Sheriff’s Office Blotter

| May 15, 2020 9:33 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.

April 17

1:06 a.m.

Disturbance

Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to a state Highway 37 residence after a caller told authorities her husband had begun yelling and throwing items after consuming alcohol.

1:08 a.m.

Disturbance

A man called authorities and reported a neighbor for playing loud music at all hours. The caller declined to give his name or location and could not specify what neighbor was behind the noise.

8:06 a.m.

Disturbance

Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to a disturbance on Western Drive.

9:30 a.m.

Suspicious vehicle

A Lost Treasure Road resident reported hearing a vehicle racing about the evening prior. When morning broke, the resident found a car abandoned in a ditch off the road. The owner of the car’s mother later told authorities that her son had blown a tire and they were headed to the scene to repair and remove the vehicle.

11:06 a.m.

Theft

A Forest Drive landlord accused his tenant of stealing and requested that law enforcement personnel search her property.

12:34 p.m.

Public safety

Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to a report of a child sitting along U.S. Highway 2 with his feet stuck out into traffic.

2:17 p.m.

Scam

A Main Street resident told Libby police officers that she was awoken by a phone call from an 800 number and the voice on the other end of the line told her to pay $36,000 within eight hours.

3:22 p.m.

Fish and game

Authorities responded to a report of a dead buck along U.S. Highway 2 near Indian Head Road. The carcass was missing its horns.

6:20 p.m.

911 call

A caller situated at the intersection of 2nd Street and California Avenue requested an escort to get to the local hospital.

7:52 p.m.

Disturbance

Libby police officers responded to the 500 block of Nevada Avenue for a report of an argument between relatives.

10:03 p.m.

Disturbance

Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to Forest Drive for a report of a possible underage party.

April 18

7:35 a.m.

Traffic accident

Authorities and first responders were called to Jennings Haul Road for a traffic accident with several injuries.

9:21 a.m.

Suspicious person

A U.S. Highway 2 resident told authorities that a man was standing in her driveway, carrying a pipe and a cable. She said the man began throwing objects onto the roadway after trying unsuccessfully to get inside her gate. He later took off his shirt and began acting “quite agitated.”

12:24 p.m.

Civil complaint

A Quartz Road resident told authorities he believed his soon-to-be ex-wife was at his home while he was away, likely stealing property.

12:40 p.m.

Suspicious vehicle

Libby police officers investigated a report of a vehicle parked behind a locked gate near Flower Creek Dam.

1:12 p.m.

Harassment, threat, intimidation

A Rustic Road resident reported receiving multiple Facebook requests from two individuals.

1:52 p.m.

Animal complaint

A Spencer Road Extension resident reported a dog on the loose.

9:33 p.m.

Disturbance

A Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office deputy spoke with a Dicken Road resident about his 15-year-old son.

9:43 p.m.

Harassment, threat, intimidation

A Three Corners Road resident reported that a man drove through the mobile home park and “cackled at him” while shooting a weapon. Upon further reflection, the caller told authorities he did not see a weapon. He conceded the noise might have been caused by fireworks.

12:36 p.m.

Criminal mischief

Libby police officers investigated a hole left in the security fence surrounding the city’s water treatment plant. The hole is described as large enough “for a small person to fit” through.

1:59 p.m.

Public safety

Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office deputies were called to Douglas Hill Road to help slow traffic.

2:58 p.m.

Public safety

A motorist traveling along U.S. Highway 2 told authorities that a law enforcement officer nearly drove him off the road. The motorist reported taking evasive action to get out of the way.

4:56 p.m.

Criminal trespass

Libby police officers found a man near the loading dock of a local thrift store. The man denied taking anything from the dock, police said.

6:44 p.m.

Fish and game

A caller reported finding a dead bald eagle.

7:11 p.m.

Disturbance

Libby police officers responded to a report of a man causing a disturbance on Louisiana Avenue.

8:42 p.m.

Traffic accident

Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to an all-terrain vehicle accident near Dalberg Siding Road.

8:58 p.m.

Theft

A U.S. Highway 2 resident reported the theft of a 21 speed Schwinn Sidewinder.

9:28 p.m.

Suspicious vehicle

A caller reported an unusual vehicle located near Houghton Creek Road.

10:24 p.m.

Disturbance

Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office deputies arrested Mitchell Williams, 32, for allegedly driving under the influence. Deputies arrived to Rustic Avenue following a report of neighbors fighting. One man allegedly threatened to ram another individual’s vehicle, but later took off on foot after his automobile was stopped in a nearby alleyway.