Log Book June 2-8

The following is a selection of calls made to the Livingston Police Department and Park County Sheriff’s Office during the past week. 


June 8

• 8:26 a.m. — A caller reported hitting a pronghorn antelope on Interstate 90, westbound near the 330 exit west of Livingston. The caller said the front of the vehicle was damaged and wasn’t sure where the pronghorn went. Montana Highway Patrol was advised and responded. 


June 7

• 10:08 p.m. — A caller reporting losing a black bag with a computer in it between Albertsons grocery store and the Sunshine Laundromat on West Park Street. He said he might have left it on top of his vehicle. It was later recovered by someone who turned it in to the Livingston Police Department. 

• 8:33 p.m. — A caller from Town Pump on West Park Street reported an aggressive black dog at large. The Animal Control officer was contacted.

• 7:56 p.m. — A caller in the 300 block of North Second Street reported hearing fireworks in a nearby neighbor’s yard. LPD officers made contact with the neighbors and told them to cease and desist.

• 5:08 p.m. — A caller on Daisy Dean Road in Wilsall reported to the Park County Sheriff’s Office a scam phone call from someone claiming to be from the IRS who threatened to arrest the reporting party if they didn’t send $5,000. The caller wanted the information on file. 

• 4:12 p.m. — A caller reported a possibly drunk driver at the intersection of Park and Fifth Streets, stating he saw the driver of a white Tahoe pull onto the road quickly, swerve and run over the curb. Officers were unable to locate the vehicle. 

• 3:44 p.m. — A caller reported their shih tzu dog ran away at the Livingston Veterinary Hospital. 


June 6

• 7:32 p.m. — A caller on Cinnabar Basin Road near Gardiner reported his mountain bike stolen. The bike is red, black and white. Its serial number was entered into the NCIC database by the PCSO.

• 2:58 p.m. — A caller in the 400 block of East Park Street observed passengers in the back of a pickup truck and called LPD to ask if it was illegal to ride in the back of a pickup truck. Not in Montana, the caller was informed. 

• 2:16 p.m. — A caller  reported a dispute with a neighbor over the shooting of gophers. A PCSO deputy provided statement forms to fill out if anyone wanted to pursue charges.  

• 11:54 a.m. — A caller reported a car crash at the intersection of Front and North Fifth streets. LPD officers requested an ambulance to check on one the drivers, who was taken to the hospital by a friend. 

2:07 a.m. — A caller reported three men in the alley behind the Miles Building on South Second St. The caller believed the men had been on the roof of a downtown building, but it turned out they had not. 


June 5

• 7:17 p.m. — A caller in the area of the 100 block of Altair Drive reported a white Samoyed dog running loose. She reported she tried to approach the dog to take it to Stafford Animal Shelter, but it behaved aggressively toward her. Animal Control was contacted, and the officer took the dog to the shelter. 

• 11:50 p.m. — A caller reported to PCSO smelling drugs on an individual who comes around to help with mowing lawns. 

• 11:32 a.m. — A caller in the 1300 block of East Park Street reported items missing out of his vehicle from the night before. The report did not state whether the vehicle was locked. LPD is investigating. 


June 4

• 10:22 p.m. — A caller reported an accident at Park and Fifth Streets. No one was injured. An officer requested a tow truck. 

• 8:29 p.m. — A caller reported he had lost a key to his vehicle at the Suce Creek Trailhead and his vehicle would be parked there overnight. 

• 8:20 p.m. —  A caller reported an intoxicated male wandering in the street in the 900 block of Scott Street West in Gardiner who was soon found to have laid down in the road. Employees of a nearby motel brought him indoors. A PCSO deputy came and escorted the man back to his cabin. 

• 3:11 p.m. — A caller in the 600 block of South 12th St. reported property stolen out of her vehicle that she was sure was locked. LPD is investigating.  

• 1:42 p.m. — A caller in the 200 block of Main Street in Gardiner reported a vehicle partially blocking the exit to his property. The caller threatened to hook the vehicle up to his tractor if it wasn’t removed. He eventually had it towed by a local towing company. 

• 12:06 p.m. — A caller requested extra patrol around the Northside Park and Soccer Fields while a soccer tournament was under way. The caller requested officers watch for drivers speeding in the area, stating it was a recurring problem. An officer ran radar and found most drivers moving at 13 mph. 

 • 1:39 a.m. — A PCSO deputy arrested a male for disorderly conduct and resisting arrest near the Two Bit Saloon in Gardiner. Another male, a friend of the man taken into custody, called to complain that it wasn’t fair because he and his friend were the victims in the assault, and that it would be the Sheriff’s Office’s fault if he got hit walking back to his camper. 


June 3

• 12:11 p.m. — A caller from the Bank of the Rockies in Emigrant reported they believed they had a counterfeit $5 on hand.  

• 11:29 a.m. — A female resident created a disturbance at the city Finance Office, at 110 S. B St. She reportedly yelled, cursed and a threw a pen at employees because she was upset about an outstanding balance on her utility bill.  An LPD officer arrived on scene and advised the woman her behavior was inappropriate. The woman apologized. Staff at the finance office chose not to pursue criminal charges.  


June 2

• 1:51 p.m. — A caller reported he was in a minor car accident in the parking lot of Livingston HealthCare. Officers were all busy with higher-priority calls, and the caller was asked to exchange information with the other driver and file a self-report.

• 12:11 p.m. — A caller at the Miles Park baseball fields believed four females were smoking marijuana near the dugouts. LPD’s School Resource Officer located the four females but found no sign of tobacco or marijuana use. 

• 10:54 a.m. —  A caller at the Town Pump on East Park Street requested a no-trespass order on a male in the store. Officers responded and served the order. 

 • 8:20 a.m. — A caller at the Shane Center reported a cellphone had been stolen and wanted the information on file. The caller’s spouse activated a phone-tracking app and advised LPD. Officers contacted the individual who had the phone, who then returned the phone and was cited for theft.