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Sheriff’s Office Blotter

| May 29, 2020 8:39 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.

May 8

12:16 a.m.


An Elliott Creek Road resident told authorities that neighbors were firing guns in the area. Responding Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office deputies reported hearing no gunshots upon arrival.

12:57 a.m.

Harassment, threat, intimidation

A caller reported receiving a text message from her daughter. In it, the younger woman said that her neighbors were drinking alcohol and threatening her.

5:29 a.m.

Suspicious activity

A Louisiana Avenue resident reported hearing someone or something banging around in his garage. The resident also said he heard snickering emanating from the structure. Responding officers did not find intruders. The resident said he would follow up with a report of any missing items.

7:24 a.m.

Traffic stop

Libby police officers cited a motorist for driving with a suspended license and operating a motor vehicle without insurance. Officers spotted the vehicle near a local supermarket without front or rear license plates.

1:06 p.m.

Criminal mischief

An Idaho Avenue man reported hiring another individual to mow his lawn while he was at work. Upon his return, the homeowner found the yard worker had driven his lawn mower through the gate and damaged the area around it.

1:12 p.m.


A Rustic Road resident told authorities that around 11 p.m. the night prior she spotted three teenage girls hanging around the neighborhood, specifically the home next door, which the resident thought was empty. Libby police officers asked her to report any subsequent incidents immediately.

2:30 p.m.

Suspicious activity

Authorities received word of debris floating in Bull Lake over the past week. The debris was thought to be an unmoored dock.

3:17 p.m.


A Colorado resident spoke to authorities on behalf of his son, who allegedly was part of an incident involving a firearm.

3:49 p.m.

Criminal trespass

A pedestrian told authorities that they had spotted a shed that looked as though someone was living inside it.

4:37 p.m.

Harassment, threat, intimidation

A woman reported suffering harassment from a man who had recently bought a house from her mother.

4:56 p.m.

Public safety

A North Central Road resident told authorities that a 5-year-old girl wandered on to her property several times a day.

6:10 p.m.

Criminal trespass

A Cedar Creek Extension resident told authorities a man was trespassing on his property and removing fence posts.

8:15 p.m.


Authorities responded to a report of two men fighting at the end of a Northwoods Road driveway.

8:32 p.m.


Libby police officers responded to a report of people yelling at a residence on Mineral Avenue. They found that a church gathering was occurring in the area.

9:22 p.m.

Harassment, threat, intimidate

A Timber Lane resident reported suffering harassment from neighbors whenever she or her boyfriend drove down the street.

May 9

5:26 a.m.

Prank call

The crisis line received a report from an alleged 14-year-old that her fish had died and there was no one else home. Investigating police personnel deemed it a prank call.

8:43 a.m.

Civil complaint

A Northwood Road resident reported getting into a fight with a man squatting on his neighbor’s property. The resident was filming the squatters for his neighbor when one of the individuals approached him. The resident left after getting shoved.