Vehicle infractions, fighting at The Homestead and medical calls keep emergency personnel busy

Police Report: December 21-28, 2020
Thursday, December 31, 2020
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Laurel Police Department

There is no Laurel Police report this week because of the holiday.


Stillwater County Sheriff’s Office

Dec. 21

• 10:10 a.m. after receiving an earlier report of vandalism at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, a deputy responded and assisted with rebuilding the nativity scene that had been knocked down.

• 9:32 a.m. a deputy issued a citation after a motor vehicle stop.

• 1:25 p.m. a deputy provided assistance at a vehicle search at the Zip Trip. They were unable to locate the people that were in the vehicle.

• 10:13 p.m. deputies were called to an address on Benedict Gulch Rd. for a domestic disturbance. Both parties had been consuming alcohol. The reporting party was extremely intoxicated and their partner didn’t know why law enforcement was called. Both parties stayed at the residence as they didn’t feel threatened.

Dec. 22

• 9:31 a.m. a caller advised that a semi had been parked at the Zip Trip for several weeks. A deputy spoke to the manager and discovered the driver of the semi lives in Park City and had permission to park there.

• 4:23 p.m. a deputy issued a warning to the driver of a motor vehicle for expired registration.

Dec. 23

• 1:56 a.m. medical responded to a call for a lift assist.

• 3:26 p.m. a resident in Park City reported receiving a strange letter with no return address. The letter was about secret fantasies and came with a DVD. The resident was advised not to open or play the DVD and that a deputy would be in touch.

• 8:41 p.m. a deputy gave a warning for speeding to a driver.

• 9 p.m. a deputy gave a warning for a headlight infraction to a driver.

Dec. 24

• 7:52 a.m. a deputy initiated a building check at the Park City High School. The front door was unsecured. The deputy contacted the school’s maintenance officer who secured it.

• 11:03 a.m. a fire was reported in Molt by the Billings Communications Center. Molt Fire responded. There was a Yellowstone County deputy on scene as well. They reported cut or downed lines but no fire.

• 8:21 p.m. a caller reported an elderly woman had fallen and possibly broke her hip. She was transported to the hospital.

• 11:44 p.m. a deputy gave a warning for speeding to a driver.

• 11:59 p.m. deputies responded to a disturbance at The Homestead apartments. A man from one apartment was threatening to shoot people or beat them up. He left in a vehicle headed to Laurel. Laurel PD was advised. The suspect then called dispatch and told them he was at a friend’s in Laurel. All parties were advised to stay away from each other.

Dec. 25

• 12:45 a.m. a deputy gave a warning to a driver for failure to maintain lane.

• 2:18 p.m. a caller from the Billings Communications Center reported a fire on the 7400 block of Clark Ave. in Molt’s jurisdiction. The reporting party was unsure if there was a grass fire or a bon fire. A Molt firefighter onscene reported a possible shed was burning and the landowner chased him off the property. A deputy then responded. The landowner had a burn permit but it wasn’t activated. The permit was activated and deputies had a chat with the property owners.

• 11:37 p.m. medical responded to a report of a female having difficulty breathing. She was transported to a hospital.

Dec. 26

• 9:45 p.m. a caller reported a motor-vehicle accident with injury. Montana Highway Patrol responded from Laurel. Medical transported the injured party to a hospital. Hanser’s was called to tow the vehicle to the Sheriff’s impound lot.

Dec. 27

• 3:49 a.m. a caller reported hitting a deer. As vehicle was drivable, the RP was advised to continue home and fill out a white form from the MHP website.

• 10:06 p.m. a caller reported a male came knocking on her door approximately six mile west of Park City on Hwy 10 looking for gas. A deputy gave the driver to get gas and advised that he was not legally allowed to drive.

Dec. 28

• 12:40 a.m. a deputy was called to assist MHP. The trooper had one person in custody. MHP also requested the vehicle be towed to the impound lot.


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