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Articles with the Tag: Lake County Sheriff's Office

Mission horses found safe

  RONAN — According to Lake County Undersheriff Dan Yonkin five unbranded horses were reunited with a Ronan family over the weekend after they disappeared from a tribal grazing lease near Pistol Creek some time between September 19 and September 30.  “The horses have been located ...

Five horses missing from Pistol Creek area Five horses missing from Pistol Creek area

RONAN — A Ronan family is hoping for the safe return of five young horses after they disappeared without a trace from a herd of a dozen on a Pistol Creek tribal grazing lease area.  Victoria Templer said she and her family moved the 12 horses to the area on Sept. 19. The family was out of town ...

Sheriff’s office hunts for sexual predator

POLSON – The Lake County Sheriff’s Office is searching for a non-compliant sex offender that has been evaluated as a “sexually violent predator,” according to undersheriff Dan Yonkin.  Phillip Pierre Jr. is a  51-year-old Native American male and five feet, 10 inches tall...

First responders search for missing man

POLSON — A man and his two dogs went for a boat ride on Aug. 25 at about 10:30 a.m. The boat left shore at Paradise Cove, a RV resort with cabins on the east shore of Flathead Lake, according to the man’s wife. What happened after that is a mystery since a female who lives on one of the island...

Meals without wheels: Delivery car stolen from senior center, food still delivered Meals without wheels: Delivery car stolen from senior center, food still delivered

Someone made it difficult for volunteers to get meals to older people when they stole a burgundy 1990 Pontiac Bonneville with state exempt plates numbered 15-475 from the St. Ignatius Karen Peterson photo Patrick McGreevey delivers a meal to Edie Petty during his Meals on Wheels route.Senior Center last w...

Ronan city council works to resolve police problems

RONAN — Tribal police and the Lake County Sherriff’s Department have been responding to emergency calls in Ronan, while the city council sorts out the aftermath of the decertification of its police chief in July.  “Lake County’s been notified. The tribe has been notified. They...

Investigation into Elmo resident’s death continues

HOT SPRINGS — Elmo resident Laurence B. Kenmille’s death at the Wild Horse Hot Spring on May 25 is still under investigation and is being investigated as a suspicious death. A suspicious death, according to Lake County Undersheriff Dan Yonkin, is one where factors aren’t consistent, or w...

Emergency training staged at Salish Kootenai College Emergency training staged at Salish Kootenai College

PABLO — Like a scene from a movie, a man staggered from the Mathias Building on Salish Kootenai College Campus after “shooting” people in the building, and then “shot” himself.  This was part of the plot for an emergency training, not a real shooting, held on July 13.&nb...

Sheriff’s office launches new boat Sheriff’s office launches new boat

POLSON — Flathead Lake is the largest freshwater lake west of the Mississippi River, and almost two-thirds of the lake is patrolled by the Lake County Sheriff’s Office.  With 15 years of law enforcement experience, Sergeant Glenn Miller heads up the Marine Enforcement Division. He underst...

Firefighters, lawn enforcement compete in Battle of the Badge Firefighters, lawn enforcement compete in Battle of the Badge

POLSON —  Called the “Battle of the Badge,“ a softball tournament held June 23 pitted the Polson Police Department, the Finley Point Fire Department and the Lake County Sheriffs Office against each other for bragging rights. The games were held on a sunny afternoon beginning at 1 p....


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