Log book

By: 
Enterprise Staff
 
Here’s a selection of calls handled by the Park County Sheriff’s Office and the Livingston Police Department in the past week. 
 
March 16
• 12:41 p.m. — A ranch hand near Springdale reported being buzzed by a black helicopter, and said it has happened more than once. A Park County Sheriff’s Office deputy spoke with the man, but was unable to locate the helicopter. 
• 2:28 p.m. —  A caller in the Billman Lane area reported fraudulent charges on her checking account, two charges of $300 each to Amazon.com. She filed a fraud report with her bank, but wanted a report filed with the sheriff’s office as well. • 4:31 p.m. — A caller in the 2200 block of West Park Street called in to report his truck was stolen after a co-worker reported seeing someone driving it. Later, the caller called back to report his truck was parked near Albertsons. A Livingston Police Department officer responded. The vehicle was not damaged, and the matter is under investigation. 
 
March 17
• 1:32 a.m. — A report of a suspicious vehicle near westbound Interstate 90 mile marker 350 turned out to be people camping. 
• 3:45 a.m. — A caller reported two men yelling in the 300 block of South Main Street. An officer responded and found one man on scene still making noise and advised him to quiet down. The man was later found using a traffic cone as a megaphone and an officer returned to the scene and advised him a second time to quiet down.
• 8:44 a.m. — A caller reported that for the past few nights a woman has been walking down the street in the middle of the night, screaming, in the vicinity of East Clark and South B Streets. The caller said it wasn’t clear where the screaming was coming from. Officers advised her to call back if the woman was heard again.
• 3:28 p.m. — A sergeant from a police department in Nevada called to report he had received a complaint from someone who claimed to have had items stolen while in Livingston three to four weeks ago. A local officer contacted the original complainant and is investigating.
• 5:30 p.m. — A caller from a local motel reported a man had checked in with an apparently stolen credit card. The man told the complainant the card had been reported stolen, but it was his card. The caller ultimately decided not to pursue charges and did not need law enforcement assistance. 
• 11:22 p.m. — A caller on Mission Creek road requested a tow truck to assist with a flat tire.  
 
March 18
• 12:19 a.m. — An officer on foot patrol in the 400 block of East Park Street reported he had to remove four individuals from an establishment for attempting to fight. 
• 2:34 a.m. — An alarm company reported a fire alarm at a downtown bar, but there was no fire after all.  
• 11:36 a.m. — A caller in the 1300 block of East Park Street reported he had backed into a parked vehicle, causing damage. A crash report was filed.  
• 12:35 a.m. — A caller on East Montana Street reported it looked like her car had been kicked and dented, and it may have occurred around 8 a.m. She stated that someone she knows may have caused the damage. Policee said the matter is under investigation. 
• 3:02 p.m. — A deputy stopped a vehicle for speeding in Gardiner.  • 4:53 p.m. —  A caller reported that he believed someone was trying to sell a vehicle illegally. The case is under investigation. 
• 7:15 p.m. — A caller on the city’s north side called to report her son out of control and wanted him out of the house after he shoved her. After he left the house, the caller said she didn’t need police assistance. 
• 9:08 p.m. — A caller reported a possible underage drinking party up Indian Creek off U.S. 89 North. A deputy responded and found the remains of a recent bonfire. Marshmallows still on sticks were found, but no underage drinkers.
• 10:42 p.m. — A caller south of Livingston reported a disturbance that proved to be two men yelling and screaming outside a residence. The responding deputy requested a drug-sniffing dog and an ambulance as part of his response to the scene. The dog did not identify drugs, the man was checked by a medic, and the man had a friend drive him home. 
 
March 19
• 3:11 a.m. — A caller reported a man in a white four-door Dodge pickup truck in the 2200 block of West Park Street “acting weird.” The man crossed a small nearby creek on foot trying to get away from officers, and they were unable to locate him.
• 1:17 p.m. — A gas station reported a gray Dodge truck with a gray trailer had just filled up with $66 in fuel and driven off without paying, and appeared to be heading for Bozeman. A deputy responded from south of town but was unable to intercept the vehicle. Police said the surveillance video would be checked when the manager was available. 
• 1:50 p.m. — A county resident reported their alpacas were attacked by two dogs. One of the resident’s alpacas was wrapped up to stop the bleeding from its injuries. A sherff’s deputy responded to the scene, took photos of the animal’s injuries, searched for the dogs and made contact with someone believed to be the dogs’ owner. The matter is under investigation. 
• 4:02 p.m. — Police received a report that a “highly intoxicated” man grabbed someone else’s drink outside the Hyatt, drank it, and threw the glass on the ground. The intoxicated man allegedly threatened the man and also a bystander who attempted to help. The man left the area on foot before being stopped by police officers and taken into custody. Police said that the man was combative and had to be pepper-sprayed by jail staff.  
• 6:53 p.m. — A caller reported a needle and syringe on the ground near the corner of South F and East Geyser Streets. An officer took possession of the items and disposed of them.
 
March 20
• 10:45 a.m. — A county resident reported a scam phone call where the caller requested credit card information. The reporting party hung up on the scammer and did not share any information. The resident called the sheriff’s department to have the information on file. 
• 11:55 a.m. — A downtown bar reported an individual trying to use fraudulent gaming tickets to get money from the businesses. 
• 2:16 p.m. — A city resident reported cash missing from her home and believes someone had been in her purse. She did not wish to speak to an officer, just wanted the information on file.  
• 4:59 p.m. — A county resident called to see what recourse she had to get home repairs done. She said she paid a contractor $5,000 six years ago and and the work was never completed. She was advised to contact an attorney who handles civil matters.  
 
March 21
The PCSO responded to four rollover accidents due to icy road conditions. The rollovers occurred west of town on Interstate 90. 
 
March 22
• 5:34 a.m. — A caller reported a red Ford or Chevrolet truck “all over the road” westbound on Interstate 90 near mile marker 346. 
Montana Highway Patrol was advised and a sheriff staged to intercept the vehicle, but was unable to locate it. 
 
March 23
• 5:12 a.m. — A gas leak was reported at a Gardiner business. 
 

 

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