DUIs top blotter in Laurel this week

Police Report: June 1 - 7, 2021
Thursday, June 10, 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.

June 2

• At 1:06 p.m. a theft was reported from the 400 block of 5th Ave. A riding lawnmower, rototiller and pressure washer were stolen from an unlocked garage. The incident is under investigation.

June 3

• At 12:26 a.m. Richard Benson, 42, of Park City was arrested for DUI (1st offense) on the 700 block of 1st Ave.

• At 6:13 p.m. Amanda Dobson, 38, of Billings was arrested on the 300 block of South 1st Ave. for DUI (1st offense) and driving while suspended.

• At 10:52 p.m. a theft was reported at Town Pump. A male suspect ran out of the store with two cases of beer.

June 5

• At 12:16 a.m. officers responded to a family disturbance on the 2200 block of Atchison. After an investigation, Shawn Jacobi, 36, of Laurel was arrested for partner or family member assault (causing bodily injury) and transported to the Yellowstone County Detention Facility.

• At 6:33 a.m. Robert Munnerlyn, 30, of Billings was arrested for criminal trespass to property on the 2500 block of Atchison. His probation officer was notified of the offense.

June 6

• At 12:11 a.m. Cadden Winnick, 31, of Billings was arrested for DUI (1st offense) and transported to YCDF.

• At 2:54 a.m. Rhiannon Mackenzie, 23, of Billings was charged with aggravated DUI and having an open container in a vehicle. She was booked and released to a sober party.

June 7

• At 1:16 p.m. the theft of glass garden balls was reported on the 200 block of Cedar. The incident is under investigation.

Stillwater County Sheriff’s Office

June 1

• At 10:12 a.m. an individual came to the sheriff’s office to speak with a deputy about some corral work done on their property a year ago that was promised but hadn’t be completed. The RP said they had been unable to reach the involved party and were seeking advice. The RP was advised to seek and attorney and possibly take the subject to small claims court.

• At 3:02 p.m. Billings PD requested assistance contacting an individual on 5th St. SW regarding a theft at an Ace Hardware store.

• At 3:25 p.m. a caller requested a civil standby to get a juvenile’s belongings from a house that child protective services had removed them from. At 3:58 p.m. the resident of the house said they weren’t home and to come by in a couple days. At 4:03 p.m. a deputy drove by the house and said the subject was indeed home and on the porch.

June 2

• At 10:29 a.m. Montana Highway Patrol advised they were in pursuit of a stolen black Honda CRV with a female driver. They advised they would not be spiking the vehicle because there was an infant in the car. At 10:36 p.m. the vehicle passed the Park City exit traveling at 60 mph. A MHP trooper requested using stop sticks as a safer option but a Sergeant denied the request. At 10:40 a.m. the speeds were down to 35 mph. At 10:47 p.m. the vehicle stopped at mile marker 421 and the female was in custody. At 12:05 p.m. child protective services picked up the infant.

June 3

• At 10:46 a.m. a caller on Cemetery Rd. reported Social Security identity theft from Minnesota. They received a letter stating they owed money on a tax return that the RP didn’t file. They called the Attorney General office to verify the authenticity of the letter and were told it was a legal letter. At 11:36 a.m. the RP was provided with the contact information with the social security admin. and identity theft information services.

• At 6:48 p.m. a caller on Highway 10 reported a train had started two fires between Columbus and Park City. At 6:54 p.m. a deputy advised the fires were large and requested Columbus Fire. At 7 p.m. Montana Rail Link had been advised and a deputy stated one fire had jumped the tracks. At 7:06 p.m. the railroad tracks had been shut down. At 8:55 p.m. fire personnel advised all units were clear but there were some telephone poles still smoldering in case dispatch got any calls.

• At 8:11 p.m. a caller on 3rd Ave. N in Columbus stated her chocolate lab Henry snuck out of the house at about 7:30.

• At 10:10 p.m. a caller on Davis Lane reported an explosion towards a fireworks factory between McNally Rd and Davis Lane. At 10:24 p.m. a deputy advised there were multiple small fires and no structures were involved. At 11:13 p.m. fire command stated that most of the fires were controlled but there may be additional ones up the hill. At 12:06 a.m. on June 4 fire command requested the fire marshall be called to investigate the scene. At 1:17 a.m. Command 41 stated they would take care of security through the night. At 10:36 a.m. fire command advised the fire marshal had almost completed their investigation. At 4:47 p.m. a resident in the area called to report damage to his home from the explosion. There were broken windows, interior damage, paint cracking, mirrors broken and damage to the garage.

June 5

• At 7:50 p.m. a caller at Buffalo Mirage FAS stated their black lab got swept into the Yellowstone River and they couldn’t find him. The dog had a collar on with the owner’s contact information. At 9:26 p.m. a Yellowstone County deputy was on scene and the dog had been located.



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