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Articles with the Tag: District Court

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...

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...

Lake County Commissioners to vote on PL280 withdrawal Lake County Commissioners to vote on PL280 withdrawal

LAKE COUNTY — On Jan. 3, the Lake County Commissioners will vote on whether or not to withdraw the county from Public Law 280.  In a Dec. 9 meeting, the commission passed their intent to potentially withdraw from PL280, an agreement with the State of Montana passed in 1964 to conduct law enforc...

Haynes sentenced for criminal endangerment Haynes sentenced for criminal endangerment

POLSON — A Polson man was committed at District Court in Polson on Dec. 14 to the Montana Department of Corrections for three years with all that time suspended on one count of felony criminal endangerment. Tommy Lee Haynes, 20, was initially charged with felony aggravated assault for allegedly punchin...

Brockie pleads guilty to possession

POLSON — A Spokane woman admitted to trafficking the dangerous drug fentanyl into Lake County from Spokane, Washington. Amanda Jean Brockie, 51, entered a guilty plea to criminal possession with intent to distribute at District Court in Polson on Dec. 7. The plea was entered as part of a plea agreement...

Wall pleads guilty to DUIs

POLSON — A Polson woman was committed at District Court in Polson on Dec. 7 to the Montana Department of Corrections for a total of 15 years with all that time suspended for felony DUI’s number six and seven. Marcia Rose Wall, 59, pleaded guilty to the charges during an earlier court appearance. ...

Malatare sentenced for assault Malatare sentenced for assault

POLSON — A St. Ignatius man was sentenced at District Court in Polson on Dec. 1 to the Montana State Prison for 5 years on a domestic assault charge. Shawn Wayne Malatare, 54, entered a plea of guilty to felony partner or family member assault during an earlier court appearance. That was just before th...


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