Police Blotter

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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.

Jan. 27
• At 5:33 a.m. a person said she was parking her scooter in front of her door so she could feel safe.
• At 9:05 a.m. a Montana Highway Patrol officer reported an abandoned vehicle. The registered owner was advised they have five days to get it removed.
• At 10:31 a.m. a 911 caller wanted to know when Bill Clinton had come to Lewistown. The person was advised to call the regular line, as this was not an emergency. The person called back on the regular line and spoke with an officer.
• At 1:38 p.m. a 911 call with an open line and static was received. Upon calling back, a person said no one had called 911 to her knowledge. An officer responded.
• At 8:39 p.m. tow service was requested for the Belgrade bus, as it was having trouble starting.

Jan. 28
• At 1:56 p.m. a 911 caller was very hard to understand, but was finally understood to say their location was in front of the courthouse in Stanford. The Judith Basin County deputy responded.

Jan. 29
• At 3:12 p.m. a person reported the doors to a local business were unlocked and the lights were on, but nobody was at the business. The manager of the business responded and met an officer on the scene.
• At 5:51 p.m. a person reported seeing a cougar cross Agate Street and head into the Frog Ponds area. Officers responded, but were unable to locate the animal or any tracks. The Fish, Wildlife and Parks was notified.
• At 5:57 p.m. a person reported he may have been shot at after being confronted by a male who accused him of trespassing while fly fishing on Upper Spring Creek. The Fergus County Sheriff’s Office was advised.

Jan. 30
• At 7:41 a.m. the Montana Highway Patrol requested assistance. They were attempting to pull a motorcycle over and the motorcycle would not stop. The Judith Basin County office was advised.
• At 1:47 p.m. a person reported someone had spray painted a white stripe across three businesses. Officers responded.
• At 1:59 p.m. a sexual offender came in to update his address.
• At 2:26 p.m. a person reported he had loaned his vehicle out about three or four months ago and hadn’t seen it since. The person was asking to know if the police department had any dealings with the vehicle.
• At 3:51 p.m. a person reported his boat motor went missing last summer, but he never reported it missing. The person has located the missing motor. An officer spoke to the person.

Jan. 31
• At 9:48 a.m. a person reported a dog had been chained up in the neighbor’s yard with no food, water, or shelter. The person was transferred to animal control.
• At 3:34 p.m. an officer witnessed a juvenile male fall with his bike. The officer stopped, spoke with the juvenile and gave him a ride home.
• At 5:26 p.m. the Montana Highway Patrol advised a female left a $20 gift card on his patrol car. Dispatch took the gift card and it will be kept there until the female is located to return the gift card to.

Feb. 2.
• At 2:21 a.m. a person reported a possible suicidal female. Officers responded and everything was okay.
• At 6:08 a.m. a person reported someone had run into her fence during the night.
• At 9:04 a.m. a person reported the theft of a Carhartt jacket while at work. At 9:29 a.m. the jacket showed up.
• At 3:16 p.m. a person reported an assault in progress at a residence. Officers responded and one male was arrested for Partner Family Member Assault and another was arrested for two outstanding warrants from Cascade County.

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