BEST OF THE BLOTTER
A man who was locked out of his car at 9:40 p.m. flagged down a deputy for help. The man voluntarily submitted a breath sample to check for alcohol consumption and was found to be over the legal limit to drive. He said he would call the Big Sky Sheriff’s Office in the morning when he needed to get into his car.
April 17, 2018
An uneasy man called deputies just before 1:15 a.m. because while driving home a large red truck followed him there. The caller said when he got out of his car, the man in the red truck said he thought he was his friend, then left. A deputy could not locate any suspicious people.
A man lost his black Swiss Army backpack at the Broken Spoke. In it were his iPad, ID, Social Security card—and maybe his cell phone—he wasn’t sure about that item.
A caller had questions regarding no trespassing signs and the enforcement of them.
Someone, possibly a man’s fiancée, has reportedly taken control over his phone. He said his phone erases messages, pictures and recordings throughout the day. He also said his fiancée won’t allow him to see bills or bank statements and keeps changing account passwords. He was told nothing he reported was criminal and was given some suggestions to get help with communicating better with his fiancée.
The sprinkler system at a building near the Community Park was found charged after it set off a water flow alarm at around 2 p.m.
Someone camping in a white custom van at the Community Park was asked to move along just before midnight.
April 18, 2018
Several drivers were stopped and warned for speeding in a construction zone on Lone Mountain Trail.
A deputy assisted a man by giving him a ride to the Big Sky Sheriff’s Office so he could speak with a detective. He was also given a ride back home.
A man had questions about dump trucks not pulling over in the Gallatin Canyon to let vehicles pass.
A tenant of a Sitting Bull Road residence claims that officers entered her home without permission.
A blue sedan was seen passing three vehicles at a time on Gallatin Road just before 4 p.m.
A man was informed his roommate was released from the detention center.
A man who was already given a no trespassing order at a drinking establishment was back at the bar being disorderly at 8:20 p.m. Deputies located the man and arrested him.
April 19, 2018
A woman vacationing in Romania said she recently fired a contractor and now he is threatening her via social media. She was concerned the contractor would damage her home or vehicle.
At 10:30 a.m., a caller who stopped to check on a woman who was parked on the side of Gallatin Road and waving her hands, told deputies the woman seemed mentally ill. She was rambling and had disoriented thoughts.
A semi broke down on Ousel Falls Road at 2 p.m.
A man who was not allowed in a Black Eagle Road bar was at the establishment being disorderly at 4 p.m.
Rocks were causing a traffic hazard on Lone Mountain Trail at 4:30 p.m. They were removed by a deputy.
While someone was wiring funds to an out-of-state account, the money was intercepted and stolen.
April 20, 2018
A woman reported that several dogs have been wandering at-large on Curley Bear Road.
Rocks were removed by a deputy from Beaver Creek Road.
Several people called to report a loud party on Black Eagle Road at 11 p.m. The tenant agreed to lower the noise level.
April 21, 2018
A head injury was reported on Beaverhead Drive at 12:45 p.m.
A stolen lift ticket was sold on Facebook.
A Deputies and ski patrol assisted with a knee injury at the Pond Skim at 2:40 p.m.
A drunk woman outside of the Mountain Mall was causing a disturbance at 3 p.m. She was given a ride home by a deputy.
A backpack was reportedly stolen from Big Sky Resort.
Per the owner’s request, a deputy performed a continuous patrol check at a Sitting Bull Road hotel.
A man was cited for criminal mischief after a deputy watched him break open the doors of a locked Big Sky Resort business just before 6 p.m.
A highly intoxicated person at Big Sky Resort was treated by Big Sky Fire Department and transported to the Big Sky Medical Center at 6 p.m.
The tire fell off of an older-looking van traveling through the Gallatin Canyon at around 6:30 p.m.
A person was warned for urinating in front of Scissorbills Saloon at 8 p.m.
A courtesy ride was given to a man with a flat tire that needed to get to work at around 8:30 p.m.
A man was arrested at a Sitting Bull Road hotel for indecent exposure at 10:30 p.m.
A caller reported a possible child abuse situation at Big Sky Resort at 10:40 p.m. A deputy determined it was only an argument between a father and his kids and that everyone was safe.
April 22, 2018
The occupants of a Heavy Runner Road condo chased out a woman who broke into the residence just after midnight. The woman was cited for criminal trespassing.
A driver witnessed two men in a ’90s model GMC Yukon throwing beer cans out of the swerving vehicle at 6:30 p.m. on Gallatin Road. A deputy could not locate the vehicle.
A number of people were attempting to break up a fight between two men wearing t-shirts and jeans at Big Sky Resort at 12:40 a.m. The disturbance was over before a deputy could respond.
A man in a white jacket flagged down a deputy near the intersection of Lone Mountain Trail and Ousel Falls Road at 12:50 a.m. and was given a ride home.