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Another miscommunication

A man and woman were heard screaming at each other through the walls of a Saddle Creek Condo at around 6:30 p.m., prompting a witness in a neighboring unit to contact deputies. Law enforcement responded to the scene and found that a father had taken his teenager’s cellphone away, angering her. The father was asked to keep the noise level down.

July 31, 2018

A deputy spoke about traffic laws and answered questions at a driver’s education class at 8:40 a.m.

No one was injured in an accident involving a motorcycle and a Chevy truck at the intersection of Lone Mountain Trail and Andesite Road at around 8:30 a.m.

A caller had concerns about their neighbors who were being rude to a semi driver that was hauling construction material to the caller’s jobsite. They wanted deputies to know in case the issue escalated.

A driver was ticketed for having an expired vehicle registration from October of 2016.

Construction workers passed along to a deputy drug paraphernalia they had recovered near the Town Center hotel project. It will be submitted for proper disposal.

A side by side ATV flipped on Lone Mountain Trail at around 4 p.m. Both the driver and passenger were thrown and sustained minor injuries.

August 1, 2018

A prep cook set off the burglar alarm of a Gallatin Road restaurant at 5:45 a.m. 

A man who was assaulted by his girlfriend in Bozeman reported the crime to Bozeman Police, but talked to a Big Sky deputy about his options going forward. 

A woman in a white Subaru was reportedly passing in no passing zones on South Fork Road at around 11 a.m. The reporting party had followed the woman to take down her license plate information and wanted a deputy to contact the driver to warn her about allegedly poor driving behavior. 

A woman using a locating app to find her lost phone determined it was somewhere in a condo building. She contacted the two units it could have been but it was not there.

A criminal mischief victim in the Firelight Condos was updated on the investigation.

The woman in the white Subaru was warned for passing in a no passing zone.

While out hiking, a woman found a pistol magazine. She turned it in to the Big Sky Sheriff’s Office. 

A woman who lost her driver’s license and credit card at the rodeo was wondering if they had been turned in. They had not, so she was given advice on how to proceed.

No one was injured when a “belly dump” semi backed into a hatchback car in the Exxon parking lot. 

A downed tree was causing a traffic hazard on a curve along Gallatin Road at 8 p.m. 

A slash pile at a construction site off of Streamside Way was on fire at around 8:30 a.m.

August  2, 2018

A caller said the fire in the Misty Way area seemed to have flared at 1:20 a.m.

Two friends had a physical fight on Curley Bear Road at 1:40 a.m. No medical assistance was needed. One of the men drove away, but came back at 3:20 a.m. and was on the back porch.

A truck was leaking diesel fuel on Gallatin Road just before 9 a.m.

A man who was illegally parked in a handicap zone was warned and advised to find a ride since his driver’s license was expired.

A woman reported her bike was stolen from the Town Center area.

A caller reported a man driving a white Dodge pickup at around 4:20 p.m. appeared to be intoxicated. A deputy stopped the driver on Lone Mountain Trail and determined he was not impaired.

Marijuana use by someone trespassing on Big Buck Road was reported at 8:15 p.m. No one was found.

Complaints of excessive noise from a band performing at a Big Pine Drive bar were taken just before midnight. They were asked to lower the volume.

August 3, 2018

Reports were unavailable at press time.

August  4, 2018

Reports were unavailable at press time.

August 5, 2018

A group of people reportedly assaulted a woman at a Big Pine Drive bar at around 2 a.m. The parties were separated by the time a deputy arrived and a bar employee called a hotel valet to pick up the intoxicated parties and take them home.

A caller asked for help locating a 15-year-old girl who was camping in the Lee Metcalf Wilderness as there was a family emergency back in Minnesota.

The sounds of moving furniture and someone speaking in Spanish were heard in a 911 hang up originating from the Yellowstone Club at 12:20 p.m.

A non-resident of a gated community was biking on Upper Beehive Basin Road at around 1 p.m. They were warned for trespassing.

A woman who was staying with her friend in the Firelight Meadows had her tires slashed.

A man forgot to take his gun when he moved out of a Firelight Meadows condo and the new occupants refuse to return it. 

A black bear was in a Sitting Bull Road dumpster just before 6 p.m.

A Canadian tour bus was speeding and tailgating on Gallatin Road just before 10 p.m.

August 6,  2018

Reports were unavailable at press time.

 

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