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Two women sentenced in Bakken meth ring

Two women sentenced in Bakken meth ring

Two women who admitted distributing nearly pure meth for the leader of a large distribution ring that brought the drug from Washington to the Bakken oil fields of Eastern Montana and North Dakota will spend time in federal prison.

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Billings woman admits lying to get Social Security benefits

A Billings woman admitted she received more than $26,000 in federal Social Security Administration benefits after lying about the presence of her husband in her household.

December 09, 2014 4:30 pmLoading…
Man pleads guilty to stabbing juvenile female in October 2013

Man pleads guilty to stabbing juvenile female in October 2013

A Crow Agency man on Tuesday admitted he stabbed a juvenile female during a confrontation in October 2013.

December 09, 2014 2:28 pmLoading…
Billings meth dealer gets 5 years in prison

Billings meth dealer gets 5 years in prison

A woman who distributed methamphetamine in Billings and the Fort Peck Reservation to support her pain pill addiction will spend five years in federal prison.

December 04, 2014 2:11 pmLoading…
Sidney man sentenced for Bakken meth distribution

Sidney man sentenced for Bakken meth distribution

A Sidney man will spend five years in federal prison for distributing methamphetamine he got from the leader of large trafficking operation that brought the drug from Washington to the Bakken oil fields.

December 03, 2014 4:15 pmLoading…

Former Billings car dealer gets prison for bank fraud

The former owner of Payless Auto Sales, a failed Billings dealership, apologized Thursday in federal court for hurting friends and family in a large scheme that defrauded banks and others of nearly $400,000.

November 21, 2014 3:00 pmLoading…
Washington men sentenced for transporting 2 pounds of nearly pure meth

Washington men sentenced for transporting 2 pounds of nearly pure meth

Two Washington men caught in Montana with two pounds of nearly pure methamphetamine destined for Minnesota will spend at least 10 years in federal prison before facing deportment.

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Billings man gets probation for possessing machine gun

A Billings man who admitted selling a machine gun he had converted about 20 years ago will spend five years on federal probation.

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Lame Deer couple admits endangering children with meth distribution

Lame Deer couple admits endangering children with meth distribution

A Lame Deer couple this week admitted they exposed their young children to methamphetamine while distributing the drug from their home.

November 19, 2014 11:40 am Photos

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Billings man denies firearms charges

Billings man denies firearms charges

A Billings man denied multiple federal firearms charges during an arraignment Monday in U.S. District Court.

November 17, 2014 4:19 pmLoading…
California woman admits meth conspiracy charges

California woman admits meth conspiracy charges

A California woman told a federal judge in Billings on Friday that she helped her imprisoned son, also in California, by mailing methamphetamine to Billings for redistribution and laundering the proceeds.

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Lame Deer man admits chainsaw assault

Lame Deer man admits chainsaw assault

A Lame Deer man on Thursday admitted he assaulted another man with a running chainsaw, injuring the victim’s face and hand.

November 13, 2014 2:38 pmLoading…
California man admits meth charges

California man admits meth charges

A California man stopped in Dawson County by the Montana Highway Patrol has admitted to having 19 grams of methamphetamine in his vehicle.

November 12, 2014 1:51 pmLoading…
Fairview man admits meth conspiracy, gun charges

Fairview man admits meth conspiracy, gun charges

A Fairview man who kicked out a window of a Montana Highway Patrol trooper’s vehicle and tried to escape on foot has admitted to federal charges that he trafficked methamphetamine in Richland County.

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Colorado man who stashed meth in clam cans sentenced to 10 years

A Colorado man who admitted trafficking methamphetamine in the Billings area, including two pounds of the drug found stashed in cans of clams, will spend 10 years in federal prison.

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Glendive man sentenced to five year for child porn

A Glendive man convicted of possessing child pornography will spend five years in federal prison.

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Ex-Sidney pharmacist sentenced in prescription drug death

Ex-Sidney pharmacist sentenced in prescription drug death

A former Sidney pharmacist will spend four years in federal prison for supplying prescription painkillers to a woman who died from an overdose.

November 05, 2014 3:40 pmLoading…
Billings woman admits posing as nurse to get painkillers

Billings woman admits posing as nurse to get painkillers

A Billings woman with four state felony convictions for having posed as a nurse to get painkillers admitted doing it again, only this time she was charged in federal court.

October 23, 2014 4:47 pmLoading…
Laurel man gets 12 years in meth case

Laurel man gets 12 years in meth case

A Laurel man who was at the lower end of a large methamphetamine ring but had a long criminal record will spend 12 years in federal prison.

October 22, 2014 2:39 pmLoading…
Crow Agency man admits assaulting boys

Crow Agency man admits assaulting boys

A Crow Agency man said he was drunk when he threatened three boys with knives after he startled them while the children were playing in a shed.

October 21, 2014 3:36 pmLoading…

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