- At 8:29 a.m., officers were called to a residence in the 900 block of Abbey concerning a disturbance and possible assault. No charges were filed after the investigation.
- At 11:13 a.m., an officer arrested a 55-year-old Helena female in the 1800 block of Missoula Avenue on an outstanding warrant. She was booked at the detention center.
- At 12:32 p.m., an officer spoke with a resident concerning a possible scam.
- At 5:57 p.m., officers were called to the area of Custer Avenue and Queen Ann’s Street to an injury vehicle crash. After investigation, officers arrested one of the involved drivers – a 55-year-old Helena male – for second offense driving under the influence, aggravated DUI and careless driving. He was booked at the detention center.
- At 11:55 p.m., officers were called concerning a possibly suicidal male. The male was located in the area of Bompart Lane and Skyway Drive. When officers located him, he was armed with a handgun and threatening suicide. Negotiators from HPD and LCSO spoke with the male for about two hours, taking him into protective custody without incident. A firearm was recovered from the male’s vehicle and he was taken to the hospital for treatment.
On Feb. 4, Helena Police Department officers responded to 66 calls for service, including 12 vehicle crashes and eight traffic stops for various violations.
As of Tuesday morning, the county jail held 105 inmates (96 for felonies and nine for misdemeanors). In total, the county has 134 inmates at various detention facilities. Ninety-eight clients are serviced by the 24/7 sobriety program. Of these, 45 are on Personal Breath Test, 34 are on Secure Continuous Remote Alcohol Monitor bracelet, 11 are on GPS and eight are on house arrest. Pretrial Services is currently working with 299 clients.