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.


Dec. 22

• At 8:10 a.m. a person reported a car parked along a snow route and the plow was trying to go by. Code enforcement responded and registered owners were contacted to move their cars.

• At 11:18 p.m. a person thought her cat was trapped in a building behind her residence. Animal Control responded.

• At 12:46 p.m. a person reported his neighbor hadn’t shoveled their sidewalk. Code Enforcement responded.

• At 4:14 p.m. a person reported a plow went down 6th Ave, S. and pushed all the snow onto the sidewalk. And officer and Public Works were advised.


Dec. 23

• At 9:05 a.m. a Salvation Army request for assistance was received. The Fergus County Sheriff’s Office was contacted and advised they will give a male a voucher for two nights. 

• At 2:22 p.m. an officer served a warrant on a male for partner family member assault. 

• At 9:26 p.m. a person reported a vehicle trespassed onto their property and got stuck. The Fergus County Sheriff’s Office was also notified. Upon officers arrival the vehicle was no longer there.


Dec. 24

• At 6:49 a.m. a person requested extra patrol while she was at church. Officers were advised.

• At 11:04 a.m. a person reported her vehicle was not where she parked it the previous night. Officers spoke with the person


Dec. 25

• At 12:57 a.m. a person reported a vehicle had been parked for some time with a dog inside of it. Officers were advised. 

• At 9:53 a.m. a 911 caller reported a horse at large in town.

• At 2:10 p.m. a 911 caller reported a vehicle was through the fence at Lewis and Clark school. Officers responded.

• At 4:01 p.m. a caller requested a welfare check on her elderly mother.  Officers responded, but were unable to locate the female. Caller called back and advised her mother had checked into the ER.


Dec. 26

• At 6:13 p.m. a 911 caller requested assistance for her daughter, who was waiting for a tow truck near Lincoln. The Lewis and Clark County Dispatch was notified. 

• At 6:43 p.m. a caller requested a deputy speak with an agitated resident at an assisted living facility. The Fergus County Sheriff’s Office was notified.

• At 11:27 p.m. the Fergus County Sheriff’s Office reported a male called them and said he had seen flashing lights on Valentine Road. The Petroleum County sheriff responded and said it was a truck pulling a house and it had gone off the roadway.


Dec. 27

• At 12:19 p.m. a person reported he found a three legged dog. Officers responded and transported the dog to the pound.


Dec. 28

• At 8:24 a.m. the Council on Aging requested a welfare check on a client who would not answer the door or the phone. Officers responded and advised everything was okay.

• At 10:28 a.m. a neighbor complained about animals in cages at a nearby residence. Animal Control officer responded and found a number of rabbits in cages. Animal Control advised the owner of the rabbits that raising rabbits is illegal within the city limits.



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