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Two people killed in Bridger Canyon crash identified

Two people died following a head-on collision on Bridger Canyon Road near mile marker 15 on December 8, 2018. Drivers of both vehicles, Deborah Jean Stratford, 65 of Bozeman, and Brett Randle Ferre,  41 of Bozeman, were pronounced dead on scene. Montana Highway … Continue reading

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Gallatin County Sheriff’s Office deputies participating in Shop with a Cop

The Gallatin County Sheriff’s Office is partnering with area law enforcement for the annual Shop with a Cop event, taking place in Bozeman on Saturday, Dec. 8. Eleven members of the Gallatin County Sheriff’s Office, including Sheriff Brian Gootkin, will … Continue reading

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Telephone Scam

The Gallatin County Sheriff’s Office has received numerous calls of a scam involving a caller identifying himself as Deputy or Detective Gilbert Lopez with the Gallatin County Sheriff’s Office. He states that there is a warrant for your arrest due … Continue reading

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Two Arrested After Pursuit

(Gallatin County, MT) This morning, the Gallatin County Sheriff’s Office arrested two people after a vehicle pursuit from Springhill to the north end of the County. Around 1 am, a Bozeman Police Officer located a vehicle associated with arrest warrants. … Continue reading

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Jail to Jobs Program

NEW ‘JAIL TO JOBS’ PROGRAM HELPING INMATES FIND WORK   Bozeman – The Gallatin County Sheriff’s Office and the local Montana Job Service have worked together for years helping inmates find jobs upon release.  Now, that partnership has been solidified … Continue reading

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Media Alert: Mass Casualty Drill Tonight

Starting at 7:00 this evening, Fort Ellis Fire, Bozeman Fire, Hyalite Fire, AMR, Gallatin County Sheriff’s Office, Sheriff’s Search and Rescue, and Mount Ellis Academy will be running a live training drill on mass casualty events. The training scenario involves … Continue reading

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Drug Take Back Event Saturday, October 27

DON’T BE THE DEALER On Saturday, October 27, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., at the Law and Justice Center in Bozeman, 615 South 16th,  the Missouri River Drug Task Force will be partnering with the Alcohol & Drug Services … Continue reading

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Scams Circulating Gallatin County

The Gallatin County Sheriff’s Office has received numerous calls of a scam involving an email message on the victim’s computers. The scam email states they have hacked your email account and are viewing and tracking the sites you are visiting. … Continue reading

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Missing Woman Located

(Gallatin County, Mont.) At 6 P.M. this evening Michaela Douglas, who has been missing since October 2nd, was located in Manhattan.  She walked into the Manhattan Police Department where she was met by Sheriff’s Detectives.  Sheriff Brian Gootkin said there … Continue reading

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Get out before you get snowed in

(Gallatin County, Mt.) Friday night at 11:20, Gallatin County 911 received a call from two persons who had driven up Little Bear Road to Wilson Creek and got their vehicle stuck.  With a snow storm in the forecast the persons … Continue reading

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