HELENA — A Helena man was arrested on drug and probation-violation charges Wednesday after calling police to report that three people had tried to break into his motel room.
A Billings man suspected of shooting his father over a drug debt will go to federal prison for three years for his role in a methamphetamine conspiracy.
A man accused of slamming a door on a Billings police officer’s arm has been charged with felony assault on a peace officer.
A man who prosecutors say sold drugs to an informant in 2012 was sentenced Monday to five years of probation for four felony drug possession and distribution charges.
A Billings man accused of distributing methamphetamine from his home admitted federal charges on Tuesday after investigators seized more than $22,000 from his home, including two $20 bills used in an undercover drug deal.
Let’s do the math on meth trafficking.
It’s taken about a year for Brittney Boswell, 24, to kick an intravenous methamphetamine addiction that has plagued her since May 27, 2012.
Treatment providers are seeing an increase in the number of people who need help for methamphetamine addiction — an affliction that is challenging to treat and devastating for families.
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.
On a recent Monday afternoon, Billings Police Officer Matt Frank pulled over an 18-year-old driver on Main Street.
A collection of photos relating to the growth of meth use in Billings over the past 12-18 months.
Brittney Boswell, a 24-year-old recovering meth addict, talks about the recovery process and undergoing treatment at Rimrock, a treatment facility in Billings on Tuesday.
A man is facing felony drug and theft charges after he allegedly stole a 2014 Dodge Avenger from an auction lot on Wednesday and ran from police when officers found the car.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A Sidney man has admitted he distributed methamphetamine he got from Robert Armstrong, a Washington drug dealer convicted in a large trafficking ring that brought the drug to the Bakken oil fields.
Dr. Brenda Roche of the Center for Families and Children talks on Aug. 21, 2014, about the challenges — and importance — of treating meth addiction, an affliction that is "devastating" for families.