LOG BOOK — Oct. 21-27

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. 


Oct. 21

• 9:26 a.m. —  A Livingston caller reported he had several false charges on his bank account. LPD is investigating. 

• 12:31 p.m. — A Livingston caller reported wire and metal posts around their trees, which is used to keep deer out, had been broken and bent. The caller said they believed it was done intentionally by someone. The LPD is investigating.  

• 1:58 p.m. — A Livingston caller reported he came home to find his door kicked in and a tool box open. A deputy gave the man forms to fill out and PCSO is investigating.

• 5:11 p.m. — A Livingston caller reported someone had entered his vehicle and stole some hunting supplies sometime last week. The LPD is investigating. 

• 6:46 p.m. — A Livingston business employee reported a woman was in the store claiming her purse was missing from her vehicle when she returned to the vehicle from inside the store. The LPD is investigating.  

• 7:37 p.m. — A vehicle in Livingston was pulled over during a PCSO drug operation. A glass marijuana water pipe was found in the vehicle, and the passenger of the vehicle was cited for possession of drug paraphernalia. 

• 8:07 p.m. — A Livingston woman reported that her boyfriend was out of control, threw her down and put his hands around her neck. Officers arrested the boyfriend for partner or family member assault.  

• 11:10 p.m. — A deputy noticed a vehicle had a headlight out and the deputy also suspected the driver was under the influence while driving in Livingston. The driver was eventually arrested for driving under the influence. 


Oct. 22

• 12:05 a.m. — A Livingston caller reported he believed someone was messing with the caller’s cable box. The cable box cover had been removed but the cable box was undamaged. LPD advised the caller to contact the cable company to get a new cover. 

• 2:04 a.m. — A Livingston caller reported an intoxicated man was trying to leave in a vehicle and wanted his firearm back to go hunting in the morning. A deputy told the caller to warn the man not to drink and drive, and told the caller to return the property to the intoxicated man. No arrests or citations were made.

• 10:49 a.m. —  A Livingston caller reported their teenage stepdaughter had thrown a rock through the caller’s residence window. The stepdaughter was charged with criminal mischief and disorderly conduct. She was transported to Billing’s Youth Detention Center by the PCSO.  

• 3:52 p.m. — A Gardiner caller reported there was a fifth-wheel trailer parked along a road camping. A deputy determined the trailer was not blocking the road and that there were no issues. 

• 10:13 p.m. — A Livingston caller reported she was physically assaulted by her boyfriend. Officers arrested the man for partner or family member assault. The next day, the woman called the LPD to report she lied to officers about what happened and that she was never assaulted.


Oct. 23

• 9:28 a.m. — A caller reported that tools valued between $500 and $1,000 were stolen from a construction site and that an electrician’s trailer had been broken into. PCSO is investigating.  

• 10:31 a.m. — A Livingston caller reported all her bicycles were missing and her neighbors’ tires were slashed. The LPD is investigating. 

• 1:11 p.m. — An anonymous caller wanted to speak to a deputy about a previous drug bust. The call was transferred to a PCSO sergeant. 

• 6:19 p.m. — A Livingston caller reported that someone had shot their truck with paintballs. LPD investigating.

• 7:27 p.m. — Gallatin County Dispatch reported a woman had called to report that she was currently separated from a man and her nose was bleeding. A deputy spoke with the caller, and the man was cited for partner or family member assault/purposely or knowingly causing bodily injury to a partner or family member, first offense. The man was also arrested on a Gallatin County warrant for insufficient funds. 


Oct. 24

• 8:56 a.m. — A caller with the Bozeman Department of Family Services requested a welfare check on a child who was picked up by her father from the grandparents house in Park County. The caller said the child’s mother had left the child with the grandparents while she attended a funeral. The DFS caller said there was no parenting plan. The DFS caller then called back and said the check was no longer needed.

• 12:27 p.m. — A Livingston caller reported he discovered some items were missing from his house, which he later found at a pawn shop. PCSO is investigating.

• 2:39 p.m. — A Livingston woman called wanting to turn herself into law enforcement. She said she was calling because she had stolen some money from her parents and wanted to turn herself in before her parents did. No charges have been filed and the LPD is investigating. 

• 5:42 p.m. — An Emigrant caller reported their teenage daughter did not return home from school. The daughter was then listed as a runaway. The next day, the daughter was found by officers in Livingston and transported by the PCSO to Billings’ youth detention center. 

• 6:37 p.m. — Park County dispatchers received a call and could hear a woman saying “stop hitting me” as well as a man yelling in the background. Officers went to the location of the call. The woman from the original call told officers a man had head-butted her. The man was arrested for partner or family member assault.


Oct. 25

• 11:51 a.m. — A Livingston caller reported there were people living in a pull-behind trailer. The caller was concerned because the people were shooting at a target pointed toward the caller’s house, had two large pigs running loose and were dumping raw sewage onto the ground. A deputy contacted the Montana Department of Livestock about the pigs, as well as determined that the shooting target was safe since it was for a BB gun. In addition, the caller was given the sanitarian’s number for the sewage.

• 2:54 p.m. — A Gallatin County caller reported a man was having some marital issues and threatening suicide. A deputy was responding to speak to the man when a caller reported a friend was taking the man to get help. 

 • 9:51 p.m. — A Gallatin County deputy requested the LPD’s help in locating a person who had a Gallatin County warrant. The person is possibly in a Ford van, and is either in Livingston or frequents the area. The LPD is on the lookout for the person.


Oct. 26

• 1:42 a.m. — A deputy pulled over a vehicle for not having taillights, as well as a center lane violation. The driver was arrested for driving under the influence. 

• 8:26 a.m. — A caller reported their cow had possibly been shot and partially mutilated. A deputy responded and found part of the cow’s hide had been cut off near the front of its shoulder. PCSO as well as the Department of Livestock and Montana Division of Criminal Investigation is investigating. 

• 3:14 p.m. — A Livingston caller reported her son, who was intoxicated, was trying to get her out of the house, kicked down a door and turned off the power. Deputies found the man after he hid from law enforcement, and he was cited for partner or family member assault, as well as misdemeanor drug charges and misdemeanor obstructing a peace officer. 


Oct. 27

• 4:08 p.m. — A Livingston caller reported a man was “going crazy” while getting his cows out of a field. The man then left on a four-wheeler and was advised he was not allowed back on the property.

• 4:38 p.m. — A caller reported a man was at their backdoor. The caller then hung up. Dispatch called back. Everything was fine and the caller was having a discussion with the man at their backdoor. The man was eventually arrested for criminal trespass.