Police Reports

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A person working security at the Broken Spoke was cited for negligent endangerment after they were seen by a deputy lighting off fireworks on a crowded deck just after midnight. 

July 2, 2018

A carbon monoxide alarm sounded at the Moonlight Basin Golf Course at 2 a.m.

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A caller on Chief Joseph Road was very upset about fireworks being set off in the area at 10 p.m. He said he would call every night it was happening until something was done about it. He also said he understands there is no ordinance prohibiting fireworks, but thought it was a nuisance nonetheless.

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A deputy went to Firelight Meadows to investigate a possible domestic dispute at a unit there. It was determined the reporting party had overheard a scene from a TV show where a woman was assaulted by a man. It also was determined no domestic violence occurred in real life.

June 19, 2018

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A deputy responded to an assault in progress on Gallatin Road at around noon. It was reported that a driver was being tailgated by another driver who “brandished” his pistol at him. The subject, who had a beard, was also passing in no passing zones and almost ran the reporting party off the road.

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At 3:50 p.m., a deputy returned a phone call from a man who had said there was something “hissing at him” in his home. The man explained he was relaxing in in bed when he heard a hissing sound. At first, he thought he was hearing things, but when he yelled the animal hissed back at him from under his bed.

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A mother called deputies to report her 28-year-old son’s Jeep was stuck in the mud on a Forest Service road. He considered staying with the vehicle or walking out, but a deputy came and picked up the man and his dog, giving them a ride to Big Sky at around 2 p.m.

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A caller reported that, for the second time, a woman on a three-wheeled bike was causing problems on Gallatin Road. The caller said she had almost hit the biker. A deputy was unable to locate the tricyclist at that time. Later, while following up on the complaint, a deputy was able to locate the subject at the Exxon.

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An apartment dweller who thought they may have found methamphetamine in a container labeled “ice cream salt” called deputies to report the finding. A deputy checked the box, a test indicated it was not meth, and it was concluded the contents were in fact large crystals of rock salt used for making ice cream.

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