- At 10:53 a.m., an officer responded to the 1000 block of North Montana Avenue for a report of a stolen check. Video surveillance was reviewed and a suspect was identified. The suspect was still at the business and was detained for the theft. At the conclusion of the investigation, the 39-year-old Helena man was arrested for felony theft and a valid warrant for his arrest. The male was booked into the LCSO jail.
- At 11:16 a.m., an officer was dispatched to the 3100 block of Mitchell Avenue for a report of a burglary and a theft of a motor vehicle. The officer determined a business was broken into and keys to a 2008 Subaru were missing. The vehicle was allegedly stolen from outside the business. The Subaru was later recovered outside the city limits. This case is actively being investigated.
- At 4:46 p.m., an officer was dispatched to the area of Oakes and Prospect for a report of a stolen vehicle. It was reported a 2000 Honda Accord was stolen from the area. The vehicle was later recovered and this case is active.
- At 6:13 p.m., an officer responded to the 900 block of Dakota for a report of a male who had broken into a garage. The officer located the male and identified him. The officer determined the male had broken the lock to the garage and entered it unlawfully. The 46-year-old Helena-area man was arrested for attempted burglary and booked into the LCSO jail.
- At 10:56 p.m. an officer responded to the 500 block of N. Park for a report of possible drugs being located. The officer determined the found substance was marijuana. A suspect was identified. The 38-year-old Helena-area woman was cited for possession of dangerous drugs. She was referred to Municipal Court.
The Helena Police Department responded to 104 calls for service. Of those calls, they responded to four vehicle crashes, 10 animal calls, eight theft calls, four welfare Checks, three suspicious circumstance calls, and conducted 33 traffic stops.
As of Tuesday morning, the county jail held 83 inmates (77 for felonies and six for misdemeanors). In total, the county has 92 inmates at various detention facilities. There are 97 clients being 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 297 clients.