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Articles with the Tag: Polson Police Department

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...

Police officers distribute bicycle safety helmets to kids Police officers distribute bicycle safety helmets to kids

News from Polson Police Sergeant George Simpson POLSON – The Montana Trial Lawyers Association donated bicycle safety helmets for the Polson Police Department to distribute to children. This marks the 22nd year of the MTLA program and to date 16,800 helmets have been distributed free of charge for...

Commission hears court update

POLSON – Polson city judge Dennis DeVries and assistant city attorney Josh Morigeau presented information on the state of the city’s court system at the regular commission meeting. Interim city manager Wade Nash invited the justice system professionals to present at the meeting. He said the co...

Polson Police Department praises community for generosity Polson Police Department praises community for generosity

POLSON – The city council meeting was filled with the remarkable generosity of the Polson community.  First, Polson Police Chief and Interim City Manager Wade Nash presented two Special Olympic teams with donation money raised from the Polson Police Tip-A-Cop event hosted at Pizza Hut.   K...

Residential drug search warrant leads to arrests Residential drug search warrant leads to arrests

News from Polson Police Sergeant George Simpson POLSON – Last month your Polson Police Department began a drug investigation involving individuals on the west side of town.  On May 10, at approximately 5:45 p.m., a team of law enforcement officers executed a search warrant at 1002 5th St. ...


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