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Articles with the Tag: DUI

Drunken driver will remain imprisoned Drunken driver will remain imprisoned

HELENA – The Montana Supreme Court on Aug. 13 denied the appeal of a habitual drinking and driving offender from Lake County who claimed he was illegally sentenced.  Dillard Cody Miller, 68, is currently serving a 10-year sentence in the Crossroads Correctional Center in Shelby for a felony con...

Lake County law enforcement to target drunk drivers

LAKE COUNTY— From Aug. 13 – Sept. 1, 2014, the Montana Highway Patrol, Lake County Sheriff Office, and Polson Police Department will be out in force as part of the annual nationwide “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” crackdown on drunk driving. The crackdown will include increased high-...

Polson man swims to avoid police Polson man swims to avoid police

POLSON — Chilly water in Flathead Lake did not deter Todd Burland, 45, Polson, when he jumped into the lake at Boettcher Park as he was allegedly fleeing Polson Police.  The original call from dispatch was on Nov. 5 at about 7:35 p.m. to a Main Street parking lot where a vehicle was high-center...

Local charged with 10th DUI

POLSON — A 67-year-old Polson-area resident with nine DUI convictions under his belt was charged with a 10th last week in Lake County District Court. Gerald Johnson, an employee of the Jolly Pack Rat secondhand store, whose driver’s license bears an Oldtown, Idaho, address, pleaded not guilty to ...

Detention officer charged with DUI

POLSON — A Lake County Sheriff’s Detention Officer is on administrative leave after being charged with drunk driving while off duty. Matthew Walker allegedly was involved in a two-car crash near the Jette Lake area at about 10:15 p.m. on Aug. 22. When officers arrived on the scene, they dis...

MHP: drinking, driving won’t be tolerated

LAKE COUNTY – If you drink and drive, Lake County, beware: Montana Highway Patrol is joining with law enforcement throughout the nation for the “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” campaign Aug. 17 to Sept. 3.  The strong nationwide impaired driving crackdown will include high-visibilit...


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