Western Montana Crime News

Nov 19, 2013 2:25 PM by KPAX News Staff

Missoula County sheriff's blotter

MISSOULA - Missoula County Sheriff's Deputies report they made four DUI arrests over between Nov. 15 and Nov. 18, and also responded to numerous calls around the county.

Below is a partial list as provided by the Missoula County Sheriff's Office as compiled from deputies reports.

Lolo / Lower Miller Creek

A male resident at Blue Mountain trailer court was arrested for Partner Family Member Assault after becoming extremely intoxicated and causing reasonable apprehension of bodily injury against his mother.

Two residents in Lolo reported deceptive practices and fraudulent use of credit cards with various charges made to their credit cards in Montana and various other states.

Deputies and the Missoula Rural Fire District responded to a residential structure fire on Red Fox Road. The fire appears to have started near the back of the house near the dog kennel. No injuries reported.

Target Range / Orchard Homes

A woman reported that her wallet was stolen from her unlocked vehicle near Target Range School. Authorities say they have no suspects in the case.

A man was placed under arrest after he stole a Toyota Camry from a residence on the 2600 block of Mount Avenue. He was subsequently apprehended and placed under arrest for motor vehicle theft.

East Missoula

Missoula County Sheriff's Deputies made two DUI arrests over the weekend near Montana Highway 200 in Bonner and in East Missoula. One involved the driver traveling at double the speed limit (70 mph in posted 35). The second DUI arrest resulted in a Felony Criminal Endangerment charge after a toddler was found as a passenger in the backseat of the vehicle being operated by the impaired driver.

Wye / Frenchtown

The manager of hotel near the Wye reported that narcotics were found by staff on a housekeeping cart on Monday. The methamphetamine weighed 1.2 grams. Authorities have no suspect information at this time.

Anyone with information related to the above incidents is asked to contact the Missoula County Sheriff's Office or submit an anonymous tip to Crimestoppers by calling (406) 721.4444.

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