Police Blotter

December 19-22, 2017

Best of the Blotter

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A deputy checked on a man in dark clothing walking along Lone Mountain Trail at 11:45 p.m. The man’s girlfriend had kicked him out of her car following a verbal argument and he was trying to get back to town. The deputy gave him a ride.



December 19, 2017

A deputy checked on an unoccupied vehicle parked on Lone Mountain Trail at 1 a.m.

A deputy assisted court services by providing a breath test on Gallatin Road at 8:30 a.m. The subject showed no trace of alcohol.

Someone needing to have their fingerprints taken for a job application was told that they could have that done at the detention center in Bozeman.

A caller requested a deputy’s assistance in locating the owners of three vehicles that have been parked in a Town Center parking lot. The deputy was unable to locate the vehicles’ owners, so the Town Center towed them. A vehicle hit a Chevy Tahoe in front of the Big Sky Post Office at 1 p.m.

A broken-down semi was partially blocking the northbound lane of Gallatin Road at 2:40 p.m.

A deputy conducted a civil standby at the Hill Condominiums while a subject moved their belongings out of a unit at 5 p.m.

A driver was warned for speeding on Lone Mountain Trail at 6 p.m.

No one was injured when a vehicle slid into the ditch on Gallatin Road just before 6:30 p.m. Montana Highway Patrol and Canyon Auto responded.

A deputy spoke with a woman who was concerned someone or something was outside of her Sandhill Road home at 6:45 p.m. Her dog was barking and would not come inside when called. The woman called back later and told the deputy to cancel their response as her husband came home and the dog came inside.


December 20, 2017


Deputies were unable to locate a white truck that was reportedly driving erratically from West Yellowstone to Big Sky at 9:30 a.m. 

A cleaner set off a burglar alarm at a Black Moon Road residence at 10:15 a.m. 

A Subaru and a Montana Energy Alliance propane truck collided on Curley Bear Road at 10:15 a.m. No one was injured.

No injuries were reported in a crash involving a U-Haul and an SUV at the intersection of Gallatin Road and Spanish Creek Road at around noon.

Someone stopped by the sheriff’s office at 1 p.m. to drop off a Montana vehicle title that they had found. A deputy was able to contact the owner of the title and they arranged to have it delivered to the Law and Justice Center in Bozeman.

A Subaru Crosstrek hit a parked car near the intersection of Lone Mountain Trail and Ridgeback Road before sliding into the ditch at 3:20 p.m. No one was injured.

An Isuzu rolled over on Lone Moose Drive at 5:15 p.m. No one was injured.

A deputy was informed of a commercial burglar alarm on Lone Mountain Trail at 7 p.m. but was cancelled while en route.

A deputy checked on a vehicle stuck in the snow on the side of Moose Ridge Road just before 11 p.m. The vehicle was off the roadway and no damage was seen.


December 22, 2017


A Durango needed to be towed from the ditch along Gallatin Road just before 3 a.m.

A false burglar alarm sounded at a large log home on Mountain Valley Trail at 8:30 a.m.

A caller received a personal check that was refused at their bank for having non-sufficient funds. They were advised to report the incident to the Gallatin County Attorney’s Office.

A man who had a no contact order continued to contact his ex-girlfriend via texts. A case report was made and sent to the Madison County Attorney’s Office as a request for prosecution.

A deputy completed a VIN inspection on a 2010 Tundra.

A three-quarter-ton truck was off the roadway on Lone Mountain Trail at 7:45 p.m. A deputy checked on the vehicle and all occupants were ok.

A man at the Yellowstone Club said that his phone was “glitching” and that when he hit the side button three times the phone called 911 just before 8 p.m. 

A driver was warned for not having their headlights illuminated on Gallatin Road at 10:30 p.m.


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