The law roundup is compiled from the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office incident log. It is not meant to serve as an exhaustive account.
Authorities arrested Scott Albert, 48, for driving with a suspended license.
Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office deputies investigated a report of a disturbance along Farm to Market Road after a caller reported hearing yelling from a home down the street. He also heard a man threaten to shoot a dog. Deputies cleared the scene after the individuals causing the problem left.
Authorities arrested Adam Hartsock, 28, for driving with a suspended license after a traffic stop near the intersection of U.S. Highway 2 and Enders Drive.
Authorities responded to a reported bar fight involving five individuals.
City ordinance violation
Authorities issued a ticket for a parking violation during snow removal on Montana Avenue.
City ordinance violation
Authorities issued a ticket for a parking violation during snow removal on Utah Avenue.
Authorities found two dogs eating a deer carcass near the intersection of U.S. Highway 2 and Mustang Road. The dogs ran off.
A caller reported two dogs chasing deer near U.S. Highway 2.
A Renwood Drive resident reported giving out her social security number during a phishing scam. Authorities advised the woman to contact the Social Security Administration.
Authorities investigated a potential burglary after a caller reported seeing a dark-colored vehicle pull up to a home on U.S. Highway 2. The vehicle’s occupants got out, tossed several items into the vehicle, which then drove off.
Harassment, threat, intimidation
A U.S. Highway 2 resident reported receiving ominous texts from different telephone numbers, including a message where the sender threatened to kidnap his children.
A 3rd Street resident agreed to turn down his television after a neighbor complained to the Libby Police Department.
A Park Street resident reported her driveway not being plowed properly.
A caller reported a man cutting across yards near Hamann Avenue and Michelle Lane. The individual was wearing blue jeans and a red hooded sweatshirt underneath a black jacket. He was carrying a walking stick. The caller had never seen the man before and asked for a police patrol of the area.
Emergency responders arrived at Libby High School for a report of a male juvenile suffering from a groin injury and struggling to maintain consciousness. The injured minor was taken to Cabinet Peaks Medical Center for treatment.
A Mary Lane resident called to report a propane tank stolen from a travel trailer.
Authorities responded to a U.S. Highway 2 residence after receiving a phone call from a “hysterical” juvenile female reporting her father was hitting her sister. The girl hung up after someone yelled at her. Arriving Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office deputies learned from a neighbor that a man had taken off in a truck. While authorities did not catch the male, they made contact with the siblings, who were moved to their grandparents home.
Libby Volunteer Fire Department personnel responded to a reported chimney fire on Three Corners Road.
A West Road resident reported receiving threatening messages from the people who forced her off property she had lived on for 12 years.
Libby police arrested an unidentified individual at the city’s Amtrak station after a caller reported seeing a person smoking and drinking inside the structure.
Drugs, drug paraphernalia
Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office deputies investigated a report of a white, powdery substance found inside of a morning newspaper on West Kootenai Avenue.
First responders arrived at the scene of a downed wire at a snowmobile trailhead in Troy. They reported finding a length of wire of about 500 feet, smoky and burning holes in the ground. Authorities stayed on scene to prevent a snowmobiler accident until a utility company team arrived.
A pet owner on Spencer Road accidentally activated the 911 function on their watch while carrying a dog through the snow.
A Dome Mountain Avenue resident reported an online scam to local authorities.
Libby police responded to a two-vehicle collision near the intersection of Idaho Avenue and 5th Street. No one was injured, authorities said. One motorist was cited for failure to yield right of way.
An Avenue B resident asked to speak with a Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office deputy regarding a theft case against a relative. The resident was worried about being accused of being involved in the crime.