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Labissoniere sentenced for possession of dangerous drugs Labissoniere sentenced for possession of dangerous drugs

POLSON — A Spokane, Washington man was committed at District Court in Polson on Jan. 18 to five years with the Montana Department of Corrections with none of that time suspended on each of two counts of felony criminal possession of dangerous drugs. According to court records on July 29, Thomas Labi...

Gardipe sentenced for felony burglary Gardipe sentenced for felony burglary

POLSON — An Elmo man was committed at District Court in Polson on Jan. 18 to the Montana Department of Corrections for six years with four years suspended for felony burglary. Trevor Gardipe, 26, was also committed to the DOC for five years with three years suspended for felony intimidation. Gardipe pl...

Growlers on Main experiences break in Growlers on Main experiences break in

POLSON — Growlers on Main, located at 208 Main Street in Polson, was broken into via the front window at approximately 2 a.m. on Jan. 12. A representative from Growlers commented that they’ve heard it’s been happening around town, mentioning similar break ins occurred recently around Riccia...

Reid found guilty of exploitation

POLSON — It took a Lake County jury about 30 minutes to find a St. Ignatius woman guilty of exploitation of elder or disabled person. The trial for Shaylynn Jamie Reid, 26, began in Polson’s District Court on Monday, Jan. 9, and ended the following morning with the guilty verdict being delivered ...

McCay pleads guilty to criminal possession

POLSON — A sentencing date of March 2 has been set for an Arlee man convicted of dealing heroin in Lake County. Peter Alexander McCay, 36, entered a plea of guilty at District Court in Polson on Jan. 5 to criminal possession with intent to distribute. The plea agreement calls for the state and defense ...

Lucas pleads guilty to criminal possession

POLSON — A woman from Spokane, Washington admitted to dealing fentanyl in Lake County. Taucia Lucas, 37, entered a plea of guilty in Polson’s District Court on Jan. 12 to felony criminal possession with intent to distribute. The plea was entered as part of a plea agreement that calls for a 10 yea...

Montana man arraigned on charges for actions during Jan. 6 capitol breach

News from the U.S. Attorney’s Office WASHINGTON — A Montana man was arraigned on Jan. 12 on misdemeanor charges, including disorderly and disruptive conduct in a restricted building or grounds, for his actions during the breach of the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021. His actions and the actions...

Bullen sentenced for sexual assault Bullen sentenced for sexual assault

POLSON — A Polson man was sentenced at District Court in Polson on Jan. 5 to 19 years in the Montana State Prison with 15 years suspended on the amended charge of sexual assault. Isaac Fourbear Bullen, 22, was initially charged with the more serious crime of sexual intercourse without consent, but the ...

Hammer sentenced for strangulation

POLSON — A Polson man was committed at District Court in Polson on Jan. 5 to a total of 11 years with the Montana Department of Corrections with 6 years suspended. Patrick Lee Hammer, Jr., 26, pleaded guilty during an earlier court appearance to felony charges of strangulation of a partner or family me...

Melvin sentenced for felony DUI

POLSON — A Polson man was committed at District Court in Polson on Dec. 15 to the Montana Department of Corrections for a total of 10 years with six years suspended for felony DUI convictions number four and five. Ron Phillip Melvin, 67, entered a plea of guilty to the charges during an earlier court a...


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