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McIntyre pleads guilty to felony DUI

POLSON – A St. Ignatius man pleaded guilty in District Court at Polson Dec. 15 to what Lake County Attorney Steve Eschenbacher says is his eighth DUI. Raymond Burton McIntyre, 48, was charged with felony DUI stemming from a pursuit with law enforcement last summer. According to court records, on Aug. 7, as law enforcement officers were patrolling U. S. Highway 93, they observed a motorcycle pass them driving in the opposite direction with no taillights. The officers began to pursue the motorcycle to conduct a traffic stop, but the driver refused to stop. The motorcycle turned onto Hawkins Road and traveled west bound before sliding into a ditch. The rider, later identified as McInt...


Neadeau pleads no contest to criminal endangerment Neadeau pleads no contest to criminal endangerment

POLSON – A St. Ignatius man had the imposition of sentencing deferred for a period of six years during a sentencing hearing at District Court in Polson on Dec. 9 after entering a no contest plea to criminal endangerment. Donald Adam Neadeau, 19, was initially charged with sexual intercourse without con...


Corcoran sentenced to 30 years in prison, 20 suspended Corcoran sentenced to 30 years in prison, 20 suspended

POLSON — A Charlo man was sentenced at District Court in Polson on Dec. 9, to a total of 30 years in the Montana State Prison with 20 years suspended for threatening the mother of his child and her fiancé with a gun and fighting with responding law enforcement. Stoney Randal Corcoran, 51, ple...


Hardy sentenced for felony assault with a weapon Hardy sentenced for felony assault with a weapon

POLSON — A Polson man was sentenced at District Court in Polson Dec. 9 to the Montana State Prison for a period 20 years with 10 years suspended on one count of felony assault with a weapon. The charge stems from an armed stand-off with Polson Police last July. Edward Dale Hardy, 63, entered into a ple...


Jury finds Adams not guilty of assault Jury finds Adams not guilty of assault

POLSON — It took a Lake County Jury about two hours to reach a verdict of not guilty in the case of a Lake Mary Ronan man charged with felony assault with a weapon. The trial began at District Court in Polson Monday Dec. 6 and wrapped up Tuesday afternoon. Brendan Edward Adams, 58, was charged with ...


Omingo to be sentenced for jail assault, strangulation Omingo to be sentenced for jail assault, strangulation

POLSON — Polson Judge James Manley set a sentencing date of Dec. 15 for a St. Ignatius man convicted of participating in a jail assault and strangling his girlfriend over a car. Larrs Jalen Omingo, 21, entered into a re-negotiated plea agreement at District Court in Polson Dec. 1, that calls for Omi...


Polson woman accused of vehicular homicide Polson woman accused of vehicular homicide

POLSON — A Polson woman accused of running over and killing another woman on Halloween appeared at District Court in Polson Dec. 2 for an arraignment hearing. Sharon Lynn Whitworth, 56, entered a plea of not guilty to vehicular homicide while under the influence, felony. According to court records, ...


Velazquez sentenced for strangulation, protection order violations

POLSON — A former Polson man was committed at District Court in Polson on Nov. 17 to the Montana Department of Corrections for a total of seven years with all that time suspended except for 243 days credit for time already served. Morgan Aniba Quinones Velazquez, 48, entered plea of guilty to two count...


Manyhides committed to DOC for drug possession Manyhides committed to DOC  for drug possession

POLSON — A Polson man was committed at District Court in Polson on Nov. 10 to five years with the Montana Department of Corrections with three years suspended on one count of criminal possession of dangerous drugs. Matthew George Manyhides, 33, was also sentenced to the Lake County jail for six months ...


Pierre pleads not guilty to PFMA charge Pierre pleads not guilty to PFMA charge

POLSON — A St. Ignatius man who was accused of strangling his girlfriend has entered into a plea agreement that will reduce a felony matter to a misdemeanor.  William Baptiste Pierre, 36, entered a plea of not guilty at District Court in Polson on Nov. 10, to misdemeanor partner or family membe...


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