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Sheriff's Office Blotter

| February 12, 2021 7:00 AM

The law roundup is compiled from the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office. It is not meant to serve as an exhaustive account.

Jan. 11

2:08 a.m.

Suspicious person

Libby police officers responded to a report of an individual walking around vehicles parked in the lot of a local watering hole. The individual was playing Pokémon Go.

7:30 a.m.

Traffic stop

Libby police officers cited a motorist for passing a school bus near mile marker 34 of U.S. Highway 2.

9:08 a.m.

Criminal mischief

County maintenance workers uncovered evidence of theft and vandalism at the soccer field at J. Neils Memorial Park.

9:09 a.m.

Public assistance

Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to an alleyway near Utah Avenue for a report of a woman sitting on the ground and refusing to move. The woman later relocated inside a building, but still refused to get up. Authorities described the situation as a “tantrum.”

2:03 p.m.

Scam

A caller reported receiving an ominous call likely from a scam artist. The fraudster threatened legal action over Social Security information.

5:57 p.m.

Disturbance

Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office deputies investigated a third-party account of abuse at a U.S. Highway 2 home. Both parties involved accused the other of being the aggressor.

Jan. 12

2:40 a.m.

Animal complaint

An intoxicated individual phoned Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office deputies and asked that they perform a welfare check on the animals he left behind following his eviction.

10:13 a.m.

Sex crime

Libby police offices investigated a report of a sexual assault.

12:20 p.m.

Disturbance

Authorities responded to a disturbance on Purdy Drive that left one or more individuals with cuts and broken bones. No further information was immediately available.

2:11 p.m.

Assault

Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to a report of a woman verbally and physically assaulting a man near U.S. Highway 2. The female became combative with law enforcement personnel and later tried to escape.

5:05 p.m.

Animal complaint

Authorities received word of possible animal abuse near mile marker 10 of U.S. Highway 2. According to the tipster, three horses and a small colt were left in a pen without shelter.

5:46 p.m.

Suspicious vehicle

A caller reported a vehicle left running in the parking lot of a gas station for more than an hour. The vehicle’s owner was later found.

6:07 p.m.

Disturbance

Libby police officers arranged for one individual to get transported to a medical facility after responding to a disturbance at a local Laundromat.

10:03 p.m.

Runaway

Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office deputies mounted a search for a girl that took off from around 4 p.m. According to the girl’s mother, she left angry and on foot, without money or a vehicle. She was accompanied by an adult brother, though.

Jan. 13

12:05 a.m.

Animal complaint

A resident in the area of Lincoln Boulevard and Montana Avenue told authorities that a neighbor’s dog was howling the previous five or six hours. Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office deputies made contact with the owner, who agreed to bring the animal in for the night.

1:15 a.m.

Minor in possession of alcohol, tobacco

Libby police officers brought home a minor caught with alcohol or tobacco near 2nd Street Extension and U.S. Highway 2.

8:05 a.m.

Fire

Crews responded to a report of power lines on fire near Shaugnessy Hill.

8:50 a.m.

Public safety

A tree fell on a West Larch Street home, blocking off entry into a bedroom. There were no injuries reported.

8:50 a.m.

911 call

Authorities received word of a tree on a home on Wood Street.

9:31 a.m.

Fire

Crews headed to Pipe Creek Hill Road for a report of a smoking power line. A tree had fallen on the line.

11:19 a.m.

Theft

A Mineral Avenue business owner reported theft by an employee to Libby police officers.

11:49 a.m.

Disturbance

Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office deputies made an arrest after responding to a disturbance on Parmenter Drive.

1:54 p.m.

Criminal mischief

Libby police officers investigated a report of a vehicle striking a phone box.

3:50 p.m.

Civil complaint

A Spencer Road resident asked to speak with a deputy regarding getting gu back from his son.

3:53 p.m.

Civil complaint

An individual reported being prevented from retrieving a four-wheeler he had stored on another person’s property.

5:33 p.m.

Harassment, threat, intimidation

A Butcher Creek Road resident told authorities that a neighbor screamed at them after cutting down a tree that then fell into the roadway.

7:22 p.m.

Drugs, drug paraphernalia

A Milner Lake Road resident told authorities that their mother dropped a bag of drugs while leaving their property. Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office deputies agreed to remove and dispose of the items.

10:41 p.m.

Harassment, threat, intimidation

Authorities received a third-hand report of a threat made against a law enforcement officer at court. As evidence, the individual turned in screenshots of a Facebook conversation.

11:52 p.m.

Suspicious person

Libby police officers handled a report of a suspicious person at the Fred Brown Pavilion.