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Police reports

Partner or family member assault

• Police arrested John Peck, 34, of Butte at about 3 p.m. Wednesday at Porphyry and Washington for partner or family member assault with minor injury, a misdemeanor. Peck and a woman were fighting on the street, and Peck struck the woman, according to the report. She then tried to run and tripped on a snow berm, according to police. She was transported to St. James Healthcare with minor injuries.

• Police arrested Thomas Jessen, 26, of Butte at about 10:40 p.m. Wednesday on the 1800 block of Harrison Avenue on a charge of misdemeanor partner or family member assault with minor injury. A woman alleged Jessen pushed her down in the kitchen then threw a wine glass at her before leaving the residence on the 1700 block of Longfellow. Officers found Jessen within about an hour.

Drug paraphernalia

While assisting probation and parole, police arrested Alexander Montoya, 31, of Butte at about 3 p.m. Wednesday on a misdemeanor charge of possession of drug paraphernalia and a contempt warrant. Police allegedly found scales, syringes, and pipes on Montoya on the 600 block of South Idaho Street.

Theft of lost property

Police arrested Richard Girard, 38, of Butte at about 9:30 p.m. Wednesday for a misdemeanor charge of theft of lost or mislaid property. Police were called to the Rocker weigh station off Interstates 15-90 on a report of a man with a stolen identification card. Police said they found a purse that had been stolen from a woman in December in Girard’s possession.

Driving on suspended license

Police arrested Jeffrey Freund, 42, of Butte at about 9:30 p.m. Wednesday on three misdemeanors: no liability insurance in effect, operating without current registration, and driving with a suspended or revoked license. Officers said they recognized Freund from a previous incident in December. When the officer approached Freund’s vehicle Wednesday, he drove away, but police stopped him on the 2400 block of Locust.

Ungovernable teen

Police cited a 13-year-old boy as an ungovernable juvenile at 3 a.m. Wednesday after he took his parents’ vehicle and ran into a snowbank at Sampson and Wynne.


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