The law roundup is compiled from the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office incident log. It is not meant to serve as an exhaustive account.
Libby police officers investigated an apparent false alarm at a local furniture store.
A motorist reported hitting a deer near the intersection of Autumn and Farm to Market roads. The deer ran off.
Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office deputies performed a wellness check on a woman on behalf of her brother. She told authorities she had been texting her brother all morning.
First responders arrived at the Fisher River Dumpsters near state Highway 37 for a report of a possible fire. A caller reported that another individual had dumped hot embers into the trash bins and it was now smoking. Personnel with Libby Volunteer Fire Department watered it down.
Harassment, threat, intimidation
A Ridge View Lane resident reported that he heard his ex-girlfriend had bought a .22 for her new boyfriend. He worried the new boyfriend was going to shoot him. He also had spotted footprints around his home that day.
A Minnesota Avenue resident reported her neighbor’s dogs barking. The caller did not want to speak with the neighbor personally as she did not know him.
A Pioneer Road resident reported a neighbor’s dog coming on their property. The caller thought a passing vehicle might then have hit the dog.
A caller reported icy conditions on Shaugnessy Hill and requested a sander treat the roadway. A vehicle already had ended up in a ditch.
A Commerce Way resident reported losing her driver’s license since moving to Montana. She planned to replace it with a Montana driver’s license in late January, but wanted advice on how to drive legally until that time.
A caller reported a person loading items into a red and white, older model pickup outside Old Central School. Authorities determined the individual was a caretaker.
A Nevada Avenue resident reported their neighbor’s dogs bark nonstop when the owner is away from home.
A West Balsam Street resident reported a stray black Labrador retriever near her home.
An apartment dweller filed a noise complaint with upstairs neighbors for blaring music until 5 a.m. The offending party agreed to turn the volume down after speaking with authorities.