Numerous nuisance (mostly) calls tie up deputies at Homestead in Park City

Police Report: May 3-11, 2021
Laurel Police Report
Thursday, May 13, 2021
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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.

May 4

• At 11:35 a.m. a package containing dog food was stolen off a porch on the 500 block of 5th Ave.

• At 3:42 p.m. Bruce Wesbecher, 56, of Laurel was arrested on the 100 block of 5th Ave. for partner or family member assault (causing bodily injury).

May 6

• At 2:49 p.m. a $5,000 warrants were served on Jaycelynn Curless, 22, of Billings for revocation of a suspended sentence and failure to comply with court sentencing requirements.

• At 3:20 p.m. an attempted break in was reported on the 300 block of Wyoming. A lock had been broken on a door but the subject was unable to gain entry into the home.

• At 4:58 p.m. a male stole a power tool from Tractor Supply. The incident is under investigation.

May 7

• At 9:53 a.m. a theft was reported at Walmart. A suspect has been identified and the incident is under investigation.

• At 12:23 p.m. a theft was reported at Walmart. A suspect has been identified and the incident is under investigation.

• At 6:40 p.m. officers responded to a report of a stabbing on the 2400 block of East Maryland. One female victim had a wound to her hand and a second female had a wound to her head. Both refused medical assistance. A possible suspect has been identified and the incident is under investigation.

May 10

• At 2:49 p.m. officers received a request from Montana Highway Patrol for K9 assistance. An officer responded to the scene and the dog alerted on the vehicle. MHP confiscated the vehicle until they were able to get a search warrant.

May 11

• At 9:57 a.m. a report of criminal mischief was reported on the 400 block of Roundhouse Dr. A vehicle had been keyed.


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May 3

• At 9:22 p.m. a 911 caller on Cemetery Rd. stated a male was walking in the middle of the road and he and another vehicle had to drive around them. At 9:28 p.m. a second caller reported the male in the road. At 9:41 p.m. a deputy gave the male a ride to the Sage Creek Hotel.

• At 9:57 p.m. a deputy advised there was a truck stuck in the river at Buffalo Mirage Fishing Access Site. At 10:11 p.m. the deputy requested a tow and said they couldn’t see the plate because it was underwater. At 10:31 p.m. Hansers was en route.

• At 10:58 p.m. a caller stated they let a relative at the Homestead borrow his vehicle and their wife took it from them. The caller stated the relative couldn’t get it back because of a no contact order. At 11:35 p.m. a deputy stated the vehicle was at the Homestead but they were unable to get the keys because the female wouldn’t answer the door.

• At 11:30 p.m. a caller at the Homestead wanted to know what was being done about the kidnapping, assault and theft. Dispatch advised they were unaware of any kidnapping and assault but were aware of a report of unauthorized use of a vehicle. The RP stated they were assaulted by their wife when they showed up with dinner. At 11:58 p.m. the RP called back and said their wife took all sorts of pills which he said gave deputies cause to break the door down.

May 4

• At 12:45 a.m. a male from the Homestead stated his wife assaulted him earlier in the evening. He also said somebody from the post office came over and assaulted him as well. At 7:30 a.m. a deputy stated they advised the male to come and file a report but they were in Billings and didn’t want to.

• At 12:03 p.m. a deputy spoke with the male caller from the previous evening who stated they were now concerned about the well being of their wife because no one could get a hold of her. At 10:22 p.m. a deputy was back at the Homestead and stated the vehicle was no longer there.

• At 6:42 p.m. the male called again and asked for a deputy to go to the Homestead to arrest his wife for stealing a car and credit cards. The RP stated they couldn’t go to the house without getting assaulted and demanded something be done about it. At 6:55 p.m. a deputy advised the male declined to come to the sheriff’s office to make a statement so there was nothing they could do.

• At 8:27 p.m. the owner of the vehicle called from outside the Homestead and said they wanted to retrieve it. A deputy advised since he was the registered owner he could have the vehicle towed. At 9:31 p.m. a deputy was at the Homestead attempting to make contact with the female. At 9:57 p.m. a deputy came back to the Homestead to make contact with the female but the vehicle was gone again.

May 5

• At 2:45 p.m. a caller on South Clark St. asked why law enforcement was in the area. At 3:41 the RP called back and wanted to make sure they weren’t in any trouble and let dispatch know the name of the deputy they saw taking pictures. At 4:32 p.m. a deputy spoke with the caller and said it had nothing to do with them. The caller thanked the deputy then asked about a petition to bulldoze the Homestead and wondered if it included their house. The deputy advised they didn’t know anything about a petition.

May 7

• At 11:59 a.m. a caller on 1st Ave. SW reported fraudulent use of their debit card. The RP stated the bank requested a police report. At 12:13 p.m. a deputy gave the RP the necessary information to give to their bank.

May 8

• At 7:42 p.m. a caller on the Yellowstone River stated they thought their boat sank when they stopped on an island to fish. The put in at Buffalo Mirage FAS and went upstream and were currently stuck on an island. There were three occupants and a Corgi and everyone was safe and accounted for. At 9 p.m. the original RP’s phone had died and dispatch contacted a different member of the party who said they waded across the river and were walking on land to their camp. The RP was advised search and rescue wouldn’t deploy on the river in the dark. He stated the boat anchor came loose and the boat floated away. At 9:58 p.m. a caller stated they had recovered their boat and had made it to camp and were all ok.



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