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Articles with the Tag: Polson Police Department

Polson Police Department recognizes heroic citizens Polson Police Department recognizes heroic citizens

News from Polson Police Department Sergeant George Simpson  POLSON — Chief Wade Nash thanked two citizens for their heroic actions on Aug. 18. He presented them with letters of recognition for heroic citizenship and Polson Police Department coins as a small token of appreciation for their ser...

Polson Police Department thanks citizens for assistance

News from the Polson Police Department Sergeant George Simpson  POLSON – On Aug. 7, during the dayshift, the Polson Police Department responded to two significant crashes on U.S. Highway 93 and one significant medical emergency incident.  The unselfish acts of kindness and good old-fa...

Fire destroys Polson home Fire destroys Polson home

POLSON – Crumpled metal and charred wood are all that remain of a mobile home destroyed by fire late Wednesday evening, July 15. Around 11 p.m., the Lake County 911 Dispatch Center received a call for a report of a structure fire on the 900 block of 7th Street East. Polson Fire Department Assistant ...

Polson Police receive defibrillators Polson Police receive defibrillators

News from Polson Police Department, Sergeant George Simpson POLSON – The Helmsley Charitable Trust Awarded $5.9 million to the Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services to ensure that every law enforcement patrol vehicle in Montana has an automated external defibrillator or AED. Th...

Anti-racism protest moves peacefully through Polson Anti-racism protest moves peacefully through Polson

POLSON – Protests following the death of George Floyd have spread across the country from big cities to small towns as American citizens take a stand against racism. On Thursday, June 4, about 50 people in Polson picked up signs and marched through town. Organizers Jessica Mali Edwards and Jenn Grov...

Polson community members asked to join surveillance camera registration

POLSON – The Polson Police Department is committed to a partnership with members and guests of our community that inspires confidence in all to make Polson a safe and pleasant place to live, work, learn and play.   Community policing is an organization-wide philosophy and management approach th...

Police serve drug-investigation search warrants Police serve drug-investigation search warrants

POLSON – The Polson Police Department executed two search warrants in February, resulting in seized evidence and arrests. Nobody was injured during the execution of either search warrant. On Feb. 11, the Polson Police Department executed a search warrant on a hotel room in the Red Lion Inn as a resu...

Day of Thanks Day of Thanks

RONAN – Law enforcement officers and a K9 unit moved through the K. William Harvey Elementary School on Friday among dozens of children to answer questions and receive a bit of swag.   The event was organized by school staff to bring the community together and thank the officers for their servi...

Smith sentenced for possession, endangerment

A Ronan man was sentenced at District Court in Polson on Dec. 5 to a total of six years with the Montana State Department of Corrections with all suspended but time served of 73 days in the Lake County Jail. Jay Calvin Smith, 31, was sentenced to two years, all suspended, for felony theft; two years, all ...

Commission takes action on animal welfare

POLSON – An approved ordinance will better protect pets in city limits. City code compliance officer Matt Ellermann introduced the ordinance. He said he gets between two and eight complaints of animal abuse or neglect every month. In recent months, the number of reports has increased.  Before t...


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