Police Blotter

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.

Feb. 24
• At 1:47 a.m. a 911 caller reported he was receiving threatening text and phone calls from his brother. The Judith Basin County Sheriffs Office was advised.
• At 11:31 a.m. multiple 911 calls were received reporting a structure fire in the area of 7th Ave. S. and Pine St. Officers, the Lewistown Fire Department, the Lewistown Ambulance and NorthWestern Energy responded.
• At 4:24 p.m. a person reported a medium sized black dog followed her while she was running. The owner was contacted and the dog was returned.

Feb. 25
• At 8:05 a.m. a person reported a threatening note was left on the door of her business. An officer responded and spoke with the person.
• At 10:52 a.m. a person reported three cars parked in the handicap parking spots at Shopko. While officers were en route they were re-directed to a higher priority call.
• At 2:20 p.m. a person reported she believed a male was stalking her and her mom. Officers spoke to the person.

Feb. 26
• At 1:23 p.m. a 911 caller reported a two-vehicle accident at Eddies Corner. The Fergus County Sheriff’s Office, the Judith Basin County Sheriffs Office, the Montana Highway Patrol, the Hobson Ambulance, and the Moore Emergency Medical Technicians responded.
• At 3:39 p.m. a person reported an Irish wolfhound at large. Officers were unable to locate the dog.
• At 4:54 p.m. a 911 caller reported a vehicle rollover. The Judith Basin County Sheriff’s Office, the Montana Highway Patrol, and the Stanford Ambulance responded.
• At 4:59 p.m. a 911 caller reported a vehicle slid off the road. The Judith Basin County Sheriffs Office responded and advised the vehicle was able to drive out of the ditch.
• At 6:16 p.m. a 911 caller reported a vehicle versus pedestrian accident in the 1200 block of Main St. Officers, the Lewistown Fire and Ambulance responded and the patient was taken to CMMC.
• At 6:48 p.m. the Fergus County Sheriff’s Office reported a rollover on Casino Creek Road. They responded.

Feb. 27
• At 8:23 p.m. a caller reported an assault had occurred earlier at his residence. Officers responded.
• At 10:34 p.m. the Great Falls Police Department served a Judith Basin County warrant.

Feb. 28
• At 6:01 a.m. a 911 caller reported a suspicious vehicle parked behind a local business. Officers responded and advised the driver to move along.
• At 8:58 a.m. the fairgrounds manager requested assistance from Animal Control for trapping skunks. The caller was advised to call the Fergus County Sheriff’s Office.
• At 9:47 a.m. the School Resource Officer reported a hit-and-run accident in the FHS parking lot.

Mar. 1
•At 9:49 a.m. a 911 caller said he had no emergency but wanted the phone number to the Police Department. The person was given the number and then hung up. Dispatch was able to trace the person’s number and an officer responded and spoke with the caregiver.
• At 12:21 p.m. a person came in the lobby to talk to an officer about a college paper they were writing on the use of force.
• At 6:31 p.m. a caller reported the next-door neighbor was dumping garbage in the person’s dumpster. An officer spoke to the person.
• At 6:38 p.m. a 911 caller reported an apparently intoxicated male walking down the street. An officer responded and spoke to the male, who said he was walking to the store to purchase more beer when his hat and glasses had fallen off in the street and been run over by a car. Later, an off-duty deputy found the male walking around an apartment complex and assisted him to his apartment.
• At 6:50 p.m. a 911 caller requested information on how to call 911 in another state.



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