Editor's note: This story has been amended to correct a clerical error. John M. Peck, 35, was arrested for an outstanding warrant. An incorrect first name was initially reported in the story.
Possession of dangerous drugs
Police arrested Larry White, 47, of Butte at about 11:15 p.m. Friday outside the Safeway, 310 W. Front Street, for one felony count of possession of dangerous drugs and two misdemeanors: Possession of drug paraphernalia and theft.
Police were called because a male was seen taking a donation jar from checkout. Police found White outside the store and during a search, allegedly found two baggies of methamphetamine, two syringes and a food item worth $7.95. Police located the donation jar behind a cash machine inside the store.
Police arrested Crystal Marry-Batchelor, 36, of Butte, around 5 p.m. Sunday for a felony parole violation. Officers were called about a male-female disturbance south of Miller’s Boots and Shoes parking lot. Police said the argument was not threatening, but they found Marry-Batchelor was wanted for a parole violation.
Obstructing a peace officer
Police arrested Tracy Pierce, 45, of Butte, and Amanda Housel, 35, of Butte, at about 8:30 p.m. Saturday at Silver Bow and Garfield Streets for five misdemeanors, three for criminal contempt, one for obstructing a peace officer and one for possessing drug paraphernalia.
Police were called on a report of luggage and other items allegedly taken out of a van in the 2800 block of Silver Bow Boulevard. Police report they were tipped off to the identity of the two women and located them in a residence. Pierce and Housel allegedly hid in a house when police arrived and, during a search, officers found a pipe used for methamphetamine on Pierce and syringes and Q-tips on Housel. Police also found both Pierce and Housel wanted for three criminal contempt warrants each.
Police arrested Skyler Reinke, 22, of Butte, for a misdemeanor count of theft at about 8:30 a.m. Saturday in the 500 block of W. Park St.
Reinke allegedly stole $10.99 worth of food and personal items from the Ziptrip, 848 W. Park St. He left the store and officers found him down the street, according to police.
Police arrested Shawn Parr, 40, of Butte, at about 3 a.m. Sunday at the Town Pump, 2711 Harrison Avenue, for a misdemeanor of aggravated DUI and a misdemeanor of driving while suspended or revoked.
Police allegedly found Parr passed out in the driver’s seat of her car. They woke her up and she blew over twice the legal limit, according to police. They also found that her license was suspended.
Police arrested Joshua Smith, 33, of Butte, at 8 a.m. Friday in the 100 block of South Montana Street for two misdemeanors: Criminal mischief and criminal trespass to property.
Smith allegedly spray painted a wall at Montana Muffler, 441 S. Montana Street, around 10 a.m. on July 2. Police were dispatched and they spoke with Smith at Montana and Dakota Streets. Police reported that he had spray paint on his fingers and admitted to it, but he ran and police could not locate him. Officers placed a warrant out for his arrest. Police were called Friday because of a male allegedly sleeping in a travel trailer in the 100 block of South Montana Street. They allegedly found the unwanted person to be Smith.
Privacy in communication
Police arrested Ronald Burch, 43, of Butte, at about 1 p.m. Sunday in the 300 row of Silver Bow Homes, 220 Curtis Street, for a misdemeanor count of privacy in communication.
Burch allegedly left threatening messages on several different devices to a female victim on July 2. Police issued a warrant for his arrest and located him Sunday.
Hit and run
Police arrested August Querciagrossa, 27, of Butte, in the 10 block of E. Galena Street for two misdemeanors: Hit and run and DUI.
Police heard a crash and allegedly saw Querciagrossa had backed his Ford pickup truck into a car. Police stopped Querciagrossa and he allegedly blew over the legal limit for DUI.
No liability insurance
*Police arrested two men, Ronald Burd, 40, of Butte, and Luke Guccione, 37, of Helena, at about 5 a.m. Friday. Police arrested Burd for two misdemeanors: No liability insurance in effect and driving while suspended or revoked and Guccione for a misdemeanor criminal contempt warrant.
Police allegedly stopped Burd at Park and Emmett Streets for driving without lights while traveling south on Emmett. Burd had eight previous no liability insurance convictions and 12 prior convictions for driving on a suspended license so officers arrested him.
Police found that Guccione had a warrant for his arrest from Butte City Court for $1,000.
*Police arrested Zachary Anderson, 27, of Butte, at about 5 a.m. Monday at Town Pump, 531 S. Montana Street, for two misdemeanors: No liability insurance and driving while suspended or revoked.
Police pulled Anderson over while traveling south on Montana Street for allegedly driving without head lights and found that he had no liability insurance and was driving on a suspended license. Anderson had six prior offences of driving with no liability insurance, so he was arrested.
*Police arrested Frederick Morley, 36, of Butte, for a felony criminal contempt warrant at the Butte-Silver Bow Detention Center, 155 W. Quartz Street, at about 8:30 p.m. Friday.
Morley allegedly came to the detention center for a voluntary DUI program and while there, officers found he had a $20,000 warrant for his arrest out of Butte District Court.
*Police arrested Joshua Gray, 30, of Butte, at about 8:30 p.m. Saturday at Mercury and Clark Streets for a $2,500 city court warrant for criminal contempt. Police were called to the Mercury and Clark Street intersection because Gray allegedly looked like he was trying to break into a vehicle.
*Police arrested John M. Peck, 35, of Butte, for a $2,500 criminal contempt warrant, a misdemeanor. Officers allegedly stopped Peck while he was driving on Civic Center Road for a bad taillight.
*Police arrested Ann Sherman, 59, of Anaconda, at about 6 p.m. Saturday at the Mountain Man Trading Post Pawn, 2084 Harrison Avenue, for a misdemeanor count of criminal contempt.
According to police, Sherman stole a crystal clock from the pawn shop but returned with it. Police ran her identification and found a warrant for $1,040 for her arrest out of Butte City Court. Because she had no prior shoplifting offenses, they gave her a citation for the theft of the clock.