Sheriff's Office Blotter
The law roundup is compiled from the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office. It is not meant to serve as an exhaustive account.
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.
Libby police officers cited a motorist for passing a school bus near mile marker 34 of U.S. Highway 2.
County maintenance workers uncovered evidence of theft and vandalism at the soccer field at J. Neils Memorial Park.
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.”
A caller reported receiving an ominous call likely from a scam artist. The fraudster threatened legal action over Social Security information.
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.
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.
Libby police offices investigated a report of a sexual assault.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Libby police officers arranged for one individual to get transported to a medical facility after responding to a disturbance at a local Laundromat.
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.
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.
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.
Crews responded to a report of power lines on fire near Shaugnessy Hill.
A tree fell on a West Larch Street home, blocking off entry into a bedroom. There were no injuries reported.
Authorities received word of a tree on a home on Wood Street.
Crews headed to Pipe Creek Hill Road for a report of a smoking power line. A tree had fallen on the line.
A Mineral Avenue business owner reported theft by an employee to Libby police officers.
Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office deputies made an arrest after responding to a disturbance on Parmenter Drive.
Libby police officers investigated a report of a vehicle striking a phone box.
A Spencer Road resident asked to speak with a deputy regarding getting gu back from his son.
An individual reported being prevented from retrieving a four-wheeler he had stored on another person’s property.
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.
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.
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.
Libby police officers handled a report of a suspicious person at the Fred Brown Pavilion.