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Articles with the Tag: Tribal Police

Woman shot in Pablo

PABLO – Law enforcement officers from several agencies worked to find the suspects wanted in connection with an incident in Pablo around noon on Monday, Dec. 14. One arrest has been made, but the other suspect hasn’t been found. “We got a call that shots had been fired,” said Confe...

Group forms to help children in drug environments Group forms to help children in drug environments

PABLO – Melanie Smith noticed a drug problem in the valley that is affecting children at all ages and income levels. “It’s taking beautiful people with all the potential in the world and robbing them of their lives,” she said. “And children are in the middle of it.” ...

Bulls take a trailer break, walk home Bulls take a trailer break, walk home

RONAN — It was a crime of opportunity, and the “criminals” were dressed in black.  The back door on Dave Robbins’ stock trailer sprung open just as he stopped at the traffic signal on Main Street and Terrace Lake Road in Ronan, and the six black angus bulls Robbins was hauling...

Pursuit ends in arrest of violent offender Pursuit ends in arrest of violent offender

RONAN — A violent offender is behind bars again after a short pursuit that involved multiple county agencies.  According to Lake County Sheriff Don Bell, Glen Parker, 45, of Ronan, was arrested on Haystack Mountain Lane around 9 p.m. April 14 after a brief pursuit.  According to Bell, P...

Bell shares strategies, concerns as new Lake County Sheriff Bell shares strategies, concerns as new Lake County Sheriff

It had been a whirlwind between when Lake County Sheriff Don Bell and Undersheriff Jim Atkins took office at one minute after midnight on Jan. 1 and when they came to speak to the Pachyderm Club on Jan. 9.  During the last nine days, Bell and Atkins have put in more than 110 hours each, going to work...

Charlo cafe hit by armed robber

 CHARLO — Authorities are investigating an armed robbery that occurred at approximately 7:50 p.m. at Connie’s Countryside Cafe on Monday night.  According to owner Connie Stevens, a woman entered the cafe’s back door just before closing time on Monday night, pressed a gun to on...

Authorities searching for missing woman Authorities searching for missing woman

News from Lake County Sheriff's Office and CSKT Police RONAN — Lake County Sheriff's Office and Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribal Police are searching for a 55-year-old Ronan woman who was last seen at her home around midnight on Sunday evening.   Linda Santos Altamarino was reporte...

High-speed chase ends with shots fired, arrest

News from the Lake County Sheriff’s Office LAKE COUNTY — A Polson man was in custody Monday after leading law enforcement on a weekend high-speed chase across two counties that ended with shots being fired. The chase began at approximately 6:30 p.m. on Saturday, May 24 near Pablo, according...

Campaign boosts seat belt, child safety seat

LAKE COUNTY — Montana Highway Patrol and officers of the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribal Police are joining all local law enforcement in the 2014 Click It, Don’t Risk It seat belt enforcement mobilization to encourage all Montanan’s to buckle up. Additional patrols and focus toward ...

Emergency services collaborate in drunken driving reenactment Emergency services collaborate in drunken driving reenactment

The memorial slideshow for Ronan High School Principal Kevin Kenelty was short and poignant. The ending echo of a solemn Jason Aldean song blended with a chorus of sniffles and smattering of applause as the high school students sat rapt, staring at the coffin on the stage. Then Lake County Sheriff’s...


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