Log Book

Enterprise Staff

Following is a selection of calls made to the Park County Sheriff’s Office and the Livingston Police Department between May 27 and June 2. 


June 2

• 2:31 a.m. — A Livingston Police Department officer stopped two individuals in Sacajawea Park and advised them the park closed at 11 p.m.

• 1:02 a.m. — A caller on Old Clyde Park Road requested that a loud party nearby be shut down so people can sleep. A Park County Sheriff’s Office deputy responded, but the noise had already abated. 


June 1

• 5:38 p.m. — A caller on Majestic Ridge Trail reported to the PCSO that a handyman she had hired and paid by check texted her to report he had hacked her bank account and stolen her Social Security number. The matter is under investigation. 

• 5:23 p.m. — A caller in the 500 block of South Ninth Street reported a semi-trailer parked in the middle of the road was causing a traffic issue. An officer advised the caller the truck was making a delivery to a business.

• 5:13 p.m. — A caller near Red’s Blue Goose Saloon in Gardiner complained to the PCSO that the paint for the new crosswalks was intentionally slippery. A deputy explained the paint is approved by the Department of Transportation and that painting is a multistep process. 

• 12:54 p.m. — A caller in the 200 block of South L Street said wooden sawhorses had been stolen from beside her house and wanted the information on file in case there were other thefts reported in the area. 

• 12:28 p.m. — An officer observed a juvenile male near the Sacajawea statue in Sacajawea Park carving things into a bench. He was cited for criminal mischief. 

• 10:41 a.m. — A caller in the 300 block of South Third Street in Gardiner reported vandalism  — dimpling down one side of his vehicle —  that appeared to have happened overnight. A deputy took photos and the matter is under investigation. 

• 6:01 a.m. — An employee at TJ’s Gas N Convenience on East Park Street reported they believed an individual was sleeping between the building and the adjacent offices. The caller wanted an officer to respond and requested extra patrol.  

• 2:19 a.m. — A caller in the 700 block of West Clark Street reported they had watched a man leave their backyard, but the responding officer was unable to locate the man. 


May 31

• 9:39 p.m. — A caller on Myers Lane reported a necklace had probably been stolen from a backpack that had been misplaced for more than three months. She wanted to know if deputies could check pawn shops for the necklace. The matter is under investigation. 

• 5:14 p.m. — A caller on View Vista Drive reported an unruly juvenile. Deputies contacted the Family Services Department to help the family with parenting.

• 4:04 p.m. —  A caller reported a dog in a truck in the Albertsons grocery store parking lot. All the windows were up and the dog appeared to be in distress, the caller said. A deputy located the owner, who let the dog out, and it appeared to be fine and not overheated. 


May 30

• 9:23 p.m.  — A caller at Chico Hot Springs Resort requested a welfare check on a man who was speaking randomly and asking for free food. A deputy made contact with the man, who was in the care of another man, and the men left for Bozeman. 

• 6:20 p.m. — A caller near the Yellowstone’s Edge RV park on U.S. Highway 89 South reported observing a man get out of a pickup truck who began urinating. The caller was concerned the man might be intoxicated. He was reportedly heading toward Livingston, but a deputy was out of position to respond. Montana Highway Patrol was contacted.  

• 1:54 a.m. — A deputy heard a page for medics to respond to a four-wheeler accident in the 200 block of Stone Street in Gardiner. The deputy was advised some injured parties had fled the scene, and MHP handled the crash investigation. 


May 29

• 9:54 p.m. — A caller on Meigs Road reported an intoxicated female had broken into his barn and stolen some clothes. A deputy responded and the caller said he wanted to file a restraining order against her. The deputy made contact with the woman, who agreed to return the clothes.

• 7:59 p.m. —  A caller in the 200 block of West Front Street reported three males outside fighting. City units responded and spoke with everyone, and no one wanted to pursue charges. 

• 7:32 a.m. — A city officer observed someone duck inside the Ebert apartment building on West Callender Street, but was unable to locate the person. It was believed the individual was not supposed to be in the building. 

• 4:39 p.m. — A caller from a motel in the 100 block of Main Street in Gardiner requested assistance in removing a disruptive guest from a room. The man was allegedly outside his room harassing maids. A deputy who was in Cooke City and couldn’t get there for a while advised the man through Dispatch to cease and desist. 

• 12:27 p.m. — A deputy responded to an assault and battery going on at a local campground. The deputy spoke with both parties and issued no-trespass warnings to both individuals.

• 11:54 a.m. — A caller in the 400 block of South Yellowstone Street reported items had been stolen from a pickup the night before. LPD is investigating. 

• 11:44 a.m. — An employee of Frontier Assisted Living called LPD about an unruly resident. The resident was about to put his hands on another resident, and when the employee stepped in to stop the upset resident, he slapped the employee and ran into her with his wheelchair. The caller did not want to press charges, just wanted help getting the man back into his room. 


May 28

• 11:49 p.m. — A caller on Mill Creek Road reported a loud party going on nearby. A deputy responded and observed signs of a recent bonfire and a lot of vehicles leaving the area. The scene was cleared before the deputy arrived.  

• 11:40 p.m.  — A caller in the 100 block of South F Street reported teenagers in his alley talking loudly and keeping him awake. LPD officers responded and spoke with the teens, who said they would keep it down. 

11:06 p.m. — A caller in the vicinity of Chinook And Main Streets  reported dogs barking and people screaming. An LPD officer was unable to locate the people, but said he would try to locate the owners of the barking dog. 

• 3:04 p.m. — A caller in the 1100 block of Scott Street West in Gardiner complained about horses from the horse drive running through his property. A deputy explained to the caller that Gardiner is an “open range” area, which means owners must fence their property if they want to keep livestock out. 

• 1:46 a.m. — A report came in from the Town Pump at 714 E. Park St. that three men were assaulted outside the store. LPD officers arrived and spoke with the individuals, who said they were having a verbal altercation, not a physical one. The officers advised them to keep it down.  


May 27

• 4:27 p.m. — A caller in the 100 block of West Lewis Street called to report her elderly father’s car had been stolen and they believe they knew who took it, but the car turned out to be registered to the individual who had taken it.   

• 4:06 p.m. — An LPD officer advised Dispatch that a duck had been hit and killed by a vehicle in Sacajawea Park, and the officer was moving the duck from the area. 

• 3:49 p.m. — A caller from Park High School reported an individual trespassing on school property who was not supposed to be there.

• 3:05 p.m. — A caller in the area of the Lincoln School said her son had been yelled at by a coach and wanted to talk to an officer about it. She just wanted it on the record that the coach was being aggressive toward her child.  

• 12:11 p.m. — A caller in the 200 block of South Main Street reported someone dumped what they believed to be asbestos siding in the alley. An officer transferred the complaint to Code Enforcement and advised the caller that the building’s owner would have to hire someone to haul it away.