A woman reported her young daughter needed to use the bathroom while they were passing the Spanish Creek area of Highway 191. So she pulled into a nearby driveway. A man came out of the house and was very upset because she was in his driveway.
A deputy responded to a report of a vehicle fire on Highway 191 near mile marker 35.5 at 3 p.m. It was discovered that Covered Wagon Ranch employees were pulling a horse trailer with eight horses inside when their truck engine began smoking and caught fire.
A Gallatin Road resident reported that someone had dumped a pile of tires near their driveway. It was determined that a utility company was doing work in the area and had placed them there because they use tires when they drive heavy equipment across paved driveways in order to not damage the driveway with metal tracks.
While responding to a burglar alarm at a Bobtail Horse home, a deputy found all doors locked. However, there was a garage door opener on the front porch, so the deputy tested it and found that it did open the garage, allowing unrestricted access to the home.
Just after midnight a caller contacted the Big Sky Sheriff’s Office regarding someone in the community with methamphetamine. The information was passed on to the Missouri River Drug Task Force.
August 21, 2018
A man fishing near the Ousel Falls waterfall at 11:30 a.m. called deputies and reported another man had approached him and threw a stick into his fishing hole. The caller said the man then “swung on him,” grazing his ear before pulling out bear spray and pointing it at the caller, stating that he hikes there every day.
A deputy responded to a “drunk naked guy” trespassing in a hotel hot tub at around 12:40 a.m.
The man was gone when the deputy arrived, but left behind his clothing and car keys. The property was placed in lost and found hoping “the guy” would come into the Big Sky Sheriff’s Office to retrieve the items.
A man and woman were heard screaming at each other through the walls of a Saddle Creek Condo at around 6:30 p.m., prompting a witness in a neighboring unit to contact deputies. Law enforcement responded to the scene and found that a father had taken his teenager’s cellphone away, angering her.
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 semi driver north of Four Corners called the Big Sky Sheriff’s Department wondering about the “truck route” to the Yellowstone Club. When he looked at a map leading to the club it did not look like the posted route was suitable for trucks, but was told by a deputy that semis make the trip up and down South Fork Road daily.