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A 46-year-old Butte volunteer firefighter reported his turnout gear, including a coat and boots, went missing from a back porch in the 600 block of South Washington Street on Sunday. The gear and bag were valued at $1,000.


Seth Babcock, 22, of Butte was arrested after police patrolled a bar in the 500 block of South Main Street late Friday. After asking for his ID, police learned he was wanted on a criminal contempt warrant issued in Butte city court.


A Butte woman reported custom-made spurs by Miller Bit and Spur in Nampa, Idaho, went missing from a residence in the 800 block of West Diamond Street on Friday. Police say they were valued at $1,500.


Police say William Connors, 22, of Butte was acting up in the Irish Times bar, 2 E. Galena St., early Saturday, where he attempted to steal drinks off the bar. He was asked to leave and then created a disturbance outside the bar. Connors was cited for disorderly conduct.


Three juveniles were cited with multiple offenses after police responded to a residence in the 100 block of North Idaho Street early Saturday for a report of a disturbance and loud music. A female, 16, and a male, 17, were cited for curfew violation. A male, 17, sitting in the driver’s seat of a parked vehicle, was cited for possession of alcohol, no liability insurance, driving with a suspended or revoked license, habitual offender, and a DUI refusal.

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Firefighters extinguished a fire that fully engulfed a Chevrolet diesel truck Saturday on Interstate 90 at mile marker 235 in Jefferson County. Police say there were no injuries.


Tess Velarde, 28, of Butte was stopped by police Saturday in the area of Pearl and Alaska streets for questioning. She was arrested for possession of drug paraphernalia after she dropped a pipe used for methamphetamine on the ground. Velarde also was wanted on a probation violation.


The right front window in a 1991 camping trailer was discovered broken early Saturday parked at a residence in the 2000 block of Gaylord Street. Police have no suspects.


Police responded to Third and Wyoming Saturday to find a man and a 41-year-old woman looking through a Dumpster near the Butte Sheltered Workshop. Police say Jason Doyle, 39, of Butte gave a phony name because he thought he was wanted on a warrant. He wasn’t. Doyle was arrested for obstructing a peace officer.


William Jacobson, 42, of Butte was arrested after a traffic stop in the area of Montana and Rowe Road on Sunday. He could not provide a driver’s license and gave police a phony name, address, date of birth, and Social Security number. He was cited for obstruction of justice, driving with a revoked or suspended license (11th offense), habitual driver, no liability insurance in effect, and displaying plates assigned to another vehicle.

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