Author Archives: Deborah McAtee

Missing Woman Found

(Gallatin County, Mont.) On Tuesday, September 3, at 7:46 pm, Gallatin County Sheriff’s Search and Rescue and the Gallatin Gateway Fire Department responded to a backcountry search. A 64-year-old dementia patient had wandered away from a fishing lodge in a … Continue reading

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Rescue from the Great One

(Gallatin County, Mont) Sometimes good dates go bad. On August 7, 2019 at 9:30 pm Gallatin County 911 received a call regarding a 23-year-old local woman who was on a first date to ski the Great One at sunset and … Continue reading

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GCSO Looking for a Suspect

(Gallatin County, Mont) Gallatin County Sheriff’s Office is looking for a man who attempted to perform a quick change scam at a bank in Three Forks this afternoon. The man headed toward I-90 in a silver Honda minivan with Illinois … Continue reading

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Arrest Made Following Late-Night Disturbance

(Gallatin County, Mont) Last night, Gallatin County Sheriff’s Office Deputies responded to a 911 call reporting a disturbance with a weapon in Clarkston, north of Three Forks. The initial call indicated there were two different altercations involving three individuals, all … Continue reading

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Video Threat Investigated at Belgrade Schools

Schools in Belgrade were put under a shelter-in-place order while law enforcement investigated a video that threatened violence toward students. At 12:59 p.m., the Belgrade School District contacted Belgrade Police after it was reported that several students had produced a … Continue reading

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Violent Offender Task Force Warrant Operation Media Event

In May 2019, members of local law enforcement, along with the US Marshals’ Montana Violent Offender Task Force, conducted Operation Spring Sweep. This was a coordinated multi-agency operation to apprehend violent fugitives with the goal of reducing violent crime in … Continue reading

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Community Crisis Response Program Starts Up

(Gallatin County, Mont) Gallatin County law enforcement and mental health services are coming together to provide better services to individuals with mental health emergencies. Community Crisis Response is a collaborative program between Western Montana Mental Health Center, Gallatin County Sheriff’s … Continue reading

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Community Crisis Response Media Event

Sheriff Brian Gootkin, Bozeman Police Chief Steve Crawford, Belgrade Police Chief EJ Clark, and Michael Foust of Western Montana Mental Health Center will hold a press conference on the community’s new collaborative program to address mental health crises more effectively. … Continue reading

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Missing Man Located

(Gallatin County, Mont) Today, with the help of family and friends, the Gallatin County Sheriff’s Office located Jon Keltner up Leverich Canyon. The Gallatin County Coroner has investigated the death and closed the investigation. The area will be open to … Continue reading

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Leverich Trails Open

(Gallatin County, Mont) Leverich Canyon and connecting trails are open. They may be closed again next weekend, so please plan your hiking and biking adventures accordingly. Thank you to everyone who respected this weekend’s closure.

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