Monthly Archives: June 2018

Great One Rescue

Wednesday was a busy day for Gallatin County Sheriff’s Search and Rescue. Late morning, a mutual aid call came in from Stillwater County; Two Bear Air was in the Bozeman area for a meeting with local SAR teams and was … Continue reading

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Injury from Horse Wreck Sends Indiana Woman on a Helicopter Ride

(West Yellowstone, Mont.) On June 26, at 2:46 p.m., West Yellowstone Police Department Dispatch received a call reporting a horseback rider had been injured when she was thrown at Lower Whits Lake 10 miles north of West Yellowstone. Rescuers from … Continue reading

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Scams Circulating Gallatin County

The Gallatin County Sheriff’s Office has received a number of complaints from citizens regarding various phone scams that are circulating the area. One scam involves a caller informing people who answer that they have criminal charges pending and to send … Continue reading

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Fall on the M Trail

At 2:30 on Friday June 15, Gallatin County Dispatch received a report that an 84-year-old man had fallen on the M trail and needed medical assistance. He was half a mile up from the parking lot and could not walk … Continue reading

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Sheriff’s Office Identifies Subjects in the Axtell Anceny Incident

The subject from the incident on Axtell Anceny has been identified. The investigation is ongoing. Sheriff Gootkin would like to thank everyone for their assistance in this matter.

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Unclear Arrangements Lead to Short Search in West Yellowstone Area

(Gallatin County, Mont.) On June 6, 2018 at approximately 11:26 a.m., West Yellowstone Police Department Dispatch received a call from a female reporting that her husband was overdue from a hiking trip up Beaver Creek north of West Yellowstone. The caller indicated … Continue reading

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Sheriff’s Office Seeks Public’s Help in Locating Suspects

Brian M. Gootkin Sheriff/Coroner Dan Springer Undersheriff Randy Jones Chaplain 615 South 16th Bozeman, Montana 59715 (406) 582-2100 FAX (406) 582-2126 June 6, 2018 Sheriff’s Office Seeks Help in Locating Suspects The Gallatin County Sheriff’s Office is requesting the public’s … Continue reading

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Computer Scams hitting the Bozeman area

The Gallatin County Sheriff’s Office has received numerous calls of a scam involving pop-up advertisements or articles on victim’s computers. Once the victim clicks on the pop-up, a message will appear that tells the victim that their computer has viruses … Continue reading

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Hiker Rescued in Hyalite

(Gallatin County Mont.) On Sunday, June 3rd, 2018, at 6:24 PM, Gallatin County Sheriff’s Search and Rescue,  Hyalite Fire Department, and an American Medical Response (AMR) ambulance responded to a backcountry rescue.  A 58-year-old female visiting from Florida slipped while … Continue reading

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Yellowstone Club Threat

On May 30, 2018 the Gallatin County Sheriff’s Office was made aware of a concerning graffiti message left in a portable bathroom located at a Yellowstone Club Core Village construction site. The message read, “Job site shooting 5/31/18 lunch bring … Continue reading

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