Monthly Archives: April 2013

Play It Safe This Cinco de Mayo!

    Gallatin County Sheriff’s Office and Bozeman Police Department  Working to Reduce Drunk Driving Crashes, Fatalities   BOZEMAN, MT   As party-goers celebrate Cinco de Mayo with sombreros, mariachi music and authentic cuisine, many will also indulge with their favorite margarita or … Continue reading

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False Search and Rescue Donation Calls

The Sheriff’s Office has received several calls recently about phone solicitation purporting to be for Search and Rescue.  Gallatin County Sheriff’s Search and Rescue does not solicit money by phone or any other method.  It is funded by tax revenue … Continue reading

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Skier injured at Bridger Bowl

On April 18, 2013, Gallatin County Dispatch was notified by Park County 911 that they received a call from an injured skier located at Bridger Bowl. The skier a 21 year old member of the MSU ski team crashed while … Continue reading

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Four Corners Burglary

  At approximately 11:00 A.M. this morning The Gallatin County 911 Dispatch Center received a report of a Burglary in progress at 2591 Magenta Road in the Four Corners area.  Gallatin County Sheriff’s Deputies and the Montana Highway Patrol responded … Continue reading

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Spring Fire Season? – Fire Danger is High!

After two wildland fires in the Fort Ellis Fire Service Area in the past week, fire officials are urging residents to be more aware of the potential for fires to start and spread rapidly. According to Mike Cech, Chief of … Continue reading

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Crime Spree

On April 1, 2013, the Belgrade Police Department and the Gallatin County Sheriff’s Office began to receive reports of vehicles and businesses in the River Rock, Frontage Road West and Belgrade areas being vandalized with a pellet gun.  Both LE agencies … Continue reading

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Law Enforcement Seeking Information on Crime Spree

(Belgrade, Mt.) Belgrade Police and the Gallatin County Sheriff’s Office are seeking information on the following incident; On the evening hours of Monday April 1, 2013 and the early morning hours of April 2,  over one hundred and ten vehicles … Continue reading

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Fatality Story Mill Road

  On March 29th at 8:05 PM the Gallatin County Sheriff’s Office responded to a fatality accident on Story Mill Road. The deceased was identified as 17 year-old Alec Fesler of Missoula. The accident investigation is being conducted by the … Continue reading

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Controlled Burners Urged to Utilize Caution

Contact:  Patrick Lonergan, 406-582-2395 People in the Gallatin Valley conducting controlled burns are encouraged to do so in a safe manner as fires can easily get out of control this time of year.  After the snow melts the grasses are … Continue reading

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