Monthly Archives: June 2013

Traffic Accident Victim Identified

  The Gallatin County Sheriff/Coroner’s Office has identified the victim in the fatal car accident on Valley Center Road as William Peter Aven II of the Three Forks area.  The accident is under investigation by the Montana Highway Patrol.  

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Press Release — June 26, 2012 On June 25th, 2013 at approximately 1600 hours, the Gallatin County Sheriff’s Office was dispatched to Three Forks for a reported victim with a gunshot wound to the leg. Investigators were able to determine … Continue reading

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UPDATED MADISON COUNTY SHERIFF”S OFFICE PRESS RELEASE

JUNE 25, 2013 River Rescue   LOCATION:        Jefferson River REPORTED:        1346 hrs EXTRICATED:    1755 hrs   Three local individuals from Whitehall were canoeing on the Jefferson River. As they approached the Iron Rod Bridge (approximately ten miles north of Twin Bridges) the canoe … Continue reading

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Press release from Madison County Sheriff

This is a photo of the river rescue on the Jefferson River today outside of Twin Bridges (10 miles north). This canoeist was trapped between her canoe and the bridge pillar for nearly 4 1/2 hours. She is in apparent … Continue reading

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Added Patrols are Out to Deter Impaired Driving

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 25, 2013 [Bozeman, Gallatin County, Montana]— The Fourth of July is one of the deadliest holidays of the year due to alcohol-impaired driving crashes so the Bozeman Police Department and Gallatin County Sheriff’s Office will be … Continue reading

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  ​ On Friday, June 21st, 2013, the Sheriff’s Office  Search and Rescue responded to a backcountry search and rescue in a remote part of the of the Spanish Peaks in the Lee Metcalf Wilderness.  Around 12:12 pm, the Gallatin … Continue reading

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Montana Sheriff’s and Peace Officer’s Association

On June 14, 2013, Sheriff Brian Gootkin became the 85th President of the Montana Sheriff’s and Peace Officer’s Association.  His term will be one year and the annual conference will be held in Bozeman in June of 2014.

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Big Sky Press Release

On June 12, 2013, the Big Sky Resort Tax Board (BSRTB) voted to fund an additional Big Sky resident deputy sheriff.  The approved amount was for $ 288,201.  This position will be specifically assigned as a part time School Resource Deputy … Continue reading

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Taser Training

  The Gallatin County Sheriff’s Office is hosting a training for Taser instructors. On Friday, June 14th, we would like to invite any member of the media to observe the scenario portion of the training. This will be conducted between … Continue reading

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MEDIA INVITATION: Bozeman Interagency Fire Media Day

Members of the Bozeman-area fire management community would like to invite the media to discuss the upcoming fire season, seasonal weather forecasts, fire information and fire management policy, and how the agencies and the media can better serve each other … Continue reading

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