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Sheriff's Office roundup

| December 3, 2019 10:51 AM

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

Nov. 21

3:16 a.m.

Fish and game

A Dome Mountain Avenue resident reported a deer with its leg stuck in a fence. The deer later freed itself. The resident told authorities they would call back if they found the deer injured later in the morning.

7:43 a.m.

Fish and game

A Farm to Market Road resident reported an individual spotlighting all night long while making noises similar to an animal dying.

11:21 a.m.


An individual reported bad checks being passed.

1:30 p.m.

Civil complaint

A Templin Drive resident reported having problems with his neighboring relatives.

1:49 p.m.

Suspicious activity

Authorities responded to a report of an individual acting strangely inside a local supermarket.

1:55 p.m.

Criminal mischief

A U.S. Highway 2 resident reported that someone hit and destroyed her mailbox.

3:05 p.m.

Civil complaint

A Farm to Market Road resident sought to speak with law enforcement about an advertisement sign placed on the corner of his property. He agreed to give the owner of the sign until spring to remove it, but he needs it taken away now.

5:56 p.m.

Suspicious activity

Authorities investigated a report of a sleeping bag, possibly with someone in it, at the ballpark of the fairground.

8:14 p.m.

Traffic accident

First responders arrived at the scene of a rollover at mile marker 28 of Yaak River Road.

Nov. 22

1:14 a.m.


Authorities responded to an assault on Park Street.

5:39 a.m.

Public safety

State Highway Department personnel reported an individual dressed in black walking along U.S. Highway 2.

12:02 p.m.

Animal complaint

A Forest Avenue resident reported a small Doberman pinscher running around and chasing deer.

4:20 p.m.

Animal complaint

A Parmenter Avenue resident reported that a neighbor’s horses were out. Authorities contacted the owner, who corralled the animals.

5:08 p.m.

Drugs, drug paraphernalia

Authorities arrested Charles Drury on possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia charges.

6:19 p.m.

Harassment, threat, intimidation

A Pioneer Road resident reported ongoing harassment. Authorities served an individual with a no trespass.

7:05 p.m.

Public safety

Authorities responded to a report of a vehicle that dropped firewood on U.S. Highway 2.

7:42 p.m.

Traffic accident

Authorities charged Chelshea N. Faber for driving under the influence, fourth or subsequent offense following an accident near mile marker 55 of U.S. Highway 2.

Nov. 23

1:57 a.m.


Authorities responded to a report of a fight outside a local drinking establishment. First responders found a man lying in the middle of the road. He declined medical attention.

5:48 p.m.

Harassment, threat, intimidation

A Milnor Lake Road resident reported that a man he does not wish to speak with is contacting him. The resident said he would call back to talk to a deputy as he was going back to bed.

6:54 a.m.

Animal complaint

A missing dog was reunited with its owner on U.S. Highway 2.

11:57 a.m.


A woman turned over a house key to authorities she found in the parking lot of a local museum.

1:36 p.m.

Animal complaint

Libby police officers reunited a missing husky puppy with its owner.

7:52 p.m.

Public safety

Authorities pulled over a motorist traveling along U.S. Highway 2 for driving erratically. The motorist was spoken to regarding their driving habits and warned for driving with expired registration.

11:18 p.m.


Amtrak officials requested local help in removing a man from the train.

Nov. 24

3:06 a.m.

Suspicious person

Authorities separated an individual found walking around downtown Libby from two juveniles traveling with him. The two minors were returned to a responsible adult, officials said.

1:22 p.m.

Criminal mischief

A City Service Road resident reported a suspected attempted burglary. The back door was unlocked and open when it is usually closed.

2:09 p.m.

Animal complaint

A Timber Lane resident reported his neighbor’s dogs barking at all hours of day and night.

2:48 p.m.

Criminal mischief

A caller reported an individual tampering with windows at a neighboring building along Education Way.

4:04 p.m.

Suspicious vehicle

A caller reported a vehicle parked in the same spot for more than 20 minutes. Responding deputies found nothing suspicious.

4:36 p.m.


Authorities responded to a dispute between a landlord and tenant.

11:01 p.m.


Authorities responded to an argument on Ridge Way after dispatch in Troy received two calls about the incident.

Nov. 25

12:44 a.m.

Traffic stop

Authorities arrested Shelby Ward, 36, on an unspecified charge following a traffic stop near the intersection of 1st Street and Montana Avenue in Libby. Officials towed Ward’s vehicle and brought in the K9 unit for a drug sniff.