March 7

  • At 1:20 a.m. an officer was dispatched to meet with a complainant at the Law Enforcement Center in regards to a restraining order violation.  At the end of the investigation, there was insufficient evidence that a violation occurred. 
  • At 5:14 a.m. an officer responded to the 2400 block of Broadway for a report of a theft of property from a motor vehicle. 
  • At 7:48 a.m. an officer responded to the 700 block of Broadway for a report of a burglary that occurred on an earlier date. It was reported a garage was entered and property was stolen.
  • At 9:33 a.m. an officer responded to the 300 block of Euclid for a report of a forged check at a business. 
  • At 12:51 p.m. an officer responded to the 500 block of N. Montana Avenue for a report of a theft of belongings from a motor vehicle. 
  • At 4:40 p.m. an officer responded to the 1200 block of Butte for a report of a burglary. It was reported items were stolen from a residence. 
  • At 5:27 p.m. an officer was dispatched the 10 block of Sand Piper Loop for a report of a theft of a package from a porch. Suspect information was obtained and the case is active. 
  • At 5:48 p.m. an officer was dispatched the 800 block of Great Northern Boulevard for a report of fraud. It was reported a purchase was made with a stolen cashier’s check. 
  • At 7:41 p.m. an officer responded to the 1000 block of Helena Avenue for a report of a stolen vehicle. It was reported a 2007 blue Dodge Grand Caravan bearing Montana license plate 5-99501A was stolen.   
  • At 8:29 p.m. an officer was dispatched to the 1900 block of Townsend for a report of a probation violation. A 31-year-old Helena man was arrested and booked into the LCSO jail.   
  • At 11:40 p.m. an Oofficer was dispatched to the 2200 block of 11th Avenue in regards to a civil dispute over a vehicle. The involved parties made allegations against each other that they were assaulted in some manner. The case was referred to the City Prosecutor’s Office. 
  • The Helena Police Department responded to 80 calls for service. Of those calls, they responded to six vehicle crashes, 11 welfare checks, three threats calls, three disorderly calls and six suspicious circumstance calls. 

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As of Thursday morning, the county jail held 81 inmates (77 for felonies and four for misdemeanors). In total, the county has 100 inmates at various detention facilities. In addition, 35 are PBT (Personal Breath Test) and 30 are SCRAM (Secure Continuous Remote Alcohol Monitor bracelet). Ninety clients are serviced by the 24/7 sobriety program. We also have six testing out of county, one is pre-trial, four are GPS (Global Positioning System bracelet) and 14 are on house arrest.