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.


Mar. 3

• At 1:06 p.m. officers responded to the parking lot across from the Police Department to advise a male not to drive his pick up on the big snow bank. 

• At 3:12 p.m. a person reported a van parked illegally almost causing a vehicle vs. pedestrian accident. Officers responded and the only van parked in the area was parked legally. 

• At 4:58 p.m. a person asked to speak to an officer regarding his neighbor’s chickens inside the city limits. An officer spoke to the person. 

• At 5:23 p.m. a 911 caller reported a male was acting crazy and believes he may have mental issues. Officers responded and spoke to both parties and everything is okay.

• At 7:42 p.m. a person reported suspicious juveniles in front of the library. Officers responded and spoke to the juveniles. 

• At 10:01 p.m. a person reported a dog barking. Officers responded and advised the owners to bring the dog in for the night.


Mar. 4 

• At 9:16 a.m. a person reported his front windshield along with the driver side door window had been broken out of his car.

• At 11:58 a.m. a person reported she had been gone for a few weeks and when she came home her cat was missing. The Fergus County Sheriff’s Office was advised.

• At 7:12 p.m. a person reported a dog barking excessively all day and the owner won’t take the dog inside the house. 

• At 9:51 p.m. a person reported there was a female at his house refusing to leave. While officers were enroute the female left the area.   

• At 10:32 p.m. a 911 caller reported vehicles driving erratically in the parking lot of the high school. Officers responded.


Mar. 5

• At 1:59 p.m. a person reported her neighbor’s dogs bark all the time. The person spoke to the neighbor, but they won’t do anything about it. 

• At 5:31 p.m. a person reported the neighbors were pushing a red suv, not licensed, out of the alleyway. Officers responded. 

• At 6:49 p.m. a person reported there was a suspicious male in her business who made her feel uncomfortable. 

• At 7:40 p.m. a person reported his house was egged for the second time. An officer responded. 


Mar. 6

• At 10:07 a.m. a caller reported receiving threatening text messages from a former in-law. An officer spoke to all the involved parties.

• At 3:07 p.m. a caller reported the neighbor’s dogs consistently bark and there was a bunch of trash in the yard. Officers responded.


Mar. 7

• At 12:32 p.m. an Attempt To Locate request was received for a contact whose personal property was found in Fairfax, VA.

• At 2:28 p.m. a person caught an employee sniffing drugs in the bathroom. The employee was sent home. An officer responded.

• At 7:16 p.m. a caller reported his neighbor’s backyard was full of garbage and the dogs had been outside barking for hours. An officer responded.


Mar. 8

• At 2:36 p.m. an officer advised a manhole cover was removed causing drivers to perform evasive maneuvers. Public Works responded.

• At 5:11 p.m. a caller reported someone had shaved her cat’s leg. Animal Control responded and reported the leg had not been shaved and advised the owner to take the cat to the vet.


Mar. 9

• At 9:11 a.m. a person reported he went into the ditch about at MM 113 on Highway 87. The Fergus County Sheriff’s Office and the Highway Patrol were advised. The Grass Range Ambulance responded and the patient was taken to CMMC.

• At 12:40 p.m. a person reported a red vehicle had hit her fence and possibly a sign also. An officer responded saying the speed limit sign was down. Public Works was advised. 

• At 8:09 p.m. a 911 caller requested a number from Minnesota. A nurse was contacted and she checked on the caller. 

• At 11 p.m. a 911 caller reported a car in the ditch at MM 109 on Highway 87. The Fergus County Sheriff’s Office and the Montana Highway Patrol were advised. The Montana Highway Patrol responded. 




When do you think the snow will finally be melted in Lewistown?