- At 8:41 a.m., an officer responded to the 2100 block of Euclid for a report of a theft from a nonprofit organization. The suspect, a 41-year-old Helena man was located and cited for theft. He was referred to Municipal Court.
- At 3:45 p.m., an officer conducted a traffic stop near the 3100 block of Highway 12 East. The male driver initially provided a false name, but was eventually identified. The 28-year-old Helena man was found to be a probation absconder. A search of his vehicle produced dangerous drugs being located. The male was arrested for an improper lane change, revoked driver’s license, no insurance, obstructing a police officer, probation absconder warrant, and three felony counts of possession of dangerous drugs. He was booked into the Lewis and Clark County Detention Center.
- At 7:19 p.m., an officer responded to the 2400 block of Broadway for a report of a family disturbance. It was reported a male drove to that location while being intoxicated. The male was located and tested for DUI. At the conclusion of the investigation, the 29-year-old Helena man was arrested for DUI, aggravated DUI, and driving revoked. He was booked into the Lewis and Clark County Detention Center.
- At 10:53 p.m., an officer conducted a traffic stop near the intersection of Last Chance Gulch and Lyndale. The male driver demonstrated signs of impairment and was tested for DUI. At the conclusion of the investigation, the 25-year-old Helena man was arrested for DUI. He was booked into the Lewis and Clark County Detention Center.
As of Friday morning, the county jail held 86 inmates (79 for felonies and seven for misdemeanors). In total, the county has 95 inmates at various detention facilities. There are 97 clients are serviced by the 24/7 sobriety program. Of these, 53 are on PBT (Personal Breath Test), 30 are on SCRAM (Secure Continuous Remote Alcohol Monitor bracelet), three are on GPS, and 11 are on house arrest. Pretrial Services is currently working with 306 clients.