Police Report - 10/5/17

Laurel man arrested for stealing 30-pack of beer


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.


Sept. 25

• At 11:36 a.m., a theft was reported at Ace Hardware. Items valued at $228.99 were stolen. There is video and police have identified a suspect.


Sept. 26

• At 2:39 p.m., a vehicle was reported stolen from the Russell Motel. A 1995 black Dodge pickup truck was stolen.

• At 4:04 p.m., the theft of a 30-pack of beer was reported by Town Pump. Police located the suspect, who told them he forgot to pay. Jonathan David Slenes, 39, of Laurel was arrested and released.

• At 6:22 p.m., residents on the 200 block of Foundation Ave., reported the theft of $276 worth of product. Although the items were returned, the victim is pursuing the complaint.


Sept. 27

• At 5 a.m., it was reported that an impaired driver crashed on I-90 and fled. The driver had been driving the truck reported stolen in Laurel on Sept. 26.

• At 12:20 a.m., an alarm at Ricci’s Express alerted police. The front door’s glass was broken. All the squeegees from the gas pump area were on the ground and a nozzle was removed from it’s pump. Observed on video was a male on a bicycle doing the damage. Damage was estimated to be $243. The crime is under investigation.

• At 1:38 p.m., a theft was reported from Laurel Ford. A person who had a motor home there for repairs reported a number of items missing from the vehicle, including a TV, binoculars and 200 DVDs. An investigation is ongoing.

• At 5:40 p.m., a disturbance was reported to be in progress in the Walmart parking lot. It was reported that several people were throwing items out of a car and yelling. Officers determined there was a woman demanding another woman get out of a vehicle. After an officer told one of the women to stop yelling and swearing and she refused, she was arrested. Kristy Foos, 40, of Billings was charged with disorderly conduct and taken to the Yellowstone County Detention Facility.


Sept. 29

• At 7:57 a.m., dispatch received a report of criminal mischief on the 300 block of E. 1st Street. A vandal broke the passenger window out of a 2000 Buick passenger car parked there.

• At 9:55 p.m., an impaired driver was reported to be seen going through the Taco Bell drive through. The driver was reportedly yelling and cursing. Officers made contact and detected the odor of alcohol. They conducted a blow test and cited Summer Peterson, 36, of Laurel, with DUI, first offense in city court.


Sept. 30

• A theft was reported at 9:30 a.m. from a yard on the 900 block of 1st Ave. Three concrete deer valued at $50 to $100 each were stolen. There are no suspects at this time.


Oct. 1

At 3:14 a.m., a theft was reported at Town Pump. Beer and cigarettes were stolen. An investigation is ongoing.


Stillwater County 

Sheriffs Office

Sept. 26

• At 12:05 a.m., a caller reported they were lost on Antler Ridge Road in the Pine Crest subdivision. Dispatch gave directions how to get back to the interstate.

• At 4:50 a.m., the Laurel Police Department dispatch requested an agency assist for a 22-year-old female with uncontrolled vomiting. Laurel ambulance was not responding. At 4:54 a.m. LPD dispatch spoke with the husband and he had decided to transport the female to the hospital. 

• At 6:43 a.m. a pregnant 24-year-old female was being detained for safety purposes in a squad car. The deputy reported she was having a mental episode or high on something, and was talking to someone who was not there. At 6:48 a.m. Park City ambulance reported they had no crew available. At 6:54 a.m. Columbus was unable to respond. Laurel PD was called. 

• At 4:50 p.m., a 911 caller reported there was a house on fire behind the library in Park City. The owner of the house reported that it was just a pit fire and an aerosol can exploded and startled the reporting party. There was no need for fire response. 

• At 8:35 p.m. a caller reported one of her neighbors was trespassing on her property in an ATV. She reported the suspects crashed into a pile of gravel and a passenger was injured.  The caller offered assistance to the injured person but her assistance was declined. After the suspects returned home the caller was contacted by the Home Owners Association president who stated that a female notified him of the situation and made physical threats. At 9:07 p.m. Montana Highway Patrol reported they were available for backup. At 9:55 p.m., dispatch contacted the Stillwater Billings Clinic for confirmation of a patient who was being seen for an ATV accident. At 10:41 p.m. a deputy spoke with the involved party and advised them of the no contact and no trespass order.


Sept. 27

• At 3:10 p.m., a 911 caller from Park City reported a German shepherd attacked and bit a 13-year-old boy. The skin was broken on his leg, shoulder and both arms. The caller stated the dog is from the residence across the alley and had left the area. At 3:25 p.m. Park City ambulance was on scene. At 6:16 p.m. the owner of the dog called and wanted to know what was going on with his dog and if there were charges pressed. He was advised to have all vaccine information for the dog available for the Sheriff’s deputy.

• At 5:12 p.m., a caller from Molt reported a vehicle had crossed traffic and almost rolled the truck and trailer. He stated the driver was traveling from line to line and went into the ditch. The caller followed the vehicle to a location on Coles Road. MHP advised they had a trooper responding. 

• At 9:15 p.m., a caller from an apartment in Park City received a 72-hour eviction notice from the manager and his belongings had been bagged and stored. When he contacted the manager he was told they would be returned on “his own time.” The caller requested a civil standby to retrieve his belongings. At 9:53 a female called and stated there is a male beating on her door because he was served an eviction notice. A deputy was with the male who the female claimed was beating on her door. The deputy said the male had only sent a text message. The female then agreed it was just a text that had been sent. At 10:34 p.m. a deputy reported the property had been returned to the caller. 


Sept. 30

• At 12:56 a.m., a 911 caller reported an altercation on 1st Ave. Park City.  At 1:01 a.m. both parties were on the line. A window had been broken and it was physical with the parties arguing. At 1:15 a.m. a deputy requested medical. At 1:42 a.m., a deputy reported the parties were separated and one male refused medical treatment. 


Oct. 1

• At 7:14 a.m., a caller reported a large bull elk struck by a vehicle near the Valley Creek Bridge at mile marker 425 on Interstate 90. At 7:29 a.m. an unidentified motorist had stopped to salvage the carcass. He was advised to obtain the appropriate permit from Fish Wildlife and Parks. 

• At 4:59 p.m. a caller on South Park City Road reported an altercation while trying to get a tenant evicted. The tenant was not at the property but the caller stated someone is in the property and won’t answer the door. At 5:09 p.m. the caller stated she was fearful for her and her husband’s lives. At 5:41 p.m. a deputy reported he met with the caller and was headed to the residence to advise the involved party they were out of line. It is a civil issue. 

• At 9:36 p.m. a caller reported their vehicle hit a moose that was hit by a semi moments earlier. At 9:50 p.m., the fire department reported the caller’s air bag had deployed but he had refused medical.


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 www.laurelexchangeclub.org for more info. Find them on Facebook www.facebook.com/laurelexchangeclub . Email them to find out meeting time and to join: clubinfo@laurelexchangeclub.org 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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