Author Archives: tschumacher

Scams

The Gallatin County Sheriff’s Office has received multiple calls from citizens who state they were contacted by the IRS and told to call 701-428-8115 or a warrant was going to be placed on them. This is a scam and you … Continue reading

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Gallatin River Ranch Rescue

On Sunday, October 15th, 2017, around 6:00 pm, the Gallatin County Sheriff’s Search and Rescue Division, the Gallatin River Ranch Fire Department, and an American Medical Response (AMR) ambulance responded to a backcountry rescue.  A 76-year-old Texas man most likely … Continue reading

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Victim of Vehicle Accident Identified

On Thursday, September 28, 2017, at approximately 6:25AM, the Gallatin County 911 Dispatch Center received a call from a citizen reporting a vehicle on its side in the ditch near 774 Reese Creek Road.  The caller stated the motor was … Continue reading

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Ricocheting Bullets

At approximately 2:00 am on Sunday, September 10, 2017, the Gallatin County Sheriff’s Office responded to the area of Sourdough Road and Goldstein Road for a report of gun shots fired.  An errant bullet entered a residence after ricocheting off … Continue reading

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Bacon Rind Trailhead Rescue

(Gallatin County, Mont.)  On Wednesday, August 23, 2017 at 2:11 pm., the Gallatin County Dispatch Center received a call regarding a 59-year-old female from Washington who had fallen off her horse and sustained injuries to her hip and shoulder. The … Continue reading

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ATV Fatality

On Wednesday, August 16th, a little before 9:00 pm, a 76 year- old ATV rider was reported overdue.  The man was riding in the Little Bear area near the mouth of Gallatin Canyon. Multiple crews from the various groups of … Continue reading

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Scam Alert

  The Gallatin County Sheriff’s office continues to receive reports of scams being attempted or perpetrated on local residents. The most common theme amongst these scams is that they ask for payment via Green Dot or Western Union; which would … Continue reading

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Mountain Biker Fatality

On July 24, 2017, at 3:18 P.M., Gallatin County Sheriff’s Office received a call of an 18 year old male who had collapsed while riding his mountain bike at Big Sky Resort. The Big Sky Ski Patrol responded quickly to … Continue reading

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Rescue on Flathead Pass

On Monday, July 24th, 2017, a little after 2:00 pm, the Gallatin County Sheriff’s Office, Gallatin County Sheriff’s Search and Rescue, a Rocky Mountain Rotors Helicopter, a Life Flight Helicopter, and an American Medical Response (AMR) ambulance responded to a … Continue reading

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Owner of Pit Bills Charged

The Gallatin County Sheriff’s Office issued citations to Wayne Bartlett, the owner of the two pit bull dogs that were responsible for the death of Melissa Barnes at her residence on June 24, 2017.  Mr. Bartlett is charged with two … Continue reading

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