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Lake County District Court news for Dec. 13, 2017

Judge James A. Manley sentenced the following people on Dec. 6: Gentry Brown , 20, of St. Ignatius, received a three-year deferred sentence for an amended charge of criminal endangerment. Brown was originally charged with aggravated assault and sexual assault. According to a court document, he punched a 15-year-old girl in the mouth and knocked one of her front teeth loose on Dec. 27, 2016. He was given credit for one day in jail. He was ordered to complete 40 hours of anger management, have no contact with the victim and obtain chemical dependency and mental health evaluations. He was ordered to pay $180 in fines and fees. Two other cases were dismissed without prejudice as part of a p...


Two women arrested following chase, shootout  Two women arrested following chase, shootout 

A shootout between two women and police on Eagle Pass Trail east of U.S. 93 and Ninepipe National Wildlife Refuge last week resulted in no injuries, according to the Lake County Sheriff’s Office.  Alta Littlelight-Threefingers, 34, of Crow Agency, and Roishell St. Dennis, 27, of Missoula, were ...


Charette charged following alleged sale of 14 stolen guns Charette charged following alleged sale of 14 stolen guns

POLSON – A 44-year-old Ronan man faces a theft charge for allegedly selling stolen guns to a criminal informant.  Brian Francis Charette was arrested Nov. 27 and held on a $100,000 bond. According to a court document, he sold 14 shotguns and rifles for $150 each on Sept. 22, which was substa...


Assault with a weapon charges refiled against father, son 

POLSON — A father and son have been recharged with assault with a weapon stemming from a June 7, 2015 incident related to a dispute about access to property. According to Lake County Attorney Steve Eschenbacher, William Robert Hocker, 59, and Russell Almon Hocker, 28, originally received three-year ...


Woman charged with assault with vehicle

POLSON — A 31-year-old Ronan woman is facing an assault with a weapon charge for allegedly striking another woman with a vehicle on May 23.  Jamie Michelle Fisher was charged after Paris Anne Moll was found lying on the road near North Foothills and Clairmont Roads east of Pablo.  Moll,...


Lake County Justice Court news for Dec. 6, 2017

Justice of the Peace Randal L. Owens dealt with the following cases Nov. 3-30: The following individuals were found guilty of speeding: Gabriel P. Butler , 39, fined $65; Carolyn M. Wyatt , 35, fined $85; Justin W. Sands , 44, fined $105; Jasmine Nicole Boisvert , 24, fined $55; Clay W. Koski , 47, f...


Lake County District Court news for Dec. 6, 2017

Judge James A. Manley sentenced the following people on Nov. 28: Roger Dale Oldperson , 49, of Ravalli, received 13 months in the Department of Corrections with an additional five years suspended for his fourth or subsequent DUI. Oldperson was charged following a May 4 traffic stop and originally charged...


Hamilton man arrested after high-speed chase Hamilton man arrested after high-speed chase

POLSON — A 28-year-old Hamilton man faces multiple charges following a high-speed chase, according to the Polson Police Department. Jay Donovan Vallejo was charged on suspicion of theft of a motor vehicle, theft of residential property, fraud, deceptive practices, reckless driving, driving while sus...


Polson woman charged in home break-ins

POLSON – A 39-year-old Polson woman faces charges related to thefts from four area homes. Jennifer Michelle Fairchild was charged with four burglaries that took place from Sept. 11 to Oct. 22 and one count of tampering with evidence.  Various items, including a .357 Python pistol, were stolen f...


Lake County District Court news for Nov. 29, 2017

James A. Manley sentenced the following person on Nov. 22: Richard Shawn TwoTeeth , 48, of Polson, was given four years and one month in the Department of Corrections with three years suspended for his fourth DUI. According to a court document, TwoTeeth was charged after a vehicle struck a light pole at ...


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