Break-ins at lumber yard, criminal mischief keep Laurel police officers hopping

Police Report: March 22 - 30, 2021
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Laurel Police Report

The following represent a portion of the calls responded to by officers from the Laurel Police Department. Unless otherwise indicated, all cases are considered under investigation. Anyone with information about these or other crimes is encouraged to call the LPD at 628-8737.

March 24

• At 10:18 a.m. Fox Lumber called to report criminal trespassing at their business. A subject or subjects cut the fence to gain entry into the yard. They stated the incident had happened before.

• At 10:58 a.m. a counterfeit $100 was found on the ground near Dominoes pizza.

• At 1:31 p.m. dispatch received a report of a theft from the State liquor store. Officers located the suspect and Evelyn Yossett, 33, of Arkansas was charged with 1st offense misdemeanor theft.

• At 7:15 p.m. a juvenile was charged with criminal mischief on the 400 block of Cedar.

March 27

• At 4:32 p.m. a theft was reported on the 300 block of Colorado. A wagon valued at $200 was stolen out of the back of a pickup. The incident is under investigation.

March 28

• At 7:30 p.m. dispatch received a report of a vinyl fence that had been shot with pellets or bb’s on the 1000 block of Golden Spike Dr. The incident is under investigation.

March 29

• At 5:42 a.m. a F–150 pickup was reported stolen at the Town Pump. The owner had gone in the store and when he came out it was gone. At 10:39 a.m. the vehicle had been located and the victim’s cell phone was missing.

• At 8:28 a.m. two catalytic converters were reported stolen from the Rock Church. The incident is under investigation.

• At 1:22 p.m. officers received a report of an order of protection violation in progress on the 300 block of West 3rd. After searching the area they found a male hiding who resisted arrest Officers deployed a taser to subdue him. Aaron Miller, 38, was transported to a hospital and then to the Yellowstone County Detention Facility where a search revealed him to be in possession of a large rock of methamphetamine. Miller was charged with felony criminal possession of dangerous drugs, obstructing a peace officer, resisting arrest and two counts of violation of an order of protection.

March 30

• At 9:19 a.m. Fox lumber called to report a subjects or subjects had cut their fence again. The incident remains under investigation.


Stillwater County Sheriff’s Office

March 22

• At 8:50 p.m. a deputy reported a possible impaired driver on South Clark St. At 9:16 p.m. the deputy was en route to the hospital to get a blood draw. At 9:34 p.m. the deputy advised the subject vomited in the patrol vehicle. At 10:31 p.m. the Yellowstone County Detention Facility advised they wouldn’t accept the male for felony DUI. At 12:03 a.m. on March 23 deputies dropped the male off at their residence.

March 23

• At 1:11 a.m. a deputy advised they pulled a pickup over with no back plate. At 1:15 a.m. the deputy reported the driver still hadn’t given him the plate and the vehicle was “10 feet tall.” At 1:23 a.m. the deputy was clear of the stop and advised the vehicle was so big and had a lot of lights on it that they asked the driver to “tone it down.”

• At 11:03 a.m. a caller on Hoofprint Lane stated her boyfriend had fallen and didn’t have a pulse then hung up. Dispatch called back and the RP stated the boyfriend was dead and they didn’t want to start CPR. At 12:15 p.m. the coroner contacted Dahl’s funeral home.

• At 3:33 p.m. a 911 caller stated her 12–year–old son was punching holes in the wall. At 4:25 p.m. a deputy advised the juvenile had calmed down and the mother would take care of the holes.

• At 4:57 p.m. dispatch received a 911 call near South Clark St. and heard someone say “they are beating the hell out of us,” but was unable to get anyone to speak. At 5:22 p.m. deputies advised they had spoken with multiple residents in the area and were unable to get any information about a disturbance.

March 26

• At 2:47 a.m. Billings dispatch stated they got a report of a vehicle that was halfway in the water at Sportsman Park. At 3:10 a.m. Yellowstone and Stillwater County deputies were on scene. At 3:49 a.m. the registered owner was on the phone with his insurance company and trying to get a tow and a deputy advised the vehicle wasn’t actually in the water. At 7:46 a.m. Billings dispatch advised the vehicle had been towed.

• At 9:14 a.m. a 911 caller reported there was a disturbance in progress at the Homestead and there were weapons involved. The subject was described as wearing a black coat with a gun on his hip and a knife in his hand. At 10:04 a.m. all units were clear and a disorderly conduct citation was issued. At 10:06 a.m. a caller wanted to speak with the Sheriff because nothing was being done about the situation. At 10:07 a.m. a second caller was upset that deputies weren’t doing anything because the subject worked for the sheriff’s department. The caller was advised the subject didn’t work for Stillwater County. The RP then asked to speak with a superior and was advised to contact the State.

March 27

• At 8:46 a.m. a caller advised he allowed his brother to borrow his vehicle and he would eventually take over payments and have the vehicle put in his name. The RP stated his brother never made payments or arrangements. He was advised it was a civil issue because he had volunteered to loan the vehicle with payments to be made at a later date.

• At 3:29 p.m. a caller on 1st Ave. SW reported the tires on his flatbed trailer were “stabbed” and believed it was his daughter’s spouse who did it because they were going through a divorce.

• At 8:24 p.m. a caller near mile marker 429 on Interstate 90 reported a silver Suburban speeding and weaving in and out of traffic. At 8:38 p.m. a MHP trooper stated the vehicle went past them at 100 mph and they were trying to get turned around to pursue them. At 8:40 p.m. a deputy clocked the vehicle at 101 mph.



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