.m. a 911 call was received reporting a dog bite. Animal Control responded.

• At 5:53 p.m. a person requested a welfare check on a family with small children walking on the Truck By-pass. The Fergus County Sheriff’s Office was advised.

• At 7:45 p.m. a person requested a welfare check on an infant child who was at her house for over an hour without parental supervision. An officer responded and completed a welfare check on child and family.


August 22

• At 6:34 the Fergus County Sheriff’s Office called advising they had received a call concerning the amount of smoke in the air.

• At 7:18 a.m. a person called and had a bat in her house. Animal Control responded and got the bat out of the house.

• At 9:28 a.m. a 911 caller was concerned about the amount of smoke in the air. The caller was advised the smoke was coming from out of the area.

• At 10:37 a.m. a 911 caller reporting a semi had lost gravel out of his truck and broke his window. The Fergus County Sheriff’s and the Montana Highway Patrol were advised.

• At 12:20 p.m. a flagger reported a male had just driven past him and didn’t stop. Officers located the male and warned him about the incident.

• At 6:03 p.m. a person reported a juvenile riding his bike with what looked like a black pistol. Officers located the juvenile. It was an air soft bb gun and it was not loaded. 


August 23

• At 12:11 a.m. the Fergus County Sheriff’s Office requested officer assistance. The deputy attempted to do a traffic stop and the vehicle took off. The deputy then advised the vehicle had wrecked and all the individuals took off on foot. Officers responded. 

• At 5:41 a.m. a person reported his pickup was broken into in the night, and the steering column was broken. 

• At 8:41 a.m. a person reported her garage and vehicle were broken into the previous night. 

• At 10:44 a.m. a person reported some type of animal was tearing up his yard at night. 

• At 11:29 a.m. a 911 caller requested officers respond behind the jail for two males and a female in a confrontation. A male was arrested for Partner Family Member Assault. 

• At 11:44 a.m. a person reported a suspicious male looking around and under vehicles, then getting into a vehicle and leaving. Officers responded.


August 24

• At 1:56 a.m. a person requested officers respond to the ER as there was a female who had been physically abused by a male. The male was arrested for Partner/Family Member Assault.

• At 7:17 a.m. a person reported someone locked a sick raccoon in a port-o-potty. 

• At 10:56 a.m. a person reported an adult male peeping in her windows. The person asked the male what he wanted and the male ran. Officers responded. 


August 26

• At 9:55 p.m. a person said intoxicated adults were playing with a shopping cart and moving construction cones near 4th and Main. An officer responded and put the cones back in place.



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