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Man sentenced in meth, indecent exposure case

Man sentenced in meth, indecent exposure case

A judge Friday gave five years of probation to a man who has admitted to meth possession and exposing himself outside a Billings church.

November 14, 2014 5:52 pm Photos

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Member of ND oil patch meth ring sentenced

Member of ND oil patch meth ring sentenced

WILLISTON, N.D. — A man accused of being part of a violent methamphetamine ring in North Dakota's oil patch has been sentenced to 17 years in prison in connection to the severe beating of a man the group suspected would report the drug activity to authorities, federal prosecutors announced Tuesday.

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Member of N.D. oil patch meth ring sentenced

Member of N.D. oil patch meth ring sentenced

WILLISTON, N.D. — A man accused of being part of a violent methamphetamine ring in North Dakota's oil patch has been sentenced to 17 years in prison in connection to the severe beating of a man the group suspected would report the drug activity to authorities, federal prosecutors announced Tuesday.

November 04, 2014 7:12 pm
Suspected meth user charged with breaking into grandmother’s property

Suspected meth user charged with breaking into grandmother’s property

A 23-year-old suspected meth user is facing a felony burglary charge after police found him squatting Tuesday in a Broadwater Avenue residence owned by his grandmother, according to prosecutors.

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Woman pleads guilty to having drugs in diaper bag

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — A woman has pleaded guilty to endangering the life of her young son after police in Cheyenne found methamphetamine in a diaper bag during a traffic stop.

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Police identify suspect by face tattoos, arrest him on meth charges

Police identify suspect by face tattoos, arrest him on meth charges

A suspected meth user’s unique face tattoos helped police quickly identify and arrest him when they responded to a disturbance at a Billings hotel on Sept. 28, according to charging documents.

October 08, 2014 11:47 am Photos

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Meth 'comeback' brings big fallout locally, panel says

Meth 'comeback' brings big fallout locally, panel says

Chances are high that the local crimes you read about in the newspaper — robbery, assault, theft — have a common root in meth use.

October 06, 2014 8:30 pm Video Photos

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Man gets probation for selling pills, meth to undercover agents

A judge Monday ordered 10 years of probation for a man who admitted to selling methamphetamine and prescription pills to undercover agents in 2010 and 2011.

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Methamphetamine found in driver in fatal crash

HELENA — Newly released toxicology reports show that one of the drivers in a collision that killed six people had methamphetamine in his system.

October 03, 2014 3:44 pm
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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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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