Log book

Enterprise Staff


Here is a selection of calls responded to by the Park County Sheriff’s Office and the Livingston Police Department in the past week. 
Aug. 5 
• 10:24 a.m. — A caller on South Third Street in Livingston reported their bicycle had been vandalized with the grips taken off, the seat cut and spokes broken. The incident is under investigation.  
• 7 :52 p.m. — A caller reported an individual “smashing” vehicle windshields near the Livingston City Pool. A Livingston Police Department officer responded and was given the name of a possible suspect. There was no visible damage on any vehicles, but the suspect was issued a no-trespass order for the pool area. 
• 10:41 p.m. — A Clyde Park area caller reported juveniles near his house, but the call was determined to be a mental health issue.  
Aug. 6
• 1:40 a.m. — A  caller on West Park Street reported a man walking past Casey’s Exxon yelling and screaming. Officers asked him to leave the area. Later he was seen loitering near Albertsons. Officers found him later behaving oddly and being confrontational. He was asked not to disturb anyone. 
• 3:39 a.m. — A man was reported in the roadway near the south Interstate 90 interchange on West Park Street throwing items at vehicles. Officers responded, and the man said he was headed to a gas station. This individual was not the same individual as the previous call at 1:40 a.m. 
• 6:52 a.m. — A caller on North M Street reported a wallet and other items stolen from a vehicle and requested to speak to an officer. The incident is under investigation. 
•  9: p.m. — Gallatin County Dispatch reported a possible drunk driver possibly headed east on I-90. The driver was reported to have gotten off at the Bozeman Seventh Street exit and then gotten back on, swerving and speeding. Montana Highway Patrol was also contacted. PCSO did not have a deputy in the area. 
Aug. 7
• 8:33 a.m. —  A caller on South Third Street reported that mail order medication mailed a month ago had not arrived. The company sent a replacement order that didn’t arrive, either. The caller reported the matter to the Post Office, and LPD forwarded the matter to the Missouri River Drug Task Force. The drugs were not narcotics. 
• 9:19 a.m. — A caller wanted assistance with the LPD in visiting a family member at Livingston HealthCare. The caller has a no-trespass order from the hospital, and was escorted by an officer.
• 10:09 a.m. — A caller in the Tom Miner area reported a computer scammer had sent her a pop-up message on her computer, who was able to access her computer remotely. She called the phone number in the message, spoke to a foreign man, and gave her credit card number to pay for “repairs.” When she determined the call was probably a scam, she canceled her credit card. No money has been lost. A PCSO detective was advised.  
• 10:45 a.m. — A caller with the Beartooth Ranger District called from the Soda Butte Campground near Cooke City. Apparently one camper was threatening another because the first camper was washing his hands at the communal water spigot, and the second camper didn’t like that. The first camper felt threatened and armed himself, according to the report. The campers had been arguing about the spigot for the past three days. Eventually the second camper packed up and left. 
Aug 8
• 8:06 a.m. — A big white truck was observed striking the front of the Empire Twin Theater on North Second Street, damaging an awning, sheet metal and neon lights. The incident is under investigation.  
• 11:22 a.m. — A caller on West Front Street reported a scammer calling and claiming to be with the IRS. The scammer requested $320 in gift cards and wanted the gift card numbers. The scammer threatened to have her arrested if she didn’t comply. Officers told her it was a scam.
• 1:43 p.m. — The owner of a Gardiner business requested assistance in getting an employee who had been let go out of their employee housing. The owner also wanted a no-trespass order against the former employee and requested a “civil standby” while the former employee packed.
• 1:49 p.m. —  A caller on South 11th Street who owns a vacation rental called to report the possible theft of house keys from the lockbox, but called back shortly thereafter to report the keys had been found. The previous guests had taken them accidentally. 
• 3:57 p.m. — A caller reported that he pulled into the Ace Hardware parking lot on West Park Street and a man yelled at him for not using his turn signal. The caller told him they were broken. When the caller returned to his car after shopping, a headlight and tail light had been smashed and there was glass in the parking lot. The caller described the man who yelled at him as being between 30 and 40 years old. The matter is under investigation.
Aug. 9
• 10:34 a.m. — LPD made a traffic stop near LHC, citing a driver for speeding 70 mph in a 55-mph zone.  
• 4:41 p.m. —  An employee at Sky Federal Credit Union reported a fraud on a debit card, and the matter is under investigation.  
• 5:11 p.m. — A caller on West Clark Street came into the LPD to report someone had gotten access to his checkbook, and the caller found several checks had been written that were not his, and the matter in under investigation.