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Hitting the jackpot

Police hit the jackpot Tuesday afternoon on the 500 block of South Dakota.

At 2:45 p.m., they saw Joshua Patrick Smith, 35, outside a residence putting items in a car.

Smith, who had a warrant out for his arrest for a revocation of his sentence out of city court, told officers he was helping his friend, Edward William Cocking, 28, move.

Cocking had numerous city court warrants out for his arrest, including two for partner or family member assault and one warrant out of Powell County.

When officers entered the residence, they found Cocking, who was hiding under a refrigerator-size cardboard box.

Also inside the residence were Tijana Nicole Rowe-Jensen, 24, who was arrested for obstructing justice, a felony, and 26-year-old Tiela Laree Lochrie. She, too, had a warrant out for her arrest for felony violation of release condition.

Biking in the dark

Around 1:40 Wednesday morning, police stopped a man riding a bicycle on Granite and Washington streets.

While talking to officers, Richard Allen Campbell, 42, gave a false name and then took off, but because of the ice on the streets he quickly crashed on his bike.

Campbell was arrested for obstructing a peace officer and criminal possession of drug paraphernalia (a pipe).

Felony arrest

David Lester Gillespie, 53, was arrested Tuesday afternoon at Safeway on Front Streets on a felony probation violation out of Richland County.

He is in jail on a $75,000 bond.

Fictitious name

Late Monday night, police received a call about a man making people nervous inside the Town Pump at 2324 S. Montana St.

The man at first gave a police a fictitious name, but he was soon identified as Randall James Veach, 28, who had warrants for his arrest out of Billings and Butte.

He was also arrested for obstructing a police officer and possession of dangerous drugs, marijuana.

Veach remains in jail on a $53,000 bond.

Man asleep

Police responded to a call at around 7:30 a.m. Tuesday from the Zip Trip Gas Station, 2801 Harrison Ave., regarding a man asleep in his vehicle.

Police went to the gas station, woke the man up and told him to move it along.

Park it

Shortly before 9 a.m. Tuesday, a male was driving a three-wheeler around Nevada and Third streets.

Officers stopped the driver and told him to take the three-wheeler home and park it.

Bad day

Shortly before noon Tuesday, a call came in about a disturbance between a male and female at a resident in the 700 block of Park Street.

Turns out that it was a woman yelling at herself because she was having a bad day.

Storage theft

A man came into the detention center around 1:30 p.m. Tuesday to report a theft at his storage unit on the 2800 block of Elm Street.

According to the victim, all of his belongings were taken. There are no suspects at this time.

Shortly after 10 p.m., police arrived on Thornton Avenue investigating a call about an assault.

At the residence were a father and son, both of whom had injuries, but police could not determine who the aggressor was. The case is under investigation.

Upset friend

Just after midnight Wednesday, police went to a home on the 2000 block of Locust.

A mother reported her daughter had a party and one of her friends got upset.

The upset friend thought he was hitting the wall with his head. Instead, he put his head through the window.


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