Log book

By: 
Enterprise Staff
 
The following is a selection of calls the Park County Sheriff’s Office responded to recently. Livingston Police Chief Dale Johnson was not available to provide information on Livingston Police Department calls. 
 
April 5
• 7:52 a.m. — A Park County Sheriff’s Office deputy cleared debris off the road near Emigrant after a vehicle hit a deer. 
• 10:59 a.m. — A county resident off Billman Lane reported that someone had apparently shot at their house. The caller reported a broken window and other interior damage. The damage, it was later discovered, appeared to have come from a utility pole insulator, and the power company was contacted. 
 • 12:34 p.m. — A caller south of town requested assistance from a deputy on whether rabies shots are required for all pets in Park County. The caller learned that federal law requires all dogs be vaccinated against rabies. 
• 11 p.m. — A caller off Meigs Road reported hearing a barking dog and requested extra patrol. A deputy drove through the area and saw nothing out of place. 
 
April 6
• 12:28 a.m. — A caller near the Two Bit Saloon in Gardiner reported a noise disturbance, which proved to be two males skateboarding in front of the bar. A deputy asked them to stop. 
• 5:31 p.m. — A caller reported a driver southbound on U.S. 89 South at mile marker 32, driven by a possible drunk driver. The caller was willing to sign a complaint. Montana Highway Patrol was alerted, and the nearest deputy was not nearby, and the driver got away. 
• 11:07 p.m. — A caller on Pine Creek Road reported a parked a dump truck with its flashers on. A deputy located the truck, found the door unlocked, and no one near the truck. The deputy turned the flashers off. 
 
April 7
• 3:55 p.m. — A caller on Livingston’s east side reported someone had harmed a chicken in their coop, twisting the neck of a rooster. A deputy responded and found the chicken’s owner requested only a verbal warning to the suspect, and did not wish to press charges. A deputy was unable to make contact with the suspect, but an investigation was initiated. 
 
April 8
• 2:48 a.m. — An Emigrant area bartender reported a man would not leave the bar at closing time, but eventually did so before a deputy arrived. The deputy patrolled around the area, but was unable to locate the man. 
• 3:01 a.m. — A caller reported a suspicious vehicle in the Livingston HealthCare parking lot. A deputy found a vehicle with out-of-state plates, but nothing out of the ordinary. 
• 10:34 a.m. — A caller on Livingston’s west side reported a disturbance, which proved to be a landlord-tenant dispute including a verbal altercation and threats issued by both parties. A deputy responded and requested an LPD officer also respond. The dispute was over the rent money, and no law enforcement action was required. 
• 2:41 p.m. — A deputy was dispatched to a local pharmacy to pick up medications for a Park County Detention Center inmate. 
• 6:27 p.m. — A caller reported a female driver in the area of West Park Street and North Fifth, driving erratically, passing other vehicles in the wrong lane coming across the tracks and running a red light. City units were also advised. A deputy reported he was behind the possible vehicle and conducted a traffic stop. The driver denied being near the scene at the time of the complaint, but was issued a citation for expired registration. 
 
April 9
• 12:45 a.m. — A deputy checked on an unoccupied parked car on Shields River Road near Wilsall, and everything appeared to be OK. 
• 1:07 p.m. — A rancher on Old Yellowstone Trail reported horn hunters trespassing on the property. He walked them off the property and a deputy issued a citation for trespassing. 
• 6:49 p.m. — A missing person report was filed on a juvenile runaway from Livingston’s north side. The juvenile later returned and was issued a citation for being a runaway, which will be addressed in Youth Court. 
 
April 10
• 2:25 a.m. — A caller reported, near the intersection of West Geyser and South Fifth streets, a woman in a white car screaming and yelling and blasting her car horn. The caller reported the driver blew through a stop sign and nearly struck another vehicle. An LPD officer was the initial responder, who requested PCSO assistance. A deputy responded and found the woman combative and in need of medical care. A tow truck and an ambulance were called. The woman requested a female officer, so the PCSO’s female deputy was called. The woman was again combative and spit in the female deputy’s face before being transported to LHC, police said.  
• 3:50 p.m. — A caller near Old Clyde Park Road reported coming home to find the front door wide open and requested an officer to come take a look in case of a burglary or intruder. The deputy and officer cleared the building and found no signs of forced entry. The caller could not determine if anything was missing, but was advised to call if any items were later discovered to be gone. It was determined that the wind might have blown the front door open. 
 
April 11
• 7:26 p.m. — A caller near Emigrant reported a possible drunk driver in a blue four-door Chevrolet van swerving, speeding and tailgating southbound on U.S. Highway 89 South. A second call came in regarding the  same vehicle, driven by a very intoxicated woman refusing to leave the property of the second caller, a male acquaintance, who requested a no-trespass order issued against her. A deputy spotted her vehicle, and she was arrested on a charge of driving under the influence. 
 
April 12
• 9:50 a.m. — A caller off Cokedale Road reported he had been beaten up by his brother. A deputy responded and found that the two brothers were apparently fighting over some property, no firearms were involved in the fight, and that both were “mutual combatants.” No citations were issued. 
• 11:34 a.m. — A caller south of Livingston reported her Social Security number had been stolen and used to open a Social Security account online by a person who provided a California address. The Social Security Administration advised the caller to contact the sheriff’s office, and a detective will initiate an investigation.

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