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.

 

Sept. 29

• At 12:40 a.m. a 911 caller reported he ran out of gas about 59 miles from Great Falls and needs assistance, but does not have any money. The Judith Basin County Sheriff’s deputy and the Montana Highway Patrol were advised.

• At 6:35 a.m. a 911 caller reported she hadn’t heard from her daughter and she was concerned. The caller recontacted dispatch and said her daughter was home and safe. The Fergus County Sheriff’s Office was advised.

• At 2:22 p.m. a person reported a dog jumped over the fence and bit her leg. Officers responded and cited the owner of the dog.

• At 7:43 p.m. a person reported she almost hit a young male on a bike and one on a skateboard. The person said the males did not stop and she had to slam on the brakes in order to not harm them. Officers were advised.

• At 8:21 p.m. a person reported a strange male walking around the parking lot of the school and scaring children. The Fergus County Sheriff’s Office was notified and responded.

 

Sept. 30

• At 12:48 a.m. a 911 caller reported a vehicle rollover near mile marker 23 on U.S. Highway 191. The caller said the male was walking around outside the vehicle and asking to leave. The Harlowton Ambulance, the Wheatland County Sheriff’s deputies, a Fergus County Sheriff’s deputy and the Montana Highway Patrol were advised and responded. The male refused medical help. 

• At 12:53 a.m. a person reported a possible intoxicated male just drove away. Officers responded.

• At 11:27 a.m. a person reported the neighbor’s dog charged him in an aggressive manner. Animal Control spoke to the person.

 

Oct, 1

• At 7:22 p.m. a person reported a theft. Officers responded and made contact with the individual who had taken the items without asking.

• At 8:06 p.m. a person requested a welfare check on a male who drove a female and her children to Lewistown. The person says he doesn’t think they are feeding the male and not letting him leave. Officers responded.

• At 8:34 p.m. a person requested to speak to an officer about her ex-boyfriend,  She said she does not feel safe. An officer spoke to the person. 

• At 10:38 p.m. as a result of the Judith Basin Sheriff’s deputy serving a warrant on a male, he was upset, started calling and harassing dispatch about being unlawfully arrested.

 

Oct. 2

• At 7:33 a.m. a person reported a 17-year-old male ran away. The juvenile male was entered into the system as a runaway. 

At 2:17 p.m. a 911 caller reported a single vehicle rollover at mile marker 109 on U.S. Highway 87. The person said a male was out of the vehicle but was injured. The Grass Range Ambulance, the Montana Highway Patrol, and the Fergus County Sheriff’s Office responded.

• At 4:43 p.m. multiple 911 callers reported the roads between Raynesford and Geyser are icy and drifting. The Montana Department of Transportation was advised.

• At 6:31 p.m. a 911 caller reported a vehicle in the ditch at mile marker 93 on U. S. Highway 87. The Fergus County Sheriff’s Office and the Montana Highway Patrol were advised. 

• At 9:48 p.m. a 911 caller reported a slide-off at mile marker 5 on U.S. Highway 87. The Montana Highway Patrol and Cascade County were advised.

 

Oct. 3

• At 1:08 a.m. a person reported someone shot out his back window with a BB or pellet gun while he was driving. Officers responded.

• At 7:37 a.m. a person requested assistance as they were stuck in the middle of main street hill by McDonalds. Officers responded.

• At 8:10 a.m. a person reported a black SUV with California plates was passing dangerously. The person said the snowplow even had to pull over as the vehicle was passing dangerously. The Judith Basin Sheriff’s Office and the Montana Highway Patrol were notified.

• At 11:28 a.m. a person requested to speak to an officer about his rental property that had been abandoned and about the animals left in it. Officers and Animal Control responded.

• At 12:47 p.m. a person requested to have something done about the postal carrier losing her mail. Officers were advised.

• At 1:09 p.m. multiple 911 calls were received reporting a two-vehicle accident at the intersection of the highway near ShopKo and Ace Hardware’s parking lot. Officers, the Lewistown Fire Department and the Lewistown Ambulance responded. 

• At 4:11 p.m. a person reported a dog charged a child and it also tried to attack another person. Officers and Animal Control responded. The dog was taken to the pound.

 

Oct. 4

• At 8:37 a.m. a person requested officers’ respond, as it appeared her rental was broken into. The person said the door was damaged and someone spray painted the walls. Officers responded.

 

Oct. 5

• At 2:52 p.m. a person asked an officer to respond due to possible drug use. Officers responded.

• At 4:59 p.m. a person reported a pickup pulling a trailer hit another vehicle and drove off. Officers responded.

• At 8:17 p.m. a 911 caller reported a male pulled a knife on him and attempted to stab him. Officers responded and arrested the male.

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