- At 11:32 a.m. an officer was dispatched to the Law Enforcement Center for a report of a male at that location with a valid warrant for his arrest. The 27-year-old Helena man was identified and arrested for the warrant. He was booked into the LCSO jail.
- At 1:08 p.m. an officer responded to the 800 block of Holter for a report of a theft of a bicycle that occurred sometime in the last several months.
- At 12:49 p.m. an officer was dispatched to the 600 block of N. Montana Avenue for a report of a possible theft of a wallet. The case is active.
- At 12:41 p.m. an officer responded to the 2100 block of National for a report of a suicidal male. The male was located and it was decided he needed to be placed in protective custody for a mental health evaluation. The male then attempted to flee and fought with Officers. The 21-year-old Helena man was arrested for obstructing a police officer and resisting arrest. He was booked into the LCSO jail.
- At 12:25 p.m. an officer responded to the 2500 block of Roberts for a report of a theft of a belongings from a construction site. The case is active.
- At 2:28 p.m. an officer responded to the 800 block of N. Cooke for a report of found drug paraphernalia.
- At 2:25 p.m. an officer responded to the 2700 block of Prospect for a report of a theft of a cellphone.
- At 3:15 p.m. an Officer responded to the 500 block of N. Dakota for a report of a trespass to a garage.
- At 7:53 p.m. an officer responded to the 800 block of N. Oregon for a report of a disorderly female. The 39-year-old Helena woman was located. After locating drugs and paraphernalia in her possession, she was cited for possession of drug paraphernalia, possession of dangerous drugs, and possession of a toxic substance. She was referred to Municipal court.
The Helena Police Department responded to 100 calls for service. Of those calls, they responded to three vehicle crashes, five welfare checks, three trespassing complaints and nine suspicious circumstance calls.
As of Thursday morning, the county jail held 90 inmates (83 for felonies and seven for misdemeanors). In total, the county has 104 inmates at various detention facilities. In addition, 34 are PBT (Personal Breath Test) and 30 are SCRAM (Secure Continuous Remote Alcohol Monitor bracelet). Eighty-six clients are serviced by the 24/7 sobriety program. We also have nine testing out of county, one is pre-trial, four are GPS (Global Positioning System bracelet) and eight are on house arrest.