Police Blotter

Compiled by Judy Thompson

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.

Jan. 20
• At 11:49 a.m. a person requested a welfare check on a possibly suicidal female. Officers responded and advised all was okay.
• At 12:02 p.m. a resident reported an injured deer in her yard. Fish and Game advised her to let nature take its course. Animal control responded and advised the deer was gone from the area.
• At 1:26 p.m. a person requested assistance with a running vehicle lockout. A locksmith responded.
• At 2:15 p.m. a 911 caller reported a vehicle attempting to park, ran into the vehicles in front of and behind it. Officers responded.
• At 5:47 p.m. a person reported a tackle box and a computer bag sitting on a downtown street corner. Officers were advised.
• At 8:18 p.m. a 911 caller reported a vehicle parked at the Brewery Flats parking lot appeared to be involved in some kind of drug activity. The Fergus County Sheriff’s Office was advised and responded.
• At 10:14 p.m. officers served a warrant on a female at a local business and transported her to the Fergus County Sheriff’s detention center.

Jan. 21
• At 1:01 p.m. a person requested to speak to an officer about possible drug activity and appliance theft from a residence for which he co-signed. An officer spoke to the person.
• At 2:11 p.m. a person reported a vehicle parked at Fergus High School had a dog locked inside that appeared to be in distress. An officer responded but reported the vehicle had left the area before officer arrival.
• At 11:32 p.m. an anonymous call was received reporting a possible underage party. Officers responded.

Jan. 22
• At 6:45 a.m. a 911 call was received from Onstar reporting a single vehicle non-injury accident on the truck bypass. The Montana Highway Patrol and the Fergus County Sheriff’s Office responded.
• At 12:27 p.m. Wheatland County received a 911 call from a male reporting his juvenile son had a gun and was attempting to run away. The Judith Basin County sheriff and deputy responded.

Jan. 24
• At 9:49 p.m. a caller requested extra patrols around a residence due to the sound of someone walking around the yard. An officer responded and reported that approximately 10 deer were in the area. The caller advised a suspicious male had been seen in the neighborhood recently. An officer advised the caller to call when the suspicious male was in the area.

Jan. 25
• At 8:35 a.m. multiple calls were received reporting large flames on top of the Marcella Street hill. The flames were from a permitted burn.
• At 10:08 a.m. a concerned citizen reported Boulevard Hill was extremely icy. Public Works responded.
• At 11:44 a.m. a welfare check was requested for a male who drove away from the scene of an argument. Officers responded.
• At 2:11 p.m. multiple calls were received reporting a structure fire at a residence near Bohemian Corner. The Roy Fire Department, the Roy Ambulance and the Fergus County Sheriff responded.
• At 4:41 p.m. the District Court clerk requested officers to assist with a male who was being disruptive. Officers responded and escorted the male off the premises.

Jan. 26
• At 12:53 a.m. a person in the lobby reported an assault in front of a bar on Main Street. An officer spoke to the person.
• At 1:14 a.m. an officer reported a vehicle near a residence parked, with its back door open, but nobody was around the vehicle. An officer made contact with the owner of the vehicle who advised he must have forgotten to shut the door when he arrived home.
• At 12:05 p.m. a report was received of two kittens at large. Animal Control responded.
• At 2:30 p.m. a Crimestoppers call was received. The information was gathered and passed along to the Missoula Police Department.
• At 3:26 p.m. a person advised a house has No Parking signs posted all over the fence. Animal Control responded and the owner removed the signs.
• At 4:01 p.m. a traffic complaint was taken regarding a vehicle that passed a school bus letting a child off.



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