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Woman charged with DUI, meth possession in connection to crash

Woman charged with DUI, meth possession in connection to crash

A 47-year-old woman is facing DUI and drug charges in connection to a crash Thursday in the area of Second Avenue North and North 22nd Street.

September 19, 2014 4:24 pmLoading…
Picnic for progress: Treatment court members celebrate National Recovery Month

Picnic for progress: Treatment court members celebrate National Recovery Month

Without going through treatment court, 32-year-old Richie Jackson said she would “definitely” not be be reunited with her kids.

September 17, 2014 4:27 pm Photos

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Alleged car thief out on bond facing new drug, trespass charges

Alleged car thief out on bond facing new drug, trespass charges

A man who bonded out of jail after recently being charged with felony theft and meth possession is facing additional charges after some Billings residents reportedly woke early Wednesday morning to find him in their home.

September 11, 2014 10:15 pmLoading…

Prosecutors: Suspected meth dealer reached 100 mph in school zone

A 25-year-old man made an initial court appearance Wednesday on charges alleging he was dealing methamphetamine from a Billings hotel and reached speeds of up 100 mph, through a school zone, while fleeing police on a motorcycle.

September 10, 2014 5:32 pmLoading…
Stun gun burglar pleads guilty to three felonies

Stun gun burglar pleads guilty to three felonies

A 52-year-old woman — who prosecutors say attacked another woman with a stun gun during a home invasion — pleaded guilty Monday to charges that she broke into three homes in November and December 2013.

September 08, 2014 4:14 pmLoading…
Beating meth addiction: 'All it took for me was that first time'

Beating meth addiction: 'All it took for me was that first time'

It’s taken about a year for Brittney Boswell, 24, to kick an intravenous methamphetamine addiction that has plagued her since May 27, 2012.

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A look at the effects of meth use in Billings

A look at the effects of meth use in Billings

Law enforcement officials and treatment providers are seeing an increase in meth use, a specter that fuels other crimes and brings devastation to the lives of addicts and those who fall victim to their sometimes violent and unpredictable behavior.

September 07, 2014 12:00 am Related Loading…
Methamphetamine: 'The No. 1 threat to public safety'

Methamphetamine: 'The No. 1 threat to public safety'

On a recent Monday afternoon, Billings Police Officer Matt Frank pulled over an 18-year-old driver on Main Street.

September 07, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Meth, 'the No. 1 threat to public safety'

Meth, 'the No. 1 threat to public safety'

A collection of photos relating to the growth of meth use in Billings over the past 12-18 months.

September 06, 2014 7:00 pm Photos

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Leader of Bakken drug ring gets 20 years prison

Leader of Bakken drug ring gets 20 years prison

A federal judge sentenced the leader of an interstate drug ring to 20 years in prison Friday for his role in a major trafficking operation that stretched from western Washington to the Bakken oil fields of the Northern Plains.

August 29, 2014 2:09 pm Related Loading…
Bakken arrests lead to prison sentences

Bakken arrests lead to prison sentences

At least twelve other defendants in Montana linked by authorities to alleged ringleader Robert Farrell Armstrong have been sentenced. Five more have been convicted and are awaiting sentencing.

August 29, 2014 10:33 am Photos

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Yellowstone County Attorney Scott Twito

Yellowstone County Attorney Scott Twito

Yellowstone County Attorney Scott Twito talks about the growing number of meth cases in Yellowstone County during an interview on Aug. 26.

August 26, 2014 3:35 pmLoading…
Officer Seth Foster holds a bag of meth

Officer Seth Foster holds a bag of meth

Billings Police Officer Seth Foster holds up small plastic bags of methamphetamine confiscated during a traffic stop on Main Street in Billings on Aug. 25, 2014.

August 25, 2014 9:03 pmLoading…
A methamphetamine field test

A methamphetamine field test

Billings Police Officer Seth Foster uses a NIK kit to field test a white crystalline substance confiscated during a traffic stop on Main Street in Billings on Aug. 25, 2014. The liquids in the kit combine with the white substance and turn blue, indicating the presence of methamphetamine.

August 25, 2014 9:03 pmLoading…
Officer Jim Nyquist praises his K9 Recon

Officer Jim Nyquist praises his K9 Recon

Billings Police Officer Jim Nyquist praises his K9 Recon for identifying that a suspect's car contained illegal drugs during a traffic stop on Main Street in Billings on Aug. 25, 2014. 

August 25, 2014 9:04 pmLoading…
K9 Recon demonstrates signal for drugs

K9 Recon demonstrates signal for drugs

Billings Police K9 Recon demonstrates the signal for detecting illegal drugs in a vehicle during a traffic stop on Main Street in Billings on Aug. 25, 2014.

August 25, 2014 9:04 pmLoading…
Officer Seth Foster uses a NIK kit to test suspected meth

Officer Seth Foster uses a NIK kit to test suspected meth

Billings Police Officer Seth Foster pours a tiny amount of suspected methamphetamine into a NIK kit, a field test used to detect the drug, during a traffic stop on Main Street in Billings on Aug. 25, 2014. 

August 25, 2014 9:04 pmLoading…
Mom on meth returns to Anaconda this week

Mom on meth returns to Anaconda this week

BUTTE — A Butte mother accused of giving birth in June while high on methamphetamine will return to Montana on Friday to face her felony charges.

August 19, 2014 3:14 pmLoading…
Man whose girlfriend said may have Hepatitis C charged with biting police officer

Man whose girlfriend said may have Hepatitis C charged with biting police officer

A man is facing charges that he kicked a dresser into his girlfriend on Saturday and then bit a Billings officer who responded to the incident.

August 04, 2014 5:15 pmLoading…
Mom on meth who fled Anaconda hospital with newborn found in Utah

Mom on meth who fled Anaconda hospital with newborn found in Utah

BUTTE — A monthlong search for a Butte mother and her newborn is over. Police say they have arrested Michelle Renee Yallup, and the baby boy is safe.

July 21, 2014 2:19 pmLoading…

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