Monthly Archives: October 2014

Search and Rescue of a Hypothermic Hunter

On Sunday, October 26, 2014, at approximately 11:52 a.m., the Gallatin County Sheriff’s Office, West Yellowstone Search and Rescue, and Forest Service Personnel received a report that two hunters had encountered a severely hypothermic hunter in the Beaver Creek drainage … Continue reading

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Suspect Arrested in Heritage Christian Arson Fires

(Gallatin County, Mont.) 25 year old Zachary James Silflow a resident of Gallatin County was arrested this evening by Sheriff’s Detectives.  He has been charged with 2 counts of Arson and Burglary related to the Heritage Christian School fires early this morning and in 2012.  He … Continue reading

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Suspect information on Heritage Christian School Arson

(Gallatin County, Mont.) The Sheriff’s Office is asking for help in identifying the person in the attached photographs and video.  He is a suspect in the fire that occurred in the early morning of Friday October 24, 2014.  Anyone with … Continue reading

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Heritage Christian School Fire

(Gallatin County, Mont.) This morning at 5:09 A.M. the Rae and Sourdough Fire Departments were dispatched to 4310 Durston Rd for a fire alarm.  A Deputy was first on the scene and advised that there was heavy smoke in the … Continue reading

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Victim of Fatal Car Accident Identified

On   October 19, 2014 at approximately 11:30 AM, a one vehicle accident was reported to the Gallatin County Sheriff’s Office. The vehicle left the roadway and rolled down a steep bank. The driver and lone occupant of the vehicle was ejected … Continue reading

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Return of Property October 18th

As a result of the investigation by the Gallatin County Sheriff’s Office and the Bozeman Police Department into the thefts from storage units in Gallatin County during July and August of this year, a great deal of property has been … Continue reading

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Property Return Day October 18th

As a result of the investigation by the Gallatin County Sheriff’s Office and the Bozeman Police Department into the thefts from storage units in Gallatin County during July and August of this year, a great deal of property has been … Continue reading

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10 Year Old Dies from Spider Bite Complications

(Gallatin Count Mont.) Today at approximately 2:00 am, 10-year old Gallatin County resident Keith Pierce, passed away at St. Vincent’s hospital in Billings. The coroner investigation is ongoing, but a forensic examination was completed today. The examination determined the cause … Continue reading

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Victim of Sunday’s Fatal Motor Vehicle Accident Identified

On Sunday, October 5th, 2014 , at approximately 0210 hours the Gallatin County Coroner’s Office responded to a Motor Vehicle accident. It was determined that blunt force injuries caused the death of a 31 year-old recent Belgrade resident, Kevin Bailey. Bailey … Continue reading

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Back to Back Search and Rescue Events

The Gallatin County Sheriff’s Office Search and Rescue responded to two separate incidents on the evening of Sunday, October 5, 2014.  Approximately 20 Search and Rescue volunteers responded to both calls, which occurred back to back. The first call was … Continue reading

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