A deputy responded to an assault in progress on Gallatin Road at around noon. It was reported that a driver was being tailgated by another driver who “brandished” his pistol at him. The subject, who had a beard, was also passing in no passing zones and almost ran the reporting party off the road.
At 3:50 p.m., a deputy returned a phone call from a man who had said there was something “hissing at him” in his home. The man explained he was relaxing in in bed when he heard a hissing sound. At first, he thought he was hearing things, but when he yelled the animal hissed back at him from under his bed.
A driver left the scene after crashing into the ditch along Lone Mountain Trail sometime around 1:30 a.m. The car was towed to Bozeman.
A mother called deputies to report her 28-year-old son’s Jeep was stuck in the mud on a Forest Service road. He considered staying with the vehicle or walking out, but a deputy came and picked up the man and his dog, giving them a ride to Big Sky at around 2 p.m.
A caller reported that, for the second time, a woman on a three-wheeled bike was causing problems on Gallatin Road. The caller said she had almost hit the biker. A deputy was unable to locate the tricyclist at that time. Later, while following up on the complaint, a deputy was able to locate the subject at the Exxon.
Thirty or so horses, possibly coming from Lone Mountain Ranch, were causing a traffic hazard on Lone Mountain Trail at 2:20 a.m. A deputy from Bozeman responded.
May 8, 2018
An apartment dweller who thought they may have found methamphetamine in a container labeled “ice cream salt” called deputies to report the finding. A deputy checked the box, a test indicated it was not meth, and it was concluded the contents were in fact large crystals of rock salt used for making ice cream.
A suspicious van parked at a Gallatin Road home at 8:20 p.m. turned out to be the resident’s acquaintance. The driver of the van was hoping to catch horn poachers who were trespassing in a closed area.
April 23, 2018
A man who was locked out of his car at 9:40 p.m. flagged down a deputy for help. The man voluntarily submitted a breath sample to check for alcohol consumption and was found to be over the legal limit to drive. He said he would call the Big Sky Sheriff’s Office in the morning when he needed to get into his car.
At around 2:45 a.m., three intoxicated men broke a door during an unsuccessful effort to enter a second-story apartment to retrieve a phone of theirs that had been lost and was being held by a woman inside. One of the men also placed a patio table atop the hood of the woman’s truck in an attempt to climb onto the roof and into a window.