Monthly Archives: March 2014

Briggs Returned to Gallatin County

(Bozeman, Mont.) Sheriff Gootkin announced today that Kevin Briggs was booked into the Gallatin County Detention Center today about noon.  He is scheduled for an initial appearance in Justice Court tomorrow (Tuesday 3-11-14) at 10:30 a.m.

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County Conducting Damage Assessment

Contact:  Patrick Lonergan, 582-2395 Release: 140308-01 County Conducting Damage Assessment Bozeman, MT – Gallatin County is now conducting damage assessments of the damage incurred from flooding over the past couple days.  The Town of Manhattan was successful in removing the … Continue reading

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Pair of Snowmobile Crashes in West Yellowstone for Sheriff’s Search and Rescue

  (West Yellowstone, Mont.)   On March 7, 2014, at 8:49 a.m., Gallatin County Sheriffs Search and Rescue responded to the report of an injured snowmobiler on the Two Top Snowmobile Trail approximately three miles west of West Yellowstone. Personnel from the … Continue reading

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Flooding Continues Impacting Gallatin County

Contact:  Patrick Lonergan, 582-2395Release: 140307-02 Flooding Continues Impacting Gallatin County Manhattan, MT – Flooding from Thursday’s runoff continued to cause problems in Gallatin County today.  While many locations affected by flooding on Thursday have dried up, some are still working … Continue reading

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Flooding Continues in Gallatin County

Contact:  Patrick Lonergan, 582-2395Release: 140307-01 Flooding Continues in Gallatin County Manhattan, MT – While flooding in some places overnight has receded, other areas are now seeing the impact from the sudden runoff.  Many of the homes and road directly affected … Continue reading

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Man Rescued from Flood Water in Clarkston

(Bozeman, Mont.)  At 3:50 p.m. today the Sheriff’ Office received a request from the 79 year old Clarkston resident.  He had some health issues and found that his home had been surrounded by water several feet deep.  The Clarkston Fire Department, … Continue reading

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Drivers Urged to Utilize Caution

Contact:  Patrick Lonergan, 582-2395 Media Release: 140306-01 Drivers Urged to Utilize Caution Amsterdam, MT – Drivers in Gallatin County are encouraged to to utilize caution due to water on numerous roadways around the county.  Recent warm weather, combined with today’s … Continue reading

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Cream Creek Rescue

   On Wednesday, March 3rd, at 3:29 p.m., The Gallatin County Sheriff’s Office Search and Rescue responded to the report of an injured snowmobiler on Cream Creek, which is approximately 4 miles west of West Yellowstone.  Personnel from the Sheriff’s … Continue reading

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Spring Flood Season is Approaching

Contact:  Patrick Lonergan, 582-2395 Release:  140305-01 Spring Flood Season is Approaching Bozeman, MT – Residents are reminded that now is the time to start preparing for spring flooding.  People living near waterways, or areas that have seen flooding nearby, should … Continue reading

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Sheriff’s Winter Weekend Activity Summary

  (Bozeman, Mont.)  Since Friday night the Sheriff’s Office has responded to over 250 calls, of those 90 were related to the winter storm.  Throughout the County Deputies responded to vehicle crashes, abandoned, stuck vehicles, requests for welfare checks and … Continue reading

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