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Articles with the Tag: DUI

Three charges answered: not guilty

A Pablo woman is facing three trials in November that stem from three separate criminal matters. Shanice Annalyn Miles, 20, entered pleas of not guilty at District Court in Polson on April 15 to felony charges of theft, criminal endangerment and burglary. According to court records, she was caught in poss...

Wreck injures several people Wreck injures several people

A Charlo woman admitted to being under the influence of alcohol when she caused a fiery car wreck that seriously injured other people and scorched the pavement of U.S. Highway 93 near Eagle Pass Trail this past August. Stacy Leann Markus, 52, entered a plea of guilty at District Court in Polson on April 2...

Man pleads not guilty to criminal endangerment

An Arlee man is accused of driving drunk and causing a vehicle wreck. Jacob Riley Santos, 31, entered a plea of not guilty at District Court in Polson on April 22 to felony criminal endangerment. According to court records, on March 20, just before noon, Montana Highway Patrol Trooper P. Cade Thompson res...

Attorneys to debate sentencing in Lozeau case

A Ronan man admitted to causing a crash that killed his passenger. Kenneth Lozeau Jr., 27, pleaded guilty, at District Court in Polson, on March 4, to felony vehicular homicide while under the influence of drugs or alcohol. According to court records, on May 23, emergency personnel responded to a rollover...

Man pleads not guilty to DUI

A Kalispell man is accused of a fourth driving while under the influence charge after being slumped over behind the wheel of his car at 5:30 a.m. Trey Chandler Grilley, 27, entered a plea of not guilty at District Court in Polson on Feb. 25 to what court records show would be his fourth DUI. According ...

Finley awaits sentencing

A Ronan man has put himself at the mercy of the court after entering an open plea of guilty to felony criminal endangerment. Alex Patrick Finley, 36, entered the guilty plea at District Court in Polson on Jan. 27. Without the benefit of a plea agreement, Finley is subject to the maximum penalty of 10 year...

Woman awaits sentencing for negligent homicide

A Ronan woman entered into a plea agreement that results in her conviction. Lindsay Elizabeth Castrillo, 36, was convicted of negligent homicide, which is a felony.  Castrillo was initially charged with vehicular homicide while under the influence. She entered a no-contest plea to the negligent homic...

Man admits to impaired driving

A Polson man admitted to driving his white Jeep while intoxicated this past August and causing an accident. Dillon S. Bindschadler, 29, entered a plea of guilty at District Court in Polson on Jan. 20 to felony criminal endangerment and misdemeanor driving while under the influence.  On Aug. 3, eme...

Trial dates set for endangerment case

A Browning man, with ties to the Mission Valley, agreed to plead guilty to one count of felony criminal endangerment in exchange for four other counts of the same charge to be dismissed at sentencing. Raymond James Head, 34, is accused of leading law enforcement on a high-speed pursuit with five children,...

Woman faces vehicular homicide charges

A St. Ignatius woman driving while under the influence of alcohol is charged with causing a fatal car wreck. Darlene Lesage, 67, entered a plea of not guilty at District Court in Polson on Dec. 10 to vehicular homicide while under the influence. According to court records, on Sept. 11, Lesage was northbou...


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