Police Report: October 1 - 7, 2019

Scammers, domestic violence and DUIs dominate report
Thursday, October 10, 2019
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Laurel Police Report

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 encour- aged to call the LPD at 628-8737.

Oct. 1

• At 12:45 a.m. officers re- sponded to a report of a suspi- cious vehicle at the Town Pump. When they arrived they found a male passed out in the vehicle. After an investigation, Casey Sainsbury, 22, of Laurel was arrested for 1st offense DUI.

• At 10:45 p.m. James Quinn II, 28, of Laurel was arrested for partner or family member assault and transported to the Yellowstone County Detention Facility.

Oct. 2

• At 2:11 p.m. officers received a report of someone who had been scammed out of $700 by someone who said they owed money for iTunes charges.

Oct. 4

• At 7 a.m. a bench warrant for $2,035 was served in YCDF on James Turner, 56, of Laurel for failure to appear on a charge of driving on a suspended license.

Oct. 5

• At 7:02 a.m. officers responded to the 500 block of West Maryland on a report of a family disturbance. After an investigation Douglas Norwick Jr., 44, of Laurel was arrested for felony PFMA (6th offense), misdemeanor intimidation, misde- meanor criminal destruction of communication device, felony criminal possession of danger- ous drugs (methamphetamine), and felony probation violation. He remains incarcerated at YCDF.

Oct. 6

• At 8:42 a.m. officers responded to the 2300 block of Atchinson for a family disturbance. After an investigation Jack Smith III, 46, of Laurel was arrested for felony PFMA (3rd offense), misdemeanor criminal mischief and misdemeanor un- lawful restraint. He remains incarcerated at YCDF.

Oct. 7

• At 11:03 a.m. a theft of tools was reported at Fox Lumber.

• At 2:44 p.m. officers received a report of a forged check at Western Security Bank. When officers arrived Destinee Rowe, 21, of Wolf Point was arrested for misdemeanor counterfeit- ing, obstructing a peace officer, criminal possession of drug paraphernalia and felony criminal possession of dangerous drugs. She was transported to YCDF.

• At 8:48 p.m. Rafael Gonzalez Jr., 33, of Chicago was arrested for DUI (3rd offense) and driving on a suspended license. He was processed and released to a sober driver.

Stillwater County

Sheriff’s Office

Oct. 2

• At 4:01 p.m. MHP advised of a report of an erratic driver flipping people off and tailgating on Interstate 90 near mile marker 426.

• At 7:09 p.m. a caller on Buckboard Rd. stated there was an ongoing dispute with their neighbor about fencing boundaries and said they had already spoken with the county com- missioners about the situation. The RP reported the neighbor was driving around her property and taking pictures of her house, belongings and animals. The RP was afraid the neighbor would harm her dogs because the neighbor knows her husband is frequently gone for work. At 8:26 p.m. a deputy advised the RP of her options and collected evidence of the harassment. The deputy also advised they could see where the vehicle was driv- ing off the road and dodging the poles in the grass.

• At 8:56 p.m. a caller on Highway 10 reported a friend had not been feeling well and had been depressed since his wife passed away. The RP said the male usually came to the Senior Center but did not show up that day. They asked for him to be checked on. A deputy stopped by the male’s house but advised that it had only been one day, so they would not break the door down.

Oct. 3

• At 2:27 p.m. an administrator at Park City Schools reported an underage student had been caught vaping. They requested law enforcement response.

Oct. 5

• At 3:31 p.m. a caller on 2nd St. SE requested to speak to a deputy about her ex boyfriend who had been threatening her.

At 5:40 p.m. a deputy spoke with the RP who stated her ex was upset about not being able to see their daughter. The RP advised she had attempted to make a plan but it was not exactly what he wanted so he became angry and threatened to hunt her down. The RP did not want law enforcement to contact him, she just wanted the incident documented because she didn’t want him at her house. She stated she was going to file for a temporary order of protection.

• At 8:48 p.m. a caller advised of wood in the center lane on I–90 at mm 428. When a deputy arrived on scene they discovered two disabled vehicles that had struck the obstruction. They advised dispatch to contact Montana Highway Patrol. At 9:13 p.m. a MHP trooper stated MHP wasn’t required because it was road debris that caused the accidents.

Oct. 6

• At 9:32 p.m. a walk–in at the Sheriff’s office reported finding a herding dog on I–90 near Park City. The RP advised if anyone called they had the dog.


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