Enterprise Staff

Here is a selection of calls made to the Park County Sheriff’s Office and Livingston Police Department for the previous week. 


Jan. 5

• 4:22 p.m. — A caller reported West Geyser Street getting slick and requested sand be placed on the road between South Yellowstone and South Fifth streets. 

• 4:51 p.m.  — Town & Country Foods reported a shoplifter and had store surveillance video to show to an officer. 

• 5:33 p.m. p.m. — An employee at Casey’s Corner store on South Park Street reported a gas drive-off. A customer, after fueling a vehicle, requested permission to drive to a bank to get money, and the employee wanted to speak to an officer. The employee called back and said the customer had returned and paid for the fuel. 


Jan. 6

• 6:41 a.m. — A caller on South C Street reported flooding in his house. He was referred to the Public Works Department. 

• 8:53 a.m. —  A caller on South F Street reported trying to rent a house they saw on Craigslist, and the alleged landlords wanted money wired through Western Union to an address in Arlington, Texas. The local caller thought the rental might be a scam, and called the police to let them know about it. 

• 1:58 p.m. — A caller at Washington School reported a suspicious car parked in the lot across the street. The caller reported a man got out of the car and looked around, and the car had been in the area for a while. A Livingston Police Department officer responded, but was unable to locate the vehicle. 

 • 4:51 p.m. — A caller on East Park Street witnessed a man come out of a bar with what appeared to be a beverage in a cup and get in his vehicle. Officer responded, but were unable to locate the vehicle. 

• 7:34 p.m. — A Park County Sheriff’s Office deputy reported he was on foot patrol at Chico Hot Springs Resort. 


Jan. 7 

• 2:01 a.m. — A caller reported two people fighting behind a Livingston bar. Officers responded and spoke with the individuals, who stated they were not fighting, and no charges were pursued.  

• 5:36 a.m. — After a caller reported a suspicious vehicle on West Park Street, a deputy responded and found a woman with her car broken down. She said some men had come to help, but they all left when the deputy arrived. The woman and her car were OK. 

• 9:42 a.m. — A caller on West Clark Street reported that an intoxicated friend had showed up and may have stolen items, but later called back and said they did not wish to pursue charges. 

• 10:44 a.m. — A local motel reported a television stolen by a guest from a room. The caller believed the individual was from Bozeman, but did not have a vehicle license plate number on file. The motel charged the cost of the television to the guest’s credit card. 

• 1:06 p.m. — A caller north of Gardiner reported a very big, friendly brown dog about the size of a Newfoundland wandering around in case anyone was looking for it. 

• 6:38 p.m. — A caller on South B Street reported possible chemical damage done deliberately to her vehicle. An officer responded and reported it was unclear if the damage was from chemicals or only dirt and ice debris from the road. 

• 9:56 p.m. — A caller north of Livingston reported her dog had been barking for the past half hour and requested extra patrol.


Jan. 8

1:03 a.m. — A woman called to report her son was assaulted at a Livingston motel. An officer responded and found the alleged victim. He refused medical care, and told the officer he did not wish to pursue charges. 

• 8:11 a.m. —   A caller north of Livingston reported a neighbor’s horses had broken through a fence and were eating his hay. A deputy spoke with the caller and the neighbor, and the neighbor said he thought he had repaired the fence. The caller called again about his hay and other damage, and he was told to contact the livestock inspector for the area. 

• 11:38 a.m. — A Livingston woman leaving her husband requested an officer to stand by while she gathered her things to leave. 

• 1:44 p.m. — A caller on Wineglass Road said a neighbor trespassed on her property, crossing an easement, after she told him the day before not to.  A deputy was contacted and learned the road had been plowed to the center, and the trespassing occurred to get around a snow pile. 


Jan. 9

• 12:53 a.m. — A man on South Second Street called to report his ex-girlfriend calling to harass him and wanted an officer to make her stop. An officer advised him he could block her number, but he wanted the officer to talk to her. 

• 8:49 a.m. — A caller in the Shields Valley reported a woman showed up at her house saying she’d been assaulted at her home. A deputy responded. The alleged victim refused an ambulance. The deputy took statements from both the alleged victim and the alleged assailant and filed an offense report, but there was no report of an arrest being made. 

• 4:02 p.m. — One caller reported a child missing from Washington School and a second caller at approximately the same time reported they had just found a child. Law enforcement officials from LPD and PCSO responded to both locations. The found child gave a different name than that of the missing child, but it turned out to be the same child, who had gotten on the wrong school bus. The child was returned without further ado.


Jan. 10

• 2:24 p.m. — A caller on West Clark Street reported her daughter’s saxophone had been stolen from school, apparently earlier in the week, but the school resource officer located it. The instrument had apparently been moved or misplaced. 

• 4:06 p.m. — A caller on North Eighth Street reported their vehicle stolen. It was later located in Deer Lodge.  


Jan. 11

• 11:02 a.m. — A caller from the FBI’s Internet Crime Complaint Center reported they had received a compliant and were calling local officials to inform them a local crime may have been committed. 

•12:47 p.m. — A South Main Street business owner reported he had a stepladder stolen in November, and believed he had just located it and wanted to talk to an officer. 

• 2:37 p.m. — A caller reported she was verbally assaulted and called names by a customer at her workplace and just wanted the information on file.

• 5:19 p.m. — A caller on Livingston’s east side called to report they believed the stop-and-go traffic at a nearby house might be drug-dealing. A responding officer didn’t see anything suspicious, but forwarded the information to the local Missouri River Drug Task Force. 

• 8:12 p.m. — A caller in northeast Livingston requested immediate police help with a domestic violence situation from a man she was dating. He left the house before officers arrived. 


Jan. 12

• 12:31 a.m. — Two people were reported stuck in the snow on Swingley Road, but they managed to get unstuck and make it home. Everybody was OK. 

• 2:56 a.m. — A deputy on foot patrol around the school in Clyde Park found lights on that are normally not on, but all was secure.