Sheriff's log

By: 
JENNY GESSAMAN
Compiling reporter
The following report is taken from information provided by the Fergus County Sheriff’s Department and does not represent the total scope of the sheriff’s department’s activity. All persons are innocent until proven guilty.

Oct. 13
• At 10:46 a.m. a man reported a mountain lion on his property, saying it was lying down among his vehicles.
• At 1:18 p.m. a caller stated there was a dead deer in his yard.

Oct. 14
• At 8:20 p.m. Central Montana Dispatch called about an erratic driver on Hwy 87. Another driver had reported a white truck crossing the lines, then driving while partially in the ditch. While a deputy was searched for the truck, two more people called in a similar experience with the vehicle. A deputy located the truck, but the driver would not stop. The vehicle was finally pulled over at 8:53, and at 9:44 p.m. a deputy arrived back at the Fergus County Sheriff’s Department with an adult man. He was arrested for an aggravated DUI, first-offense reckless driving and an expired driver’s license.

Oct. 15
• At 4:45 p.m. a gas drive-off was called in. A truck pulling a camper had taken off with $68.70 of gas. A Musselshell County sheriff’s deputy pulled the vehicle over almost an hour later, and the driver admitted he had forgotten to pay.
• At 7:05 p.m. a deputy reported a call about a found backpack. The bag contained a pistol and hunting gear. A serial number search revealed the gun wasn’t stolen, and calls by the deputy did not find any missing firearm reports.

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