Police blotter

Judy Thompson
Compiling reporter
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.

April 28
• At 12:56 p.m. a person reported his vehicle had been gone through and some items were stolen. An officer spoke to the male in the lobby. 
• At 2:55 p.m. a person requested to speak with the School Resource Office about her child punching another child at school. 

April 29
• At 1:06 a.m. a person reported there are white supremacists in town and he feels people need to know.
• At 9:13 a.m. a 911 caller reported a 3-year-old boy was missing. The Petroleum County Sheriff’s Office responded and the boy was located.
• At 12:12 p.m. a person requested to speak with an officer about having bee boxes in the city limits.
• At 1:23 p.m. a 911 caller reported prior land owners were back on the property, and they were advised to not go back on the property by the Fergus County Sheriff’s Office. The Fergus County Sheriff’s Office was advised.

April 30
• At 12:06 a.m. a caller reported suspicious persons. Officers responded. The subjects ran and officers followed. One subject was taken into custody and transported to the Fergus County Sheriff’s Office detention.
• At 9:01 a.m. a 911 caller said a friend of hers in Arizona had been on the floor since 6:30 a.m. The Lewistown Dispatch contacted the Phoenix Police Department and advised them of the situation. 

May 1
• At 3:40 p.m. a 911 caller wanted to know if any car wrecks had been reported in the area. The caller said her son was supposed to show up and hadn’t yet. The caller was advised no reports had been made. An o0fficer responded to check on the caller.
• At 4:59 p.m. a 911 caller said his sister hadn’t shown to pick him up from the movie. An officer responded. A family member was contacted.
• At 6:27 p.m. a person said his vehicle was missing from where he had left it. Dispatch contacted all local law enforcement agencies. They all had no contact with the vehicle. The person called back later saying he found it.
• At 7:54 p.m. the Lewistown Fire Department had responded to a location to check carbon dioxide levels. Occupants were advised to evacuate and NWEnergy was called to respond.
• At 11:45 p.m. a person requested a welfare check on a neighbor, as his lawn mower had been running without moving for a very long time. Officers responded and said the neighbor was trying to run the mower out of gas.

May 2
• At 7:51 a.m. a 911 caller said he was playing with the buttons on his mirror and accidentally called 911. An officer responded.
• At 1:55 p.m. a 911 caller reported a cat stuck in a tree. The Fergus County Sheriff’s Office was advised. The cat later came down unassisted.
• At 2:25 p.m.  a 911 caller reported the cat stuck in the tree was down.
• At 8:08 p.m. a person said Public Works had a piece of equipment running for about 14 hours straight. Public Works advised it had to run a long time before it is used. It was going to be used the following morning.
• At 9:25 p.m. a welfare check was requested on someone who hadn’t shown up for work. Officers responded and the person hadn’t realized his schedule had changed.

May 3
• At 2:15 p.m. disorderly conduct was reported. An officer responded. One male was arrested for disorderly conduct.
• At 7:05 p.m. a 911 caller requested medical assistance for an adult female who had been hit in the head with a gate latch. The Winifred Ambulance responded.
• At 7:27 as the Winifred Ambulance was responding to the previous call, they saw a field sprayer truck with a boom stuck in a power line. Dispatch contacted Fergus Electric Co-op to respond. 

May 4
• At 3:59 a.m. a person reported his father had been missing for about an hour. The subject has Alzheimer’s and left on foot. Officers were notified and responded. The Fergus County Sheriff’s Office was also advised due to the location.
• At 4:42 a.m. a 911 caller reported they had found an elderly male who was disoriented and confused. Officers responded and the Fergus County Sheriff’s Office was updated.



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