Culled from the Police Reports page of the Bozeman Daily Chronicle come the best of the Bozeman police reports from the last week along with some items from the Sheriff’s Office. Note that a new book featuring the very best of these police reports is now available from the Chronicle for only $10 – just click on the banner below to find out how to order.
Once again, it is slim ‘pickens in the police reports section of the newspaper as the recent snow – a couple feet this month after practically nothing prior – must be keeping a lot of people indoors and, those who venture outside don’t seem to be getting into a whole lot of trouble, though driving appears to be much more prone to error this time of the year.
- Between 4:20 p.m. and midnight, 20 motor vehicle accidents were reported.
- A rubbernecking woman looking at officers dealing with an incident at North 11th Avenue and Main Street around 3 p.m. failed to stop for traffic in front of her and rear-ended a vehicle.
- An officer gave a drunken man a ride to the correct hotel and warned him after he was found pounding on doors of a North Seventh Avenue hotel where he was not staying.
- A dispatcher heard “numerous people talking and laughing about Valentine’s Day” during a 911 call around midnight. There was no emergency.
- A woman sneezed while at a stoplight at the intersection of North 19th Avenue and Baxter Lane, causing her to inadvertently rear-end the vehicle in front of her.