Author Archives: Jason Jarrett

Conditions Make For Dark Rescue in WYell

(Gallatin County, Mont.)  On Friday at 6:30 pm., the West Yellowstone Police Department received a 911 call reporting a missing/overdue snowmobiler.  The 55-year old male from California became separated from his sons about two hours earlier off the South Plateau trail, … Continue reading

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Garnet Mountain Search

On 12-16-17 at about 1:25 AM, the Gallatin County Sheriff’s Office received a call advising she and her boyfriend had been hiking up Garnet Mountain and were very cold and now unsure of where to go.  They had left at … Continue reading

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Three County Pursuit Ends in Arrest

(Three Forks, Mont.) At 3:54PM Gallatin County Dispatch advised deputies that Broadwater County Deputies were in a pursuit with a black Mitzubishi Outlander, south bound on Hwy 287, coming towards Gallatin County. The vehicle had earlier been reported stolen from … Continue reading

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Law Enforcement Situation near Four Corners Resolved

(Gallatin County, Mont.) Today at about 3:00 P.M. Sheriff’s Deputies were dispatched to an address near Zoot Enterprise Lane and Zoot Way near Four Corners.  A 20 year old Gallatin County Resident was threatening suicide and was armed with a hunting rifle.  Deputies … Continue reading

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Sixteen Mile Road Gets 2 in a Week.

(Gallatin County, Mont.) At 3:00 p.m. on Tuesday, Gallatin County 9-1-1 received a report from Meagher County Dispatch that three individuals got their pickup stuck on Sixteen Mile Road in the remote North end of Gallatin County, a short distance … Continue reading

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Gallatin County Sheriff/Coroner Name Release

(Bozeman, Mont.) Long time Bozeman resident William C Franks, 72, was found deceased at his residence in Bozeman today. His death is being jointly investigated by the Bozeman Police Department and the Gallatin County Sheriff / Coroner’s Office.

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Homicide Suspect Arrested

(Bozeman, Mont.) Just before noon Tuesday, the Bozeman Police Department received a call of a stabbing at an address on N 9th Avenue in Bozeman.  Police located a deceased adult male in the residence.  37-year-old Tanner McCann Franks was arrested … Continue reading

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Long Day and Night for Census Worker

(Gallatin County, Mont.) On the morning of November 14, 2017, the Bozeman Police Dept. took a missing person report of a 69 year old female who was a day overdue from her census duties. She told a co-worker that she … Continue reading

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Its Ski Season

(Gallatin County, Mont.)  Just because the ski hills are not open yet does not mean there is no skiing.  Recent snow fall has lured skiers into the mountains and with that comes the occasional rescue.  Today at about 5:30 P.M. a … Continue reading

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Avalanche South of Big Sky Claims Two Victims

(Madison County, Mont.) Monday Search and Rescue Volunteers from Gallatin County assisted the Madison County Sheriff’s Office with an avalanche recovery on Imp Peak.  The avalanche killed 23-year-old year Inge Perkins of Bozeman, MT. Preliminary investigation indicates that Saturday morning, Oct 7th, … Continue reading

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