Police Report: April 21 - 28, 2020

Stabbing report leads to two hospitalizations, no arrests
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Laurel Police Report

The following represents 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.

April 22

• At 4:27 p.m. a different law enforcement agency advised they had picked up a male with Laurel warrants and had transported him to the Yellowstone County Detention Facility. Thomas Stevens, 30, of Deer Lodge is currently being held without bail on a federal hold.

April 23

• At 11:21 a.m. criminal mischief was reported on the 1200 block of East 6th St. The caller reported someone had shot their fence with a pellet gun. The incident is under investigation.

April 25

• At 3:58 a.m. officers responded to a report of an assault and stabbing on the 2400 block of East Maryland. Two individuals were transported to the hospital and the victim refused to cooperate with authorities.

April 26

• At 11:45 a.m. a push-out of items valued at $179 was reported at Walmart.

• At 11:48 a.m. officers received a report that a female pushed a cart with items valued at $224 out of Walmart and left in a gold Buick rendezvous.

April 28

• At 12:31 p.m. officers responded to a theft–in–progress at Walmart. They located Desiree Griffith, 32, of Park City walking on South Washington and East Railroad St. She was arrested and charged with misdemeanor shoplifting and released with a court date.

• At 6:42 a.m. officers received a report of criminal mischief on the 700 block of E Main St. Eight vehicles had been shot with a bb gun. The incident is under investigation.


Stillwater County Sheriff’s Office April 20

• At 3:31 p.m. a caller at Sportsman Park reported two side–by–side vehicles “ripping sh*t” up below the high water mark. At 3:41 p.m. a deputy was waiting from them to cross back over the channel. At 4:14 p.m. the individuals were warned and told they would be leaving the park.

April 21

• At 10:43 p.m. a caller reported a car missed a corner, rolled and was on its roof with two occupants on Leuthold and Coombs Flat Rd. Fire and ambulance were paged and Montana Highway Patrol was advised and en route. At 11:29 a deputy stated the vehicle was not far from the road and was on its roof. At 12:11 a.m. Hanser’s was on scene.

April 23

• At 5:32 a.m. a caller at the Homestead stated his mother had left her wallet in his vehicle and was stolen a replaced with a different ladies wallet that was worn out and empty. The RP requested to be transferred to the FBI so he could make a report with them. At 5:42 a.m. the RP was advised to make a list of everything that was missing a deputy would contact them. At 6:23 a.m. the RP called back and stated the wallet had “either been returned or found.”

April 24

• At 1:38 p.m. a caller on 1st Ave. SW state his neighbor’s dogs tried to attack him. He stated it had happened before where the dogs show their teeth with hackles raised. He stated the dogs’ owner finally came outside and called them back. At 8:18 p.m. a deputy advised the owner was warned.

• At 10:15 a.m. a 911 caller from the Zip Trip stated his partner woke up and the right side of his abdomen was “killing him.” He asked the the closest hospital was and was told Columbus or Billings as Laurel doesn’t have an emergency room. The RP stated they were going to keep moving towards Billings and didn’t require additional assistance.

• At 11:27 p.m. a deputy located a vehicle at the westbound rest area where the registered owner had a nationwide extradition warrant. The deputy requested backup and stated one occupant was barricaded. At 11:49 p.m. a deputy requested an ambulance and stated an individual was going into diabetic shock. At 12:11 a.m. a deputy contacted probation and parole from a search authorization. The the K9 unit indicated on the vehicle and a tow was requested to the impound lot. At 12:17 a.m. a deputy transported a female to the Yellowstone County Detention Facility and another deputy took an individual to the Town Pump in Columbus. At 12:59 a.m. the vehicle was secured in evidence and photographed and tagged.

April 25

• At 10:17 p.m. a caller on Rimrock Dr. stated her husband had been drinking all day and making it impossible to be home with her dogs and adult son. While on the phone she decided since her husband turned out all the lights they would just get a hotel room. At 10:26 p.m. the RP called back and stated her husband wouldn’t let her and her son sleep downstairs and kept jumping up and down yelling “I hate you.” Dispatch could hear both parties yelling at each other. At 10:39 a.m. dispatch advised deputies that the male had a warrant for assault but was a Washington-state-only extradition. At 10:48 p.m. the male had calmed down and the female and son were going to a hotel for the night.

April 27

• At 2:14 a.m. a MHP trooper advised of a vehicle headed westbound at speeds of 120 mph. At 2:17 a.m. MHP dispatch advised of a pursuit on Frank St. which turned into Wold. The vehicle was a grey Toyota and traveling at 108 mph. At 2:22 a.m. MHP advised they lost sight of the vehicle. At 2:24 a.m. MHP dispatch stated the pursuit was called off. At 2:29 a.m. a deputy stated there was a vehicle on Youngs Point Rd. traveling at a high rate of speed. At 2:33 a.m. a deputy located the vehicle, which was unoccupied. At 2:42 a.m. dispatch advised the plate on the vehicle came back stolen out of Billings. At 2:47 a.m. MHP advised there were multiple stolen plates in the vehicle. At 3:01 a.m. MHP advised they were with the involved party and asked if there were any local warrants, which there weren’t. At 3:58 a.m. a deputy was transported the subject to an apartment complex in Billings.



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