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 family.” Yellowstone Club Security advised the Gallatin County Sheriff’s Office of the threat and their concerns.
On May 31 the Sheriff’s Office assigned deputies along with Montana Highway Patrol to the Yellowstone Club to assist Yellowstone Club Security with maintaining a higher level of alertness. The Yellowstone Club gave its employees the day off and construction crews were given the choice to stay home or work. The employees who showed up for work worked a half day and the day went without incident.
It is currently unknown who wrote the message but the Gallatin County Sheriff’s Office is continuing to work with the Yellowstone Club Security in identifying the author.
Sheriff Gootkin wants to remind everyone that all threats of violence are taken seriously. If you see something, say something.