Log book

By: 
Enterprise Staff
 
Here is a selection of calls responded to recently by the Park County Sheriff’s Office. 
 
July 21
• 4:22 a.m. — Suspicious people with flashlights were reported in the vicinity of East Lewis and South Main Streets and one man was taken into custody. • 4:59 p.m. — A caller on East River Road wanted information about sleeping in her camper to go to a concert the next night. A deputy advised her about camping options in the area. 
 
July 22
• 2:26 a.m.  — A deputy issued a traffic warning to a motorist on East Park Street for a headlight violation. 
• 2:38 a.m. — A deputy conducted a civil standby in the Merrill Lane area while a man removed property from his deceased father’s home, which is occupied by the reporting party, who is the man’s stepmother. 
• 4:31 p.m. — The Meagher County Sheriff’s Office asked for assistance in alerting drivers to a temporary road closure on Highway 340 to Ringling.
• 11:22 p.m. — A woman called to report she had lost contact with her daughter, who was traveling to Gardiner, and hadn’t heard from her by the time she should have arrived. A deputy located the woman, who called her mom, and all was well. 
 
July 23
• 2:15 a.m. — A male caller in the Emigrant area apparently gave a woman a ride to her home. The man called to request a deputy escort him to his vehicle parked nearby, presumably to help him avoid a confrontation with the woman’s ex-husband. 
• 7:49 p.m. — A motorist was pulled over at West Front Street for failure to yield. The driver proved to have a suspended drivers license and no insurance an an outstanding Montana Highway Patrol warrant, and was taken into custody.
 
July 24
• 8:07 a.m.  — A caller reported his vehicle had been stolen from near the White Sulphur Springs exit, where he parks to carpool to the Stillwater Mine. The caller posted the theft on Facebook and a deputy entered the vehicle into the NCIC database. The vehicle was seen in Missoula, and the Missoula Police Department was contacted. 
• 12:41 p.m. — An employee of a Cooke City restaurant reported a young couple in their 20s had damaged a dining table by carving on it. They were believed to have entered Yellowstone National Park through the Northeast Entrance. Rangers were contacted and the gate cameras were reviewed, but no matching vehicle was observed. 
 
July 25
• 1:32 a.m. — The Park County Sheriff’s Office was asked to assist the Stillwater County Sheriff’s Office with a hiker lost on Froze-to-Death Plateau in the Absaroka Beartooth Wilderness. 
• 2:17 p.m. — A bicyclist reported an older man laying in the grass off the bike path south of Livington. He checked on the man, who appeared to have mental health issues. A deputy checked the area and saw where someone could have been in the grass, but failed to locate the man. 
• 10:35 p.m. — An apparently intoxicated man and woman at a local motel created a disturbance, with reports that the man was threatening to kill himself. Deputies, rangers and an ambulance responded, and the man agreed to be taken to the hospital. 
 
July 26 
• 2:31 a.m. — A man found in a ditch along the side of the road in Silver Gate, had apparently been in a car accident. When approached by medics, he began fighting, and was taken into custody.
• 8:17 p.m. — A caller reported a possible drunk driver in a silver car with California plates swerving all over the road northbound near Emigrant. The closest deputy was en route to a motor vehicle accident and was unable to respond. MHP also responded. 
 
July 27
• 9:25 a.m. —  A caller on Hitching Post Lane reported receiving a scam phone call from someone claiming to be with the IRS. The caller did not get scammed, but wanted to report the call to law enforcement.
 

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