Police Blotter

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.


Sept. 22

• At 5:37 a.m. CMMC called and requested an officer respond to the airport to check the condition of the runway due to the light snow and a patient getting flown out. Officer responded.

 • At 8:38 a.m. an officer found a bike left at the skate park and no one was around. Officer brought the bike back to the Lewistown Police Department.

• At 9:19 a.m. the Code Enforcement officer placed a warning on a semi parked in a residential area facing the wrong way.

• At 1:10 p.m. a person reported a suspicious individual was following them around asking them personal questions. Officers were advised.

• At 2:50 p.m. a person reported her satellite dish is off again. Officers were advised.


Sept. 23

• At 8:43 a.m. a 911 caller reported wires were hanging down onto a barbed wire fence. The Lewistown Fire Department and NorthWestern Energy responded.

• At 4:17 p.m. a person reported someone opened a bank account in her name and tried to pay bills using the account. Officers were advised and spoke with the person on the phone.

• At 5:59 p.m. a 911 caller reported the female he gave a ride to was refusing to get out of his vehicle. The caller was scared the female would trash his vehicle. Officers responded. 

• At 10:49 p.m. a 911 caller reported while he was stopped at the railroad crossing waiting for the train to go by, he noticed the rear car’s wheel was throwing sparks and digging up the asphalt. The Judith Basin County Sheriff’s deputy and Burlington Northern were advised.

• At 11:48 p.m. the Burlington Northern’s dis-patch reported a partial derailment. The reporting person advised there were no injuries and they did not need assistance.


Sept. 24

• At 3:24 a.m. a 911 caller requested officers respond as her neighbor was pounding on her door for help. Officers responded. Officers requested medical for a male who had lacerations on his arm. The Lewistown Fire Department and the Lewistown ambulance responded.

• At 7:55 a.m. a person requested a game warden respond to his residence because of a deceased calf that looked like it may have been attacked by a mountain lion. The Montana Highway Patrol was advised.


Sept. 25

• At 12:10 a.m. a 911 caller requested officers respond to his house after he received threatening messages from a female. She threatened to shatter his windows. The caller advised the female was near his vehicle. Officers responded.

• At 6:54 p.m. a 911 caller reported a juvenile male smoking cigarettes. The male was gone upon officer arrival. 


Sept. 26

• At 4:43 p.m. the Fergus County Sheriff’s Office took a report there was a male who was looking at tires in the backyard of a residence. The original person who reported to the Fergus County Sheriff’s Office also said the male was in the area the previous night and had stolen items from someone else. Officers responded and a male was arrested.

• At 8:21 p.m. a person reported his neighbor came into his yard and took his dog. The person went back over to the neighbor’s house and took his dog back. The person said he would speak with Animal Control the following day. 

• At 8:24 p.m. officers served a warrant on a male for assault, resisting arrest, disorderly conduct, carrying a concealed weapon and drugs. 



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