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.


June 16

• At 2:21 a.m. a person reported a four-wheeler driving on the trails by the water treatment plant. The Fergus County Sheriff’s office was advised. 

• At 10:54 a.m. a person reported her vehicle had been involved in a hit and run. Officers responded. 

• At 12:12 p.m. a person reported she received a letter about her yard being overgrown and would like to speak to someone. The person was transferred to code enforcement. 

• At 12:55 p.m. a 911 caller reported a suicidal male with a firearm. The Judith Basin County Sheriff’s deputy responded. 

• At 3:54 p.m. a male was arrested on a Judith Basin County and a Cascade County warrant. 

• At 3:19 p.m. the Lewistown Fire Department responded to Berg Lumber to check for hot spots.


June 17

• At 2:07 a.m. a Fergus County Sheriff’s Office deputy attempted to stop a vehicle but it wouldn’t stop. The vehicle then proceeded eastbound on Highway 87. Officers advised they were responding to assist. At 2:11 a.m. an officer said they got the vehicle stopped and a male was in custody. 

• At 10:39 a.m. a person reported a tree branch had broken and was hanging over the sidewalk. Public Works was notified and said they would take care of it.

• At 3:35 p.m. an officer removed a garage sale sign from a historic street lamppost.       

• At 8:38 p.m. a report was received of a swather on fire. The Winifred Fire Department was paged to respond.

• At 10:02 p.m. an indecent exposure report was received. Officers responded.


June 18

• At 6:44 a.m. a welfare check was requested on a person’s daughter who had not shown up for work or been heard from since the pervious evening. The female was located. Everything was okay.

• At 7 a.m. a 911 caller reported her car had been stolen. Officers responded.

• At 8:49 a.m. a person said her car had been stolen.  At 9:28 a.m. the Lewistown Police Department located the vehicle.

• At 10:22 a.m. a person said his car had been stolen. The vehicle was later seen in Denton.

• At 11:30 a.m. a 911 caller reported her car had been stolen. 

• At 12:47 p.m. the Roy Ambulance reported they were transporting a patient with a head wound and an injury due to a horse stepping on the patient’s head at the rodeo. The patient transported to CMMC.


June 19

• At 9:58 a.m. a 911 caller wanted to know his correct address, as his mail gets delivered to the wrong address. The address was verified for the caller.

• At 10:08 a.m. a parking complaint was received regarding a car in a person’s parking lot. Information was gathered on the car and it had been stolen in Billings. Officers responded and impounded the car. 

• At 1:09 p.m. a 911 caller reported a hayfield fire near Denton.

• At 5:47 p.m. a person reported kids on bikes weren’t obeying traffic laws and the person almost hit one. Officers spoke to the juveniles.

• At 7:22 p.m. a 911 caller reported a traffic complaint.  The driver was located and cited for running stop signs.

• At 7:57 p.m. a person reported a male on a four-wheeler driving on the walking trails. Officers spoke with the driver and warned them of the complaint.


June 20

• At 9:11 a.m. a person found damage to her car that had been stolen. Officer responded.

• At 12:28 p.m. a person said she hit a stop sign. Officer responded.

• At 1:57 p.m. a 911 caller reported a tractor fire. The Judith Basin County Office was advised.

• At 7:19 p.m. a person reported two dogs were locked in a car with the windows only partially down. The person was concerned for their welfare. An officer was advised.

• At 10:22 p.m. a traffic complaint was received of a four-wheeler speeding through the area. Two different noise complaints were registered regarding a four-wheeler as well.  Officers responded and spoke with the driver.


June 21

• At 6:36 a.m. a warrant was served on a contact for insufficient funds.

• At 12:09 p.m. a 911 caller reported a field fire caused by a swather. The Grass Range Fire Department responded.

• At 12:32 p.m. the Fergus County Sheriff’s Office requested the Denton Fire Department respond as a previous fire had started smoldering again.

• At 2:02 p.m. a 911 caller reported a swather fire. The Moore Fire Department responded.


June 22

• At 7:47 p.m. a 911 caller reported a structure fire in Grass Range. The Fergus County Sheriff’s Office and the Grass Range Fire Department responded. The Roy and Cheadle Fire Departments responded with tender trucks.

• At 8:25 p.m. a 911 caller reported a single vehicle rollover with injuries. The Winnett Ambulance, the Petroleum County Sheriff’s Office and the Montana Highway Patrol responded.





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