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Articles with the Tag: Lake County Sheriff's Office

Restitution dispute postpones sentence for St. Ignatius man Restitution dispute postpones sentence for St. Ignatius man

POLSON — The case of a man facing three charges of assault with a weapon, multiple charges of burglary, robbery and theft, possession of dangerous drugs with intent to distribute, and others, has been continued until Dec. 7. In Lake County District Court on Wednesday, Solomon Preston Bolen, 35, of S...

Murder accomplice pleads guilty Murder accomplice pleads guilty

  POLSON — A woman who helped cover up the murder of her husband’s cousin and then allegedly lived with her husband and children in the trailer for several months while the body was stuffed in a shower pleaded guilty in Judge James Manley’s Lake County District Courtroom Wednes...

Airplane falls from sky Airplane falls from sky

RONAN – Robert Christensen was flying through sunny skies southwest of Ronan in his ultra- light airplane on Friday when he started losing altitude. “(A) witness stated that Christensen was testing his plane for the first time,” Lake County Sheriff Don Bell said. After quickly losing ...

HONORING those who PROTECTand SERVE HONORING those who PROTECTand SERVE

RONAN — An emotional tribute honoring 102 emergency personnel in attendance in advance of 9/11 Patriots’ Day took place prior to the Ronan Chiefs football game against Libby Friday night. Members of local police and volunteer fire departments, the Lake County Sheriff’s department, Search...

Dogs removed, case against puppy mill owners dismissed Dogs removed, case against puppy mill owners dismissed

POLSON — A couple charged with felony aggravated cruelty to animals each signed a deferred prosecution agreement Friday, Aug. 26, dismissing their case and relinquishing custody of about 130 dogs to Life Savers Animal Rescue or the Lake County Sheriff ’s office. Per the agreement, Nadene and Larr...

Help solve Wild Horse Island burglaries Help solve Wild Horse Island burglaries

POLSON — The Lake County Sheriff’s Office is requesting assistance from the public to help solve a string of burglaries that occurred late spring on Wild Horse Island. At least five homes were broken into on the Island and items stolen. The property owners of one of the burglarized reside...

Law enforcement organizes Special Olympics torch run Law enforcement organizes Special Olympics torch run

A torch was carried across Lake County on Friday to support local athletes participating in the Montana Special Olympic Games. Members of law enforcement organized the Law Enforcement Torch Run, and they were joined by an ambulance crew and several volunteers.  “Our job as law enforcement is to...

Cement truck wrecks Cement truck wrecks

CHARLO – A full cement truck flipped onto its side after turning west on Highway 212 towards Charlo from U.S. Highway 93, several yards from the yellow blinking lights over the intersection around 12:30 p.m. Friday. Montana Highway Patrol Trooper Tony Isbell reported that the truck appeared to have ...

Cement truck wrecks Cement truck wrecks

By Karen Peterson Valley Journal CHARLO – A full cement truck flipped onto its side after turning west on Highway 212 towards Charlo from U.S. Highway 93, several yards from the yellow blinking lights over the intersection around 12:30 p.m. Friday. Montana Highway Patrol Trooper Tony Isbell repor...

Volunteers clean-up Polson area Volunteers clean-up Polson area

POLSON — Winter’s snow has melted away, but the trash decided to stay.  So on Friday, April 29, Polson community members headed-out with garbage bags and gloves to clean the sides of roads and parks during the Clean Up Green Up event sponsored by Envision Polson Beautification Committee. ...


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