The U.S. Marshals Service's Montana Violent Offender Task Force, designed to track down people accused or convicted of violent crimes across the state, closed almost 1,000 cases in 2013, with more than half of them coming out of Billings.
An Aston Martin sports car forfeited by a Belgrade man as part of a probe into the illegal importing of cancer drugs without federal approval sold on Monday for $110,000.
Law enforcement officers met at the U.S. Marshals' office to say good bye to Stan Lynde the creator of the comic strips "Latigo" and "Rick O'Shay."
Stan Lynde, artist and creator of the the comic strips "Rick O'Shay" and "Latigo," is given a Panama hat from U.S. Marshal Darrell Bell on Friday afternoon as part of a gag Ecuador Blend-In Kit. Lynde and his wife have sold their belongings and are moving to Ecuador to retire. In 1994, Lynde…
The U.S. Marshals Service's Montana Violent Offender Task Force on Monday night arrested a woman wanted on more than 15 felony charges, including sexual assault of a child, in New Mexico.
A Billings man wanted on a felony warrant out of Missoula County was arrested by officers from the Montana Violent Offender Task Force on Wednesday afternoon.
A Colorado fugitive who killed himself in a Ballantine motel Friday night has been identified.
Over the last year, the U.S. Marshals Service in Montana has lost one deputy each in its Billings and Missoula offices, a 20 percent staff reduction between the two.
The Yellowstone County jail had an unexpected visitor last weekend.
The most powerful statement made at a Monday press conference about Montana’s commitment to protecting children was who attended:
There were plenty of other big news stories in 2011. Here’s a sampling:
Former Billings acting Police Chief Darrell Bell became U.S. marshal for Montana in early 2011.
Salenna ThreeFingers, who walked away from a women's pre-release program early Monday morning, is back behind bars after a federal task force arrested her during a traffic stop Tuesday.
The U.S. Marshals Service’s Montana Violent Offender Task Force has arrested a man in northwestern Montana on a 30-year-old Texas murder warrant.
Members of the U.S. Marshals Montana Violent Offender Task Force on Wednesday arrested a man who led them on a five-year chase that took officers to Mexico and Germany.
When then U.S. Marshal Dwight MacKay launched an interagency task force to apprehend fugitives in January 2005, he pledged to “catch bad guys and bad gals.”
A federal task force arrested a record number of violent fugitives last year, apprehending almost 30 percent more offenders than in the previous year.
Montana's new U.S. marshal, Darrell Bell, was sworn in to the job in Washington, D.C., on Jan. 7 but he felt the need to have something a little closer to home.
Darrell J. Bell of Billings was sworn in Friday, Feb. 4, 2011 as the 37 U.S. Marshal for the State of Montana. Bell was sworn in by U.S. Magistrate Judge Carolyn Ostby at the Battin Federal Courthouse in Billings, Mont.