BEST OF THE BLOTTER
Don’t let your babies grow up to be (drunken) cowboys
A “big cowboy” was “being a jerk” just after midnight at a Big Pine Drive bar. The man apologized and left before a deputy arrived.
July 24, 2018
A woman who was found having a seizure in the middle of a West Yellowstone roadway was transported to the Big Sky Medical Center at around 7:30 a.m.
A small fire on Forest Service land was spotted in the Porcupine Creek area just before 9 a.m. It was putting off a small column of smoke and did not appear to be spreading quickly. The Forest Service was advised.
A Big Sky employer was concerned about an employee who had not returned to work on Sunday. The phone number of the employee was located and called; the employee was out sick.
A man on pre-trial had his court-designated color chosen, which meant he needed to do a blood alcohol content test before noon. There was no alcohol in his system.
A deputy called a theft victim to inform them of items recovered in a stolen vehicle.
Two women with a broken-down vehicle were waiting for a tow on Gallatin Road at around 6:30 p.m.
A caller reported a woman at the Hungry Moose was stating her boyfriend had abandoned her. There was a language barrier in the interaction.
Smoke was seen coming from a lightning strike above the Big Sky Community Park at 8:15 p.m.
July 25, 2018
The girlfriend of a man who works in Big Sky stopped by the Gallatin County Detention Center to report that someone has hacked her boyfriend’s Facebook account. The hacker posted nude photos of her on her boyfriend’s wall, and also may have changed the account’s phone number and password.
Report was received of a truck window broken out at the Firelight Condos.
A woman reported she had five fraudulent charges on her debit card.
A deputy helped Big Sky Resort security with creating a presentation.
July 26, 2018
A man who the reporting party thought was drunk was sleeping in a hallway at a Spruce Cone Drive residence at 1:20 a.m.
Hill Condo occupants told a deputy they would quiet down after someone called them in for loud music and partying at 1:40 a.m.
Several calls were made regarding the ownership of a bed.
A woman wanted to know if there were any magistrates in the area who could assist her in getting married. She was told to contact resources in Bozeman.
A woman called the Big Sky Sheriff’s Office to report she had accidentally hit a black and white sheltie dog while driving on Gallatin Road near Big Sky. A deputy checked the area but found no dog.
A white Toyota Tundra was sideswiped by another vehicle at Roxy’s Market.
A woman called the Big Sky Sheriff’s Office at around 5 p.m. with concerns about her boyfriend who was hiking Yellow Mule Trail and hadn’t called her. She called back soon; he was on the trail and doing fine.
A Spruce Cone Drive resident wanted the owner of a vehicle parked in her yard warned by a deputy.
An intoxicated woman wearing cowboy boots began swearing at an Ousel Falls Road employee after they refused to serve her more alcohol at 9 p.m. She was refusing to leave but did so before a deputy arrived.
A wife hit her husband in the nose on Limber Pine Place at 9:45 p.m. The couple was separated for the evening but she returned at around 10:30 p.m. and was banging on the windows. She was told law enforcement was being called so she left.
A lost dog was dropped off at the Big Sky Sheriff’s Office and taken to the vet clinic at around 11:20 p.m.
July 27, 2018
A woman contacted deputies about a massage she had received, during which the masseuse was talking about guns and taking over the government.
An intoxicated person screaming outside a Timbercrest Drive residence was contacted by a deputy.
A deputy assisted a group of people looking for their friend on Aspen Leaf Drive at 9:25 a.m.
A deputy spoke with a local vet about ways to improve the process when a deputy brings in a lost dog or cat to the clinic for safekeeping.
A wallet found in a Town Center parking lot was turned in to the Big Sky Sheriff’s Office. The owner contacted the office and was able to retrieve the wallet.
Three horses escaped from the Porcupine Park area and were later found by their owner.
A deputy was flagged down by a couple arguing in the Gallatin Canyon at 5:45 p.m. The man wanted to go to Big Sky separate from the woman, so the deputy gave him a ride.
July 28, 2018
Serious injuries were reported when a motorhome and an SUV crashed on Gallatin Road in front of the Rainbow Ranch at around 11 a.m.
A man suffering from cardiac arrest passed away on the 18th hole of the Spanish Peaks Golf Course at around 6:25 p.m.
July 29, 2018
A deputy assisted a driver with changing a flat tire in the Gallatin Canyon just after 11 p.m.
An intoxicated man wearing a blue jersey and American flag shorts was reportedly behind a Town Center business vomiting at 1:30 a.m. A deputy contacted him, he was too drunk to answer questions so a paramedic evaluated the situation. The man was taken to the Big Sky Medical Center for care.
July 30, 2018
A deputy was unable to contact the owner of an unoccupied vehicle parked on Ousel Falls Road with flashers on just before 2 a.m.
A man lying in bed listening to music on his phone at 3:30 a.m. accidentally dialed 911.
A woman who called the Big Sky Sheriff’s Office because she hadn’t heard from her boyfriend for several days called back soon after stating she had made contact.
A 34-year-old woman was thrown from a horse at Lone Mountain Ranch just before 10:30 a.m.
A suspicious looking man was asking suspicious questions at Big Sky Resort. A deputy contacted the man, found he had done nothing illegal, and gave him a ride to the bus stop.
A man’s phone was “doing weird things” at the Yellowstone Club at 1 p.m., including dialing 911.
A small brown and black dog of mixed descent was at large in the Lava Lake Trail area at 1:45 p.m. It was not wearing a collar.
Passing construction workers put out a small grass fire off of South Fork Road at around 2:50 p.m. It was extinguished before the Big Sky Fire Department crew arrived.
A silver truck with a “Peach Glass” logo and Wyoming plates was reportedly swerving all over on Ousel Falls Road just before 5 p.m. The reporting party watched it go behind “the Chinese place,” and a deputy located the vehicle there unoccupied.
While visiting friends a woman was bit on the eyelid trying to pet a dog, despite the fact she was told the dog was aggressive. The bite victim needed to be transported to Bozeman for surgery.