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Articles with the Tag: Lake County Sheriff's Office

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....

New information available for Pablo drug bust

PABLO —Details regarding 50-year-old Pablo resident Cindy Umphrey’s arrest following a drug raid in Pablo are slowly emerging.  Officers from the Lake County Sheriff’s Office, Montana Highway Patrol and Tribal Law and Order carried out the raid in the early morning hours of June 1 i...

Judge reprimands county attorney in court Judge reprimands county attorney in court

POLSON — District Judge C.B. McNeil reprimanded County Attorney Mitch Young for his handling of media inquiries into accused killer Clifford Oldhorn’s case but refused Oldhorn a reduction in bail last week.  Oldhorn denied Wednesday in Lake County District Court that he violated condition...

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