Sheriff’s Office Blotter

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The law roundup is compiled from the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office incident log. It is not meant to serve as an exhaustive account.

Dec. 28

12:22 a.m.

Suspicious activity

The victim of a recent break-in heard a suspicious noise and then the sound of a truck pulling away. They requested a patrol of the area.

12:34 a.m.

Public assistance

A Michigan Avenue resident requested a welfare check on six young children lacking adult supervision. The caller told deputies the parents were not home and the kids were between three and 10 years old.

11:16 a.m.

Civil complaint

A Conifer Road resident suspected his grandparents were being taken advantage of. Items have gone missing from their home, he told authorities.

12 p.m.

Theft

A local motel employee reported a guest left without paying.

1:58 p.m.

Suspicious activity

Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office deputies arrested Broderick Johnson, 18, after a report of suspicious activity at the Eureka high school.

2:59 p.m.

Civil complaint

A man held in detention claimed that his ex-partner stole his phone.

5:29 p.m.

Suspicious activity

A caller reported three juvenile females for knocking on her mother’s door and running away. The mother is elderly and has difficulty getting up and down to check the door, the caller said.

10:32 p.m.

Disturbance

Authorities investigated a report of a man assaulting his girlfriend at a local motel. The male was detained pending the investigation.

10:43 p.m.

Suspicious activity

An Airport Road resident reported kids partying on his property. Though a deputy had been dispatched, the caller complained the law enforcement officer refused to speak with him.

11:45 p.m.

Suspicious activity

A Louisiana Avenue resident reported an individual repeatedly banging on their door.

Dec. 29

12:44 a.m.

Public safety

A caller reported seeing a man wearing all black attempt to cross U.S. Highway 2. A responding deputy reported spotting an individual matching that description, but the man was walking on the shoulder of the road.

12:23 p.m.

Suspicious activity

A caller reported two vehicles for loitering in the parking lot of a local convenience store and gas station.

3:51 p.m.

Animal complaint

A Timber Lane resident reported that his neighbor’s aggressive dogs chased him on his property.

5:39 p.m.

Disturbance

A Forest Drive resident asked law enforcement to tell the “intoxicated neighbors to quiet down.” The caller complained about loud music and the sound of a woman yelling and screaming. When deputies arrived, they found the scene quiet.

6:07 p.m.

Suspicious activity

An Avenue B resident reported strange noises emanating form his neighbor’s property, mostly loud banging. The caller did not know if the neighbor was home.

11:16 p.m.

Suspicious activity

A Robbe Road resident reported that a personal vehicle pulled up at the end of their private driveway despite signs warning against trespassing.

Dec. 30

12:44 a.m.

Disturbance

A Three Corner Road resident asked to make a formal complaint against her neighbors for repeatedly banging the gate next to her home. A deputy dispatched to the area reported the scene was quiet.

2:20 a.m.

Unattended death

A Troy man reported he found his wife dead.

11:14 a.m.

Warrant

Sheriff’s deputies served a warrant out of Idaho on an individual in the Lincoln County Detention Center.

1:52 p.m.

Animal complaint

A caller reported being chased into her house by her neighbor’s aggressive dogs.

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