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Roosevelt County sheriff found sleeping on sidewalk, suspected to be intoxicated

Roosevelt County sheriff found sleeping on sidewalk, suspected to be intoxicated

Two Wolf Point police officers on patrol found Roosevelt County Sheriff Freedom Crawford, who they suspected was intoxicated, sleeping on a sidewalk in Wolf Point on Aug. 14.

August 28, 2014 6:05 amLoading…

Victor man facing felony DUI charges after ruckus along river

An alleged drunken confrontation along the Bitterroot River led to felony DUI charges for a Victor man.

August 23, 2014 11:51 amLoading…
Price tag for Yellowstone County jail expansion goes up

Price tag for Yellowstone County jail expansion goes up

The estimated cost of expanding the Yellowstone County jail got a little higher on Tuesday with no clear way for how the county would pay for it.

June 25, 2014 12:30 am Photos

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Sheriff identifies man found dead in irrigation ditch

Sheriff identifies man found dead in irrigation ditch

Yellowstone County Sheriff Mike Linder identified on Thursday the man found dead in an irrigation canal in January as Steven Michael Samples.

June 19, 2014 4:20 pm Photos

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Yellowstone County elected officials may see 2.5% pay raise

Yellowstone County elected officials may see 2.5% pay raise

A panel of mostly Yellowstone County elected officials is considering giving elected officials a 2.5 percent increase to their base wages for fiscal year 2015.

June 17, 2014 4:55 pmLoading…
Big money being spent in Missoula County sheriff's race

Big money being spent in Missoula County sheriff's race

MISSOULA — Detective T.J. McDermott dwarfed his opponents’ spending in this year’s race for Missoula County sheriff, exhausting over twice the amount of his closest competitor and loaning his campaign $40,000.

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Stillwater County investigates string of Park City break-ins

The Stillwater County Sheriff’s Department is investigating a string of seven break-ins reported in Park City between Feb. 1 and March 26.

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Coroner's jury: Sheriff's Lt. justified in July shooting death of fugitive

Coroner's jury: Sheriff's Lt. justified in July shooting death of fugitive

After about five minutes of deliberation, a seven-person coroner’s jury reached a unanimous verdict Wednesday that a Yellowstone County sheriff’s lieutenant was justified in the shooting death of a gun-brandishing fugitive last July.

April 16, 2014 6:05 pm Video Photos

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Names of 2 dead in apparent Gardiner murder-suicide released

UPDATE 11:15 a.m.:  The Park County Sheriff's Office has identified two people found dead after an apparent murder-suicide on Thursday in Gardiner as Steve A. Cole, 63, and Debi J. Roberts, 59.

March 27, 2014 10:19 pmLoading…
Traffic flowing again on Blue Creek Road after propane truck crash

Traffic flowing again on Blue Creek Road after propane truck crash

Blue Creek Road was closed for part of Friday after a propane delivery truck crashed shortly after noon at the intersection of Blue Creek Road and Hillcrest Road.

March 14, 2014 1:01 pm Photos

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At least two thought dead in I-15 crashes

BUTTE — Authorities say at least two people may have been killed after crashes this morning on Interstate 15 near Boulder and Melrose.

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Gazette opinion: Contested races challenge voters to be well informed

It’s good to have choices.

March 12, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
Most county officials say they’ll seek re-election

Most county officials say they’ll seek re-election

Two longtime elected officials in Yellowstone County say they will seek re-election again this year, while at least one courthouse veteran, Max Lenington, has announced he will retire.

January 06, 2014 5:25 pm Photos

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Former sheriff's office worker admits embezzling

KALISPELL — A former Flathead County sheriff's office employee has pleaded guilty to felony theft after embezzling thousands of dollars from the sheriff's office employees association.

December 28, 2013 12:46 pmLoading…

Hired hand charged with stealing, selling grain

GREAT FALLS — A hired hand from Cut Bank is charged with selling $450,000 worth of grain over the past three years despite not owning any cropland.

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$100,000 reward offered in '73 double murder; oldest cold case in county

$100,000 reward offered in '73 double murder; oldest cold case in county

An anonymous donor is offering a $100,000 reward for information leading to an arrest in a grisly 1973 double homicide in the Heights that has baffled investigators for decades.

December 04, 2013 2:49 pm Photos

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Gazette opinion: Working off jail time makes sense for nonviolent offenders

Weekends are busy at the Yellowstone County jail. Not only does the jail see more arrests on Friday nights and Saturdays, it also houses “mittimus” inmates.

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Billings teen cited after 1-vehicle rollover in empty parking lot at MetraPark

Billings teen cited after 1-vehicle rollover in empty parking lot at MetraPark

An unlicensed 16-year-old boy from Billings was cited after he rolled a Jeep in an empty parking lot at MetraPark Tuesday night, according to Montana Highway Patrol.

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Fair week in Casper no carnival for sheriff's deputies

Fair week in Casper no carnival for sheriff's deputies

Aaron Shatto investigates crimes for a living.

July 12, 2013 11:45 pm Photos

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Man faces two DUI charges in connection to two crashes in one night in Lockwood

Man faces two DUI charges in connection to two crashes in one night in Lockwood

A 28-year-old man is facing two DUI charges and a felony theft charge after he reportedly fled the scene of a crash Tuesday night – only to attempt to steal and then crash a semi-truck a few hours later, according to Montana Highway Patrol.

July 10, 2013 11:14 pm Photos

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