Police Report

Rash of license plates stolen from motel parking lots
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 are encouraged to call the LPD at 628-8737.
On Nov. 7, at 4:13 p.m., police responded to a family disturbance on the 1000 block of 6th Ave. A juvenile male had assaulted a juvenile female. The Laurel male, age 12, was charged with partner family member assault.
On Nov. 9, at 6:30 a.m., the theft of the back license plate off a pickup truck was reported. The truck had been parked at the Best Western Motel.
On Nov. 9, at 10 a.m., a theft was reported on the 300 block of West Ave. The complainant reported jewelry missing. The case is under investigation.
On Nov. 10 at 1:09 p.m., suspicious pills were found in the boy’s bathroom at the high school. The pills weren’t identified.
On Nov. 11, at 12:53 p.m., a man with a Laurel warrant was reported to be in the custody of a bail bonds business. A Laurel officer served the city warrant on Steven Bradley, 37, of Laurel. He was taken to Yellowstone County Detention Facility.
On Nov. 11, at 6:20 p.m. a dog was reported stolen from the 300 block of E. 4th St. The dog is a shaved brown and white Australian Shepherd.
On Nov. 11, at 6:35 p.m. dispatch received a report of criminal mischief on the 300 block of E. 4th St. The back wind of a car was broken out.
On Nov. 11, at 8:24 p.m., the theft of a license plate was reported. The vehicle it was taken from had been parked at the Locomotive Inn.
On Nov. 11, at 9:14 p.m. officers responded to a family disturbance on the 2600 block of Lackawanna Dr. No one was charged.

Stillwater County
On Nov. 3, at 6:58 p.m., a resident on 1st Ave. SW St. reported a 10-year-old child was missing. The child had been seen an hour previously with a neighbor’s child. The resident reported finding the child walking the dog at the dog park.
On Nov. 4, at 4:19 p.m., a resident on Clapper Flat Rd. reported a trespasser hunting without permission. Deputies responded and found that one member of the party had permission to be on the property.
On Nov. 5, at 2:39 a.m., a caller from 1st St. SW St. reported an 85-year-old having chest pressure and trouble breathing. No AMR was available at the time.
On Nov. 5, at 7:14 p.m., a report was made about a possible drunk driver on I- 90 at Carbon Acres Westbound. MHP responded and gave the driver a ride back to Columbus. The driver reported that his doctor had told him not to drive. The trooper took him to the Super 8 and contacted the man’s son.
On Nov. 6, at 8:41 a.m., a resident on S. Clark St. reported finding a zip-lock bag with a blue pill in it. The complainant looked the pill up online and reported it to be an amphetamine pill. A deputy was dispatched to retrieve it.
On Nov. 6, at 5:22 p.m., a resident on Schreiner Rd. reported people shooting towards him from Sportsmen’s Park. The complainant approached the shooters to advise them to stop. The complainant reported a male in his 30s in a camoflauge outfit and shorts then punched him in the chest and took off running. Yellowstone County was advised as the event did not occur in Stillwater County.
On Nov. 7, at 11:29 a.m., a complainant advised that the neighbor’s dogs were barking. Deputies were dispatched to locate the barking dogs.
On Nov. 7, at 5:17 p.m., dispatch received a report of a large fire burning north of Interstate 90 with a large amount of smoke. According to the County Burn Permit System, there was a scheduled controlled burn in the area.
On Nov. 8, at 10:33 a.m., Montana Highway Patrol requested back up for a vehicle search on I-90. A Stillwater County deputy and MHP were on scene. They requested a tow truck to take the vehicle to the evidence garage. The vehicle was loaded and taken to the evidence garage and secured.
On Nov. 8, at 11:13 a.m., a concerned party called for a welfare check on a resident living on High Plains Bluff Rd. The caller stated that the resident had been sick previously and hadn’t been heard. Deputies made contact with the resident and everything was fine.
On Nov. 8, at 11:28 a.m., a complainant reported having called the day before concerning the neighbor’s barking dogs. Reportedly the dogs were barking again. A deputy attempted to make contact with the owner of the dogs and was unable to because the owner was at work. A message was received from the owner of the animals who said the barking was from other dogs in the area. A deputy had witnessed the dogs barking earlier and confirmed the identity of the owner. The deputy spoke to the responsible party and gave one last warning. If there are any further complaints, a citation will be issued, according to the report.
On Nov. 8, at 10:34 p.m., dispatch received a call about a traffic hazard on I-90 between mile marker 420 and mm 421. The caller stated that there were two vehicles off the side of the road in the west bound lane. A deputy responded and said there was a freshly hit deer at mm 424 but saw no vehicles.
On Nov. 8, at 10:40 p.m., dispatch was notified of a semi blocking the Park City ramp. A deputy responded to the scene and determined that the semi was not disabled. The deputy advised the driver to move the truck off the ramp.
On Nov. 8, at 4:36 p.m., a driver on Pryor View Cir. reported being rear ended. There were no injuries and both vehicles were off the road. MHP was notified.
On Nov. 9, at 4:25 p.m., an attempt to serve papers was made on Sweetclover Rd.
On Nov. 9, at 8:20 p.m., deputies checked on a disabled vehicle on I-90. The driver was aware of having an expired license and had paperwork showing reinstatement was in progress. A warning was issued for the expired license.
On Nov. 10, at 2:42 a.m., a complainant reported that there was a vehicle circling the school. A deputy responded and made contact with the driver who reported being on a date.
On Nov. 10, at 6:57 a.m., an attempt to serve papers was made on Sweetclover Rd.
On Nov. 11, at 3:07 a.m., the Laurel Police Department dispatch requested Park City respond for a 77-year-old diabetic who was unable to sit up. The patient was conscious and breathing. A second page went out to Park City with no response. Columbus fire was then paged. The patient was transported to St. Vincent’s hospital.


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