Author Archives: Deborah McAtee

Media Alert: Mass Casualty Drill Tonight

Starting at 7:00 this evening, Fort Ellis Fire, Bozeman Fire, Hyalite Fire, AMR, Gallatin County Sheriff’s Office, Sheriff’s Search and Rescue, and Mount Ellis Academy will be running a live training drill on mass casualty events. The training scenario involves … Continue reading

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Human Trafficking Operation

On August 29 , 2018, the Gallatin County Sheriff’s Office, Bozeman Police Department and Homeland Security Investigations conducted a joint operation targeting Human Trafficking in Gallatin County.  The operation focused on the targeting of demand for illicit sexual contact.  Advertisements were … Continue reading

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James Anderson Recovered

Yesterday, on August 19, 2018 at around noon, we received a tip from a fisherman. Members of the Park and Gallatin County Sheriff’s Offices immediately responded to the scene and recovered the body of James Anderson from the Yellowstone River … Continue reading

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Quinn Creek Fugitive Apprehended

At about 1:30 PM, Shaunsey Cole, the target of a multi-agency manhunt, was taken into custody near Quinn Creek Road, in Park County. Multiple law enforcement officers from several agencies were in the area searching for Cole when a homeowner … Continue reading

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Great One Rescue

Wednesday was a busy day for Gallatin County Sheriff’s Search and Rescue. Late morning, a mutual aid call came in from Stillwater County; Two Bear Air was in the Bozeman area for a meeting with local SAR teams and was … Continue reading

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Fall on the M Trail

At 2:30 on Friday June 15, Gallatin County Dispatch received a report that an 84-year-old man had fallen on the M trail and needed medical assistance. He was half a mile up from the parking lot and could not walk … Continue reading

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Yellowstone Club Threat

On May 30, 2018 the Gallatin County Sheriff’s Office was made aware of a concerning graffiti message left in a portable bathroom located at a Yellowstone Club Core Village construction site. The message read, “Job site shooting 5/31/18 lunch bring … Continue reading

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Escaped Boat Retrieved

Around 2 pm on May 28, 2018, a resident who lives along the Gallatin River in Gallatin Canyon observed a yellow pontoon-type boat float down river upside-down and without anyone around it, and called 911. Numerous Gallatin County Sheriff’s Search … Continue reading

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Spring Run-off Eats Kayaks

  The Gallatin County Sheriff’s Office would like to remind everyone to please use extra caution while enjoying rivers and streams during the high water and spring run-off period. Our rivers and streams are running very fast with increased volume … Continue reading

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Press Briefing Tuesday Before Montana Law Enforcement Memorial Ceremony

(Gallatin County, Mont) The Montana Law Enforcement Memorial Ceremony is tomorrow at 1:00 at the Commons. Gallatin County Sheriff Brian Gootkin, Bozeman Police Chief Steve Crawford, Montana Highway Patrol Colonel Tom Butler, and Attorney General Tim Fox will be available … Continue reading

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