A former employee at the Billings Police Department has admitted to embezzling nearly $10,000 while working for the city of Billings.
Attorneys for the city of Billings argue in court documents that it has no legal obligation to disclose the identities of city workers who were disciplined last spring for viewing inappropriate websites at work.
Deanna Anthony, a former Billings Police Department employee accused of embezzling more than $26,000 with a city credit card, denied a felony charge Tuesday in District Court.
Deanna Anthony, right, and her attorney, Teresa O’Connor, appeared in District Court last January for arraignment. Anthony recently admitted to embezzling from the Billings Police Department.
A former Billings Police Department employee has been charged with embezzling more than $26,000 with a city-issued credit card.
Credit card receipts released by the city of Billings show a former employee spent thousands of dollars at several area retail stores before raising the suspicion of her superiors.
A former Billings Police Department employee was questioned about nearly 40 purchases she made with a city-issued credit card dating back more than four years before she was placed on paid leave.
Internal city document regarding allegations against former Billings Police Department employee Deanna Anthony
A judge has denied a motion by the city of Billings to withhold an internal police document ordered released two weeks ago by the Montana Supreme Court.
An attorney for the city of Billings filed a motion Tuesday asking a District Court judge to withhold an internal Police Department document that the Montana Supreme Court ordered released two weeks ago.
On Thanksgiving eve, the Montana Supreme Court ruled that a public document pertaining to alleged misuse of public money should be made public. The Billings Gazette has been seeking this information in requests to the city of Billings and then through litigation for more than a year.
The Montana Supreme Court has ordered the release of an internal Billings Police Department document related to theft allegations against a former employee.
HELENA — Does a government worker suspected of stealing from her employer have a privacy right that outweighs the public’s right to know?
Over the past few weeks, The Billings Gazette has been reporting on its efforts to obtain a document from the city of Billings, a document that the city has agreed is public.
A city document related to the possible misconduct of a former Billings Police Department employee will remain confidential until the Montana Supreme Court makes a ruling in the case, a Yellowstone County district judge said Thursday.
A District Court judge has ordered the city of Billings to release a public record related to the internal affairs investigation of a former Billings Police Department employee.
The Billings Gazette on Wednesday filed suit against the city of Billings seeking the release of public records related to a former Police Department employee.
A senior administrator at the Billings Police Department who has been on paid leave for nearly six months during an investigation into the possible misuse of city funds resigned on Wednesday, two days before she was scheduled to meet with her boss to discuss the results of the investigation.
An administrator with the Billings Police Department is under investigation for misuse of city funds after police commanders found questionable purchases.