I do love living in Carbon County, Montana. I was just perusing the 911 blotter and noticed what appears to be a pattern. Anyone else see something these calls all have in common?
Edgar/Fromberg road: Caller reports his sister and brother-in-law stole a cow from someone in another county. Deputy spoke to caller.
4:23 a.m., Hwy 212 in Boyd: Caller hit a cow. Dispatcher called Highway Patrol and owner.
4:39 a.m.: Another driver hit the same cow.
4:02 p.m., Hwy 310: Black calf out on the right of way. Owner notified. Highway Patrol officer reports unable to get the calf back in. Owner will respond.
7:30 a.m.: Hwy 310/212: One black cow out. Dispatch called some possible owners. They will go out and check.
10:55 a.m., Hwy 421/212: Big black cow out on highway.
5:22 p.m., Hwy 310: Two black cows out. Owner notified and will go out.
9:43 p.m., Mathis Rd: Neighbor’s bull, cow, and calves are out. Owner will take care of it.
7:48 p.m., Hwy 212 S of Roberts: Black cows on road. Owner responded and got them in.
9:21 p.m., S of Roberts: Some black cows out on highway. Owner notified and got them back in.
7:33 p.m., Joliet: A black cow crossed the highway in front of caller. Owner notified.
This is why I don’t have cattle anymore. Well, it’s only one of the reasons. But there are a lot of things in life more fun than chasing cows in sub-zero weather…