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.


Apr. 7

• At 9:31 a.m. the Winnett EMTs requested an ambulance be paged for a person whose tractor had rolled over with them. The Winnett Ambulance, the Petroleum County Sheriff's Office and the Lewistown Ambulance responded with the Help flight on standby. The person refused treatment.

• At 12:49 p.m. a person said she saw a driver with a baby on her lap. An officer responded.

• At 5:04 p.m. a report was received regarding a dog hit at a location. The owner came and picked up the dog.

Apr. 8

• At 7:27 p.m. a 911 caller reported a fire under a car. The Roy Fire Department responded along with the Fergus County Sheriff's Office.


Apr. 9

• At 8:14 a.m. a person reported a power line was down and arcing near Stanford. The Stanford Fire Department and NorthWest Energy responded.

• At 9:33 a.m. a 911 call from north of Moccasin was received reporting a power line broken and arcing. The Hobson Fire Department was paged and NorthWest Energy responded.

• At 9:38 a.m. a vehicle was in the ditch partially blocking the lane of traffic. The Judith Basin County Office and the Montana Highway Patrol responded. A call was made for a tow truck to come to the scene, as it was a hazard.

• At 9:39 a.m. a person reported a power line was down. The Lewistown Fire Department and NorthWest Energy responded. The fire department said a tree had fallen on the line. Public Works was advised and responded.

• At 10:47 a.m. a tree branch was reported to have fallen on a roadway. Public Works was advised.


Apr. 10

• At 7:23 a.m. a person said her Shopko flyer was moved in her computer room and she believed someone had been in her house. An officer spoke with the person and she hung up on the officer.

• At 9:17 a.m. a person reported political signs were in the public right of way. An officer responded and the political office was notified.

• At 5:49 p.m. a person reported three dogs were running on Main St. One dog was hit. The person took the dog to the side of the road. An officer responded and picked up the one dog and the others were transported to the pound.


Apr. 11

• At 5:46 a.m. a hang-up call was received from Onstar. Dispatch called Onstar back who said the call must have been an accidental dial. At 5:49 a.m. the Fergus County Sheriff's Office reported a call from the Montana Highway Patrol reporting a single car accident with possible injuries north of Bohemian corner. The Roy Ambulance, the Roy Fire Department and the Montana Highway Patrol responded. At 7:14 a.m. a vehicle was finally located off the main highway. A patient was transported to CMMC.

• At 8:30 a.m. a person reported a missing dog. Animal Control spoke with the person and confirmed it was the dog that had been hit the day before.

• At 8:37 a.m. a person reported a motor home had been parked for a couple of days. A deputy spoke with the registered owner who will get it moved.


Apr. 12

• At 6:41 p.m. a 911 call was received for medical assistance as one person had crashed on a motorcycle. The Denton Ambulance responded and the Lewistown Ambulance intercepted.


Apr. 13

• At 3:41 a.m. a report of a suspicious vehicle and person was received. Officers responded and a male said he was going through trashcans.

 • At 5:49 p.m. a person reported the backside of the high school had been spray-painted.

• At 8:55 p.m. multiple 911 dropped calls were received. One reported a single vehicle rollover with the driver possibly being ejected. The Roy and Lewistown Ambulances and the Fergus County Sheriff's Office responded.







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