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Sheriff Wynn Meehan
Broadwater County Sheriff's Office
519 Broadway Street
Townsend, MT 59644
Phone: (406) 266-3441
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Deputy Sheriff Mason Moore was shot and killed while conducting a traffic stop. Dispatchers lost contact with the deputy and deputies from Gallatin County and the Montana Highway Patrol responded and discovered Deputy Sheriff Mason Moore dead. The suspects are a father and son who were later arrested after a vehicle pursuit and an exchange of gunfire with police. Deputy Sheriff Mason Moore is the 17th law enforcement officer to be shot and killed in 2017 and the first officer fatality from the state of Montana.