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Sheriff’s Office Blotter

| September 1, 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.

Aug. 3

12:48 a.m.

Public assistance

A truck driver traveling down U.S. Highway 2 spotted a possibly nude woman headed eastbound near mile marker 74. The woman tried to wave him down, but he could not stop. Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office deputies were unable to locate the woman.

7:55 a.m.


A caller reported that a relative had taken tools from his Timber Lane home the day prior while helping to fix a truck.

9:21 a.m.


Libby police officers headed to a local apartment complex for a report of a verbal disturbance.

10:39 a.m.


A man wanted to report the theft of a license plate from his boat trailer. The man later conceded it may also have just fallen off in his travels.

11:30 a.m.

Harassment, threat, intimidation

The parent of an 11-year-old said her child had received “concerning” text messages from a classmate.

1:16 p.m.

Suspicious vehicle

Authorities in Troy reported finding an abandoned camper on Dump Road.

2:09 p.m.


Libby police officers again responded to a local apartment complex for a report of a loud argument. One individual involved opted to leave and stay with a friend after officers arrived.

4:09 p.m.

Animal complaint

A woman asked for animal control officers to perform a welfare check on her neighbor’s dog and cat.

4:45 p.m.

Suspicious activity

Employees at a Libby business asked to talk with authorities about a “weird” interaction with a male client.

5:08 p.m.

Public assistance

A Gut Creek Road resident reported that her son had not returned home. He was last seen the day prior.

6:03 p.m.

Suspicious vehicle

A 911 caller reported a white station wagon left parked on Louisiana Avenue for 24 hours. Responding Libby police officers marked the vehicle for removal.

6:40 p.m.

Suspicious activity

A caller reported that an employee at a local fast food restaurant asked her son and his friend to view pornography.

6:46 p.m.


Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to Dolphin Way for a report of a disturbance.

9 p.m.


Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office deputies separated several individuals involved in an argument on U.S. Highway 2. While authorities did not detail the cause of the incident, the individual who reported the disagreement was asked to contact a brand inspector to discuss “cattle issues.”

9:36 p.m.

Suspicious person

Libby police officers responded to a local medical facility for a report of an intoxicated man picking up rocks and walking into walls.

11:07 p.m.


A Dakota Avenue resident told authorities that their neighbors were being loud and jumping on the stairs.

Aug. 4

1:22 a.m.

Criminal trespass

Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to a report of one or more individuals loitering near a Timber Lane home. The residents heard an individual outside and her husband chased them off. They then heard what sounded like the engine of a four-wheeler firing up nearby.

4:44 a.m.

Suspicious person

Employees at a local supermarket asked Libby police officers to clear out a man caught digging through the store’s garbage.

7:28 a.m.


Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office deputies investigated a motor vehicle theft.

7:32 a.m.

Animal complaint

Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to a report of two horses wandering near mile marker 49 of U.S. Highway 2. Authorities later found the horses’ owner.

10:58 a.m.

Animal complaint

Authorities responded to a U.S. Highway 2 residence for a report of a dog killing chickens. The canine was captured and taken to the shelter. Authorities also spoke with its owner regarding the incident.

12:23 p.m.

Garbage, littering

A caller reported seeing debris fly from the rear of a pickup truck headed south on U.S. Highway 2.

12:35 p.m.


A Bear Trap Road resident reported the theft of a buffalo rug from their porch.

1:57 p.m.

Suspicious person

A caller reported getting photographed by a motorist in an out-of-town vehicle near Mahoney Road. The woman said the man drove by while she was visiting her mother’s residence and snapped photographs. The man parked at a neighbor’s home and continued to take photographs.

3:06 p.m.


A Parmenter Avenue resident reported receiving a scam phone call.

4:21 p.m.

Civil complaint

A caller asked to speak with authorities about how to begin the eviction process on their son-in-law. The caller expressed concern about his living on their property.

4:40 p.m.

911 call

A Parmenter Drive resident told authorities that their son and daughter-in-law had borrowed a vehicle to go shopping but had not yet returned. The couple arrived back at the home while the caller was speaking with authorities.