Police Blotter

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.


Oct. 28

• At 2:29 a.m. as the result of a traffic stop, a female was arrested for DUI.

• At 11:33 a.m. a person thought her neighbor may have trapped her cat. Animal Control responded.

• At 11:44 a.m. a person called in regard to the four-way stop at Fourth Avenue. She said she doesn’t understand the blinking red light concept or understand the right of way concept.

• At 12:16 p.m. a person said she and a male are having a verbal argument and the male threatened to shoot her. Officers responded and the female is moving out of the residence.

• At 7:04 p.m. a person reported two individuals dressed in all dark clothes riding horses on Main St. The person said she almost hit them.

• At 11:40 p.m. a person said some juveniles were messing around in the back parking lot and when he went back there they took off, but left a nice mountain bike in the parking lot. Officers responded and picked up the bike.


Oct. 29

• At 12:49 a.m. the Fergus County Sheriff’s Office advised the Yogo Inn was requesting a ride for an intoxicated individual. Officers responded.

• At 8:35 a.m. a 911 caller reported he accidentally shot a bull elk rather than a cow. The Fergus County Sheriff’s Office was advised.

• At 10:51 a.m. a person requested to speak with a deputy about two missing chickens.

• At 11:59 a.m. a person reported a motor home was parked on Valley View Ave. with people living in it. The Code Compliance officer responded and a warning was issued.

• At 6:56 p.m. a person reported a male knocked her to the ground and took her cell phone. Officers responded.

• At 8:29 p.m. a person reported a male left the Glacier and was driving while intoxicated. Lewistown Police Officers, the Fergus County Sheriff’s Office and the Montana Highway Patrol were advised.

• At 11:35 p.m. a 911 caller reported juveniles possibly trying to start a fight at the area of 1st and Boulevard. An officer responded and spoke to the juveniles.


Oct. 30

• At 5:10 p.m. a 911 caller reported someone stole his bike.

• At 7:20 p.m. a 911 caller asked if she had to dial 1-406 before she dials a cell phone. Dispatch contacted the front desk of the facility to check on female.


Oct. 31

• At 2:19 p.m. a 911 caller said he had illegal hunters on his property. Fish, Wildlife and Parks responded.

• At 11:30 p.m. while on another call, officers located a vehicle parked in the cemetery and issued citations for possession of drug paraphernalia and MIP.


Nov. 1

• At 7:39 p.m. a 911 caller reported a reckless and dangerous driver. The Montana Highway Patrol and the Judith Basin Office located the vehicle and conducted a traffic stop.


Nov. 2

• At 4:23 p.m. a person said her neighbor’s dogs are on chains and the chains are all tangled up. Animal Control responded.



Nov. 3

• At 10 a.m. a person requested assistance with a juvenile male who had been drinking. The School Resource Officer responded and assisted Juvenile Probation. 

• At 10:17 a.m. a person requested a pick-up parked in front of his house for three weeks be moved. The Code Compliance officer responded and the vehicle was stickered.

• At 8:17 p.m. a person came into the lobby and said he was attacked in the alley way by 3rd Ave. S. The person was checked on in the lobby by medical personnel and spoke to the officers. 

• At 8:48 p.m. a 911 caller reported a vehicle vs. elk accident on Highway 87. The patient had a head injury and the elk was on the roadway. Information was sent to Fergus County Sheriff’s Office and the Montana Highway Patrol.



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