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Articles with the Tag: Ronan Police Department

Garza sentenced to five years

POLSON — A Washington state man was committed at District Court in Polson on Sept. 7 to five years with the Montana Department of Corrections, with none of that time suspended, for dealing drugs in Lake County. Luis Alfredo Garza, 35, entered a plea of guilty at District Court in Polson to criminal ...

RONAN — With temperatures dipping well into the low teens Saturday evening in Ronan, clouds of breath fog hovered over festive holiday crowds as they lined the sidewalks along Main Street to take in the annual Parade of Lights as it made its way through downtown.  The event, hosted by the Ronan...

New Ronan police chief sworn in New Ronan police chief sworn in

RONAN — There’s a new chief of police in town for the citizens of Ronan. In a small ceremony Nov. 8, Robert Jacobson was officially sworn in by Ronan City Mayor Kim Aipperspach as Ronan’s new police chief during a regular city council meeting,  Jacobson was joined by his wife Kri...

Great Falls man sentenced for drug possession,endangerment Great Falls man  sentenced for drug  possession,endangerment

POLSON — A Great Falls man who led law enforcement from two counties on a high-speed chase on U.S. Highway 93 after he escaped from a Montana Department of Corrections program admitted to the charges related to the incident. Joseph Patrick Thomas Brown, 36, pled guilty at District Court in Polson on...

Counterfeit investigation leads to meth charge

A St. Ignatius man is accused of being in possession of methamphetamine when he was questioned about allegedly trying to pass counterfeit money. Charles Henry Zeiler, 44, entered a plea of not guilty at District Court in Polson on April 28 to felony criminal possession of dangerous drugs. According to cou...

Ronan Police Chief prepares for retirement, thanks community Ronan Police Chief prepares for retirement, thanks community

RONAN – Ronan Police Chief Ken Weaver is moving forward with his retirement plans and looking for his replacement.    “I told the mayor that I would give five years and it has been almost six and a half, so I think it’s time,” he said. Weaver said a song by John Muir w...

Second woman convicted in robbery case

An Elmo woman was sentenced at District Court in Polson on Feb. 17 to the Montana State Women’s Prison for two years with no time suspended on one count of felony robbery. D’anja Lesly Charlo, 19, entered a guilty plea to robbery by way of a plea agreement, reached on Dec. 9, that dismissed on...

Woman pays restitution in debit card theft

A Ronan woman had the imposition of sentencing deferred for a period of six years and was ordered to pay restitution of $11,060.11 during a sentencing hearing at District Court in Polson on Sept. 16. Karen Michelle Gohl-Powell, 31, had entered a plea of guilty in July to felony deceptive practices for mak...

McCrea awaits sentencing for drug charge

Saylah Jessica McCrea, 28, of Ronan pleaded guilty at District Court in Polson on June 11 to felony criminal possession dangerous drugs.  After midnight on July 28, 2018, a Ronan Police Officer was on patrol when he noticed a car parked in the parking lot of a local church, according to records. In t...

Irvine pleads guilty to strangulation, violating protective order, unlawful restraint Irvine pleads guilty to  strangulation, violating  protective order,  unlawful restraint

Camrin James Irvine, 25, of Polson, pleaded guilty at District Court in Polson on May 20, to strangulation of a partner or family member, felony, and misdemeanor charges of violation of a protective order and unlawful restraint. According to court records, on Dec. 24, 2019, a woman ran from a silver Volks...


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