Wednesday, May 26, 2010

Saturday, May 22, 2010

At 12:30 a.m. officers responded to a man passed out in a running vehicle. He was arrested for his fourth DUI and held in jail without bond.

An intoxicated man threatened to "find and kill" a bus driver who refused him service at 3 a.m.

At 3 a.m., police warned two intoxicated pedestrians to stay out of the road.

At 4 a.m., a caller reported a large bonfire with a bunch of kids yelling and singing.

A vehicle was broken into on Grand Avenue.

A motorcycle was taken sometime during the night. It was recovered on the side of the road near the owner's residence with minimal damage.

A man who had a recent argument with one of his neighbors reported that the air had been let out of his truck tires.

A woman was observed peeling stickers off of cheaper meat items and putting them on more expensive meat items. She was arrested for theft.

A person had questions on how many marijuana plants a person could be in possession of if they have their medical marijuana card.

Underage drinkers fled from a party on Main Street in Three Forks after becoming aware that the neighbors had called the police just before 5 a.m.

A man called the police at 3 a.m. after being assaulted at a large "out-of-control drinking party" on Hitching Post Road. Deputies responded, and the owner of the house was cited with minor in possession and unlawful transactions with minors.

Deputies responded to a large party on Durston Road at 5 a.m. Three males were contacted outside the party, one of whom had an outstanding warrant for his arrest. The man was arrested, the party was shut down, and the tenant of the residence was given a warning.

A concerned caller reported that a dog was being kept in an overgrown garden on Buckhorn Trail with no shelter or protection from the weather. Photos were taken and the case was referred to animal control.

Several horses were on Dry Creek Road, headed towards Belgrade.
A small calf was wandering on Stucky Road. The owner was contacted.

Deputies gave a lodging voucher to a family who was trying to get back home to Illinois. Their vehicle had broken down and they were out of money.

Someone broke the windows out of a horse trailer on Nelson Road.

Tuesday, May 25, 2010

Thursday, May 20, 2010

A man stole two cases of beer from a gas station on Valley Commons Drive just after midnight.

A man was sleeping on patio cushions in a flower bed by a creek on North 15th Avenue.

A caller wanted to know if a bride and groom could drink champagne during a carriage ride from the church to the reception at the Gallatin County Fairgrounds.

A caller had questions about using a blow gun in the city.

Three teens were reportedly smoking a bong on South 19th Avenue around 5 p.m.

Police could not find a man who reportedly approached a woman on West Main Street around 8 p.m. and told her God had told him to pray for her. The man had a child with him. The woman declined the man's offer to pray for her, and asked police to check on the child.

Two boys were shooting arrows in a park on Michael Grove Avenue around 9 p.m.

A man who was "all tattooed up" told a resident of a subdivision that he was a private investigator and asked to park in the person's driveway around 7:30 a.m. The resident thought the man seemed suspicious.

A deputy warned a man about stealing electricity after he parked behind a gas station and used an outlet there to power his laptop.

Monday, May 24, 2010

Saturday, May 15, 2010

At midnight, a man was warned for having an open container of alcohol and was told to take his glass back to the Eagle's Club.

A woman called the police and stated her cousin did not want to leave the bar at 1:45 a.m. The woman was informed there is nothing the police could do because her cousin is an adult.

A resident on Main Street called police at 2:15 a.m. and reported they could smell the marijuana plants growing in their neighbor's house from the parking lot.

A man was warned for camping on city property.

A driver was stopped for making a left turn from the wrong lane and was found to be from Mexico and did not have a driver's license. The driver was asked to park the car, was cited and released.

Men were warned for pushing each other into traffic on Main Street at 2:15 a.m.

Just before 3 a.m., a man was stopped who matched the description of someone the police were looking for. It turned out that he was not who they were looking for.

An adult male was given a warning for hosting a loud party, during which oldies music was played, at 5 a.m.

A subject reported that the March of Dimes Walk-a-Thon event in Bogert Park was too loud. She insisted officers go there and tell them to turn the music down.

A job site trailer parked on Flanders Creek Avenue was filled with "a bunch of junk." The owner of the "junk" left their name and information. The owner of the trailer wanted the person charged and wanted them to come and get the junk.

A large man was reportedly attacking people on Olive Street at 7:30 p.m. He went into an apartment building where he threw cans and wine in a tenant's face before getting kicked out by the landlord.

An officer assisted a woman with questions about how to proceed with a complaint against an Idaho sheriff's deputy for unprofessional service.

At midnight, deputies stopped a vehicle on Norris Road possibly involved in unlawful transactions with minors. After a brief investigation the involved individual was warned and released.

A window was broken and a safe was stolen from somewhere in Big Sky sometime during the night.

A caller complained that a person on Valley Drive routinely plays Frisbee with his dog in the roadway and gets upset when vehicles try to drive by.

A woman said she witnessed someone stealing money out of her wallet so she jumped on the side of a man's truck as he took off. She believed he was trying to kill her. The man stated he needed to steal from her because he "owed people lots of money."

A large group of adults were shooting high powered rifles into the water off of Highway 287 at 8 p.m. They were found to be camping and were warned about gun safety.

A manager of the Big Sky Conoco stated that the night shift worker was a little worried since the break-in that occurred the night before. He asked for more close patrols.

Tuesday, May 18, 2010

An intoxicated man trying to call 411 to get an out-of-state residential telephone number, accidently called 911 about 12:30 a.m.

A report of a transient man trying to break into an apartment on West Babcock Street with an axe around 4:30 p.m. was unfounded.

A deputy cited several people for being minors in possession of alcohol after at least two people called about a loud fight at a home around 1 a.m.

A driver was cited for tossing trash out of a moving vehicle on Amsterdam Road.

A young bear left "on his/her merry way" after hanging around under the deck of a home on Little Coyote Road. The homeowners later removed a grill and other items that had attracted the critter.

Wednesday, May 19, 2010

A driver was arrested for driving under the influence after crashing through the intersection of Baxter Lane and Flanders Mill Road around 2:30 a.m. The vehicle ran over a telephone box and was stuck in a ditch. The driver eventually drove out of the ditch but had a flat tire.

An animal control officer moved a duck and her duckling from Durston Road to a safer place.

Police investigated a possible fight involving a baseball bat between two groups of juveniles on South Fourth Avenue. There were no injuries and the two groups were separated.

An officer arrested and cited two juveniles who may have been involved in the South Fourth Avenue fight after finding marijuana pipes on them while searching them for weapons.

A man heard yelling and screaming in a residential neighborhood around noon was "angry with a garage door opener."

A young male, who was filling up at a gas station, barely looked like he was 12 years old, according to a caller. He was a legal driver.

Clothes were stolen from an apartment complex dryer.

A deputy patrolling the River Rock subdivision on bicycle around midnight arrested a man for lying to the deputy and being in possession of dangerous drugs.

A homeowner on Norris Road reported repeated vandalism. Cars were broken into and plants were torn up.

Friday, May 14, 2010

Wednesday, May 12, 2010

A burglar alarm was triggered by a falling object at a restaurant on North Seventh Avenue around midnight.

A man wearing a purple coat "with Livingston stuff all over it" was reportedly trying to start a fight in a parking lot off West Babcock Street around 2 a.m.

Someone put potatoes in vehicle tailpipes while they were parked on North 10th Avenue.

A donkey on Frontage Road was wrangled and brought back to its farm around 2 p.m.

Police helped a business owner and an angry customer work out a compromise.

An officer gave a confused elderly woman a ride home after a caller said she was walking along South 19th Avenue but "looked like she didn't have any purpose" around 7 p.m.

Deputies were unable to find the source of bullets that were whizzing by a man as he walked behind his home on Cobb Hill Road around 8 a.m.

A farmer reported that someone put a dam at a fork of a creek diverting water to one side. This was not an isolated event and state officials were notified. The caller removed the dam.

A cow moose attracted a crowd near the pond in the River Rock subdivision around 10:30 a.m. A deputy moved the paparazzi away from the wild animal who eventually wandered off to a less densely populated area.

A mail carrier, who knew residents of a home were away, called after seeing a pickup truck backed up to the house as if someone was moving out.

Deputies removed 2,326 large nails scattered along Cobb Hill Road with the help of a passing citizen.

Tuesday, May 11, 2010

Thursday, May 6, 2010

A man was asked to leave a hotel after he harassed a desk clerk early in the morning. The man was upset because breakfast wasn't served until 5:30 a.m.

A pickup truck running in a parking lot on East Main Street for over an hour was not stolen.

Four men were refusing to leave a hotel after an employee asked them to because they were smoking and being loud, belligerent and uncooperative. They eventually went to their rooms.

The owner of a truck with a loud "deafening" muffler agreed to fix it.

A diver wanted to know if it is legal to remove things from sunken vehicles. Police said they'd get back to him.

A Belgrade man was arrested for drunken driving after a caller reported seeing him pull over on West College Street around 5:30 p.m. The man was staggering around with a beer bottle in his hand. He urinated and then got back in the vehicle which he had parked on the sidewalk.

A deputy stopped to check on a semi-truck driver who was replacing windshield wiper blades on the Interstate 90 Bear Canyon exit ramp around 12:30 a.m.

A woman said her neighbor was playing drums in the basement of their building around 2:30 a.m.

A burglar didn't appear to have taken anything from an unlocked vehicle parked on Ghost Canyon Court but may have left his or her cell phone behind.

A driver on Interstate 90 was concerned that a man walking along the road in "blizzard conditions" around 1:30 p.m. was going to get "whacked."

Friday, May 07, 2010

Friday May 7, 2010

  • An officer spoke with a man who was standing in a flower bed.
  • A woman's clogs were stolen from a locker room at a local club.
  • A woman said her neighbor's chickens come into her yard and scratch up newly planted seeds from her garden.