Butte police report
A male driving a black Nissan truck attempted to steal gas Friday night from a motor home parked in the 1400 block of Marcia Street.
At about noon Friday, a man attempted to purchase some tools at Ace Hardware with a credit card belonging to Continental Steel. The clerk at ACE contacted the company, who said the man, a former employee, was not authorized to use the credit card and to not allow the man to receive the items. Police are currently looking for the man.
A woman contacted police Friday afternoon to report she had lent her debit card to her friend, who needed $20. Instead of taking $20 from the account, the “friend” took $100.
It was reported Saturday morning that a package from Amazon was taken from a resident’s porch on Daly Street
A campfire was reportedly still burning Saturday behind Montana Tech and had to be put out.
It was also reported Saturday that an equalizer hitch to a camp trailer was taken while it was stored at Great Western Storage.
A man was in the process of remodeling his Ramsay home Saturday night when he noticed that his garage door was open. Items taken included a chain saw and motorcycle helmet.
A call came in Saturday night about a suspicious vehicle behind the World Museum of Mining. The man in the vehicle told officers he was just resting but left the area after being questioned.
Officers are investigating a sexual assault that may have occurred in the early Saturday hours. The case is under investigation.
Firefighters were called out to a possible fire Sunday night at a residence in the 200 block of Elderberry. Turned out the fire was just Tiki torches placed on the porch.
A tree fell in the 3200 block of Edwards Monday afternoon and knocked out a power line.
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