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Articles with the Tag: Polson Police Department

Donations to help fund SWAT training Donations to help fund SWAT training

  News from the Polson Police Department  POLSON – Your Polson Police Department works daily to inspire confidence in all to make Polson a safe and pleasant place to live, work, learn and play. To optimize our concept for success, we are committed to a partnership with members and gue...

Emergency responders thanked for service Emergency responders thanked for service

POLSON – Lake County-based first responders from various agencies enjoyed a free lunch provided to them during the First Responder Appreciation Lunch on Saturday at the Search and Rescue Building in Polson. “It’s just a little thank you letting everyone know they are appreciated,” ...

Law enforcement officials speak on local drug activity, solutions Law enforcement officials speak on local drug activity, solutions

POLSON – Community members got answers last week to a wide range of questions on drug use in the county directly from those who enforce drug laws - from which drugs are used to what is being done to treat addiction.  The event featured a panel of officers from the Confederated Salish and Kooten...

Ronan’s top cop takes chilly plunge for worthy cause Ronan’s top cop takes chilly plunge for worthy cause

With temperatures hovering around zero degrees on Saturday morning, Ronan Police Chief Ken Weaver took a chilly dip in the icy waters of Spring Creek in the Ronan park for a good cause. Weaver signed up to help raise funds for the annual Special Olympics with the Flathead Rez Polar Plunge, along with othe...

Drugs found during residential search in Polson Drugs found during residential search in Polson

POLSON – On the afternoon of March 1, your Polson Police Department executed a residential search warrant as part of a short-term drug investigation. The warrant was executed at the Boettcher Terrace Apartments in the 800 block of 10th Avenue East. Evidence found during the search included methamphetam...

Mission Valley Has Talent deadline approaches

 MISSION VALLEY — Friday, March 1, is the last day to register for the Mission Valley Has Talent 2019 competition. The talent show is scheduled for Friday, March 15, at the Polson High School auditorium.  Registration forms and fees must be received by March 1. The quickest way to register...

Polson apartment fire under investigation Polson apartment fire under investigation

Polson City Fire and mutual aid engines from the Polson Rural Fire and Finley Point Fire departments were dispatched to the 500 block of Main Street for a reported structure fire on Friday, Jan. 11 at 2:10 p.m., according to a press release from the City Fire Department. One unit of an apartment complex caug...

Crash victims experience fatal cardiac events, dog rescued Crash victims experience fatal cardiac events, dog rescued

POLSON – Two fatalities occurred on Tuesday, Jan. 8, involving a car that crashed into the back of Murdoch’s Ranch and Home Supply store on Heritage Lane at about 1:12 p.m., but the crash wasn’t the cause of death for either victim.  Lake County Sheriff Don Bell said the driver, Mer...

Lichte sits in jail while awaiting sentencing Lichte sits in jail while awaiting sentencing

A former Polson property manager, Douglas Dennis Lichte, 42, pleaded guilty at District Court in Polson on Jan. 3 to 16 felony and three misdemeanor charges of theft, according to charging documents. The plea came without the benefit of a plea agreement, meaning Lichte will be at the mercy of the judge at...

Assistant police chief retires after 30 years of service Assistant police chief retires after 30 years of service

POLSON – Assistant Police Chief John Stevens is leaving a legacy in the Polson Police Department. At the Dec. 17 Polson City Commission meeting, Stevens was honored with a plaque and a personal message from Governor Steve Bullock commending his work in law enforcement and celebrating his retirement. ...


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