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Man charged with pointing gun at police officer

Man charged with pointing gun at police officer

A man made an initial court appearance Monday on charges that he had methamphetamine and pointed a BB gun that looked like a replica of a pistol at a police officer Sunday morning.

July 28, 2014 5:43 pmLoading…
Man charged in connection to multiple high-speed chases

Man charged in connection to multiple high-speed chases

Prosecutors have charged a man with felony counts of DUI and criminal endangerment in connection to a string of high-speed pursuits Monday night.

April 23, 2014 5:25 pmLoading…
Man pleads guilty in West End home invasion

Man pleads guilty in West End home invasion

A man admitted in court Monday that he brandished a broken Taser in a March home invasion, during which prosecutors say robbers stole several jars of marijuana and two rifles from a West End residence.

January 13, 2014 12:30 pm Photos

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Man charged with DUI after scuffle with officers

Man charged with DUI after scuffle with officers

A Taser jolt failed to stop a man suspected of DUI from fighting officers Wednesday afternoon during a “significant struggle,” prosecutors said.

December 05, 2013 5:14 pmLoading…

Man stunned with Taser twice after allegedly flooding Missoula apartment

MISSOULA — A 38-year-old man was stunned with a stun gun and arrested Sunday evening after he refused to let firemen and police into his flooding apartment in downtown Missoula.

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Mineral County sheriff defends deputy in jailhouse use of Taser

SUPERIOR — The sheriff of Mineral County stands squarely behind his decision to retain the deputy he disciplined in July for tasing a restrained, unruly inmate in the county jail.

September 21, 2013 5:40 pmLoading…

Grand Teton National Park rangers use Tasers on 2 people

CASPER, Wyo. — Two people were stunned with a Taser recently in separate incidents in Grand Teton National Park. The first was because of mental illness, the second intoxication, park spokesperson Jackie Skaggs said. It was the first time this summer the park’s rangers used their Tasers to s…

August 21, 2013 6:59 pmLoading…

Blind, cat-loving Shoshoni man sues police after they tase themselves, him

CASPER, Wyo. — A blind man filed a civil rights complaint against the town of Shoshoni and two police officers after his arrest, which involved the officers accidentally shooting themselves with a Taser before one of them used the Taser on the blind man. The officers were investigating a com…

August 14, 2013 8:17 pmLoading…
Deputy County Attorney Ed Zink

Deputy County Attorney Ed Zink

Deputy County Attorney Ed Zink delivers an opening statement about the shooting of Jason Shaw by police officer Grant Morrison in February during a coroner's inquest Tuesday.

August 13, 2013 11:38 amLoading…
Billings police detective

Billings police detective

Billings police detective Blake Richardson shows Taser probes in a coat worn by Jason Shaw, evidence from the shooting of Shaw by Officer Grant Morrison in February during a coroner's inquest Tuesday.

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 Coroner's inquest

Coroner's inquest

Billings Police Detective Blake Richardson examines a BB gun made to look like a real Walther P99 handgun. The firearm is evidence in the shooting of Jason Shaw by Officer Grant Morrison in February during a coroner's inquest Tuesday morning at the Yellowstone County Detention Facility.

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More than 700 women participate in self-defense, personal safety event in Billings

More than 700 women participate in self-defense, personal safety event in Billings

More than 700 women of all ages attended a whirlwind crash course in women’s personal safety and self-defense on Thursday night in an event put on by the Billings Police Department and MSU Billings Police Department.

July 18, 2013 10:04 pm Photos

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Man charged with DUI, tampering after police say he splattered blood on officers

Man charged with DUI, tampering after police say he splattered blood on officers

HELENA — Levi Roope, 28, was arrested Friday night on charges of a felony DUI and two felony charges of tampering with physical evidence. After a bloody altercation with officers, as many as 14 charges could be filed against him, according to Helena Police Department Sgt. Jayson Zander.

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Sword attack results in guilty plea to felony

Sword attack results in guilty plea to felony

BUTTE — A man pleaded guilty Thursday to felony assault for attacking a Butte police officer with a sword last year.

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Billings police use Taser on transient, who then stabs himself 5 times

An Arkansas man police described as a transient was hospitalized on Monday after stabbing himself in the chest several times in front of law enforcement officials.

May 20, 2013 2:15 pmLoading…

Bozeman police deny erasing Taser audio

The Bozeman Police Department is asking a federal judge to reject a call for sanctions against the force for allegedly covering up details of a police stun gun incident that left a man with serious head injuries, according to court documents.

October 09, 2012 12:44 pmLoading…

Riverton police revise Taser policy

RIVERTON, Wyo. — Police in Riverton have revised their official policy on the use of Tasers.

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Coroner's inquest set in Helena stun gun death

HELENA - A coroner's inquest is set for March 21 in the case of a 41-year-old Helena man who died last summer after being shocked with a stun gun three times as officers tried to arrest him.

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Special prosecutor to handle Fremont bar fight involving police officer's wife

RIVERTON, Wyo. -- Fremont County commissioners have approved using a special prosecutor to handle a case against a Riverton police officer's wife who is accused of using a stun gun during a bar fight.

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Casper student settles lawsuit over Laramie Taser incident

CASPER, Wyo. -- A Casper man who was seriously injured in a fall after being shot with a Taser has settled his lawsuit against the city of Laramie and three police officers.

January 05, 2012 11:45 pmLoading…

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