Sheriff's Office Blotter

| October 9, 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.

Sept. 8

12:41 a.m.

Authorities responded to a disturbance on east 5th Avenue.

12:42 a.m.

Fire

First responders arrived at east 5th Avenue home for a report of a fire in a garage.

8:41 a.m.

Harassment, threat, intimidation

Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office deputies met with a Swanson Lodge Road resident, who claimed his neighbor was harassing his family, including setting off fireworks to scare them and the family dog.

11:50 a.m.

Suspicious activity

A 911 caller told Libby police officers that a couple with a child in a blue vehicle with local license plates was acting strangely. Officers met up with the trio near Firemans Park.

12:08 p.m.

Animal complaint

A caller reported an animal abuse case along Riverside Avenue.

12:55 p.m.

Fraud

A local auto dealership told authorities that a rental vehicle had gone unreturned. The renter agreed to bring the vehicle back after three days. A month had passed and dealership employees were unable to contact the renter.

5:15 p.m.

Fish and game

Authorities searching unsuccessfully for deer suffering a broken leg later learned that a resident had taken it home in the hopes of tending its wounds. The animal was struck and injured by an automobile on Kootenai River Road.

8:56 p.m.

Traffic stop

Libby police officers cited a motorist after a traffic stop near the intersection of 6th Street and Idaho Avenue.

Sept. 11

8:06 a.m.

Assault

Authorities said one inmate assaulted another inside the Lincoln County Detention Center.

10 a.m.

Animal complaint

Authorities responded to an incident involving a cat and a pit bull at a local trailer court.

1:04 p.m.

Theft

A caller reported staying at a local lodging house the week prior. Several items were stolen from him while there.

2:52 p.m.

Suspicious activity

Authorities investigated suspicious activity at an undisclosed location in Lincoln County. No further details were available.

4:26 p.m.

Disturbance

Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to a disturbance at Airstrip Road.

5:05 p.m.

Harassment, threat, intimidation

A Farm to Market Road resident reported receiving harassing phone calls from a man.

5:42 p.m.

Animal complaint

Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office deputies removed a stray dog that was found near a Libby business. The individual who reported the animal said the dog was suspected to have attacked other pets.

5:57 p.m.

Public assistance

Libby police officers responded to Mineral Avenue after receiving an anonymous tip that a young child, about seven years old, was in an alley with several adults “smoking dope.” Investigators were unable to locate drug activity.

9:56 p.m.

Suspicious activity

A Lookout Drive resident reported catching sight of a light on in a cabin that should have been unoccupied. Responding Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office deputies did not find anything out of the ordinary.

10:29 p.m.

Traffic stop

Libby police officers cited a motorist for driving with a suspended license after pulling the individual over near the intersection of California Avenue and 5th Street for a turn signal violation.

Sept. 12

12:35 a.m.

Disturbance

Authorities responded to a local veterans’ organization for a report of a disturbance.

12:42 a.m.

Public safety

Authorities investigated a vehicle left on the side of U.S. Highway 2 near mile marker 42. One of its windows was shot out with a pellet gun.

8:25 a.m.

Criminal mischief

A Burnt Dutch Road resident alleged that a neighbor had spent the past two nights shooting at a political sign posted in her front yard.

8:56 a.m.

Agency assistance

First responders transported an individual to a local medical facility after he was found unconscious behind the wheel of his vehicle. The man was breathing.

1:49 p.m.

Motor vehicle theft

Local authorities recovered a vehicle stolen out of Kalispell after a county resident reported finding it abandoned on his property. The suspect was already thought to be in custody and held at the Lincoln County Detention Center.

3:06 p.m.

Disturbance

Authorities responded to a restaurant along U.S. Highway 2 after receiving a report of two individuals fighting in a pickup.

5:38 p.m.

Theft

A Libby resident reported a stolen bicycle, telling authorities that one juvenile had stolen it from another minor near the intersection of Montana Avenue and East Larch Street.

5:50 p.m.

Public assistance

A caller asked to speak with law enforcement regarding his brother. The man was last known to be in the Yaak area collecting firewood.

6:41 p.m.

Theft

A camp host asked for an officer to handle a woman who had not paid for her camping spot.

8:30 p.m.

Traffic stop

Libby police officers cited a motorist for driving without insurance after stopping them near the intersection of California and 2nd Street.

9:01 p.m.

Public assistance

A 911 caller reported seeing two individuals walking along U.S. Highway 2 near mile marker 55.

9:05 p.m.

Disturbance

A 911 caller reported coming across two women — a mother and daughter — fighting one another on Farm to Market Road.

9:30 p.m.

Traffic stop

Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office deputies cited a motorist for an open container after a traffic stop on Farm to Market Road.

9:42 p.m.

Suspicious activity

Authorities investigated suspicious activity near a local gas station.

10:09 p.m.

Suspicious person

Libby police officers responded to Firemans Park for a report of a suspicious person.

10:38 p.m.

Disturbance

Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office deputies arrested Amanda Reeves, 31, on a partner or family member assault charge after responding to a disturbance near Bowker Street and Granite Avenue.