Police Report: April 6 - 13, 2020

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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.

April 8

• At 1:38 a.m. criminal mischief was reported on the 1400 block of East Main. A subject or subjects had spray painted vulgar words on a building.

• At 8:33 a.m. a theft was reported on the 700 block of 8th Ave. A construction worker had been working on a scaffolding and saw a white SUV drive up to where his pickup was parked. The passenger jumped out, stole his toolbox and the vehicle drove off before he could get down.

April 13

• At 7:37 a.m. a white GMC Yukon was stolen from the 100 block of West Railroad St. A suspect has been identified and the incident is under investigation.

Stillwater County Sheriff’s Office April 6

April 6

• At 10:23 p.m. a caller near the Park City exit on Interstate 90 stated a pickup with Washington plates was “playing games.” The RP said the vehicle sped up and slowed down until he pretended to call the police on his phone, then the vehicle slowed way down. Deputies and the Montana Highway Patrol were advised.

April 8

• At 7:51 p.m. MHP dispatch advised of a traffic violation headed toward Stillwater County. An older white flatbed pickup almost ran several vehicles off the road. Yellowstone County had received multiple complaints. At 8:18 p.m. a deputy was unable to locate the vehicle and believed it was down by Bridger.

April 9

• At 11:52 a.m. caller reported a moose stuck in the fence between Highway 10 and I–90 west of Park City. Dispatch called Fish and Game and left a message. At 12:10 p.m. a deputy advised the moose had freed itself.

• At 10:08 p.m. a caller at the Sage Creek Motel advised they had previously been arrested for a partner or family member assault against a female and had an ankle monitor and no contact order. The RP stated the female had been stalking him and constantly sending texts. He was concerned for his safety and personal belongings. He was advised he needed to report it to Billings Comm. At 10:50 p.m. a deputy spoke with the male and advised him if the female showed up to call the sheriff’s office which would give probable cause to stop her vehicle.

April 10

• At 2 p.m. a 911 caller on 3rd St. SW stated two men were threatening an older male. The RP stated it was a trespassing issue and then hung up. At 2:10 p.m. a second caller stated she lived at the residence and the older male was her landlord who was trying to evict her. She said he was trying to break into her garage. At 2:51 p.m. all parties were advised to take the matter up in civil court and to keep the peace.

April 11

• At 3:54 p.m. Billings PD advised of a stolen white GMC SUV with two missing juveniles heading westbound on I–90 with MHP in pursuit. At 4 p.m. a trooper located the vehicle at mile marker 410 and advised they would wait for deputies to arrive to conduct a felony stop. At 4:05 p.m. four individuals were detained. At 4:24 p.m. MHP requested a tow truck. Hansers stated they would be en route immediately and MHP advised the vehicle was in the median.

• At 4:55 p.m. a caller on 1st Ave. SW stated they just returned from Las Vegas and their apartment had been broken into, the ceiling caved in and their dog signed over to a shelter in Yellowstone County by another res ident. The RP stated they called the shelter and the dog had already been adopted. The shelter advised the RP to call the sheriff’s department. The RP was advised all deputies were busy on high priority calls and someone would contact them later. At 9:20 a.m. a deputy tried to call the RP but there was no answer and their mail box was full.

April 12

• At 11:04 p.m. a deputy on Columbus Molt Rd. requested dispatch run a license plate but before the return came back the vehicle stopped and the driver got out to talk to the deputy. At 11:13 p.m. MHP was on scene as backup. At 11:35 p.m. a deputy requested a tow truck. At 11:42 the deputy stated the portable breathalyzer test registered 0.137 on the driver of the vehicle. At 11:54 p.m. a trooper took the suspect to a residence in Park City.

April 13

• At 12:49 p.m. a caller on 3rd St. SW reported the landlord of the property forced his was into the house and was removing items and loading them in his vehicle. The RP stated he and his girlfriend were in Billings and would like the landlord to stop and return things that weren’t his. At 2:03 p.m. a deputy advised it was a civil issue and the landlord and tenant would work things out.

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