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Butte mom awaits trial while others in meth ring take plea deals

Butte mom awaits trial while others in meth ring take plea deals

BUTTE — About half of the co-conspirators in a $2 million methamphetamine ring throughout Montana have accepted plea deals.

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Woman charged with dealing drugs, exposing 6-month-old to meth

Woman charged with dealing drugs, exposing 6-month-old to meth

Prosecutors have charged a woman with selling meth to an informant three times and exposing a 6-month-old child to methamphetamine.

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Powell residents charged after meth found in mail

POWELL, Wyo. — A man and a woman from Powell are facing felony drug charges after police intercepted a mailed package containing nearly an ounce of methamphetamine.

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Woman charged in May burglary of Billings residence

Woman charged in May burglary of Billings residence

A 30-year-old woman appeared in Yellowstone County Justice Court on a felony burglary charge alleging she broke into a Billings residence in May.

December 08, 2014 6:00 pm Photos

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Couple denies exposing kids to meth; mother accused of threatening girl with knife

Couple denies exposing kids to meth; mother accused of threatening girl with knife

A couple pleaded not guilty Friday to charges that they exposed their three children, ages 12, 11 and 6, to methamphetamine use — and the mother denied an additional charge alleging she threatened the oldest child with a knife.

December 05, 2014 3:20 pm Photos

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Man denies charges that he burned wife with cigarette, had kids flush meth needles

Man denies charges that he burned wife with cigarette, had kids flush meth needles

A man accused of burning his wife with a cigarette and then telling his sons to flush evidence of his meth use after injecting himself with the drug pleaded not guilty Friday to six charges.

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Judge orders 5-year sentence for man who endangered children outside gymnastics school

Judge orders 5-year sentence for man who endangered children outside gymnastics school

A Billings judge on Thursday sentenced a man to a total of five years with the Montana Department of Corrections for crashing a stolen vehicle and endangering children and others outside a Billings gymnastics school in September 2013.

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Charging documents: Burglar was wearing stolen jersey when arrested

Charging documents: Burglar was wearing stolen jersey when arrested

A 26-year-old man is facing charges that he possessed meth and broke into a home in May and stole about $2,700 worth of electronics and other items, including a football jersey he was reportedly wearing when police arrested him.

December 02, 2014 7:15 pmLoading…
Man charged with selling meth near Billings high school

Man charged with selling meth near Billings high school

A man accused of selling meth within 1,000 feet of Billings Central Catholic High School a year ago appeared in court Tuesday on two felony drug distribution charges.

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Woman pleads to reduced charge in kidnapping case

Woman pleads to reduced charge in kidnapping case

A woman admitted Tuesday that she sold meth to an informant and pleaded guilty to a reduced charge for her role in a kidnapping case in which the victim was shot repeatedly with a BB gun after being accused of stealing drugs.

December 02, 2014 11:47 am Photos

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Man charged with meth distribution, exposing child to drugs

Man charged with meth distribution, exposing child to drugs

Police tracking down a stolen iPhone traced the device to a Billings motel room Sunday, where they found a man dealing meth, according to prosecutors.

December 01, 2014 4:32 pmLoading…
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

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