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Articles with the Tag: Crime

Dolar pleads ‘not guilty’ of robbery, tampering charges Dolar pleads ‘not guilty’ of robbery, tampering charges

POLSON – A woman charged with solicitation of robbery and tampering with a witness in relation to the theft of some $600 from the Sitting Duck in Woods Bay in late January was released on her own recognizance last week. Judge James Manley released Crystal Dolar, 33 of Bigfork, after she pleaded not ...

Arlee man charged with incest Arlee man charged with incest

POLSON – A bond reduction or release with a GPS-monitoring device was denied last week for an Arlee man charged with two counts of incest. Curtis Milton Smith, 60, is being held on a $200,000 bond. He was recently arrested at the border while trying to re-enter the country from Canada, Smith’s...

Man arrested after drugs found during traffic stop Man arrested after drugs found during traffic stop

POLSON – A Pasco, Washington, man was arrested and charged with criminal possession with intent to distribute following a traffic stop on Jan. 23. According to a court document, Leonardo Rafael Perez, 18, was initially arrested for driving with a suspended license after his vehicle was found in a ditch...

Cavity allegedly filled with heroin Cavity allegedly filled with heroin

POLSON – A man and a woman have been charged with criminal possession with intent to distribute after allegedly bringing heroin to Lake County from Spokane. Jay Sorrell, 26, and Ishan Adalin Wylie, 27, both of Pablo, were arrested after a Feb. 3 traffic stop. A confidential informant notified pol...

Man who led police on 105 mph chase given ‘last chance’ Man who led police on 105 mph chase given ‘last chance’

POLSON — A 23-year-old Ronan man might have been given a last chance to straighten up or face the consequences. On Feb. 27, Kenneth Lozeau Jr. had a previous sentence for criminal possession of dangerous drugs revoked, and he was given a three-year sentence in the Department of Corrections with a re...

Recently released sex offender to serve 30 years Recently released sex offender to serve 30 years

POLSON — A man who in 2007 pleaded guilty to four counts of sexual intercourse without consent — two involving a 4-year-old girl and a 6-year-old girl — was sentenced March 2 to the Department of Corrections for 30 years with none suspended on a revocation. Dillon Thomas Carpentier, 28 o...

Bond reduction denied for man accused of child sexual abuse Bond reduction denied for man accused of child sexual abuse

POLSON — A bond reduction was denied last week for a man charged with two counts of child sexual abuse and misdemeanor tampering with a witness. Judge Kim Christopher denied a bond reduction from $50,000 for Jessie Lee Walking Eagle, 21, that was requested by defense attorney Britt Cotter. The 17-ye...

Matt gets three years for sexual assaults

POLSON — An 18-year-old male was given two 10-year sentences in the Department of Corrections with seven years suspended for two counts of sexual assault, both against minors. The sentences will run concurrently. Cavey Matt was 17 at the time of the incidents. His convictions were part of a plea agr...

Negligent homicide case headed to youth court

POLSON – A 17-year-old youth will face a negligent homicide charge in Lake County Youth Court following Judge James A. Manley’s Feb. 21 decision to transfer the case from district court. Chasen Curley is charged in the hit-and-run death of 3-year-old Phillip Shourds Jr. on Thanksgiving Day, No...

Seese gets 40 years for killing nephew Seese gets 40 years for killing nephew

POLSON — Stephen Seese, 23, was sentenced to 40 years in the Montana State Prison with no time suspended last week for his role in the death of his 18-year-old nephew, Richard Warner, in Arlee last February. Seese and his wife, Kassandra Seese, were both convicted of accountability to negligent homi...


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