LOG BOOK — July 15-21

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. 


July 15

• 8:42 a.m. — A caller at Town Pump South reported a tan car was speeding through the parking lot. The caller said when they asked the man to slow down, he backed up and yelled at them. A Park County Sheriff’s Office deputy was unable to locate the vehicle. 

• 9:25 a.m. — Deputies did a standby for the Department of Family Services while they completed a welfare check. 

• 10:04 a.m. — A caller in the 200 block of South Fifth Street reported there was a big dog that came up to their deck. The call was transferred to animal control. 

• 1:38 p.m. — A caller at Casey’s Corner Store reported there was a vehicle parked on their property for about 20 minutes. They were advised to call a tow company, and the vehicle was towed. 

• 2:19 p.m. — A caller reported there was an erratic driver in a silver Toyota on Interstate 90. Both Montana Highway Patrol and PCSO were unable to locate the car.

• 2:27 p.m. — A caller reported there was a dog panting and moving around in a vehicle for about 15 minuets in the Arby’s restaurant parking lot. Animal control and LPD responded and were unable to locate the vehicle or dog. 

• 4:44 p.m. — A detention center officer in Gallatin County called PCSO on behalf of an inmate to report their Harley Davidson motorcycle was stolen from their storage shed located on Industrial Park Road. The inmate filled out a stolen vehicle form, and PCSO is investigating. 

• 6:26 p.m. — A Ringling resident called to report they found a small white dog on the highway that might have been scared by lightning. They said the dog would not get out of the road, that they were taking it to their house, and that it was OK for PCSO to release their contact information if anyone called looking for the animal.

• 6:36 p.m. —An alarm operator called to report two burglary alarms in First Interstate Bank in Gardiner were set off. A deputy responded, spoke with employees and the building was cleared. An employee had accidentally set off the alarm when reentering the building. 

• 8:42 p.m. — A caller wanted to report an assault at Yellowstone Gifts and Sports. LPD is investigating. 

• 9:48 p.m. — A deputy was by the green boxes on U.S. Highway 89 South and noticed someone was dumpster diving. The deputy advised the person that was an illegal activity.


July 16

• 1:13 a.m. — A father in the 200 block of Garnier Avenue reported there was an intoxicated woman in her 20s in his yard who showed up with his daughter. He said the woman was yelling that she (the woman) wanted her cigarettes. Deputies removed the woman and provided her with a ride home.

• 10:30 a.m. — A caller in the 300 block of South Eighth Street reported there was water coming out of the ground on a sidewalk. The call was transferred to the City Water Department.

• 10:41 a.m. —  A caller reported there was a stop sign on Story Road that had been knocked down. PCSO advised the Montana Department of Transportation, which will check on the sign.

• 10:50 a.m. — An anonymous caller in the 300 block of South G Street reported there was suspicious drug activity going on at his neighbor’s house. He requested extra patrol and said he would call every time he felt there was drug activity going on. LPD will perform extra patrols.

• 2:35 p.m. — A caller at Albertsons grocery store reported he was almost sideswiped by a woman in her 60s who then threw a water bottle at him and stated something about how he hurt her children. The caller did not want to press charges but wanted the information on file. 

• 8:17 p.m. — A Bozeman mental health crisis line worker contacted LPD about a Livingston woman. The worker was concerned about her welfare because she had a history of suicidal ideations. LPD located and checked on the woman and took her to Livingston HealthCare emergency room, where she was taken care of by medical staff.

• 10:12 p.m. — A 911 caller on South Fifth Street reported a fight between two men. The caller said it looked like one man was pointing a gun at the other. LPD responded and one man was arrested for assault. There was no gun involved.

• 11:34 p.m. — A deputy stopped to checked on a man who was walking on the side of Highway 89 South. The man was walking to a campsite for the night and everything was OK. 


July 17

• 1:36 a.m. — A caller reported a fight between three women at the 49’er Bar concerning one woman’s husband. LPD responded and everyone was separated for the night.

• 9:33 a.m. — Deputies assisted the United States Forest Service by checking campgrounds for food storage violations. Everything checked out OK. 

• 10:50 a.m. — A caller reported there was a red minivan on the side of the road under the bridge off Interstate 90 near Big Timber. The caller said the vehicle’s door was standing open but there was no one in the vehicle. The call was forwarded to Sweet Grass County. 

• 11:04 a.m. — A caller in the 600 block of North Ninth Street called to speak to an officer about an ongoing issue with their son-in-laws’ property. LPD set up a time with the caller to do a standby, which was completed, and the son-in-law got his property back. 

• 3:46 p.m. — A caller at Chico Hot Springs reported a man in his 30s was having a seizure and requested an ambulance. Paradise Valley ambulance responded and the man was fine. 

• 6:54 p.m. — A deputy passing by the Jackson Creek Exit on I-90 reported there was a truck and camper in the median. The woman driver had blown a tire, and she had no injuries.

• 7:13 p.m. — A caller in the 200 block of South E Street reported there was a vehicle in the area that had been revving its engine, causing a lot of fumes in the area for about 30 minutes. LPD responded and was unable to locate the vehicle. LPD also spoke with other people in the area, who did not hear or smell anything. 

• 8:25 p.m. — A caller at the Two Bit Saloon and Restaurant in Gardiner reported there was a man with two knives at the business who was yelling and being hostile. Deputies responded and arrested the man.


July 18 

• 12:07 a.m. — A deputy advised there was a suspicious vehicle at a storage unit. A deputy was advised and located the vehicle heading up Swingley Road. The woman driver said she was “out looking at firewood.”

• 12:53 a.m. — An anonymous caller reported there was a man outside the Sear’s store on Main Street who was screaming and yelling. LPD arrived, and the man said he would go back upstairs and go to sleep. 

• 10:46 a.m. — A caller on View Vista reported he believed someone had hit his metal fence. LPD is investigating.

• 11:56 a.m. — A woman came to the PCSO to deliver two letters that were forwarded to the wrong address. She said the postmaster refused to assist her. PCSO sent the letters to the correct address. One letter was sent from PCSO and the other from the Park County Clerk of Court.

• 12:50 p.m. — A caller at Albertsons reported there was a father and son who were threatening to “kick his ass.” He said there hadn’t been any physical altercations but that he’s had an ongoing issue with the men. LPD spoke with the men and were advised to stay away from the caller or they could be arrested for disorderly conduct.

• 5:11 p.m. —A man reported that another man had thrown a cup of liquid on him at the Office Lounge & Liquor Store and then left riding a bicycle. The caller said he felt the liquid may have been bodily fluid and requested LPD test the substance.  LPD located the bicyclist and advised both men to stay away from each other.


July 19

• 7:04 a.m. — A caller in the 400 block of North Fifth Street reported his green box had been stolen within the last couple of days. He said he has had issues with the city green boxes disappearing and that he had purchased his own. He then called back to report he found the boxes in the alley, which were previously in front of the house. He said he thinks maybe someone just moved them.

• 8:32 a.m. — Livingston’s animal control picked up a terrier dog near Old Yellowstone Trail, which had an infected back leg and took it to Stafford Animal Shelter. PCSO asked the animal be transported to Colmey Veterinary Hospital for medical care. PCSO is investigating.

• 10:20 a.m. — A caller in the 400 block of South H Street reported someone entered his vehicle and stole some property the night before. The vehicle was left unlocked and LPD is investigating. 

• 12:11 p.m. — A caller driving on U.S. Highway 89 South by O’Hair Lane wanted to get victim’s assistance to pay for her tires after a strip of metal damaged all four of her tires. The debris was left from an accident and she was referred to MHP.

• 1:41 p.m. — A caller near the Civic Center reported there were some ignited fireworks at the Miles Park band shell that scorched the wall. LPD is investigating. 

• 2:11 p.m. — A Cooke City Monument Avenue business called to report that a person had sprayed employee housing and four employees with bear spray. The employees wished to press charges for assault. Employees were provided statement forms by PCSO.

• 3:44 p.m. — A Clyde Park resident reported two .22 rifles had been stolen out of their vehicle, possibly a week ago. PCSO asked the caller to provide the serial numbers and are waiting on the information before investigating. 

• 6:16 p.m. — A caller asked PCSO to run the plate of a vehicle that was on their property which had no trespass signs posted. The caller was concerned because the vehicle was parked in tall grass and could start a fire. A deputy responded and found the vehicle, which was parked within the easement.

• 9:21 p.m. — A caller in Albertsons reported a man was inside the business refusing to leave until someone took him to the hospital. The caller said he was advised of a taxi service but the man said he was too unstable to ride with taxi. Livingston Fire and Rescue responded and took him to LHC to be taken care of. 


July 20

• 8:40 a.m. — A caller in the 600 block of Comet Boulevard reported someone had egged their house the night before. LPD is investigating. 

• 9:47 a.m. — A caller in the 1100 block of West Summit Street reported he has been having some issues with his landlord. He said he and his landlord had some verbal altercations and felt that the landlord was picking on him because of some photos. The caller said he has paranoia and PTSD. LPD responded and defused the situation.

• 1:22 p.m. — A caller from Tire-Rama reported there was a former employee who still has some keys and property that belong to the business. LPD contacted the former employee and told him if he did not return the items he could be charged with theft. The former employee said he would return the items to the business.

• 5:58 p.m. — A caller traveling westbound on I-90 called to report a man was trying to climb a fence near a parked vehicle. PCSO was unable to locate the man.

• 6:28 p.m. — A caller in the 600 block of North 10th Street reported they had a purple Giant bicycle stolen from their front yard. LPD is investigating. 

• 7:42 p.m. — A caller in the 200 block of South I Street reported that her neighbor was threatening some workers who were building her fence. She said the neighbor was yelling. LPD spoke with both neighbors and calmed the situation.


July 21

• 8:11 a.m. — An alarm was set off at Western Drug in Clyde Park. A deputy responded to the business and found a door was open. The deputy went inside and everything looked OK. A key holder showed up and locked up the business. 

• 8:45 a.m. — A caller on West Front Street reported that her house had been egged in the night. The caller wanted to ask if there had been any other reports. LPD is investigating. 

• 12:30 a.m. — A caller in the 1100 block of West Summit Street reported he has had trouble with his neighbor about his dog barking and that he has received notes from the neighbor. LPD and animal control responded and helped the neighbors reach an agreement.

• 2 p.m. — A caller at Gil’s Goods reported there was an intoxicated man who was loitering around the business. The caller requested the man be served with a no-trespass order. LPD responded and served the man with the order. 

• 6:20 p.m. — A caller near mile marker 337 on I-90 reported a vehicle was swerving in and out of its lane. The call was forwarded to Sweet Grass County since deputies were busy responding to a Park County fire. 

• 7:39 p.m. — A caller near mile marker 24 on Highway 89 South reported a small grass fire. Paradise Valley Fire and deputies responded. The fire was put out.

• 10:30 p.m. — A caller at the Livingston Depot Center requested extra patrol because they had tables, chairs and decorations in the court yard.

• 11:49 p.m. — A caller reported there was an intoxicated man who was leaving the 49’er Bar in his Silver Ford truck with an open container. LPD was unable to locate the man.