Monthly Archives: June 2017

Gallatin County Search and Rescue

A busy week in Gallatin County. At approximately 9:15 pm, Gallatin County Dispatch received a report of a 19-year-old female about to have a seizure on the steep trail to the “M.”  The female, who was with a friend, lost … Continue reading

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Horse Rider Injured in Spanish Creek

(Gallatin County, Mont)   Gallatin County Sheriff’s Search and Rescue Deputies with Gallatin County Search and Rescue volunteers including; Sheriff’s Posse, Big Sky SAR, and SAR Hams, Helicopter Rescue and Alpine Team with the help of Gallatin Gateway Fire Dept, US Forest Service Law … Continue reading

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Hebgen Lake Victim Identified

(Gallatin County, Mont.)  The subject of the search last Thursday at Hebgen Lake is identified as Jeffrey Barr age 67 of Burbank, CA.  He was located in the lake Friday morning by Sheriff’s Search and Rescuers.  The cause of death … Continue reading

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Sheriff To Give Press Release Today On The Dog Attack

Sheriff Gootkin will conduct a press release today, June 26th, at 2:30 p.m. on the dog attack. The Sheriff will answer questions from the press. The press release will be conducted at the Detention Center.

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Gallatin River Rafting Rescue

On June 25th around 6PM Gallatin County Search and Rescue was dispatched to an area of the Gallatin River between Gateway and Axtel Bridge Fishing Access Site. A man called dispatch to report that he saw a boy, around five … Continue reading

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Canceled – Sheriff’s Office Requests Public’s Assistance Locating Sex Assault Suspect

The suspect was taken into custody near Four Corners without incident.  The Sheriff’s Office wants to thank the public for their assistance in locating him.   The Gallatin County Sheriff’s Office responded to the Four Corners Town Pump where a … Continue reading

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Missing Man Found

The search for a 68-year-old male from Burbank, California thought to be missing from the campsite on the Madison Arm of Hebgen Lake has concluded. His body was located underwater approximately 300 feet from the shore of Hebgen Lake near … Continue reading

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Madison River Rescue

On June 23rd, 2017 at 0402 hours, deputies responded to a single-vehicle crash witnessed by a semi-truck driver who was traveling east on Interstate 90.  The driver witnessed a car traveling westbound cross through the median and eastbound lanes of … Continue reading

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Man Missing on Hebgen Lake

A search is ongoing for a 68-year-old male from Burbank, California, who is thought to be missing from the campsite on the Madison Arm of Hebgen Lake, approximately 3 miles north of West Yellowstone. On June 22, 2017 at approximately … Continue reading

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Summer is Here

June 19 saw the Gallatin County Sheriff’s Search and Rescue Team called out for two rescues, both of which ended happily. Shortly after 4 pm, Dispatch received a call from a mountain biker on the “M” Trail. He reported that … Continue reading

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