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Shourds faces possible 10 years in prison  

A Pablo man admitted to his role in a high-speed pursuit with law enforcement in July. Shawn Curtis Shourds, 41, entered a plea of guilty at District Court in Polson on Aug. 26 to felony criminal endangerment.  Shourds’ plea agreement dismisses, at sentencing, two felony counts of criminal poss...

Morigeau working to pay back stolen funds Morigeau working to pay back stolen funds

The former bookkeeper for the St. Ignatius Firefighters Auxiliary Board has admitted to stealing a large sum of money from the organization. Annie Morgieau, 34, of St. Ignatius, pleaded guilty at District Court in Polson on Aug. 21 to one count of felony theft. The plea was part of a plea agreement that will...

Plains man awaits trail for assault   Plains man awaits trail for assault  

A Plains man is accused using a rock to assault a man he didn’t know at a motel in Ronan. Todd Harold Schrier, 57, entered a plea of not guilty at District Court in Polson on Aug. 20 to felony assault with a weapon. According to court records, on July 3, law enforcement officers were called to a rep...

Finley given 20 years following probation violation Finley given 20 years following probation violation

A Polson man was sentenced at District Court in Polson on Aug. 19 to twenty years in the Montana State Prison with none of that time suspended for violating conditions of probation on a sex assault conviction in 2009. Jesse James Finley, 30, was initially charged with sexual intercourse without consent fo...

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...

Buccelli sent to Yellowstone County Buccelli sent to Yellowstone County

An Arlee man facing extradition to Yellowstone County on charges of vehicular homicide is also accused of assaulting his former girlfriend and her daughter in Lake County. Dominick Anthony Buccelli, 27, entered a plea of not guilty at District Court in Polson on Aug. 20 to felony charges of strangulation ...

Swimmer awaits sentencing for theft charges

Kyro Antonio Swimmer, 21, of Polson, admitted to his role in a string of vehicle thefts and a burglary in Polson District Court on Aug. 12.  Swimmer entered a plea of guilty to one count of burglary for breaking into the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes’ forestry building in Ronan on Nov...

Two women plead not guilty to armed robbery charge Two women plead not guilty to armed robbery charge

Two Lake County women, D’anja Lesley Charlo, 19, of Elmo, and Kiirstyn Nicole Fairchild, 19, of Polson, entered pleas of not guilty at District Court in Polson on Aug. 12 to charges stemming from an armed robbery at a Ronan residence on July 27. According to court records, a man reported to law enfo...

High speed chase ends in arrest High speed chase ends in arrest

A Pablo man is facing drug possession and criminal endangerment charges after a high-speed pursuit with law enforcement in July. Shawn Curtis Shourds, 41, entered a plea of not guilty in Polson District Court on Aug. 5 to charges of criminal endangerment and two counts criminal possession of dangerous dru...

Lozeau ordered to pay $59,412 in restitution Lozeau ordered to pay $59,412 in restitution

A Charlo man has been committed to the Montana Department of Corrections for ten years with five years suspended on a felony theft charge. Todd Micheal Lozeau, 36, was also committed to a total of five years DOC, all suspended, on another felony theft charge and five years suspended for tampering with or fab...


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