Police Blotter

Compiled by Judy Thompson

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.



Sept. 23

• At 4:19 a.m. an officer advised a male was camping in the movie store parking lot. The officer advised the male to move along. 

• At 9:18 a.m. a 911 caller reported someone ran into her vehicle in front of her house. Officers responded.

• At 2 p.m. a 911 caller reported a male driver hit a gas pump in Grass Range and left the scene. The Fergus County Sheriff’s Office responded.

• At 6:18 p.m. a person reported a loud boom followed by the power going out. Officers responded and advised a power pole rotted and fell onto some power lines. NorthWestern Energy and the Lewistown Fire Department responded.

• At 8:37 p.m. a person requested a welfare check on a female standing outside a local business. Officers responded and transported the female to CMMC for an evaluation.


Sept. 25

• At 12:29 p.m. a Judith Basin County deputy stopped a vehicle that crossed the center line and nearly hit him.

• At 3:13 p.m. a person reported a semi with a trailer had hooked the fence at a local storage unit then left the scene. The Fergus County Sheriff’s Office was advised.

• At 6:25 p.m. a Fergus County Sheriff’s deputy advised he was enroute to the river near Fred Robinson Bridge to locate a stranded boat.


Sept. 26

• At 9:16 a.m. a person said she was being harassed by officers and animal control because of the breed of her dog.  The Chief of Police spoke to the person. 

• At 11:26 a.m. a person reported a male urinated in front of the library. 

• At 5:41 p.m. a person reported juvenile males across the street were shooting birds out of a tree with a BB gun or a pellet gun. The person didn’t want anything done, just wanted the police department to be aware of the situation. 


Sept. 27

• At 9 a.m. a person said her vehicle was damaged and the individuals who did it requested she not call law enforcement and they agreed to pay. The person said it had been a couple of weeks, the parties involved had not been able to come to a resolution and the person would like to speak to an officer. An officer spoke to the person in the lobby. 

• At 3:51 p.m. a person reported a camper parked on the street, in the back yard and there was someone living in it. Code compliance was advised. 

• At 5:18 p.m. a 911 caller reported a male wrecked on his bike at the intersection of 5th and Farewell. The Lewistown Police Department, the Lewistown Fire Department, and the ambulance responded. 

• At 7:40 p.m. a 911 caller reported there was a semi rolled over on Highway 200 at mile marker 141, and one occupant was ejected from the vehicle. The Winnett Sheriff’s Department, the Winnett Fire and Ambulance Department, the Lewistown Ambulance, the Help Flight, and the Montana Highway Patrol responded. The patient was flown to Billings via Help Flight.   


Sept. 28

• At 7:18 a.m. a 911 caller requested medical for a 29-year-old male who was bucked off a horse. The patient was complaining of neck, back and shoulder pain. The Grass Range and Roundup Ambulances responded and the patient was taken to Roundup Memorial Hospital. 

• At 12:16 p.m. an operator reported a hold up alarm. Officers responded. The officers advised the alarm was a test they were not made aware of.

• At 2:06 p.m. a person reported a female had stolen his phone and wallet and went to Billings. The female said she wouldn’t give the items back until he pays her $500. Officers spoke to the person. 

• At 3:15 p.m. a person asked to speak to the code compliance officer about a neighbor having demo cars in the yard next to him. 

• At 11:19 p.m. an officer advised he was out checking on a camper people were living in on Corcoran Street.


Sept. 29

• At 5:06 p.m. the Code Compliance officer warned two individuals about living in a camper on City property.

• At 5:25 p.m. a 911 caller requested medical for a female passed out in a vehicle outside a local business. Medical responded.




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