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Sheriff's Office Blotter

| December 29, 2020 7:00 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. 30

10:48 a.m.

Animal complaint

A Pipe Creek Road resident reported getting bitten by a neighbor’s dog.

11:20 a.m.

Criminal mischief

Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office deputies headed to a local store after price tags were switched around objects. The store offered a videotape for deputies to review.

12:27 p.m.


A caller told Libby police officers that an unknown individual had swiped her credit cards and driver’s license from her purse.

2:49 p.m.

Animal complaint

A caller reported seeing three dogs running around and chasing deer near Park Street.

2:50 p.m.

Public assistance

A man asked to speak with law enforcement regarding the whereabouts of his son, who had missed a court date.

4:18 p.m.

Harassment, threat, intimidation

An individual spoke with Libby police officers about his son, whom he felt was harassing him.

4:21 p.m.

Harassment, threat, intimidation

A U.S. Highway 2 resident reported suffering harassment at the hands of their son’s ex-girlfriend.

5:20 p.m.


Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office deputies headed to Kootenai Vista Drive after a woman called and requested law enforcement personnel take her to the county jail.

6:39 p.m.


A man reported the theft of his gun from his truck.

10:25 p.m.

Criminal mischief

Libby police officers investigated a possible RV break-in on Main Avenue.

Dec. 1

2:27 a.m.


A caller asked for law enforcement personnel to arrest their adult son or remove him from the property. The adult son was described as violent and abusive.

3:58 a.m.

Suspicious vehicle

Libby police officers headed to a local supermarket for a report of a man sleeping or unconscious in a truck in the parking lot.

8:36 a.m.


Libby police officers arrested Stephen Douglas Miller on a partner or family member assault charge after responding to a disturbance on Main Avenue. Officers headed to the scene after a woman reported that her brother-in-law had made unwanted sexual advances.

9:20 a.m.

Public safety

A local coffee shop contacted Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office deputies after new neighbors starting using the drive-thru as a shortcut to their property.

11:54 a.m.

Probation or parole violation

Authorities arrested Jared Paul Covey for a probation violation.

3:14 p.m.

Criminal trespass

A caller asked to trespass a man that lounges on their property.

3:27 p.m.


A local man suspected his ex-girlfriend took his unemployment money.

4:47 p.m.


A caller told Libby police officers that an unknown individual was using a Social Security number to buy a house in South Carolina.

5:10 p.m.

Traffic accident

Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office deputies assisted a man after his motor home became stuck.

6:33 p.m.


A caller reported her husband for being intoxicated and abusive.

Dec. 2

4:20 a.m.


A Parmenter Creek resident told authorities that his girlfriend had begun yelling at him. She was intoxicated, the man said.

10:41 a.m.


A Conifer Road resident reported a burglary. His coin collection and savings were stolen in the break-in.

1:17 p.m.

Criminal trespass

Employees of a local business alerted Libby police officers to a panhandler on U.S. Highway 2. Responding officers were unable to locate the woman.

1:35 p.m.

Harassment, threat, intimidation

A woman requested information about handling a coworker, who was stalking and harassing her.

2:25 p.m.


Libby police officers headed to a local supermarket for a report of a woman using products and then putting them back on the shelf.

3:58 p.m.


A caller reported the theft of several items from his Old Highway 2 home.

10:04 p.m.

Suspicious activity

Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to Airport Road for a report of a group of trespassers.

10:48 p.m.


A Park Street resident complained of a noisy neighbor running machinery in the front yard.

Dec. 3

1:48 a.m.

Suspicious vehicle

Libby police officers investigated a suspicious vehicle left at the corner of Mineral Avenue.

11:09 a.m.


A resident near Cherry Creek Bluff reported hearing explosions south of town.

12:07 p.m.

Criminal trespass

An individual passed along third-party knowledge of a trespassing incident on foreclosed property on Old Highway 2.

12:54 p.m.


A Dakota Avenue resident reported the theft of change from a vehicle. The victim spotted footprints around the vehicle.

1:55 p.m.

Criminal mischief

An individual reported the theft of a phone while at a party at an unknown location. The phone was later returned, but the back of the device was damaged in the meantime.

5:27 p.m.

Civil complaint

A Snowshoe Road resident contacted law enforcement after being told his vehicle would be towed if it is not moved. He said that his estranged wife had brought the vehicle to the property from California. She had told him that she expected it to sell it soon.