The Bozeman Police Department reports for Wednesday included the following:

• A neighbor locked a shared dumpster. A caller wanted an officer to let the neighbor know she can’t lock the dumpster.

• A hotel housekeeper found a gun left in a room. A caller said they wanted an officer to pick it up.

• An officer ticketed a man riding a motorcycle for speeding and doing a wheelie in traffic.

• A woman found items broken on her porch. The woman said there was also an apology note from the people who cut the grass.

• Someone reported kids weren’t being allowed inside their apartment by their parents. The mother of the kids told an officer she didn’t lock them out but told them they needed to play outside more.

• Officers responded to 171 calls.

The Gallatin County Sheriff's Office reports for Wednesday included the following:

• A caller requested a deputy patrol an area around midnight. The caller said they would be practicing and it would make players and parents feel safer.

• Someone reported a bear’s carcass was behind a business for a few days. The caller said it was starting to rot and smell bad. The Department of Transportation said they would remove it the next day.

• A deputy stood by as a man picked up his three goats from a home he was evicted from. 

• Deputies responded to 136 calls.

The Gallatin County jail held 152 inmates Thursday.

Freddy Monares can be reached at or 406-582-2630. Follow him on Twitter @TGIFreddy.


Freddy Monares covers politics and county government for the Bozeman Daily Chronicle.