Police Report 2/9/17

Wiggins can’t catch a break

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.
On Jan. 31 at 10:31 p.m., officers responded to a report of a family disturbance on the 1000 block of 4th Ave. Reportedly there were several people yelling at each other in the street. The two parties involved were both arrested. Joan Elsenpeter, 52, of Laurel, was charged with partner family member assault and taken to the Yellowstone County Detention Facility. Mark Elsenpeter, 57, of Laurel, was arrested for PFMA and transported to YCDF.
On Feb. 1, at 1:01 a.m., officers were dispatched to the Caboose Saloon for a vehicle theft. A woman had left her vehicle running outside to let it warm up. In the meantime a man had asked her for a ride. Rather than waiting or finding an alternative, Craig Wiggins, 46, of Billings, reportedly got into the vehicle and drove away. The vehicle was found stuck in a ditch at 56th Ave. W. and King Ave., in Billings. Items found near the vehicle led to Wiggins, who was arrested for felony theft and taken to YCDF.
On Feb. 1, at 1:57 p.m., police took a report of a fraudulent check written early in the morning on Feb. 1, at the Caboose Saloon. The check had been written on a closed account. Craig Wiggins, 46, of Billings, was cited for misdemeanor theft while incarcerated at YCDF.
On Feb. 3, at 1:34 p.m., a warrant was served on Rhye Temple, a 22-year-old male from Billings at YCDF.

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On Feb. 3, at 4:31 a.m., a deputy spotted a car that had slid off Highway 10 near Valley Creek. The deputy spoke to the driver who wasn’t injured. He was in the vehicle which was off the road while he waited for a ride that was enroute.
On Feb. 4, at 12:02 a.m., a deputy rendered assistance to a motorist who had slid off Highway 10 near Park City. The three passengers in the vehicle were unhurt and a tow truck was on-scene.
On Feb. 4, at 8:57 a.m., Park City ambulance was dispatched to a residence on 1st Ave. SW for a medical emergency. The calling party was concerned about a relative who had called reporting to be ill. The complainant reported he had stage four lung cancer and was unable to talk. The patient was taken to a Billings emergency room.
On Feb. 4, at 11:34 a.m., a resident of Park City called dispatch to inquire why deputies had been at her home. Dispatch informed complainant the deputies were there to serve papers. The complainant told dispatch she would be gone over the weekend and then was going into the psych ward for medication changes. After her release, she would be home and could be served.
On Feb. 4, at 3:11 p.m., a deputy initiated a vehicle stop on N. Clark St. in Park City. The deputy issued a warning to a driver for operating a vehicle that wasn’t registered.
On Feb. 4, at 3:26 p.m., deputies made a second attempt to serve papers on a resident of Park City. There was no response from the resident at the time but she later called dispatch. She told dispatch she would be back later in the week and that she was concerned for her dog because he gets scared when someone knocks on the door.
On Feb. 4, at 7:57 p.m., dispatch received a call from a Park City resident who was sick with pneumonia. The resident was home alone and his condition was rapidly declining, he reported. Park City Emergency Services requested AMR. They weren’t available. Dispatch disconnected the call when EMS arrived. They transported the resident to a Billings ER.
On Feb. 4, at 8:38 p.m., a complainant on 1st Ave. St. SW in Park City reported her drive way was blocked by two vehicles. She had called a tow truck and been advised that she first had to report the obstruction to the SCSO for disposition. Dispatch contacted the owners of the vehicles who had been attending a game at the high school. One of them immediately moved his vehicle, allowing the complainant to park.
On Feb. 4, at 10:15 p.m. dispatch received a complaint from someone at Pop’s Inn who was disturbed by three children in the bar playing pool while the parents were “at the bar belly up drinking with their children right there when the bar is not an appropriate place.” The complainant spoke to the mother of one children and reported the mother just grabbed her beer and drank it right in front the complainant and said, “that’s just how we do things here.” The complainant took photos of the children in the bar to show the bar owner. The complainant told dispatch she was concerned the the parents would drive home intoxicated with the children. She added that as far as she knew children weren’t allowed in bars as she had never seen that before. A deputy spoke to the complainant about the situation.
On Feb. 5, at 10:27 a.m. SCSO dispatch was notified by Laurel dispatch that an elderly woman at Tendernest in Laurel was sick with influenza and needed transported to the hospital. Park City EMS transported her to a Billings ER.


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Tuesday, April 23, 2019
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Tuesday, April 23, 2019
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