Author Archives: Jason Jarrett

Snowmobilers Helped out of Lionshead

(West Yellowstone, Mont.) On 01/07/2018 at  3:47 p.m. a forest service law enforcement officer was contacted at Lionshead Trailhead by a wayward snowmobiler who said his three companions had entered an area that he was uncomfortable riding in because of the … Continue reading

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Shooting Victim Identified

(Bozeman, Mont.) The Office of the Sheriff/Coroner identified the victim of the shooting in Belgrade as 35 year old Lauren Walder Dewise of Bozeman.  The case is being investigated by the Belgrade Police Department.  

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Belgrade Shooting

(Belgrade, Mont.) At 9:00 A.M. Belgrade Police were dispatched to the 1300 block of Idaho Street for a reported shooting.  Police and Fire units found one person deceased and one person injured both from apparent gun shot wounds.  The injured … Continue reading

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Snowmobilers Rescued from Lions Head

(Gallatin County, Mont.)  On Saturday January 6, 2018 at 7:16 pm., the West Yellowstone Police Department Dispatch center received a 911 call reporting two lost and stuck snowmobilers. A 47 year old male from North Carolina reported that he and … Continue reading

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Avalanche Fatality near Cabin Creek

(Gallatin County, Mont.) On January 2, 2018 at 4:49 p.m. Gallatin County dispatch received a report of an avalanche with a person injured. The initial location was reported as Cabin Creek Campground however, GPS coordinates indicated the location was in … Continue reading

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Dangerous Crashes

(Gallatin County, Mont) A Gallatin County Sheriff’s vehicle was totaled after a tractor-trailer crashed into it Saturday morning. Deputy Randy Schott had responded to an accident on the Bozeman Pass, on Interstate 90, and was parked behind it to protect the … Continue reading

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New Years Snowmobile Rescues

(West Yellowstone, Mont.)  Last Night at 5:26 p.m. West Yellowstone Police Department dispatch received a 911 call from an individual reporting that he and five of his friends had gotten their snowmobiles stuck in a deep gully and were unable … Continue reading

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New Years Eve Arrests

(Gallatin County, Mont.) New Year’s Eve was a busy night at the Detention Center. From 6 pm on Dec 31 to 6 am on January 1, local law enforcement officers made 14 arrests – more than one an hour on … Continue reading

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Update:Truman Gulch Avalanche Rescue

Update 8:40 P.M. the injured skier, a 39 year old man from Bozeman, skied off the ridge from Bridger Bowl into Truman Gulch. He was skiing with friends but they were not nearby. He triggered an avalanche and was carried downhill. He was … Continue reading

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Christmas Eve Rescues

(Gallatin County, Mont.) Two rescues 120 miles apart sent Sheriff’s SAR out today. At 11:00 a.m. West Yellowstone Police Department dispatch received a call from a man reporting that his son had sustained a broken leg in a snowmobile crash … Continue reading

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