Police Report 12-7-17

Deputy called to get first-grade student to stop running and go to class


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.


Nov. 27

• At 8:04 a.m., a theft was reported from a vehicle parked on the 500 block of Roundhouse. The tools stolen are valued at $1,000.


Nov. 28

• A theft was reported at Laurel Ford 12:10 p.m. A vehicle being worked on was broken into and a GPS and other items were taken. A window on the vehicle was also broken.


Nov. 29

• At 10:15 a.m. a 14-year-old male was cited at Laurel Middle School for violation of a protective order. 

• A 15-years-old male from Laurel was cited into youth court for truancy.


Dec. 1

• A rear license plate was reported stolen off a vehicle at 7:03 p.m. The vehicle was parked on the 2700 block of Lackawanna.


Dec. 3

• At 2:23 a.m. officers followed up on a report of an impaired driver who reportedly was swerving on the freeway. They found the vehicle in question at the Town Pump. The driver was slumped over the steering wheel. He failed basic sobriety maneuvers. Brian Kosine, 41, of Sheridan, Wyo., was cited with driving without liability insurance, driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs and having an open container.

• At 8:47 p.m., based on a report that an impaired driver was headed to Laurel from Edgar, officers made contact with the suspect after he pulled into Town Pump. The driver refused to show his driver’s license to the officer and refused to take a breath test. He was cited for obstruction and DUI. Because the Yellowstone Detention Facility was full, officers took his car keys and gave him a ride to a motel.


Stillwater County 

Sheriff’s Office

Nov. 27

• At 1:19 p.m., a deputy reported a homeowner in Park City was burning leaves earlier and they caught on fire again, but he was monitoring the burn. The deputy advised everything was okay.

• At 8:06 p.m., a caller on Benedict Gulch Road reported her pit bull was missing. The caller stated she was concerned due to threats made by the neighbor regarding the dog. She last saw the dog the previous evening. At 10:10 p.m. dispatch advised her there were no calls on file regarding her dog and that if anyone reports the animal they would contact her.


Nov. 28

• At 4:19 a.m., a 911 caller reported a semi on its side and another had “T-boned” it near mile marker 430 on Interstate 90. Because it was in Yellowstone County, the call was transferred to Montana Highway Patrol. At 4:27 a.m. another 911 caller reported the accident and stated he was the driver of the second semi and was uninjured. At 4:31 a.m. MHP advised they were sending troopers to the accident. Dispatch advised MHP that Laurel PD would page fire and ambulance. At 4:58 p.m. a relative of one of the truck drivers called from Florida and reported they were able to see the semi was involved in an accident via GPS. The caller was advised the Sheriff’s office was aware of the accident and was transferred to Laurel PD.


Nov. 29

• At 3:27 p.m., a caller on Clapper Flat Road reported someone in a black vehicle passed them at 70 mph and slammed on the brakes in front of her. After speaking with the caller, dispatch determined the call was in Laurel’s jurisdiction, not Molt, so they were transferred to the Billings Communication Center.


Nov. 30

• At 8:11 a.m., a Park City teacher asked for a deputy to respond to assist with getting a 1st grader to go into his classroom and quit running around the school.

• At 1:24 p.m., a 911 caller reported a 41-year-old male had a seizure and was not responsive or breathing. The caller was advised how to perform CPR. At 1:33 a deputy was meeting the ambulance at the truck stop. At 4:52 p.m. a lieutenant from Yellowstone County requested a Stillwater County Coroner for a person transported to the ER.

• At 3 p.m., a caller reported he gave a male $1,100 to move into an apartment in Park City and when he got there there were holes in the walls, the ceiling was falling down and there was feces in the corner. The move in date was to be Dec. 5. The caller stated the residence was uninhabitable for his young son and daughter. He stated the man refused to give his money back and that he had a receipt for the money transfer. He stated he was willing to speak with a deputy about his options. At 5:31 p.m. a deputy advised that was a civil issue.

• At 7:19 p.m., a deputy reported a vehicle driving 95 mph near mm 419 on I-90. The deputy stated all units were out of position and the plate info was transferred to MHP.


Dec 1

• At 9:47 p.m., an employee at the ZipTrip in Park City reported a male in a hoodie got $60 in gas and left without paying. They stated this had happened several times throughout the day. The pickup always had the tailgate down so they were unable to get a plate. At 10:04 p.m. a deputy stated an initial report was taken and a DVD would be available for viewing the next day.


Dec. 2

• At 6:11 p.m., a traffic stop near mm 422 on I-90 got a hit on a warrant from MHP. Yellowstone County Detention Facility was advised and the deputy stated they would take the suspect to jail. At 6:56 p.m. a deputy requested a K-9 unit. At 7:45 p.m. a deputy requested a tow and stated the vehicle was being seized. Hanser’s towing was advised. At 8:45 p.m. the warrant was served on the suspect and he was booked and released on charges from Stillwater County.

• At 6:42 p.m. a caller reported a pickup parked in their driveway with no one around. At 6:46 p.m. dispatch called the owner and left a message. A deputy called the reporting party and advised they could have the vehicle towed.


Dec. 3

• At 1:58 a.m., a deputy responded to assist with getting people out of a Park City bar.

• At 12:28 p.m., a caller from Molt reported he was gone for three days and discovered his house had been broken into. He advised there was furniture, jewelry and firearms missing. At 1:51 p.m. a deputy reported it was a civil issue. At 2:12 p.m. the caller reported he and his wife were going through a divorce and she took the items. He was advised to record the items taken and provide the list to his attorney for a civil remedy. A message was left for the wife advising her to refrain from removing additional property. No crime was committed. At 3:32 p.m. the wife called and advised that any contact with her needs to go through her attorney. 

• At 4:38 p.m., MHP called to report males were were stuck on the south side of the Yellowstone River off Highway 10. Search and Rescue was paged. The trooper spoke with one of the males and advised him to call 911. The boat was occupied by two 35-year-old males. At 4:58 p.m. a deputy was on scene and had a spotlight on the subjects, who also had a lightbar on their boat. At 5:23 p.m. dispatch spoke with the males and they were ok with plenty of power on the boat and phones, and were just waiting for a rescue. Carbon County dispatch advised their watercraft was not night deployable and they would be standing down. At 6:12 p.m. Stillwater Search and Rescue launched their rescue raft. At 7:30 p.m. SSAR reported the boats were off the river and everyone was safe. 


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