MAN KICKED OUT, BACK IN HOSPITAL
Police responded to St. James Healthcare just after midnight on Saturday after a caller reported a man assaulted two security guards. According to police, Kurtis Nelson, 51, was kicked out of the hospital where he was seeking shelter from the elements. Police said Nelson swore at and threw water on the security guards and then attacked the two with a wooden billy club in the parking lot before being taken to the ground. Nelson was then returned to the hospital, treated for a head wound, and arrested by police for two counts of misdemeanor assault.
WOMAN STOPPED FOR DUI WITH KIDS IN CAR
A Butte woman was pulled over Friday at 5 p.m. after police received multiple calls of a slow and erratic driver near Front and Utah. Police said Crystal Borchert, 36, seemed intoxicated, which a police specialist determined to be the result of a stimulant. Two children under 14 were in the vehicle when Borchert was pulled over. After Borchert submitted to a blood test, police said, she was booked into the jail for driving under the influence and two counts of felony criminal endangerment.
CAUGHT WITH DRUGS DURING BOOKING
Police responding to a call about a disturbance between two women on the 100 block of Henry Street at 9 p.m. Friday arrested one of them on multiple warrants for failure to appear in court. Misty Turville, 36, was booked into jail on five counts of criminal contempt. During booking, jailers found marijuana, meth, and a pipe on Turville and additionally booked her for felony and misdemeanor drug possession and possession of drug paraphernalia.
FELONY ASSAULT ON PARTNER CHARGED
Police responding to reports of a disturbance at an apartment at Silver Bow Homes at 3:30 p.m. Saturday arrested a man for felony partner/family member assault. Police said the woman told them the man came home drunk and after an argument punched her in the eye and tried to choke her. Police said the woman escaped, ran to her sister's apartment nearby, and called the police. After talking to the woman at her sister's, police arrested Jacob Booth, 46, for his third or subsequent partner/family member assault.
POLICE ARREST COURT NO-SHOW AT CASINO
Butte police doing a walk-through of Lucky Lil's Casino around noon Friday arrested Thomas Crump, 44, for felony criminal contempt after officers recognized him and ran his criminal history. Police said Crump had a bench warrant out for his arrest after failing to appear before Judge Brad Newman in Butte District Court for an arraignment on burglary charges on March 16. Crump is set for a new arraignment on the burglary charges for Thursday.