LOG BOOK — July 28-Aug. 4

By Enterprise Staff


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


July 28

• 3:55 a.m. — Gallatin County law enforcement requested the Park County Sheriff’s Office to assist with officers who were out of radio range on Skunk Creek Road and Brackett Creek Trail. Deputies responded and assisted.

• 10:13 a.m. — A caller on West Park Street requested to speak to an officer because his neighbor does not like it when people park on the street in front of their house and the caller’s trailer was parked in the area. He said his neighbor has exaggerated in the past about how long his trailer had been parked there and he did not want to get a ticket for “someone lying.” LPD spoke to all parties involved and explained ordinances. 

• 10:22 a.m. — A caller reported there was a verbal altercation between and man and woman who were walking away from each other outside the Owl Lounge. LPD responded and was unable to locate them.

• 4:52 p.m. — A caller reported there were kids under the Ninth Street Island Bridge throwing rocks. A deputy responded, and spoke with the boys, who said they were trying to throw rocks into a pool of water. The boys said they would be careful.  

• 10:23 p.m. — A caller in the 100 block of South Sixth Street reported there were two dogs barking and howling for about 30 minutes. They requested an officer contact the owners and advise them to keep their dogs quite. LPD attempted to call the owner, left a voicemail and was unable to make contact with the owner. 


July 29

• 3:03 p.m. — A caller in the 700 block of Northern Lights Road reported receiving a letter from code enforcement about weeds on a property they sold in September. An officer spoke to the caller and said they would advise code enforcement that the caller no longer owned the property.

• 10:06 p.m. — A woman came into the police department to report her cell phone was either lost or stolen at a local bar. LPD and the woman used a GPS phone app to locate the device, which was at Town Pump South. LPD escorted the woman to the business and spoke with people inside the store. While the officer was inside, the woman located her phone inside a vehicle. She was content with getting her phone back and no charges were filed. 

• 11:09 p.m. — A deputy advised they were out looking into vehicles on Billman Lane. 


July 30

• 9:05 a.m. —  A caller at the Paradise Fishing Access Site reported their dog slightly injured a baby deer. They said they put their coat over the deer, that they didn’t know what happened to the deer’s mother and that the baby was still alive. They wanted to speak to Montana Fish Wildlife and Parks, which responded with a deputy. MFWP further assisted the caller. 

• 10:21 a.m. — A woman visited the City-County Complex about citations and said she wanted to know what her bond was in connection to the citations. She had a $500 Justice Court bond for bad checks, as well as a $7,500 Gallatin County Warrant for bad checks. She turned herself in.

• 3:12 p.m. — A caller reported they found some beer cans in a fenced area next to the Livingston city pool. The caller was concerned that there might be some trespassers in the area. LPD responded to the city pool building and found the building had not been entered. 

• 11:36 p.m. — An officer was advising dispatch that they were out with Montana Highway Patrol on location assisting with several men at Mayor’s Landing Fishing Access.


July 31

• 1:46 a.m. — A caller in the 300 block of South I Street reported there was a lot of noise coming from their neighbor’s house. LPD responded and advised them about the city noise ordinance. 

• 6:43 a.m. — A caller in the 200 block of South C Street reported that his front-yard fence had been damaged and wanted to speak to an officer. LPD is investigating.

• 11:13 a.m. — A caller by the Gardiner Bridge reported there were three to four people tagging, or spray painting, underneath the bridge. PCSO and other law enforcement contacted individuals in the area. The individuals did not have a spray can, and law enforcement was unable to locate the suspects with a spray can.  

• 1:07 p.m. — A caller at the Park County Fairgrounds reported there were two small dogs inside a vehicle parked in front of the exhibit building. The caller said the vehicle was not running and all four windows were slightly cracked. A deputy contacted the vehicle’s owner, who said she was 30 feet away helping people load a trailer and was watching the dogs. 

• 4:46 p.m. — Paradise Valley Fire and Park County Rural Fire District #1 responded to a general fire alarm on Avalon Court in Emigrant. There were no smoke or flames, and responders believe someone might have pulled the fire alarm near the front door. While on the call, Paradise Valley Fire Department requested an ambulance for a man with a high pulse. An ambulance responded, but the man was transported by his family for medical treatment. 

• 7:37 p.m. — A grandmother called to report her grandson and his girlfriend were having a verbal altercation in the parking lot of the Northern Pacific Beanery. LPD responded. The grandson just wanted out of the vehicle because he and his girlfriend were arguing about something. 


Aug. 1

• 12:09 a.m. — A caller in the Crazy Mountain Trailer Court reported she had been assaulted by a man and wanted to speak to an officer. LPD is investigating.

• 12:20 a.m. — A deputy responded to Gardiner’s Iron Horse Bar and Grill on a report of an assault where one man had hit another man in the face. On scene, the deputy spoke with witnesses, who confirmed the man hit the other man because he was “up in his face.” The man who was hit wanted to press charges and the PCSO has submitted the case to the Park County Attorney’s Office to determine if criminal charges will be filed. 

• 7:42 a.m. — A caller at McDonald’s restaurant reported there was a man between the ages of 65 and 70 near the play area sharpening a 6-inch knife. The caller said the man was wearing dirty clothing and had a dirty backpack on the floor. LPD responded and could not locate the man. 

• 9:43 a.m. — A manager of a property on Grizzly Meadow Road in Emigrant reported there was a bunch of irrigation pipe ruined on the property last week. The manager also reported that the night before someone had driven into the area and hit the corner of a cabin on the property. A deputy spoke with the owner of the property who is in Texas, as well as conducted interviews. The PCSO is investigating. 

• 10:49 a.m. — A fish and game warden located a utility trailer near mile marker 4 on U.S. Highway 89 South that was missing a license plate. The trailer belonged to Park County, which had been taken from the Park County Fairgrounds. The Park County Road Department retrieved the trailer and filled out a stolen plate form. PCSO is investigating.

•10:49 a.m. — A business owner in the 700 block of West Scott Street in Gardiner reported small evergreen trees had been dug up the night before and left on their sides 3-4 feet away from their original spots. PCSO is investigating. 

• 11:24 a.m. — A caller in the 900 block of West Clark Street reported someone had taken a Wii game console controller and some Wii games. LPD is investigating.

• 11:34 a.m. — A caller in the 400 block of South Ninth Street reported someone had hit his vehicle and left the area, and that there were no witnesses. LPD responded, and found the damage to the truck was minor and that it was a non-reportable crash due to the dollar amount of the damage. He was advised to contact his insurance company.

• 2:58 p.m. — A caller at the Zip Trip reported there was a vehicle that drove off with $36 worth of gas. LPD responded, watched the surveillance video and is investigating.

• 5:15 p.m. — A caller at the Two Bit Saloon & Restaurant reported there was an unruly man they wanted escorted out of the bar. A deputy responded. The man was an out-of-state resident who needed to get to Bozeman to get home. The deputy served the man with a no-trespass order and made arrangements to get the man transported to Bozeman.

• 5:58 p.m. — A Crazy Mountain Trailer Court caller reported that his ex-girlfriend stole his checkbook and vehicle keys several days before. He was advised to come in and fill out a statement form. LPD is investigating.

• 7:02 p.m. — A caller at Albertsons reported a woman was in the grocery store attempting to steal crab legs. When she was confronted by store employees, she left the merchandise there and left. LPD is investigating.  


Aug. 2

• 2:45 a.m. — A 911 call was made reporting a drunk man and woman were on Main Street in Gardiner. The caller reported the woman was screaming, that she had attempted to get into a moving vehicle, and was hanging out the door. The caller said the woman was able to get into the vehicle and reported the man and woman were in a dark-colored SUV. Deputies responded and found some identifying items. PCSO will follow up for interviews with the people involved.

• 1:47 p.m. — A caller on Quinn Creek Road was told by her insurance company to make a police report that her vehicle stolen in connection with an April 16 accident involving her car. The caller said her car was taken without her permission April 16 and was involved in an accident in the Subway restaurant’s parking lot. A deputy sent her a voluntary statement and is waiting on the paperwork to take appropriate action.

• 10:19 p.m. — A deputy made a traffic stop on Shamrock Lane for a vehicle that had a headlight out. During the stop, the deputy discovered the driver was driving on a revoked driver’s license and arrested the driver.


Aug. 3

• 8 a.m. — A caller on the 700 block of Northern Lights Road reported there was a tail light broken on his vehicle the night before. He did not think it was a vehicle accident. LPD responded but was unable to determine if it was caused by a vehicle or if it was vandalism. LPD is investigating.

• 9:06 a.m. — A caller in the 100 block of Fourth Street North in Gardiner reported there was a fraudulent $50 charge on their Sky Federal Credit Union card. They wanted it on file to give to the bank. PCSO put it on file for restitution purposes.

• 9:29 a.m. — A deputy received a complaint from a resident in the 100 block of West Geyser Street about someone ruining a chain link fence in the last four to five days. PCSO is investigating.

• 11:23 a.m. — A caller in the 300 block of South G Street wanted to speak to an officer about a property he had purchased in the spring. He said there was a man and his daughter who were supposed to be out of the property by mid-May. LPD advised him to contact an attorney to go through the eviction process. The caller requested extra patrol to make sure the tenants did not damage the property in the meantime.

• 2:21 p.m. — A deputy was dispatched for an accidental 911 call at the Yellowstone Village Inn in Gardiner. The deputy found the caller was trying to make an international call.  

• 8:17 p.m. — A caller on Robin Lane reported an incident involving two young children. They were referred to Family Services for an investigation.

• 11:43 p.m. — An individual at Town Pump East called claiming they were drinking and having suicidal thoughts. LPD responded and the person went voluntarily to the hospital, where they made arrangements to get help. 

• 11:54 p.m. — A caller at Town Pump South reported their dark gray specialized bike had been stolen. The caller filled out a statement and PCSO is investigating. 


Aug 4

• 4:14 a.m. — A caller on South 13th Street reported there was a dark-colored van that dropped off a man with a bicycle, flashlight and backpack. The caller said they thought it was strange for the time of night. LPD responded and was unable to locate the man.

• 11:43 a.m. — A caller at the K Park Car Wash reported they were having issues with their 10-year-old autistic son inside their car. LPD and medical personnel responded. 

• 1:33 p.m. — A caller at All Blinged Out requested an officer pick up a copy of surveillance video, which showed a shoplifting incident. LPD is investigating. 

• 3:53 p.m. — A detective opened a sex offense investigation involving a juvenile case.

• 6:52 p.m. — A 911 caller reported they were driving by a trailer court located on Valley View Lane in Emigrant when a young boy shot a gun toward the road and dented his vehicle. A deputy responded and spoke to the juvenile and his parents. The boy had been shooting a BB gun and admitted to shooting the vehicle. He was given a referral for criminal endangerment to juvenile probation office, and the deputy took the BB gun with the parents’ permission. 

• 8:43 p.m. — A caller at Holbrook United Methodist Church reported a hit-and-run after he returned to his vehicle following the Livingston Hoot. LPD is investigating.