Police Report - 11/2/17

Vandals and thieves making rounds
Oct. 23 • At 10:27 a.m., a theft was reported at the Walmart parking lot. A vendor’s passenger door window was broken. A handheld computer and printer were stolen. The items were in a carrying case with the Voortman emblem on the top of it. Items are valued at $3,500.

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.

Oct. 23
• At 10:27 a.m., a theft was reported at the Walmart parking lot. A vendor’s passenger door window was broken. A handheld computer and printer were stolen. The items were in a carrying case with the Voortman emblem on the top of it. Items are valued at $3,500.
• An officer witnessed a vehicle being operated erratically. The driver pulled up to and got into an argument with the driver of another vehicle. After being stopped by officers, Cole Young, 25, of Laurel was charged with careless driving, driving on a suspended license and failure to have liability insurance. Young was advised of of warrants for his arrest. He was not arrested because the Yellowstone County Detention Facility was full.
• An individual was caught ‘vaping’ in the hallway at Laurel High School by the School Resource Officer at 2:12 p.m. A 14-year-old male from Molt was cited into city court.
• At 4:07 p.m., a man was charged with theft on the 2100 block of E. Maryland Ln. The resident had allowed someone to stay in the home temporarily but later discovered a missing Keurig coffee machine as well as food items. The window on the passenger side door of a vehicle was also cracked. Ryhe Temple, 23, was charged with theft.

Oct. 24
• At 9:54 a.m., an individual reported a person throwing items away from a yard that wasn’t hers. She took at least one item for herself. Adel Beach, 62, of Laurel, was charged with criminal trespass and theft.
• At 1:29 p.m., an administrator at a Laurel school noticed the odor of burning marijuana on school grounds. The SRO charged a 14-year-old female with possession of dangerous drugs and drug paraphernalia.

Oct. 25
• A warrant was served Kristy Foos, 40, of Laurel at 9:58 a.m., at YCDF where she was jailed.
• At 2:23 p.m., an attempted theft was reported at Ace Hardware. A suspect had taken wire cutters from the store and used them to cut the back fence open for later entry. Police have suspect and vehicle information and an investigation is ongoing.

Oct. 26
• An officer patrolling near Thomson Park at 12:30 a.m., saw a cigarette in the mouth of a minor. A 16-year-old Laurel male was cited into city court on possession of tobacco.

Oct. 28
• At 12:58 a.m., a case of criminal mischief was reported on the grounds of Grace Bible Church at the corner of E. Maryland Ln. and Washington Ave. Three windows of a bus were shot out with a bb gun. An investigation is ongoing.

Oct. 29
• An arrest was made at 2:25 a.m. on the 300 block of 3rd Ave. after police heard yelling and saw a woman with signs of being the victim of violence. Jason Dickerson, 45, of Aurora, Colo., was arrested for partner family member assault and transported to YCDF.

Stillwater County
Sheriff’s Office
Oct. 24
• At 8:05 a.m., a Park City caller reported a driver speeding in a school zone who took a corner too fast and almost hit him. At 10:59 a.m. the driver of the vehicle was contacted and he admitted he almost hit the caller and had plans to apologize for his actions. He was warned to drive in a safer manner or face future citations.
• At 9:02 p.m., Montana Highway Patrol reported a possible impaired driver in a white pickup. The original caller said the vehicle was weaving and driving in the center of both lanes and they were currently following it past mile marker 411 on Interstate 90. All vehicles exited at mile marker 408 and a deputy stopped the vehicle. At 9:24 p.m. a deputy reported the driver was not impaired and was driving south to help his father load an elk. He received a warning for careless driving.

Oct. 25
• At 7:48 p.m., a caller on Cemetery Rd. reported a raccoon in her yard acting strange. She said it looks confused and won’t move. The caller was worried she wouldn’t be able to let her four dogs, four cats and horses run around her property as usual. The caller was transferred to a conservation officer.

Oct. 26
• At 1:58 p.m., several calls came in about a semi on fire. Columbus fire was paged and Montana Highway Patrol was advised. At 2:27 MHP was on scene and reported the cargo was batteries and approximately one pallet of car batteries were compromised. At 3 p.m. MHP requested a tow and Hazmat. At 3:10 p.m. all fire units were clear and MHP units were waiting for the tow.

Oct. 27
• At 8:22 a.m., a caller reported his vehicle was stolen. He stated he had some friends helping him move to Idaho and they had taken his truck. Dispatch left a message for the caller and advised the truck cannot be entered as stolen without a signed report. At 10:50 a.m. the man called dispatch and the vehicle was entered into the Call For Service system as stolen and put on the Montana Hot Files list.

Oct. 28
• At 9:40 a.m. a Park City caller stated their mother-in-law, who needs 24-hour care, won’t let anyone go near her or let them give her the medicine she requires. The caller stated the woman is being beaten and she can see things on the wall, even though she is blind. At 9:52 a.m. a different family member called and stated the reporting party and his wife got drunk the previous night and came home and assaulted the female and kicked her out of the home. The second caller stated someone is going to put her up in a motel for a week until another family member can come get her. The caller also stated the reporting party and his wife are refusing to give the woman her medication, which has to be administered to her because she is blind and wheelchair bound. At 11:01 a deputy reported no criminal activity was going on.
• At 3:34 p.m., a caller reported he thought a male in Park City may commit suicide. He stated there are no drugs or alcohol, but there are hunting rifles in the house. He stated he did not feel the male would point them at anybody. Dispatch contacted the male at the house and said a friend called and was concerned for him and that officers and deputies were outside the house. He was asked to walk outside with his hands out so they could see he had no weapons. At 4:50 p.m. deputies made contact and reported the man was being cooperative and not causing a problem. A deputy transported the male to the Billings Clinic and advised them to have security available.
• At 11:37 p.m., a 911 caller from Park City reported her sister’s ex boyfriend is causing problems and had assaulted her fiancé. She stated he had been drinking and broken a window in a vehicle and pulled his sister-in-law’s hair. Yelling and screaming could be heard in the background. At 11:50 a deputy reported a suspect in custody. At 12:14 a.m. the suspect was released from custody and will not be returning to the residence. The deputy reported he will be escorting the ambulance to St. V’s with an uncooperative male. At 12:49 a.m. the victim’s packet was reviewed and given to the victim.

Oct. 29
• At 12:28 p.m. a caller wanted to speak with a deputy about suspicious activity going on in Park City. The caller believed drug transactions were taking place near their residence.
• At 5:55 p.m. a caller from a Park City bar reported an individual refused to leave and was causing problems. The caller requested a deputy come and keep the person out. At 6:10 p.m. dispatch called to see if the party had left and the caller said he had. At 6:17 p.m. a deputy reported it was an argument between a bartender’s husband and another bartender.

Oct. 30
• At 9:43 a.m. a caller from a prosecutor’s office in Washington state called and requested a welfare check on a Park City resident. The caller stated the person is a victim working with the Victims Advocates’ program in Washington and had sent a disturbing email, but the caller hadn’t been able to contact the person. At 10:58 a.m. the Park City post office reported they didn’t have any record or address for the person.


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