A caller who reported the theft of an unlocked Ford Explorer with keys inside was following the stolen vehicle as the person who took it drove around Big Sky at 3:20 p.m. on Dec. 4.
During a routine traffic stop on Nov. 30 at 8:30 a.m. a deputy noticed the smell of marijuana coming from a vehicle. The driver stated he was a medical marijuana cardholder, and told the deputy he had smoked marijuana the day before, but that he had none left.
Two Skyline bus employees reported that a bus broke down on a blind corner in the westbound lane of Lone Mountain Trail near mile marker six at around 3:30 p.m. on Nov. 20. A tow service was requested and traffic safety cones were deployed. When a deputy responded he found the bus was left unattended.
On Nov. 14 at around 6:30 p.m. a deputy located two vehicles that were involved in a road rage report in the Gallatin Canyon. Apparently the reporting party thought the other driver was driving too slow through the canyon. When the slow driver would not pull into a turnout, the caller decided to drive close to them and flash their headlights.
On Nov. 8, a resident in the Looking Glass and Lone Walker Road area found strange red stickers on the rocks in front of their house. The plow driver for the area said they did not put them there, so the resident contacted law enforcement. It is unknown what the round red stickers are for.
November 5, 2018
A deputy spoke with a man regarding a disorderly conduct complaint filed against him the day before. He denied calling anyone a derogatory name or that he had used profane language towards anyone. The man was warned and advised that it would be in everyone’s best interest for him to avoid contacting the person who filed the complaint.
A Big Chief Trail caller, who was locking his doors as he called to report a criminal trespass, told authorities he’d heard a man, thought to be intoxicated, walking around in his backyard at around 6 a.m. stating “I’m going to die.” The caller stayed on the line as the unknown man was moaning and swearing and turned on the home’s hose.
Alcohol was involved in an incident, in which a man was reportedly screaming, breaking things and threatening lives at a Pheasant Tail Lane residence at around 9:45 p.m. A deputy learned that a roommate had challenged another roommate to a fight.
At around 11 p.m. a caller reported that they had followed what they suspected to be a drunk driver. The driver and reporting party pulled over on Gallatin Road, and two female passengers got out of the vehicle in question, reportedly assaulting the caller.
A landlord has reportedly been threatening his tenant, saying things like “the last time I got this mad, I hurt the guy,” that “he knows how to take care of people,” and that “he knows how to burn someone’s house down and make it look like an accident.” The tenant wanted these interactions on record.