Sheriff's Office incident log
The law roundup is compiled from the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office incident log. It is not meant to serve as an exhaustive account.
Lincoln County Sheriff’s deputies, Troy emergency responders and Montana Highway Patrol responded to a traffic accident near mile marker 22 of U.S. Highway 2. The vehicle had gone off the road and took out several trees, officials said.
Authorities responded to a trespass call on Butcher Creek Road.
Fish and game
A U.S. Highway 2 resident reported that two German shepherds had chased a fawn into his yard, killed it and began eating the carcass. He later called back and said the pair of hounds had left the fawn and headed to a neighbor’s yard where they were attempting to kill their fowl.
A Three Corners Road resident reported finding footprints leading up onto her porch. She believes they belong to a neighbor. Investigators determined the footprints did not come from her neighbor.
Authorities responded to a report of trespassing on Butcher Creek Road.
Authorities responded to a report of a vehicle sliding off of U.S. Highway 2 near mile marker 71.
A Three Corners Trailer Court resident asked for animal control’s help in catching her brown and white pit bull and boxer mix.
A Rustic Road resident reported her brother’s ex-fiancé had stolen his black mastiff mix. The caller said the dog is technically hers, as she has the dog’s veterinarian bills in her possession.
A caller reported a car parked with its lights on across from the Kootenai Falls on U.S. Highway 2. The vehicle had been there for a long period of time. The motorist told Montana Highway Patrol that she was just thinking for a bit, but agreed to move her car into the parking lot.
A Michelle Lane resident reported a suspicious vehicle in her driveway and wanted the Libby Police Department to remove it. Authorities told her she could have a tow truck take it away.
Authorities arrested Scott Morgan Kair on multiple charges, including failure to appear in court, on Paul Bunyan Lane.
Montana Highway Patrol arrested Kaleb Rhema Taylor of Eureka on a warrant near mile marker 55 of state Highway 37.
First responders arrived at Treasure Manor after receiving a report of a man falling in a parking lot.
Harassment, threat, intimidation
Authorities investigated a report of minors on Dakota Avenue receiving suggestive texts and other messages via the Internet from an older man.
A caller reported her daughter had received text messages from a friend suggesting the threat of self-harm.
Authorities responded to a Farm to Market Road home after a caller reported that a man hit him with a pole after getting upset about a dog caught in a chair.
Authorities performed a wellness check on a woman at a Mineral Avenue home after her fiancé told police she was being held there by her cousin.
Montana Highway Patrol warned several patrons of a local drinking establishment against driving.
A caller at the Amtrak Station in Libby asked police to open the building’s doors as the train was three hours late.
A Three Corners Road resident reported two dogs running loose in the neighborhood.
Fish and Game
Authorities investigated a report of possible poaching near the airport.
A Park Street resident reported a scam and said she did provide information to a man claiming to be an authority figure.
A caller reported a theft from a local supermarket the day prior. The caller believed the suspect was a Troy resident.
Montana Highway Patrol responded to a vehicle that slid off of Pipe Creek Road near mile marker 24.
Harassment, threat, intimidation
A Mineral Avenue resident reported his ex-girlfriend and another man were threatening to shoot him via text message.
Authorities in Troy arrested Clay Myers, 53, for an outstanding warrant at a local gas station.
First responders headed to the scene of a possible house fire near mile marker two of Five Mile Creek Road. By the time they arrived, a neighbor had knocked down the fire, but the home was still smoking.
A Farm To Market Road resident reported hearing an individual by his vehicle. The unidentified person took off on foot.
Libby police investigated a report of a suspicious vehicle near the city’s cemetery.
Authorities responded to a report of a stolen vehicle at Avenue B in Libby.
Drugs, drug paraphernalia
Lincoln County Sheriff’s deputies investigated a drug case on Avenue B.
Lincoln County Sheriff’s deputies made multiple warrant arrests on Avenue B.