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Montana Special Olympics Torch Run

Montana Special Olympics Law Enforcement Torch Run will be coming through Gallatin County in the next couple days.  Please contact Sgt. Jeremy Kopp for any questions at 580-3717 or Sheriff Gootkin.  

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Big Sky Pharmacy Burglary

At approximately 3:05 am this morning Dispatch received a burglar alarm notification at the Bozeman Deaconess Pharmacy in the meadow village of Big Sky.  A deputy arrived at 3:15 am to discover that the back door window had been broken … Continue reading

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Assault With a Weapon

  In reference to the stabbing incident Monday, March 16, 2015 on Blackwood Road, the Sheriff’s Office is continuing with the investigation. All parties have been contacted and located and there is no concern to Public Safety. Sheriff Gootkin will … Continue reading

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Wives Behind the Badge

Montana Auxiliary of Wives Behind the Badge, Inc. to host Christmas Ornament Contest Newly appointed director Jae Tankink has high hopes of making her first event a successful one.  Montana Auxiliary of Wives Behind the Badge, Inc. is hosting a … Continue reading

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DUI Task Force CEASE Award

       The Gallatin County Sheriff’s Office would like to formally thank the Gallatin County DUI Task Force in assisting with the purchase of three STALKER Radars. These radars were purchased to replace older models as well as help to make … Continue reading

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March 17, 2014 The Gallatin County Sheriff’s Office received a report of threats involving juveniles in Three Forks.  Rumors spread throughout the community via social media that someone was going to the school today to shoot students.  Our Office is … Continue reading

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Single Vehicle Accident

PRESS RELEASE Gallatin County Coroner’s Office On March 7th, 2014 at approximately 9:00 pm the Gallatin County Sheriff/Coroner’s Office and Montana Highway Patrol responded to a single vehicle rollover accident on US 1-90 at mile marker 303 westbound.  The driver … Continue reading

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Gallatin County Sheriff Brian Gootkin reports that the Park County Coroner Al Jenkins has identified 57 year old, Steven Lee Groat as the individual who was involved in the shooting on Sunday morning, 2/2/14,on Tulip Avenue near Belgrade.  Groat was … Continue reading

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Bridger Bowl Ski Area Burglary

   The Gallatin County Sheriff’s office is looking for assistance in locating individual(s) involved in a burglary of The Round House located at Bridger Bowl Ski Area. Large amounts of merchandise were taken during the crime. Anyone with information regarding … Continue reading

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Scam Alert

The Gallatin County Sheriff’s Office has been made aware of a recent string of scams that have occurred locally.  Scammers are calling local residents from a 406 area code and identifying themselves as law enforcement officers from various agencies, specifically … Continue reading

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