Laurel besieged with thievery; Park City overrun by miscreants

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 encouraged to call the LPD at 628-8737.

Feb. 20

• At 6:18 p.m. counterfeit bills were reportedly discovered at Highwater Casino. The two $20 bills were in with the business funds and their origin is unknown. The Secret Service has been notified.

• A theft was reported at 7:34. p.m. A black bi-fold wallet and its contents were stolen. Later, the owner of the wallet discovered $2,500 missing from an account. There is an on-going investigation.

• At 11:31 p.m., a hit-and-run was reported at Town Pump. A black Ford Mustang reportedly backed into another vehicle and left. Officers are reviewing survellience of the area. There is an on-going investigation.

Feb. 21

• A family disturbance was reported at 10:29 a.m. on the 600 block of Juniper Ave. The owner of the property let police into the residence where they discovered unconcealed drug paraphernalia. Both Denise St. Germain and Nicol St. Germain were cited for criminal possession of drug paraphernalia.

• A warrant was issue at 10:51 a.m. by the City Court judge. Nunzio Schepis was arrested on the $2,710 warrant and transported to Yellowstone County Detention Facility.

• At 2:15 p.m., a 15-year-old male student was cited for truancy at Laurel High School.

• At 4:15 p.m., a hit-and-run was reported at Walmart. Police are reviewing footage of security surveylance.

• Laurel Police Department officers assisted the Carbon County Sheriff’s Office with a murder investigation.

Feb. 23

• At 4:19 p.m., a woman reported that she had gotten new license plates the day prior and had put them on her vehicle. The next day she noticed the rear one had been removed.

Feb. 24

• At 9:33 p.m., a theft was reported on the 300 block of S. 1st Ave. Someone fueled up and left without paying the $45.25 owed. Surveylance is being reviewed.

Feb. 25

• At 9:41 a.m., a hit-and-run was reported on the 600 block of Birch Ave. Police have suspect information and the case is ongoing

Stillwater County

Sheriff’s Office

Feb. 19

• At 5:12 p.m. caller near the Park City dump reported several horses running between the railroad tracks and Highway 10. The Livestock Inspector was advised. At 6:34 p.m the horses were in an enclosed area and the owner was contacted.

Feb. 20

• At 7:53 a.m. Kenco called to advise a burglar alarm was activated at Park City High School and they were unable to contact the key holder. At 8:02 a.m. dispatch contacted the key holder and he would be responding. Kenco also advised another person was en route and a deputy was notified. At 8:11 a.m. the key holder called and stated they were at the school and the school officer did not need to respond. At 8:40 a.m. a deputy advised everything was secure.

• At 10:14 a.m. a caller from the Molt school advised a deer had died on the playground and asked how to proceed. They spoke with FWP and advised they could not help. She was advised the sheriff’s department does not take care of deceased animals and should ask a resident for help.

• At 4:02 p.m. a caller stated that when she goes to a Park City address a large black dog aggressively chases her vehicle and bites at her tires. She was afraid she will get bit. At 6:05 p.m. a deputy was unable to locate the dog.

Feb. 21

• At 5:38 p.m. LPD called about a vehicle/individual involved in an accident in Laurel who fled the scene with an unknown direction of travel. They advised the suspect resides in Stillwater County. At 5:49 p.m. two deputies were at the suspect’s residence and reported damage to his vehicle. At 5:49 p.m. LPD requested the deputies evaluate the suspect and if they determine he is chargeable, transport him back to the scene of the accident in Laurel. At 5:53 p.m. deputies advised the suspect showed signs of impairment. At 6:05 p.m. the suspect was delivered to the LPD.

Feb. 22

• At 8:44 p.m. a Park City caller advised that someone was texting her 10-year-old son sexually explicit messages. She and her son told the person it was the wrong number and the phone belonged to a young boy but the messages did not stop. At 10:49 p.m. a deputy spoke with the suspect and warned him to stop making contact with the child.

• At 11:06 a.m. Laurel dispatch requested medical to a motor vehicle accident near mile marker 434 on Interstate 90. At 11:12 a.m. the patient was at a Laurel restaurant after being given a ride from a passing motorist. He was elderly, confused and bleeding from the mouth. At 11:39 a.m. AMR reported they would meet Park City medical at the Zoo Drive exit.

Feb. 23

• At 4:18 a.m. a Park City caller reported loud music coming from a vehicle on South Clark Street. The caller stated the music had recently stopped but wanted a deputy to respond to the area.

Feb. 24

• At 6:28 p.m. MHP called to advise of a man walking very unsteady eastbound near mm 428 on I-90. At 6:34 p.m. a deputy in the area was unable to locate the man. At 6:42 p.m. the deputy reported they made two passes through the area and were unable to locate.

• At 8:48 p.m. a 911 caller reported a disturbance in progress on 1st St NE in Park City where there was yelling in the background. The caller stated a male had pushed her and was trying to push his way into the house. At 8:55 p.m. a deputy had the male subject separated and was trying to reach an acquaintance in Laurel to see if the subject could stay their that evening. At 9:46 p.m. the subject was transported to the Laurel address. At 9:52 p.m. a deputy reported that it was only a verbal argument and all parties were separated for the night.

• At 11:42 p.m. a caller on 1st Ave. SE stated the dog across the alley was aggressive and barking constantly. The caller was concerned something might be wrong.


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Wednesday, July 17, 2019
10 a.m., Laurel Public Library, 720 West Third Street, Laurel, 628-4961
Wednesday, July 17, 2019
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