Dusty Marshall Boggs, 27, appeared by video before Judge Susan Watters and pleaded not guilty to felony DUI and misdemeanor counts of driving with a suspended license and failing to report an accident. Watters set bond at $25,000 after a prosecutor said Boggs was released recently on bond fo…
Lisa May Demarais, 28, who chanted gibberish while being arrested for drunken-driving was sentenced in District Court. Demarais appeared before Judge Susan Watters and declined to make a statement before the judge imposed a standard sentence for felony DUI of 13 months with the state Departm…
Paula Antoinette Nicol, 55, whose blood-alcohol level was more than four times the legal limit when she arrived at the wrong Billings middle school to pick up a sick child was sentenced today in District Court. Nicol appeared before Judge G. Todd Baugh after previously pleading guilty to her…
James Dean Lessard was sentenced in November 2007 to 10 years at Montana State Prison, with two years suspended.
John Calvin Smells Jr., a Crow Agency man convicted of his seventh DUI, was sentenced in July 2009 to 10 years with the Montana Department of Corrections, with five years suspended.
Timothy Jerome Goggins was sentenced for felony DUI, his sixth drunken-driving offense. Goggins had a blood-alcohol level of 0.413 percent when he was arrested in April 2010 after a Laurel police officer stopped a car for erratic driving. A blood-alcohol level of 0.4 percent is potentially f…
MISSOULA — Procedures at the Missoula County Detention Facility are again being questioned after an inmate released in April without having to post $1,200 in bail ended up being charged with murder following the beating death of another man a week later. Deputy City Attorney Carrie Garber s…
KALISPELL — The Montana Department of Labor and Industry is investigating a contractor who faces 15 counts of felony theft in Washington state where authorities say he bilked subcontractors and customers out of about $1 million.
Question: Does law enforcement really have quotas?
A 38-year-old man was arrested Monday night after witnesses told police that he pointed a gun at them in the parking lot of a convenience store.
MISSOULA — A 28-year-old Minnesota man charged with promoting prostitution in Missoula has pleaded not guilty.
CASPER — A federal judge ruled Friday that a Mills woman accused of threatening the life of U.S. Rep. Cynthia Lummis is not guilty by reason of mental illness, according to an online court database.
Musselshell County Attorney Kent Sipe said late Friday afternoon that a request for a new trial for Bobby Cooksey, convicted last month of murdering his neighbor, on the grounds that he did not get a fair trial shouldn’t be granted isn’t necessary, or even valid.
CASPER — A Casper man who pointed a shotgun at police failed to meet the legal burden for backing out of a plea deal, the Wyoming Supreme Court ruled Tuesday.
COLUMBUS — A Molt man who gunned down his neighbor during a dispute over a $35 debt was sentenced Thursday to spend at least 30 years at the Montana State Prison.
Police are continuing to investigate the death of Logan Wilson, 16, of Malta, who died from a single gunshot wound while out hunting Saturday near his hometown.
BOZEMAN — A 28-year-old Bozeman man accused of punching another man at a Belgrade bar, leaving him hospitalized in critical condition, has been acquitted.
A District Court judge said Wednesday that a search warrant served on the Poplar police chief’s home that led to his arrest on marijuana-related charges violated his constitutional rights and ordered all evidence seized using the warrant suppressed.
MISSOULA — The Montana Supreme Court on Thursday upheld the conviction of Anthony St. Dennis in the 2007 beating death of Forrest Clayton Salcido, a sometimes-homeless veteran from Missoula, saying there was no conflict of interest in his defense.
HELENA — A Lewistown judge has said he'll hear arguments next summer in an effort by Montana State Prison inmate Barry Beach to get a new trial.