LOG BOOK — Aug. 5-Aug. 9

Enterprise Staff

The following is a selection of calls made to the Livingston Police Department and Park County Sheriff’s Office within the last week. 


Aug. 5

• 2:22 a.m. — A Livingston Police Department officer, on the 400 block of East Lewis Street, was flagged down by a motorcycle driver who was almost hit in an uncontrolled intersection. The driver was fine, and no charges were filed.

• 10:09 a.m. — A visitor to the City-County Complex reported that someone had cut their horses’ tails. They were provided a statement form and PCSO is investigating.

• 5:16 p.m. — A caller on U.S. Highway 89 reported a vehicle had broken down and started a fire. Park County Rural Fire District #1 and the Park County Sheriff’s Office responded. The small fire was put out. 


Aug. 6

• 1:24 a.m. — A father in the 100 block of North O Street reported he had not spoken with his 15-year-old son since 8 p.m. that evening and that he was supposed to be home at 11 p.m. The father said his son lives with him full-time but stays at his mother’s house sometimes. LPD spoke with the mother, who said she gave her son permission to stay out later. The mother located her son at a friend’s house, and he came home for the evening. 

• 9:51 a.m. — A resident in the 400 block of North Main Street called stating there was a vehicle blocking their driveway. LPD called the owner of the vehicle, who said he was letting his daughter drive the car and she must have accidentally blocked the driveway. The owner moved his vehicle.

• 4:21 p.m. — A deputy was flagged down near the Yellowstone Victorian Inn in Gardiner about a 75-year-old woman who was unconscious. Medics also responded to the scene and performed CPR and ventilation for 45 minuets, and used a defibrillation device. The woman was later pronounced dead. No foul play is suspected. 


Aug. 7

• 8:28 a.m. — A caller at EZ Storage reported they had just caught some people in a storage unit that does not belong to them. They reported that the people were headed east toward Interstate 90. A responding deputy was unable to locate the individuals but found a black luggage bag near mile marker 340. The deputy spoke with the caller, who said they were unsure if anything was taken from the unit. The PCSO is waiting for the owner of the unit to clarify if anything was taken. 

• 10:37 a.m. — A Billman Lane caller reported that her neighbor had seen a vehicle which appeared to have a person in it whom the caller had a protection order against. The caller wanted to speak to a deputy, and the deputy contacted the person who the restraining order is against. The person who the restraining order is against said they had a flat tire, they were at home all night and did not go to the Billman Lane address. The deputy verified there was a flat and the PCSO is investigating further. 

• 3:54 p.m. — A  Northern Lights Road resident reported that his son’s scooter had been stolen. LPD located the scooter a couple days later and returned it to the owner. No criminal charges have been filed.

• 8:15 p.m. —  A resident and employee at the Corwin Springs Gravel Pit reported there was a group of men with rifles looking for his coworker who had gotten into a fight in Gardiner. The caller said his coworker was not there and the men left. A deputy responded and located one individual who had a rifle sitting in their truck. The deputy advised the man that he would be arrested for trespassing and that he needed to stop with his behavior. 

• 9:56 p.m. — A bar tender at the 49er Bar reported they saw someone in a flat bed pickup with a truck tool box strike another vehicle and leave the parking lot. LPD is investigating, and the driver has not yet been identified. 


Aug. 8

• 11:55 a.m. — A woman visited the LPD station to report someone had been in her residence and that several items were missing. LPD is investigating. 

• 12:18 a.m. — A panic alarm was activated in the Park County Attorney’s Office. LPD responded and everything was OK. 

• 5:43 p.m. — A mother in the 300 block of North Fifth Street reported that her son’s girlfriend was at the house and was not allowed to be there. The mother said the girlfriend was threatening to “knock her out” and was intoxicated. Before LPD arrived, the girlfriend left. Officers spoke with the mother and advised her to call if the girlfriend returned.

• 8:24 p.m. — A Livingston attorney called LPD to report that her client had been called over 30 times by a man who she has a protection order against. The man told her client he was on the way to her house and has previously sent letters. LPD verified there was an order of protection filed with District Court and called the man. The man said he was going to shoot himself in Bozeman. LPD found he was in Butte, and Butte law enforcement was going to attempt to locate the individual. 

• 11:45 p.m. — Montana Rail Link reported to PCSO that Springdale’s railroad crossing was malfunctioning and they just wanted law enforcement to know.  


Aug. 9

• 10:09 a.m. — A caller in the Yankee Jim Campground and Picnic Area reported there was a white SUV across from the campground with its flashers on. A deputy spoke with the driver, who was accompanied by a tow truck. The driver said he had hit a rock while driving through the canyon and had a flat tire.

• 1:25 p.m. — A View Vista caller reported their red Huffy mountain bike was stolen. They said a person had knocked on their door a week ago asking about the bike. PCSO is investigating.

• 2:59 p.m. — An East River Road caller reported that their alpaca had been attacked by a pit bull dog and did not have life-threatening injuries. The caller was referred to the Department of Livestock, which is investigating.

• 6:29 p.m. — A resident near the city pool reported a 9-year-old boy told her that someone had shot him with an Airsoft gun. LPD spoke with the boy and the boy’s mother, who wanted the incident on file but did not want to press any charges. LPD also spoke with the Airsoft gun shooter and their parents about the incident. 

• 6:59 p.m. — A caller at Lincoln School wanted to speak to an officer about some windows on the upper floor of the building that had been broken. LPD is investigating. 

• 7:17 p.m. — A caller at the Civic Center reported they had some property outside for children’s camps and that someone had stolen the property. LPD is investigating. 

• 9:52 p.m. — A caller reported they had found a stolen vehicle behind the Montana Army National Guard Armory building that was stuck. The vehicle had been reported Aug. 6 as stolen by the owner who lives on Billman Lane. LPD impounded the vehicle for evidence and is investigating.