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2012-04-03T01:45:00Z On the Books Montana Standard
April 03, 2012 1:45 am

Butte Police Reports

• A 2004 Chrysler 300 was reported stolen from Centennial Hall parking lot on the Montana Tech campus Friday morning. Police later found the car abandoned on Oro Fino Gulch Road and returned it to the owner.

• A transient alleges he was hit with a stick after getting into an argument with a motorist near Wyoming and Front Sunday evening. Police say the adult male victim had a deep cut to his shin. He was given medical attention. Police have no suspect.

• A bicycle was reported stolen from a garage Saturday evening in the 1800 block of Gaylord.

• The tire to a vehicle parked near Cinz Bar at 301 E. Mercury was reported slashed Saturday evening.

• A 17-year-old male was cited for allegedly fleeing from a peace officer after refusing to pull over during a traffic stop attempted just before 2 a.m. Sunday near Florence and Ottawa. He also was cited for a curfew violation.

• Graham Walker, 32, of Butte was arrested on suspicion of disorderly conduct after police allege he tried to enter a residence in the 2000 block of Monroe where he wasn’t wanted. He was released from jail on bond.

• A 14-year-old girl was cited early Saturday with minor in possession of alcohol after her father reported the teen was intoxicated and acting out of control in her residence in the 500 block of South Colorado.

• Matthew Bowen, 36, of Butte was arrested in connection with disorderly conduct about 1:25 a.m. Saturday after police allege he walked over the top of a parked car near Thunder Alley at 823 S. Montana St. He was released from jail that morning.

• Sandra Hyer, 48, of Butte was arrested late Sunday in connection with disorderly conduct and making a false report to police. Police allege she contacted police several times from her residence in the 3300 block of Busch Street claiming to have been assaulted. Police say her claims weren’t true and she became belligerent with officers.

• Donald Johnson, 50, who says he’s homeless, was arrested Sunday afternoon after police allege he refused to leave Anne’s Café on Front Street after being told to leave.

• Nathan Slizeski, 18, of Helena was arrested at Wal-Mart about 4:40 a.m. Monday after police allege he tried to steal items from the store.

• Mystine Freebourn, 31, of Butte faces a possible misdemeanor disorderly conduct charge after police allege she caused a disturbance at Club 13, 13 W. Broadway, about 12:10 a.m. Monday and refused to leave the bar.

Anaconda police reports

• Fire burned about three acres of grass Friday afternoon between two homes on Swing Arm Drive west of Anaconda. West Valley volunteer firefighter Greg Vauthier said the fire started with a burn that spread due to wind. The cause is ruled accidental.

• Hans Dierenfeldt, 19, of Anaconda, was arrested early Saturday and charged with misdemeanors drunken driving and reckless driving following a traffic stop on Birch Street. He is released from jail on recognizance, and has an initial appearance scheduled for 10:30 a.m. April 16 in justice court.

• Travis Martin, 21, of Butte, was arrested early Saturday morning and charged with misdemeanors possession of drug paraphernalia, driving without insurance and expired registration following a traffic stop on East Commercial Avenue. He pleaded guilty Monday in justice court, and was sentenced to a combined six months in jail with all but two days suspended, and $1,205 in fines.

• Derek Lohmeyer, 25, of Butte, was arrested Saturday evening and charged with misdemeanors drunken driving, driving with a suspended license and seatbelt violation following a traffic stop on Yellowstone Trail. He pleaded not guilty Monday in justice court, and a trial is scheduled for 2 p.m. July 26.

• A resident on Galen Lane reported someone hit a cow in front of her house. Montana Highway Patrol confirmed the cow was killed, and the car was totaled. Nobody was injured.

• Perry Leiss, 35, of Anaconda, was arrested early Sunday and charged with misdemeanor partner or family member assault. He pleaded not guilty Monday in justice court, and remains in jail on $10,000 bond. A trial is scheduled for 2 p.m. July 26.

• A resident on Chestnut Street reported that someone vandalized her car the previous night, wrapping it in bailing wire and taping her trunk shut.

• Fire caused heavy damage to the garage attached to 321 Hemlock St. Nobody was hurt, and residents were evacuated out of the house safely, according to the Anaconda Fire Department. The cause is under investigation, though arson is not suspected. An estimate on total damage was not immediately available.

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