Sheriff’s Log

Compiled By Jenny Gessaman

The following report is taken from information provided by the Fergus County Sheriff’s Office and does not represent the total scope of the sheriff office’s activity. All persons are innocent until proven guilty.

In the last week, the Fergus County Sheriff’s Office received at least 69 calls for service. There were at least seven animal complaints, four car accidents, one civil complaint, 17 burn permits issued and 10 people booked into the Fergus County Detention Center. The department also issued at least two citations.

May 3

• At 10:57 a.m. the Fergus County sheriff arrested a man at the Fergus County jail on a warrant for driving under the influence and driving with a suspended license.

• At 5:39 p.m. a landlord reported a former tenant going through her old mailbox. He said the woman hadn’t lived there for months, and new tenants had moved in. He hadn’t approached her, however, because she seemed intoxicated.

• At 10:41 p.m. a man called in about a missing, possibly stolen, car. His brother lent his vehicle to a third person, who promised to return it at 6 p.m. The car still hadn’t shown up, but the caller didn’t want to report it stolen; he just wanted it back. He added the borrower didn’t have a driver’s license. A deputy found the vehicle roughly an hour later, and the owner retrieved it.

• At 11:40 p.m. a man was booked into the Fergus County Detention Center after being arrested by a Lewistown Police officer for partner/family-member assault.

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