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Posted: Sunday, June 26, 2011 9:00 am

The following summary was compiled from information provided by the West Yellowstone Police Department.

(Hebgen Basin Fire District personnel responded to 14 ambulance requests between June 14 and June 20.)

June 14

-- A person was talking to their mother when she fell. The person was unable to get back into contact with their mother.

-- A person received a call that there was a small wreck on Gallatin Road off Highway 191. There were unknown injuries and the person reporting the incident wasn't sure if they were given an accurate location of the wreck.

-- A deputy from the Gallatin County Sheriff's Office requested to have a West Yellowstone police officer check Highway 191 to the Yellowstone National Park boundary for any wrecks.

-- Traffic was backed up between the Madison Junction and Seven-Mile Bridge in Yellowstone National Park. A caller demanded that a ranger should get traffic moving.

-- Someone lost a Verizon Motorola Droid cell phone.

-- A woman was complaining that her previous employer hasn't given her her last check.

-- An adult was reportedly offering drugs and alcohol to juveniles.

-- Individuals were fighting in the street.

June 15

-- A stranger was hanging around near the back door of a business. Someone saw the individual take a knife off the top of a gas tank and place it in their pocket. A West Yellowstone police officer was requested to respond to the scene.

-- Intoxicated individuals were on the roof of a complex.

-- Someone was caught camping illegally. They were confronting a Yellowstone National Park ranger in the West Yellowstone Police Department parking lot.

-- Many people were traveling faster than 55 mph on Highway 191.

-- There was a report of an individual under a tree on Madison Rim Road who was not looking very good.

-- There was a case that needed the assistance of the coroner.

June 16

-- Someone reported that there was loud music playing nearby and that they couldn't sleep.

-- A tourist was separated from the rest of their party.

June 17

-- It looked like someone was being kicked out of where they were staying. Their belongings were being thrown out of the house and across the street.

-- There was a request to have a hazmat crew from Hebgen Basin Fire District respond to clean up a spill on a lake.

-- An evicted employee was making threats.

-- West Yellowstone Police Department dispatchers received a complaint about a reckless driver.

June 18

-- Someone reported that their son's vehicle had been vandalized the prior night.

-- A suspect was trying to steal someone's bike after he was fired for not showing up to work.

-- Weekend renters were standing on the porch of a house and shooting towards the lake.

-- Streetlights were burned out behind a grocery store, which presented a safety hazard.

-- An open door to a maintenance shed at one of the city parks was secured by a West Yellowstone police officer.

June 19

-- There was a panhandler at a local restaurant.

-- A truck hauling a boat trailer backed into another truck. There were no reported injuries.

-- Someone reported that they might have seen someone in a red truck purposely abandon their dog.

-- There was a semi truck involved in a rollover accident. The person's injuries were unknown at the time of the call.

-- West Yellowstone Police Department dispatchers received an anonymous report concerning a possible drunk driver in West Yellowstone.

June 20

-- A citizen requested to speak with a West Yellowstone police officer. They were concerned about a family member.

-- An ambulance was needed to transport someone.

-- A lady left her wallet in the post office.

-- Someone reported that their orange bike had been stolen about a week ago.

-- An older man, between the age of 50 and 60, was riding in and out of an apartment complex and looking into the apartments.

-- A fire alarm was set off at a local business.

-- A tenant complained that the landlord entered his apartment without permission.

-- The maintenance door to a supply room was open.

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