Thursday, April 29, 2010

Wednesday, April 28, 2010

A motorist, who was stopped on North Seventh Avenue just after midnight for driving erratically, was having vehicle problems.

An officer checking on an idling vehicle in a residential garage on South Black Avenue found the occupant was listening to the end of a radio show.

Members of several musical bands staying in a hotel on West Main Street were being loud and disruptive around 4:30 a.m. They quieted down after their promoter spoke with them.

An unrestrained dog damaged the bumper of vehicle parked on East Main Street trying to get at a gopher under the vehicle's hood.

A caller said neighbors behind them throw dog feces over the fence into their yard.

When a deputy checked on a business' open door around 1 a.m., he found a couple of employees who "had stayed late into the night to get some work done."

A caller said that a horse was trying to knock a gate over on Amsterdam Road and that, if it succeeded, there'd be a lot of horses on the road.

A man locked a 5-month-old baby in his car while it was running on Coulee Drive.

A person was cited for a trash violation after a neighbor reported that confetti was blowing all over the place.

A man, posing as a Bresnan employee, knocked on a Woodman Drive door around 9:30 p.m. where a woman was babysitting. The babysitter shut the door on the man who was wearing a sweatshirt. Bresnan said their employees wear uniforms and that they had no employees working in the area at that time.

Tuesday, April 27, 2010

Monday, April 26, 2010

Two men were arrested for disorderly conduct after a melee at an East Main Street bar, during which a woman was reportedly punched in the face around 1 a.m.

A 21-year-old man was arrested on a warrant when he called police around 1:30 a.m. because he was thrown out of an East Main Street bar after he paid a $10 cover charge. He was removed from the bar because he kept falling asleep.

When a store employee asked a man to leave an area behind the store because the man was going through the trash there, the man became belligerent. He was gone when police arrived.

A woman was reportedly standing barefoot on the edge Interstate 90 around 12:30 a.m.

A bunch of cows were on the road near Valley Center Spur Road around 10:30 p.m.

Monday, April 26, 2010

Sunday, April 26, 2010

A group of people were disturbing neighbors by screaming and banging pots and pans while cooking on Willson Avenue at 1 a.m. The party was shut down.

A large group consisting of at least a 100 people was hitting mailboxes, fighting, and being generally loud on 19th Avenue at 1:30 a.m. The residents of the house party were warned.

Small flames were seen coming from an unoccupied double-wide trailer on Yerger Drive around 3 a.m. The fire was extinguished.

A resident complained about unsightly vehicles that were legally parked in his neighborhood near Boylan Drive. He wanted officers to "check these people out."

A radar detector was stolen from an unlocked vehicle on Villard Street.

A stolen vehicle was recovered on Coral Drive at 9 a.m. a block from the owner's house. The owner called back to report that there was a lot of property left in the vehicle that did not belong to him.

A caller reported someone had smashed the windows of his vehicle with rocks. He requested that officers take fingerprints off the rocks, and eventually stated he knew who had done the damage.

At 1 p.m. a caller reported her roommate threatened to sell her belongings because she owed money on rent. The roommate was warned not to take any of the caller's property, and the caller was encouraged to pay her rent.

A man traveling to Canada had questions about carrying a gun through Montana and the chances of storing it in the state.

A bicyclist was bitten by an unrestrained dog on Pondera Avenue at 5 p.m. The owner was located and faces charges for animal ordinance violations.

A caller had questions about what fines are for trespassing and how long he would spend in jail if he broke into a tow zone to get his car.

A driver who was reportedly driving down the wrong side of the road and driving "crazy" on Main Street was stopped and found to be not intoxicated.

At midnight a trucker reported an intoxicated man was laying down in the parking lot near a bakery on Highway 287.

A caller stated his dogs had been pepper sprayed by a female who was walking her own dog on River Rock Road at 7 a.m. The caller said the woman sprayed and yelled at his two dogs after they ran over to the woman and her dogs. The caller said the woman "completely overreacted" and that his dogs were not dangerous. Sheriff's deputies located the woman, spoke to her about spraying the dogs, and discovered that she had been involved in several prior unprovoked assaults on dogs.

At 8 a.m. a woman reported that someone left a toy truck near he son's room sometime during the night. She said that it was her son's birthday on Monday, but had no idea who left the toy and was sure someone had illegally entered her home.

A female stated that several months ago she turned a neighbor in for animal cruelty, and now believes the neighbor is retaliating by placing two large piles of confetti near the road so when the wind blows the confetti scatters all over her lawn.

At 8 p.m. a caller wanted to speak with detectives about drug problems between Wyoming and Montana. He was concerned about drugs in Gallatin County.

Saturday, April 24, 2010

Saturday, April 24, 2010

Officers checking local businesses on Kagy Boulevard just after midnight found one unlocked door, which they were able to lock.

At 1:59 a.m., police checked on a man in a downtown parking lot. He was looking at pornography on a laptop.

A drunken woman who fell off her bike in the middle of West Babcock Street was warned at 2:08 a.m.

A woman asked police if she could use OnStar to locate a stolen vehicle. Then she found out the vehicle didn't have OnStar.

A woman said her girlfriend was throwing all of the woman's stuff onto the lawn. Police separated the two, and the woman agreed to return later to get her belongings.

A woman told police her neighbor had said it was OK to have a dog off the leash at the East Gallatin Recreation Area. It was not. She was ticketed.

A woman said her landlord's cows were damaging her car. When she called the landlord, a man told her the landlord had moved to Texas, then hung up.

An oil barrel blew up, injuring one man, in Big Sky.

A 15-year-old boy was home alone and reported a burglar was upstairs. No intruders were found by law enforcement.

A man followed some children home from school and saw where the hide-a-key was kept, the children's father reported.

Friday, April 23, 2010

Friday, April 23, 2010

A woman wanted police to be aware that someone was talking outside her residence around midnight.

Someone stole prescription medical marijuana from a man's vehicle while it was parked at a business on North 19th Avenue.

A dispatcher told a caller, who waited "at least 15 minutes" for a train blocking Wallace Avenue, that there was no limit to how long the train could block the crossing.

A man was teasing a restrained pit bull with a remote-control car.

A man reported losing his blue Chuck E. Cheese wallet.

Someone threw a woman's cell phone into a creek off West Oak Street.

A caller said two people who were looking for a Jackson Creek Road address to "give away boxes of food" seemed strange.

Parts of a refrigerator that fell off a truck were a traffic hazard on Interstate 90 around 4 p.m.

Thursday, April 22, 2010

Wednesday, April 22, 2010

A man parked in a city park around 2:30 a.m. was smoking a cigarette and told an officer he was a night owl and liked to drive around at night.

An amplifier and subwoofers were stolen from a locked vehicle parked on West Main Street.

Police asked people to move a couch that was in the middle of a sidewalk on South Fourth Avenue around 2:30 p.m.

A baby accidentally dialed 911.

Police warned a man after he drove by an ex-employer's house yelling obscenities around 6:30 p.m.

Two men with a coat hanger, who looked suspicious, were trying to help their friend get into her car after she locked her keys in it on West Main Street around 9 p.m.

An officer removed a shopping cart from the road around 11:30 p.m.The National Guard asked deputies to check on a man who did not show up for April drill. Deputies were unable to locate him at his home.

Kids that "look to be about 6 years old" were driving go-carts around in the street on East Magnolia Drive around 2:30 p.m.

Wednesday, April 21, 2010

Tuesday, April 21, 2010

An officer helped a man who could not speak English use a pay phone so he could contact his family after the man flagged the officer down on North 19th Avenue.

A man was sitting behind some bushes near North Ninth Avenue eating beans out of can around noon.

Profanity was painted on a garage door on New Holland Drive.

A woman was warned for driving erratically after she dropped her cell phone and was attempting to retrieve it while traveling along Durston Road around 11 p.m.

Nobody was injured when the intoxicated driver of an SUV wrecked trying to go around a road closure gate in Hyalite Canyon around 4 a.m.

It appeared that a brown dog was stuck on the roof of a home on East Magnolia Drive. A window was open and no one was home.

Monday, April 19, 2010

Monday, April 19, 2010

A man sold his car and left the license plates on it. He contacted Bozeman and Cut Bank police after he received a parking ticket for the car.

A woman sent an unwanted sexual text message to another woman, whose fiancé called the number back and got into an argument with another man. Police told everyone to quit calling each other.

A large, decorative windmill could be heard by a neighbor 400 feet away. She wanted to know if she could climb up and oil it.

- From Wed., April 14.

Sunday, April 18, 2010

Sunday April 18, 2010

-A man who was trespassing on private property said he had come to ask if he could go gopher hunting.

-A woman said that there was a domesticated ferret running through her neighborhood and that she "didn't know what to do about it."