This police blotter is made up of reports made available by the Montesano Police Department.
Animal problem. E. McBryde Avenue and Satsop Street. 9:13 a.m. A boy riding his bicycle was scared when he saw a cougar in the area. The boy’s mother set out to find the animal. On arriving at the scene, an officer and the boy’s mother found that the cougar was a piece of lawn art.
Suspicious circumstances. 300 Block Church St. 8:27 p.m. Individuals were lighting fireworks at Rottle Field. The individuals were told to stop and stay off of the field.
Fireworks. Monte-Brady Road and Monte-Elma Road. 11:09 p.m. Five to seven people were outside firing Roman candles at each other and were hitting houses. An officer made contact with the individuals and advised them to be careful.
Harassment. 500 Block E. Broadway Ave. Noon. A man reports getting numerous unwanted calls and texts. He called Verizon and the number is now blocked.
Hit-and-run property damage. 200 Block E. Pioneer Ave. 2:24 p.m. Reporting party stated her vehicle was hit by an older blue truck which then pulled away from the scene. Officers contacted the owner of the truck and the driver said they had no knowledge that they had made contact with another vehicle, but both drivers exchanged information.
Harassment. 900 Block E. Park Ave. 1:45 a.m. Individual reported a male has knocked on her door twice saying that it is OK because he is her downstairs neighbor and he just wanted to talk. Woman states she does not have a neighbor who matches the description. Officers checked the area but didn’t find anyone.
Burglary. 300 E. Broadway Ave. 7:39 a.m. Individual reported her purse was stolen from her home and that a possible suspect lives in the appartment building. Reporting party received a message that one of her credit cards had been used.
Disorderly conduct. 200 Block E. Pioneer Ave. 3:34 p.m. An intoxicated male is on the bus stumbling around and his pants are falling off. Officers made contact with the individual, who said he was trying to get to Seattle. The officer contacted the Elma Police Department and was going to transport the man to Elma to get him closr to his destination, but was told by the Elma PD that if he was transported to Elma he would be transported back to Montesano. Officers advised that he should stay at the bus station and not bother anyone while he tried to sober up.
Phone scam. 200 Block E. Broadway Ave. 4:07 p.m. Individual reports she was contacted over the phone by someone stating she needed to pay money to clear a warrant for her arrest. Officers confired there was no warrant for her arrest and advised her to not send any money.