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.
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.
Billings Police Officer Seth Foster holds up small plastic bags of methamphetamine confiscated from a traffic stop suspect in the parking lot of Tractor Supply Company in the Heights. Billings Police say that meth is a growing problem in the city.
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.
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.
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.
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BUTTE — Authorities have yet to find a missing Butte mom and her newborn who disappeared from a hospital in the early morning hours of June 18.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — A federal indictment alleges a drug organization moved large quantities of methamphetamine from Arizona to Wyoming before agents arrested the ringleader last year.
A man police say was found naked in a Billings rental house on Tuesday morning appeared in court Wednesday on felony drug and burglary charges.
BUTTE — Police continue to look for a Butte woman who fled a hospital Wednesday after giving birth to a son while on methamphetamine.
MISSOULA — The Missoula County sheriff’s deputy who shot an unarmed meth dealer last year in a botched drug sting accidentally shot himself in a training exercise in Helena last month.
Prosecutors on Thursday filed amended charges against an 18-year-old accused of driving more than 100 mph while high on meth, causing a fiery crash in Lockwood that killed a mother and seriously injured her daughter in April 2013.
A Billings man sentenced in December to nearly nine years in federal prison for trafficking meth was sentenced Tuesday for felony burglary and theft.
CASPER -- Mike Burnett remembers the exact day he realized that Casper needed to do something different to curb meth use in the area.
An investigation into drug crimes in the Bakken oil patch has led to the arrests of 11 people authorities linked to a ring that trafficked methamphetamine from southern California to the Northern Plains, according to court documents and the U.S. Attorney’s Office.
A Billings judge on Friday gave suspended sentences to a man for his role in a burglary ring that prosecutors have connected to convicted Lockwood methamphetamine dealer Walter White.
A Billings man recently sentenced to almost nine years in federal prison for trafficking meth pleaded guilty Friday to felony burglary and theft charges in Yellowstone County District Court.
Prosecutors have netted a string of guilty pleas among the suspects in an interstate drug trafficking case that's highlighted the criminal underside of an oil boom sweeping the Northern Plains.
MISSOULA — A Missoula man shot by police during a drug sting has been sentenced to nine years in federal prison.