This week's local crime and court updates from Billings Gazette.
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A Montana man has been given a six-month suspended jail sentence for submitting a voter registration application under the name Miguel Raton, a rough Spanish translation of Mickey Mouse.
Charges recently filed against a Basin man are among efforts by the U.S. Justice Department to increase enforcement of hate crimes and other bias-related incidents, furthering a promise by Attorney General Merrick Garland to focus on civil rights violations.
A Billings man has pleaded guilty to three counts of sexual assault as part of a plea agreement with the Yellowstone County Attorney’s Office.
The Lewis and Clark County Sheriff’s Office seized 58 horses Tuesday from a north Helena Valley ranch, where it was believed they were being neglected.
A body found in a pickup truck that was pulled from the Missouri River in Great Falls last month is that of Tammy Goff, a woman who went missing nearly three years ago.
The Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that tribal police officers can stop and search non-Indians on tribal lands for potential violations of state or federal law.