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Former Montana federal prosecutor honored by ATF

Former Montana federal prosecutor honored by ATF

The federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives on Thursday honored a former Montana federal prosecutor for her work in prosecuting multiple defendants in a large undercover investigation into drug trafficking, guns and robberies in the Billings area.

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Feds charge former firefighter in home fire

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — A former Casper firefighter faces federal charges alleging he had another man torch his home and pickup truck in 2012 for insurance money.

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Arrest made in theft of 559 pounds of explosives in Red Lodge

Federal officials confirmed Thursday that they have arrested a man in connection with the theft of 559 pounds of explosives last April from a U.S. Forest Service bunker near Red Lodge.

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Jury convicts 2 in federal firearms case

Jury convicts 2 in federal firearms case

A federal jury on Thursday convicted two Billings men charged in what is believed to be the largest gun heist in state history — the theft of 136 firearms in 2010 from a freight trailer at Con-way Freight in Billings.

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Jury gets Billings firearms theft case

Jury gets Billings firearms theft case

A federal jury began deliberations on Wednesday in the trial of two Billings men who are accused in the theft of 136 firearms from Con-way Freight in Billings in August 2010.

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ATF offers $5,000 reward in Red Lodge explosives theft

ATF offers $5,000 reward in Red Lodge explosives theft

The federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives said Wednesday that it is offering a $5,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of those responsible for stealing 559 pounds of explosives last month near Red Lodge.

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Billings man sentenced in ATF robbery case

Billings man sentenced in ATF robbery case

A Billings man convicted in an undercover investigation into drug robberies and illegal gun sales will spend more than eight years in prison.

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SWAT search on Seitz Ronan

SWAT search on Seitz Ronan

Agents from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives and officers in SWAT gear with the Yellowstone County Sheriff's Office search a property in the 4300 block of Seitz Ronan Road on Wednesday morning.

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SWAT search

SWAT search

Agents from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives and officers in SWAT gear with the Yellowstone County Sheriff's Office search a property in the 4300 block of Seitz Ronan Road on Dec. 5.

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December most read #14

December most read #14

Coroner identifies man killed Saturday in explosives incident near Laurel: http://bit.ly/12Uy8xNHomemade cannon blamed in explosives death: http://bit.ly/12UyeFzDeath of man involving explosives east of Laurel on Saturday under investigation: http://bit.ly/12UyhRW

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Authorities return to site of fatal explosives incident near Laurel

Authorities return to site of fatal explosives incident near Laurel

Federal and county authorities on Wednesday returned to the property east of Laurel where a man was killed over the weekend in an explosives incident.

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Texan sentenced for role in Billings cocaine deal

Texan sentenced for role in Billings cocaine deal

Wiping cocaine residue off of a scale during a drug deal in Billings sent a Texas resident to federal prison for a year this week.

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Nevada man gets prison in ATF bust

Nevada man gets prison in ATF bust

A Nevada man who has spent much of his life in prison will spend another 11 years locked up for selling drugs and a gun to an undercover federal agent in an investigation by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives.

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Billings man gets 3 years in ATF case

Billings man gets 3 years in ATF case

A federal judge on Monday sentenced a Billings man to three years in prison for selling stolen guns and drugs to undercover agents with the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives.

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Billings man admits conspiracy charge in ATF case

Billings man admits conspiracy charge in ATF case

A Billings man accused of plotting to help rob a drug courier in an undercover sting pleaded guilty to a federal charge Wednesday.

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Billings woman gets time served in ATF case

Calling a Billings woman convicted in a large drug and firearms investigation “a rare defendant,” a federal judge on Friday spared her prison.

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Billings man gets prison for robbery plot

Billings man gets prison for robbery plot

Facing federal prison for plotting to rob a drug courier in an undercover sting, Billings resident Richard Lyndon Meza told the judge on Thursday that he was a nice, outgoing person who made some poor choices.

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Polson man sentenced for guns, drugs

A Polson man convicted in a firearms and drug investigation by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives will spend about a year in federal prison.

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Billings man gets prison for guns, drugs

Billings man gets prison for guns, drugs

Senior U.S. District Judge Jack Shanstrom on Tuesday sentenced Marvin Eric Galloway, 29, of Billings, to seven years in prison for convictions in an investigation into stolen guns and drug trafficking.

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2 sentenced in ATF drugs, gun case

2 sentenced in ATF drugs, gun case

Criminal history played a significant role in the sentencing on Friday of a Billings pair who admitted firearms and drug crimes in an undercover investigation by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives.

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