Blotter: March 25-31, 2019
Highlights from Big Sky's calls for service
March 25, 2019
Despite not having an emergency, a man at Big Sky Resort accidentally had his Apple Watch call 911 at 12:15 a.m.
At around 3:15 a.m. a deputy located a black, four-door Saturn that had gone off of Lone Mountain Trail and rolled 15-20 feet from the roadway. No one was around. Montana Highway Patrol was advised and responded to the scene.
A possible drug overdose report at a Moose Ridge Road dwelling was discovered to be unfounded at around 8:45 a.m.
A man who was involved in a minor accident in the Town Center Hungry Moose Market parking lot reported that the other driver involved provided him with their insurance information, but he later learned it was expired. A deputy is looking into the complaint.
A caller wondered how much a ticket for parking in a fire lane would be.
A caller had questions about the civil process he would need to go through to either evict or file for an abandonment of rental property.
A man fishing on the Gallatin River called 911 after pushing the power button on his phone too many times.
The driver of a red Honda Element seen passing in a no passing zone turned into a residential area before a deputy could initiate a traffic stop at around 3 p.m.
An air compressor that went missing from inside a Yellowstone Club home under construction was located by its owner a pawn shop. They requested deputy assistance in retrieving it.
March 26, 2019
A concerned man reported his friend missing just after midnight. He stated that the friend had last posted a Snapchat at Chopper’s at 7:30 p.m. and their car, with her jacket inside, was still parked at that location. She was eventually located at the Broken Spoke and was ok.
Two trailers that needed to be moved out of deep mud required VIN inspections.
The Big Sky School District Resource Officer performed a walk-through of the schools at around 11 a.m.
It was reported that tools worth nearly $15,000 were stolen and threats were made. The reporting party has documentation at his Bozeman office.
A man who was illegally hunting for antlers in the Spanish Creek area was detained for trespassing but was being cooperative just before 6 p.m.
March 27, 2019
A theft crime victim attempting to have the suspect meet with a third party wanted to coordinate with law enforcement to have the suspect arrested at the meeting location.
A woman driving a newer, dark tan Jeep was reported to be driving recklessly on Gallatin Road at around 11 a.m. but a deputy was unable to locate her.
The Big Sky School District Resource Officer performed a walk-through of the schools at around noon.
March 28, 2019
A West Fork Meadows caller filed a noise complaint about a local bar, stating that she can consistently hear loud yelling from patrons well after closing time. The caller said they would address the issue with the bar owners, but wanted law enforcement to be aware.
An employee who no-call-no-showed may have been having cardiac issues at 1:45 p.m. Emergency responders checked on them in employee housing – the employee was on a top bunk and was just tired and sleeping. There was no emergency.
No one was injured when a vehicle slid off of Lone Mountain Trail at around 7:30 p.m.
At 8:15 p.m. a Firelight Meadows caller had questions about a federal court case and the National Crime Information Center database.
At 8:45 p.m. a Curley Bear Road resident reported that a man walking his dog stopped at her house and started banging on her door and yelling at her. A deputy contacted the man – he stated that he was walking his dog when a vehicle almost hit him. He said he confronted the woman because of her driving behavior. Neither party wished to pursue criminal charges.
A driver stopped for not having taillights illuminated on Lone Mountain Trail at 9:30 p.m. was instructed by a deputy on how to turn them on.
March 29, 2019
Someone car camping in Big Sky Resort parking was refusing to leave at 2:15 a.m. A deputy responded and warned them, as well as advised them on appropriate places to park.
Just after 9 a.m. a deputy spoke with someone doing a traffic study who wanted to know the speeds of Spanish Peaks Club roadways. They were advised to contact club management as the roads are privately owned and maintained.
A caller wanted to know why a deputy had come to her business looking for a specific employee; the employee was now at the business in case someone needed to talk to him.
Just before noon a Curley Bear Road property owner spoke with a deputy regarding a tenant eviction and the serving of civil papers.
A Spruce Cone Drive caller with no electricity at around 1:20 p.m. had no idea who his electric company was.
A driver in a Ford Edge seen by a concerned citizen swerving over the center line on Lone Mountain Trail at around 3:20 p.m. proceeded to pull over to take photos of elk.
A deputy assisted a young woman in moving her vehicle that had broken down on Big Pine Drive at around 10:30 p.m.
March 30, 2019
A man was given a ride home by a deputy after being cleared at the Big Sky Medical Center just after midnight.
A deputy attempted to serve civil papers on Curley Bear Road at 9 a.m.
A small, “herder-type” dog was found in the Mountain Village by a Big Sky Resort employee at around 10:30 a.m. The employee had to go to work so they left it in their car. In the meantime, the employee made a Facebook post about the animal – the owner saw it and the dog was returned.
A deputy located a crashed vehicle on Lone Mountain Trail and learned from Montana Highway Patrol the incident occurred two days prior.
A small black dog with no collar was found by a woman on Lone Mountain Trail at around 2 p.m. She picked it up and was attempting to find the owner, but if unsuccessful, requested to drop it off with a deputy. The dog was dropped off at 4:45 p.m. at the Big Sky Sheriff’s Office and taken to the local vet for a temporary hold.
A woman who fell and hit her head was taken to the Big Sky Medical Center at 6 p.m.
March 31, 2019
A belligerent man with a dog was reportedly pounding on a Blue Flax Place condo door at around 1 a.m. Deputies made contact with the man who said he found the dog and was attempting to locate its owner.
A number of 911-hangups originated from the Big Sky Resort area throughout the day.
A Costa Rican resident who was flying back to Costa Rica soon reported that they’d lost their passport and was wondering if they could fly from Bozeman to Las Vegas without it. The man was advised he could go to the consulate in Miami on his way home and a deputy contacted airport police who verified his information.
A sexual assault was reported. The case is pending investigation.
A burglar alarm sounding on Towering Pines Road just before 9:30 p.m. was determined to be false by a responding deputy.