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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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Old Town Road Closure

Release #180528-01 Contact: Patrick Lonergan Old Town Road Closure in Three Forks Three Forks, MT – Old Town Road in Three Forks near the Jefferson River has been closed due to water over the roadway. The road will likely be … Continue reading

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Current Scam Alert

The Gallatin County Sheriff’s Office has received a number of citizen complaints regarding several scams that are occurring within Gallatin County. The first scam involves a caller claiming to be a Captain with the sheriff’s office and informs the person … 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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Drug Take Back Event A Success

May 07, 2018 Contact: DEA Public Affairs (202) 307-7977 DEA brings in record number of unused pills during 15th annual National Prescription Drug Take Back Day Federal, state and local partners collect close to one million pounds across the country … 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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Montana Law Enforcement Memorial Schedule

(Gallatin County, Mont) The Montana Law Enforcement Memorial Ceremony is Tuesday. In the morning, there will be a procession through the memorial sites for Deputy Mason Moore and Trooper David Dalaittre and then through Three Forks. There will be traffic … Continue reading

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Montana Law Enforcement Torch Run

  Montana Law Enforcement Officers and their friends have hit the streets, highways and byways of Montana.  In addition to fulfilling their duties of enforcing speed limits, maintaining order and keeping our state safe, they are fulfilling another type of … Continue reading

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Body of Missing Doctor Found

Saturday, April 28, Gallatin County Sheriff’s Search and Rescue recovered the remains of Dr. Patrick J. Fitzpatrick, of Bismarck, ND. His vehicle was discovered stuck in a field south of Willow Creek on July 4, 2015.  At that time searchers combed … Continue reading

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Scam Calls

The Gallatin County Sheriff’s Office has received a number of complaints from citizens regarding a scam that is occurring within Gallatin County. The caller informs the person who answers that they have criminal charges pending and to send money for … Continue reading

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