Crime Spree

On April 1, 2013, the Belgrade Police Department and the Gallatin County Sheriff’s Office began to receive reports of vehicles and businesses in the River Rock, Frontage Road West and Belgrade areas being vandalized with a pellet gun.  Both LE agencies mobilized additional patrols.  On April 3, 2013, the Belgrade Police and Gallatin County Sheriff worked collectively and three males were taken into custody for Felony Criminal Mischief.  Jonathan R. Lopez, Alexander Cantu, and Jacob Toledo are currently being held on $5000 bond each at the Gallatin County Detention Center.  To date there are well over 100 victims and damage estimates are in the tens of thousands.  If anyone needs to report damage please contact their respective law enforcement agency contact below.


Gallatin County Sheriff’s Office / Detective Dane Vranish   582-2121

Belgrade Police Department / Detective Division                  388-4262



Brian M. Gootkin

Sheriff Brian M. Gootkin
Gallatin County Sheriff’s Office
615 South 16th
Bozeman, MT  59715
(406) 582-2125
Fax    582-2126

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