Police Report - 8/17/17

Thieves plague Laurel, vehicles popular items to steal
Busy Tuesday for LVFD. Outlook photo by Chris McConnell. The Laurel Volunteer Fire Department responded to several simultaneous calls on Tuesday. Firefighters were able to quickly douse a grass fire at the westbound weigh station, while other crews were called to a gas leak on Atchison Dr.


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 July 31, at 7:31 a.m., dispatch received a report of the theft of a flatbed trailer and Polaris 4-wheeler from the Laurel Ford dealership where the items had been left for service.

• On July 31, at 6:43 p.m., a motorcycle was reported stolen from the 2500 block of Atchison Dr. There are no suspects.

• On Aug. 2, at 10:41 a.m., a motorcycle was stolen from Town Pump by men in an older, distinctive pickup truck. Police posted video of the theft on Facebook and the vehicle was identified and there are suspects.

• On Aug. 2, at 4:26 p.m., a house was burglarized and two guns and a laptop were stolen. An investigation is ongoing.

• On Aug. 3, at 3:20 p.m., a person defrauded of $1,100 reported the incident to police.

• On Aug. 4, at 6:46 a.m., a burglary was reported at 200 SE 4th St.

• On Aug. 4, at 9:26 a.m., a warrant was served at Montana Lils Casino. Christopher Dickinson was arrested.

• On Aug. 5, at 12:43 a.m., officers made a driving-under-the-influence-of-alcohol arrest at Town Pump after detecting alcohol during a traffic stop. Cody Johnson, 26, was arrested.

• On Aug. 6, at 5 p.m., Jesse Albrecht, 23, was arrested for DUI.

• On Aug. 6, at 12:10 p.m., a theft was reported at Walmart. A purse was gone through and money was taken from it.

• On Aug. 7, at 3:31 p.m., a theft was reported from Walmart. A license plate was taken from a vehicle in the parking lot.

• On Aug. 9, at 3:17 p.m., police investigated a case of criminal mischief. A rock was thrown through the window pane on a screen door on the 600 block of Hazel Ave.

• On Aug. 9, at 8:18 p.m., a counterfeit $100 bill was found on the ground near a business on SE Fourth St.

• On Aug. 9, at 11:38 p.m. police recovered a stolen white Honda Accord after discovering the theft in progress and a pursuit. Annamarie Myers was charged with criminal endangerment, theft, criminal possession of dangerous drugs and criminal possession of drug paraphernalia. Dylan Young was also arrested on charges of criminal endangerment and theft.


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• On August 7, at 9:33 a.m., a 911 caller reported a red truck had side-swiped his motor home. He stated the truck kept going at a high rate of speed and did not pull over. There is passenger side damage to the truck. The caller pulled over at the rest area at mile marker 418 on Interstate 90 and was waiting for Montana Highway Patrol.

• At 4:24 p.m. on August 7, a caller reported a silver car speeding about 90 mph and weaving in and of traffic heading westbound from mm 436. The caller stated they had to slam on their brakes. At 4:31 p.m. the plate came back inactive as of 2005. A deputy went to the county line and was unable to locate the vehicle.

• On August 8, at 10:35 a.m., a Park City caller reported finding a border collie mix with tags and was wondering if animal control could pick the dog up and take it to a shelter. He was advised that there was no animal control for the county. At 10:43 a.m. the caller stated he would take the dog to a vet in Columbus or Laurel as they were leaving on vacation. At 10:43 the caller stated he was able to make contact with the owner.

• At 5:03 p.m. on August 8, a 911 caller reported there was a car accident and the male subject was out of the vehicle and very hostile. The caller reported the male driver tried to pass a van that was turning left on Sportsman Park Road. At 5:09 p.m. the caller stated the male was fleeing the scene and heading west through a field. MHP and Yellowstone County were advised. At 5:32 p.m. the caller reported he saw the male walking on Cemetery Road and a deputy reported having eyes on the man. At 5:49 p.m. a deputy had the subject in custody and was transporting him back the scene. At 6:32 p.m. a deputy was on the way to the Stillwater Beartooth Clinic for a blood draw. At 7:11 the male was transported to SCSO.

• At 6:35 p.m. on August 8, a 911 caller reported he and his friend were walking on Square Butte when his friend fell and he believes his ankles are broken. The friend was awake and talking. At 6:50 p.m. a deputy reported he was on scene and attempting to get the patient off the hill to medical. At 6:56 p.m. the deputy reported he was with the patient and requested a back board due to a possible broken leg and ankle.

• On August 9, at 6:49 p.m., a caller stated her son was stuck near the Buffalo Mirage Fishing Access Site. She was advised to have her son call 911. The man did, then stated his boat motor didn’t have the power to get him back to his vehicle. He was found to be in Yellowstone County and was transferred to Laurel PD. Search and Rescue was advised they could stand down.

• At 2:05 a.m. on August 10, a employee from a bar in Park City reported a drunk male out in front of the bar who could talk, but couldn’t stand up. At 2:25 a.m., a deputy reported employees helped get the man up. Medical was still in route to get a patient refusal signed. At 2:34 a.m. the patient  stated he was going to sit in the chair out front with his friends. At 2:52 a.m. the employee called back to say the man is simply not able to stand. Medical was paged for a third time. At 2:53 a.m. a deputy reported the man was helped into a chair and was going to sit with friends until he could get home. He declined medical assistance. 

• On August 10, at 11:01 p.m., a caller reported an eight-year-old grandson was threatening his mother and the caller with a knife. The suspect was in his bedroom with his mother trying to hold him down. The caller did not know where the knife was at the moment. At 11:44 p.m., deputies were with the mother and son and in transport to the Billings Clinic for an evaluation.

• At 3:26 p.m. on August 11, Laurel fire reported they were patrolling and saw a smoke column and discovered a controlled burn grass pile on Trewin School Rd. Park City fire was paged. At 4:24 p.m. fire reported meeting with an apologetic landowner who was unaware of burn restrictions. He stated he doesn’t engage in any form of media. He was advised to renew his burn permit to determine if burn restrictions are in place.

• On August 12, at 4:57 p.m., a caller reported he was following a bail truck on Highway 10 that had lost some hay. The caller didn’t know if the driver was aware of it, but said there was hay on the road. At 5:50 a deputy was with the driver who was clearing the hay from the road.

• At 6:57 p.m. on August 12, a caller reported a semi spraying diesel fuel over the interstate near mm 426 on I-90. The weigh station was contacted and advised that Montana Highway Patrol was aware of the situation. A deputy reported smelling a strong odor of diesel but was unable to locate the semi.

• On August 12, at 9:04 p.m., a Park City caller reported an eight-year-old boy in the neighbor’s yard in his underwear with a flashlight. The neighbor was unaware of the boy’s presence. At 9:32 p.m. a deputy took the child home.




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