Meds stolen from Laurel nursing home

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.

Feb. 6

• At 5:45 p.m. Tractor Supply Co. reported a customer attempted to pay for merchandise with a check made out to a different company. The check was over $100. A suspect was identified and charges are pending.

Feb. 7

• A City of Laurel warrant was served at the Yellowstone County Detention Center at 1:20 p.m. to Justin Peabody, 36, of Billings.

Feb. 8

• At 8:51 a.m. a resident on the 600 block of Hazel reported the rear window of a vehicle had been busted out. The window is valued at $200 to $300.

Feb. 9

• At 10:56 a.m. a student from Laurel High School reported that a female student had stolen his father’s vape from their home. An officer contacted the female’s mother who found the vape. The freshman female was charged with being in possession of a vape product while under the age of 18. She was cited into city court.

Feb. 13

• At 5:30 p.m., the theft of medications was reported from Laurel Health and Rehabilitation. There is a suspect and charges will be filed.

• At 7:05 p.m., police received a report from Walmart. A shoplifter walked out of the store with a beanbag chair and pillow. Police are reviewing video and an investigation is ongoing.

Feb. 14

• At 1:51 p.m. a theft was reported from Ace Hardware. A man was observed putting three Yeti coolers under his jacket and walking out. When he was confronted, he did not have the merchandise on him so was released. An investigation is ongoing.

Feb. 17

• Laurel Dispatch received a report of an impaired driver followed off the freeway and into Laurel. An officer pulled the suspect over. The suspect revved the vehicle up until the officer got to the driver’s door. He showed signs of impairment and didn’t pass a field sobriety test. David Thompson, 33, of Billings, was charged with driving under the influence of alcohol, first offense.

Stillwater County

Sheriff’s Office

Feb. 13

• At 8:58 a.m. Laurel dispatch requested mutual aid for a male needing to go to St. Vincent’s hospital. At 9:04 a.m. LPD called back and stated they found another unit to respond and can cancel the Park City ambulance.

• At 7:10 p.m. Billings communication center advised of a vehicle theft in progress heading to Park City. The reporting party was a family member of the owner who spotted the vehicle and began following. The caller reported losing the vehicle at the intersection of Shay and South Park City Road. At 7:25 p.m. a deputy spoke with the caller at the Zip Trip. At 7:28 p.m. a Montana Highway Patrol trooper was passed by the suspects on South Park City Road at 87 mph. At 7:30 p.m. the trooper reported the vehicle ran a stop sign and was traveling 70 mph on Pope Road. At 7:35 p.m. the vehicle was traveling 62 mph on West 9th Street. At 7:40 p.m. the trooper lost sight of the vehicle. At 7:43 p.m. MHP spotted the vehicle traveling northbound on 80th Street. At 7:45 p.m. the vehicle entered Billings on King Ave. and all Stillwater units were cleared of the call. At 7:53 p.m. MHP lost the vehicle and reported it may be heading west. At 8:13 p.m. the stolen vehicle crashed just outside of Billings and the suspects were in custody.

Feb. 14

• At 7:27 a.m. a caller reported a wounded deer that needed dispatched a mile east of Park City on Highway 10. At 8:30 a.m. a deputy checked both sides of the road at the location and was unable to locate the injured animal.

• At 6:23 p.m. a 911 caller reported a car versus deer collision with well over $500 in damages. At 6:39 p.m. MHP advised all units were busy on higher prior-

calls .

• At 8:18 p.m. a 911 caller reported a blue sedan spinning donuts in the rest area on I-90. The caller advised the vehicle was leaving the rest area heading east bound. At 8:24 p.m. MHP, LPD and Stillwater County deputies were notified.

• At 10:27 p.m. a 911 caller reported a motor vehicle in the median near mile marker 421. At 10:30 p.m. Park City fire and ambulance were paged. At 10:50 p.m. a deputy reported it looked like the vehicle went in at mm 422 but were able to get out on their own and continue heading west.

Feb. 15

• At 7 a.m. a caller near mm 429 on I-90 reported he was stuck in the median. He stated AAA was on the way, he just wanted to report he was there in case anyone called.

• At 8:54 a.m. a caller reported a vehicle slide-off with damage over $1,000. At 9:05 a.m. MHP was notified.

• At 10:18 a.m. a caller reported a semi slid off I-90 near mm

421. There were no injuries and the truck wasn’t a traffic hazard. The driver was on the phone with the company making arrangements to get out.

• At 10:30 a.m. Park City High School called and requested a deputy respond to discuss a student who was threatening self-harm and harm to others. At 11:18 a deputy was at the school. At 11:27 the deputy was at an address in Yellowstone Bluffs. At 12:02 p.m. the deputy advised they would take the individual in for a PAC evaluation. At 12:43 p.m. the deputy talked to the caller and looked at the messages. They reported it was unclear if the individual was threatening self-harm or harm to others. The deputy thought there was no real threat and the individuals’ mother agreed. She was going to come home and stay with the student and stated she had made a doctors appointment.

• At 9:29 p.m. a caller on Benedict Gulch Road stated a female was trying to blackmail him with an inappropriate video of him and his girlfriend. The caller stated she was trying to make him donate $1,500 to what could be Children of Africa, but he was never given the actual name. The male reported the female started messaging him around 11 a.m. She reportedly had all his family members contact information and threatened to release the video to all of them if he didn’t pay by Feb. 28. At 10:02 p.m. a deputy spoke with the male and reported the male had friended the individual on Facebook that morning and then started receiving the messages. The deputy checked Facebook and advised it appeared to be a fake page. The male was advised to report it to Facebook and to block the phone number as it belonged to a nonworking number out of Ohio. He was also advised to make better decisions when it came to video chatting with his girlfriend.

Feb. 16

• At 5:30 a.m. a 911 caller reported a vehicle in the median near mm 419 on I-90. The caller reported the headlights flashed at him when he passed. At 5:39 p.m. MHP and deputies were responding. At 5:45 a.m. Columbus fire and ambulance were paged. At 5:53 a.m. a second caller reported the vehicle was upright with flashers and headlights on and didn’t see anyone around the vehicle. At 6 a.m. Park City fire personnel were first on the scene and reported the vehicle was unoccupied and they would be checking the rest area. At 6:13 a.m. a deputy reported MHP was on the phone with the driver of the vehicle. He stated he had slid off the road and received a ride away from the scene. He advised he would return to the scene later in the day to retrieve the vehicle. At 6:31 a.m. MHP dispatch reported the vehicle would be wrapped in secure tape to help decrease the number of calls received about the vehicle.

• At 6:43 p.m. a 911 caller reported an accident near mm 417 on I-90. At 6:48 p.m. fire personnel were en route and MHP was notified.

Feb. 18

• At 1:55 p.m. a caller reported a gray truck wrecked in the median. When first responders arrived at 2:24 p.m., the vehicle was gone.

• At 2:21 p.m. the Columbus ambulance reported a white car in the median. They reported no injuries.

• At 4:27 p.m. a deputy requested information on vehicles parked by an apartment complex in Park City, on what is county property.

Feb. 19

• At 10:49 a.m. a deputy responded to a report of criminal mischief at a Park City tavern.

• At 1:08 p.m. a deputy ran the plates on a vehicle outside a Park City apartment complex and the plate came back as belonging to another vehicle. At 1:16 p.m. the deputy removed the plates and advised he didn’t have a five-day removal sticker with him, but would put one on at a later date.


Upcoming Events

Monday, June 17, 2019
Corinthian Lodge No. 72, AF&AM, first & third Monday, 7:30 p.m., Masonic Temple, Laurel Masonic Temple, 9900 Airport Road (except July-August)
Tuesday, June 18, 2019
Tuesdays, Noon, Beartooth Grill, 305 1st Ave. S.
Wednesday, June 19, 2019
10 a.m., Laurel Public Library, 720 West Third Street, Laurel, 628-4961
Wednesday, June 19, 2019
Every Wednesday at 5:30 p.m., check for more info. Find them on Facebook . Email them to find out meeting time and to join: The club will have a meeting or volunteer activity. Meeting location is Sid's East Side Bar & Grill on first and third Wednesdays of each month. Members and guests eat free.  Volunteer activity on the second Wednesday of each month. Check their facebook page for updates.  Every fourth Wednesday is for a club social activity. 
Tuesday, June 25, 2019
Tuesdays, Noon, Beartooth Grill, 305 1st Ave. S.
Tuesday, June 25, 2019
Fourth Tuesdays, 7 p.m., Eagles Hall, 313 W. Main, 628-4503

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