The Missoula County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a burglary that took place at 2783 Ancabide Lane in the Miller Creek area.
Suspects entered this vacant foreclosed home and broke several windows and light fixtures, causing approximately $2,000 in damage.
Anyone with information can call Crime Stoppers in Missoula and Mineral counties at [...]
Make that crimes, because Crime Stoppers has two this week:
1) The Missoula County Sheriff’s Office took several reports of vehicle break-ins in the upper Miller Creek area a few weeks ago. Several items were taken including electronics such as iPods. A unique hunting bow with a bear on it was taken from [...]
The latest from Crime Stoppers: The Missoula Police Department needs your assistance in identifying the person or people who slashed tires on more than 30 vehicles around town in the last week.
If you have any information, please call Crime Stoppers at 721-4444 or the Missoula Police Department at 552-6300.
The Missoula County Sheriff’s Office and the Missoula Police Department responded to several reports of criminal mischief during the weekend.
Orange and/or black and pink paint was sprayed on more than 100 vehicles. This occurred during the late hours of 07/23/11 and the early morning hours of 07/24/11 and stretched from the [...]
The vandals who targeted areas around Hamilton went way beyond graffiti. The Ravalli Republic’s Laura Lundquist reports that more than 20 homes and business were damaged:
Phil Juhnke rents an apartment above the Funky Li’l Shaque on Main Street and parks his car in front of the business every night.
“My friend walked [...]
Great news today out of the Bitterroot, relayed by Laura Lundquist of the Ravalli Republic:
Last week, Bitterroot Forest law enforcement officials tracked down five juveniles who damaged several picnic tables near the Lake Como swimming area, thanks to a call made to the state tipline.
“We really appreciate the person who [...]
I never get why people do this stuff. The most charitable reaction I can dredge up is that they probably have no idea of the amount of damage they do.
The Ravalli Republic’s Perry Backus has the story:
The Bitterroot Valley’s favorite picnic spot will sport a few less tables this summer, [...]
It’s not often that a story from the cops and courts beat has a happy ending. But the Missoula Alliance Church had a heartwarming experience after the recent vandalism of its fundraising pumpkin patch. Somebody went through the patch and sliced through about 100 pumpkins, causing about $1,000 worth of damage.
We have this strange philosophy here at Cops and Courts that weekends are actually for taking time away from work. Law enforcement doesn’t get that luxury. Here’s what they were doing while we were couch-surfing:
Sad story out of the Bitterroot, where the body of Chris O’Brien, a hunter who had been reported [...]
Somebody took a knife to the pumpkins in the patch outside the Missoula Alliance Church Sunday night. But the person wasn’t carving jack o’lanterns.
Instead, when workers opened the patch (shown in 2007 Missoulian photo) for business at noon Monday, they discovered more than 100 gruesome gourds, their bright-orange shells cleaved by something very large and very sharp.
“It looks like somebody just took a machete or something and just hacked at them,” said Pastor Dan Nagel.
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