Sheriff's Office Blotter

| January 5, 2021 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.

Dec. 7

12:05 a.m.

Public assistance

Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office deputies intervened in an argument at a local gas station. A caller told authorities that she had been on the phone with her daughter when she heard a disagreement break out on the other end of the line. The call dropped and the woman was unable to reach her child again. Deputies caught up with the daughter at a local gas station and separated the parties involved in the argument.

10:58 a.m.

Disturbance

A woman contacted law enforcement after receiving information that a man and a woman were fighting on the property of a local gas station that same morning. She was unsure if the pair was still fighting or even on the property.

11:02 a.m.

Criminal trespass

A Rustic Avenue resident contacted Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office deputies after his sister refused to leave his home.

4:38 p.m.

Fraud

A North Town Drive resident reported receiving a fraudulent letter purportedly from workers’ comp.

8:39 p.m.

Disturbance

Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office deputies headed to Reserve Road for a report of an argument between a mother and son.

10:09 p.m.

Disturbance

A Vanderwood Road resident reported loud music emanating from a neighbor’s home. The male, who had been drinking, agreed to turn the music down.

Dec. 8

7:31 a.m.

Drugs, drug paraphernalia

A man asked to speak with authorities regarding drugs or drug paraphernalia.

8:03 a.m.

Unattended death

An unattended death was reported on Bull Lake Road.

8:58 a.m.

Harassment, threat, intimidation

A caller told authorities that her ex-husband had sent threatening messages.

9:09 a.m.

Theft

A Pinewood Lane resident reported the theft of multiple firearms and a purse from the home of their grandparents.

10:01 a.m.

Fish and game

A Pine Haven Road resident reported hearing high-powered shots in the area. Authorities suggested it might be duck hunters.

1:10 p.m.

Drugs, drug paraphernalia

Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office deputies investigated a drug case.

1:29 p.m.

City ordinance violation

Libby police officers investigated a city ordinance violation.

2:06 p.m.

Civil complaint

A Libby resident requested a civil standby as relatives were refusing access to a property. Authorities directed the individual to get a court order.

11:25 p.m.

Child custody

A West 2nd Street resident told Libby police officers that her husband took their children out of state.

Dec. 9

12:10 a.m.

Assault

Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to Conifer Road after a man reported that his wife had been attacked by their new roommate.

5:38 a.m.

Animal complaint

Local authorities cleared the carcass of a dead dog from the railroad tracks near Riverfront Park in Libby.

7:06 a.m.

Suspicious activity

Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office deputies investigated a tampering with evidence case in Eureka.

9:12 a.m.

City ordinance violation

Libby police officers investigated a city ordinance violation on East 3rd Street.

10:03 a.m.

City ordinance violation

Libby police officers issued a warning after getting called to a local thrift store for a report of a city ordinance violation.

2:24 p.m.

Suspicious person

Libby police officers temporarily apprehended a man mistakenly thought to be wanted out of Missoula. Officers arrived at a local supermarket after a caller reported seeing the wanted man shopping inside.

2:30 p.m.

Criminal trespass

Libby police officers cited a woman after she returned to a West 9th Street business where she previously had been trespassed. A caller reported her after she began soliciting store patrons for a ride.

3:09 p.m.

Disturbance

Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office deputies headed to Waterfront Road after two neighbors reported each other to authorities. Both accused the other of acting aggressively.

5:44 p.m.

Scam

An individual told authorities that another person had locked their computer and demanded money.

6:42 p.m.

Public safety

Authorities tracked down the owners of several horses running loose near mile marker 12 of Pipe Creek Road.

10:11 p.m.

Unattended death

Authorities reported an unattended death after a welfare check request in Eureka.

10:33 p.m.

Traffic accident

First responders headed to the intersection of 6th Street and Mineral Avenue for a two-vehicle accident.