Author Archives: Jason Jarrett

Shooting Victim Identified Correction

(Bozeman, Mont.) Corrected name for the shooting Thursday, 59 year old Cynthia Carol Wills of Bozeman. The Gallatin County Office of the Sheriff/Coroner identified the victim of the shooting on Thursday, April 4th as 29 yr. old Carissa Perkins of … Continue reading

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National Forest and Sheriff’s Office Training Advisory

(Gallatin County, Mont.) Announcement from the Custer Gallatin National Forest and The Gallatin County Sheriff’s Office. Sunday, April 7th Sheriff’s Office Search and Rescue teams will be training in Hyalite Canyon from 1:00 to 5:00.  There will be vehicles on … Continue reading

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Snowmobiler Burned near West Yellowstone

(Gallatin County, Mont.)  On Friday March 29, 2019 at 6:35 pm, the West Yellowstone Police Department Dispatch center received a 911 call reporting a snowmobile that caught fire on the Horse Butte Trail approximately 8 miles northwest of the Town … Continue reading

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West Yellowstone Rescue Complicated by Technology

(West Yellowstone, Mont.). Saturday at 11:10 a.m. West Yellowstone Police Department received a 911 call from a group of snowmobilers reporting a member of their group had struck a tree. The GPS coordinates indicated that the group was approximately 8 … Continue reading

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Florida Man Injured in Snowmobile Crash

(West Yellowstone, Mont.) Wednesday at 10:08 a.m. West Yellowstone Police Department dispatch received a 911 call from a group of snowmobilers reporting a member of their group had been involved in a snowmobile crash. The GPS coordinates indicated that the … Continue reading

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Crash into the Gallatin Saturday Morning

(Gallatin County, Mont.) Saturday morning  1:43 Gallatin County Dispatch received a report that a vehicle had left the roadway and gone into the Gallatin River on US Highway 191 mile-marker 70.  When first responders arrived on-scene, there was an undetermined number of occupants … Continue reading

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Snowmobile Season Continues in West Yellowstone

Gallatin County, Mont.)  On Saturday March 16, 2018 at 1:38pm, the West Yellowstone Police Department Dispatch center received a 911 call reporting a snowmobile crash on the Two Top Trail approximately 2 miles west of the Town of West Yellowstone. The injured party, a 45-year-old female from Montana, had sustained a leg injury when the snowmobile she … Continue reading

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Storm Castle Snowmobiler Search

(Gallatin County, Mont.) Shortly after midnight on Tuesday, Sheriff’s Search and Rescue responded to the Storm Castle trailhead for an overdue snowmobiler. The 52 year old Bozeman man’s wife reported that he had gone snowmobiling by himself in the area of Storm Castle and was … Continue reading

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Snowmobiler Rescued from Cabin Creek

(Gallatin County, Mont.) Tuesday at 2:02 p.m. West Yellowstone Police Department dispatch received a 911 call from a snowmobiler reporting that a member of his group had crashed and broken his femur. The injured snowmobiler, a 44 year old male … Continue reading

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Rescuers Battle Conditions to Save Father and Son

(Gallatin County, Mont.) Tuesday evening at 6:30 a Sheriff’s Deputy at Big Sky received a report from a wife in Utah reporting that her husband and 12-year-old son were overdue from a hiking trip in the Spanish Peaks area. It was … Continue reading

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