Crime of the Week 9-22-2017

On September 7, 2017, Missoula County Sheriff’s Office Deputies responded to a work site in Lolo for the report of a burglary not in progress. The victim stated that more than $6,300 worth of materials and equipment had been stolen. The items included approximately 20 Kwikset deadbolts, approximately 20 Kwikset lever interior door handles, and approximately 30 closet fittings, including door handles and door stops. The victim described the materials as “Tustin Venetian Bronze” in color. Other stolen items included 3 Moen Chateau kitchen faucets and a Blue Graco powered paint sprayer (valued at approx. $4,800).

If you have any information on this case please contact the Missoula County Sheriff’s Office or to remain anonymous please call Five Valley Crimestoppers at (406)721-4444. You could be eligible for a reward of up to $1,000!

Crime of the Week 2-27-16

Detective More and MFD Fire Inspector Fraser are looking for any information about who started a trailer fire at 1600 Cooley #23 on Saturday February 27, 2016 at 1:51am. Witness described an adult male wearing dark clothes standing by the garbage pile in front of the trailer “flicking” something and then the fire started.

If you have any information on these crimes please contact local law enforcement or Five Valleys Crimestoppers 24 hour tip line at (406) 721-4444 or (406) 363-0062. You can remain anonymous and could be eligible for a cash reward of up to $1,000.  Please reference arson case #2016-07965 when calling.

CRIME OF THE WEEK 12-08-2015

Missoula County Sheriff’s Office detectives need your assistance to solve this ongoing string of thefts.

Detectives are seeking information regarding the theft of antlers in the Seeley Lake area. The incidents date back to early August with a suspect or suspects stealing more than 10 sets of antlers from a residence on Cut Throat Drive. Since that time, four additional reports have been taken by law enforcement with approximately 50 sets of antlers reportedly missing.

Antlers can be sold for a varying amount of money depending on the buyer and condition of the antlers. The Seeley Lake Community Foundation is offering an additional monetary reward to supplement the Crimestoppers reward for information leading to the arrest of this suspect(s).

If you have any information on these crimes please contact local law enforcement or Five Valleys Crimestoppers 24 hour tip line at (406) 721-4444 or (406) 363-0062. You can remain anonymous and could be eligible for a cash reward of up to $1,000.image

CRIME OF THE WEEK 02-18-2015

CRIME OF THE WEEK 02-18-2015

Missoula County Sheriff’s Office needs your assistance in solving a crime against a local family business.

On the evening of February 13th, 2015 thieves cut a hole in the fence of Clean Green Lawn Service, located at 5970 Highway 93 South, between Missoula and Lolo. The theft of equipment, including eight specialized Open Country tires with XD rims, are valued at over $4,000.

If you have any information concerning this felony crime; call the Five Valleys Crimestoppers 24 hour tip line at (406) 721-4444 or (406) 363-0062. You can remain anonymous and could be eligible for a cash reward of up to $1,000.

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Crime of the Week 01-15-2015

Missoula Police Department needs your assistance in solving a crime committed against a local Missoula wellness/ healthcare business.

Sometime before the holidays, late December 2014, a trailer belonging to “It Starts with Me”, located at 29 Fort Missoula Road, was broken into. During this time, the suspect(s) damaged several locks and stole 2 Super Winch S-Series winches and 2 trailer batteries. Call in your tips to Five Valleys Crimestoppers at (406) 721-4444 or (406) 363-0062. You can remain completely anonymous and may be eligible for a reward of up to $1,000.” Please reference report #2014-704.

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10-2-14 Crime of the Week


Clinton: Residential Burglary

September 30th 2014: On Monday morning, suspects entered a
vehicle and burglarized a residence on Cattail Road in Clinton. Five
children were asleep in a room adjacent to where the suspects stole
more than $7000 worth of computer equipment and personal items.

Missing are two lap top computers, a silver wrist watch and
sunglasses. Also taken was a fire extinguisher which was later
deployed in the yard of a nearby residence. Anyone with information
is asked to contact the Missoula County Sheriff’s Office at 258-4810.

If you have information that could help solve a crime, please call Five Valleys Crime
Stoppers at (406) 721-4444. When you report information you may be eligible for a
CASH REWARD OF UP TO $1,000.00 and you can remain COMPLETELY
ANONYMOUS.

Crime of the Week 7-27-14

The Missoula Police Department is currently investigating a burglary that occurred sometime between the hours of 6 pm July 24th and 7am July 25th.  Unknown suspect(s) forcibly entered the property through a gate and took numerous power equipment; such as, generators, air compressors, saws and sanders.

Also taken was a Pick-up truck and trailer.  These are described as a 2002 Ford F-250 pickup truck, black in color, with MT plate #4C8873A.  This truck has a “HOYT HOMES” emblem sketched on the tail gate.

The trailer, MT plate #4A6658, has 6 foot sides and two non-matching doors all painted black.

If you can identify the person(s) involved or if you have any other information that could help police solve this burglary, pleas call Crimestoppers at 721-4444. If information that you provide Crimestoppers leads to an arrest and conviction, you may be eligible for a CASH REWARD OF UP TO $1,000.00 and you can remain COMPLETELY ANONYMOUS.  Crimestoppers does not record our phone calls or use Caller ID.

Crimestoppers helps protect our communities from criminal activity and empowers citizens to make a difference.

Crime of the Week 9-9-13 Theft

This weeks Crime of the Week features two Crimes:

1.      Sometime during the evening hours of Aug 28, 2013, approximately $3,000 in tools were stolen from a locked business van parked on the 2700 block of Sheffield.  The van sustained damage from the pry tool used to enter the vehicle. The tools include miscellaneous small hand tools inside a toolbox, a 6 inch sander, a ¼ table router, Dremel tools and a Hand router.

2.      Sometime between April and July of this year, numerous items were discovered missing from a locked storage unit, located at Cara’s Storage Unit, 1536 Reserve Street. The total value of items stolen is approximately $1400.00 and include 1 generator, 5 cleaning kits (mop/broom/bucket), 3 flashlights, 1 box face masks, 1 battery powered light unit, 5 sets of rain gear, 10 face shields, 5 rolls plastic sheeting, 1 backpack, 2 ropes, 2 rolls of tape, 2 umbrellas and 24 ARC vests.

If you have information regarding either of these crimes, please call Crime Stoppers at 721-4444 in Missoula and Mineral Counties or 363-0062 in Ravalli County.

If information that you provide leads to an arrest and conviction, you may be eligible for a CASH REWARD OF UP TO $1,000.00 and you can remain COMPLETELY ANONYMOUS.  We do not record our phone calls or use Caller ID.

Crime Stoppers helps protect our communities from criminal activity and empowers citizens to make a difference.

Crime of the Week 7-24-13 Assault and Robbery

On July 11, 2013, a man was assaulted and robbed on the 4500 block of N. Reserve Street at approximately 2:45am.  As the victim was removing work related supplies out of his car for his night shift job, an unidentified person came up behind him, slammed him against the side of his car and stole his wallet.  The victim was unconscious for almost an hour before a passerby discovered him.  

If you have information regarding this incident please call Crime Stoppers at 721-4444 in Missoula and Mineral Counties or 363-0062 in Ravalli County.

If information that you provide leads to an arrest and conviction, you may be eligible for a CASH REWARD OF UP TO $1,000.00 and you can remain COMPLETELY ANONYMOUS.  We do not record our phone calls or use Caller ID.

Crime Stoppers helps protect our communities from criminal activity and empowers citizens to make a difference.