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Man awaits trial for strangulation, theft charges Man awaits trial for strangulation, theft charges

Larrs Jalen Omingo, 20, of St. Ignatius, entered a plea of not guilty at District Court in Polson, on March 17, to felony strangulation of a partner or family member and theft. According to court records, on March 4, Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribal Police responded to the St. Ignatius area concern...

Heroin residue found in vehicle

A St. Ignatius woman has admitted to distributing heroin in the Mission Valley.  Lolanda Lou Sorrel-Buck, 48, entered a plea of guilty at District Court in Polson on Dec. 9 to criminal possession of dangerous drugs with intent to distribute, a felony. The plea was entered as part of a plea agreement ...

Body found at Big Arm State Park, information requested

BIG ARM — As an unidentified person was walking a dog in the Big Arm State Park, they discovered a decomposing body along the path.    Lake County Sheriff Don Bell said the person called Lake County 911 to report what they were seeing on Nov. 25 at about 4 p.m.  “The caller r...

Murder investigation needs public information

News from CSKT PABLO ­— A joint investigation into the murder of William Patrick Conko Camel, who was shot and killed in Sanders County near Dixon two years ago, has developed new leads.  Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribal Law Enforcement is questioning two people of interest who ...

Johnson sentenced to 5 years after ramming into police car

A St. Ignatius woman has been committed to the Montana Department of Corrections for five years with none of that time suspended on charges stemming from a high-speed pursuit with law enforcement. Alexis Lee Johnson, 25, was initially facing misdemeanor counts of theft, fleeing from or eluding a peace off...

Shooting incident leaves one vehicle damaged  

News from Lake County Sheriff Don Bell LAKE COUNTY – At about 3 a.m. on Sunday, Aug. 15, Lake County deputies and Flathead Tribal Police responded to a report of a male shooting at people in the St. Mary’s Lake Road area of St. Ignatius.   Upon arrival, officers conducted an investig...

University football hopeful waits for sentencing

A young man who came to Montana from Honolulu, Hawaii, in hopes of playing linebacker for the University of Montana football team, admitted to his role in a pursuit with law enforcement last March.  Caine Fitiausi-Fung, 19, entered a plea of guilty in Polson District Court on July 29 to felony crimin...

Williams pleads not guilty to theft, other charges Williams pleads not guilty to theft, other charges

Seth Houston Dean Williams, 29, of Polson entered a plea of not guilty at District Court in Polson on April 15 to misdemeanor charges of driving with a license that is suspended or revoked, fleeing from or eluding a peace officer, operating with expired registration and a felony count for theft. The charg...

Police officers carry freezing man after ice broke

MCDONALD LAKE – The ice started to crack as a man stood on McDonald Lake during the late evening of Monday, Feb. 24.  According to Lake County Sheriff Don Bell, the ice completely broke and the man fell through into the cold water at around 10:45 p.m. The man’s name isn’t being r...

Rossbach found guilty of assault on a peace officer Rossbach found guilty of assault on a peace officer

It took a Lake County jury less than an hour to find a St. Ignatius man guilty of felony assault on a peace officer.  The trial for William G. Rossbach, 43, began the morning of Feb. 5. Closing arguments were heard the following day and by 11:30 a.m. the guilty verdict was reached. It was the seco...


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