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Articles with the Tag: drugs

Man charged with causing child to ingest meth Man charged with causing child to ingest meth

POLSON –A 32-year-old Polson man is facing charges of permitting a child to ingest methamphetamine, causing the child bodily injury and witness tampering with another child.  Joseph Matthew Farris was charged with allowing a 1-year-old to ingest meth between Jan. 1 and July 21, according to a c...

Ronan man faces assault with weapon charges Ronan man faces assault with weapon charges

POLSON — A 21-year-old Ronan man is being held on a $100,000 bond related to charges of assault with a weapon, aggravated burglary and intimidation from two separate incidents earlier this year.  Joseph Conko Parizeau Jr. pleaded not guilty to the charges in court on Oct. 25. Defense attorne...

Drug dealer gets 5 years in DOC Drug dealer gets 5 years in DOC

POLSON – A Pasco, Washington man was sentenced to five years in the Department of Corrections last week for criminal possession of illegal drugs with intent to distribute.  Leonardo Rafael Perez, 18, was arrested following a Jan. 23 traffic stop after his vehicle was found in a ditch off Montan...

Olson clarification

To clarify a portion of last week’s court news – Judge James A. Manley gave Nicholas Ayers Olson, 31, of Polson, a three-year suspended sentence to the Department of Corrections for his fourth DUI, a felony, under the condition that Olson completes Lake County Drug Court. Olson also received susp...

Free drug deactivation bags available

ST. IGNATIUS — On Oct. 25 Tribal Health will distribute free Deterra® Drug Deactivation bags to Tribal Health recipients and any community members.  Deterra® Drug Deactivation systems allow recipients to dispose of prescription drugs and over-the-counter painkillers at hom...

Peer group for drug addicts opens in Ronan Peer group for drug addicts opens in Ronan

RONAN —  A new evening recovery center for drug addicts, the Never Alone Recovery Hall, recently opened on Main Street thanks to the combined efforts of Don Roberts and a supportive community. Twenty people from an addiction-focused support group are helping, Farmers Insurance agent Diane Ivano...

Drug dealing charge dismissed due to failure to ‘knock and announce’ Drug dealing charge dismissed due to failure to ‘knock and announce’

POLSON — A charge of possession with intent to distribute illegal drugs was dismissed last month against a Ronan man while another charge remains.  The Lake County Attorney’s Office filed two separate charges against Brian Francis Charette, 44, stemming from Dec. 30, 2016, and June 2.&nbs...

Sentence revoked for getaway driver Sentence revoked for getaway driver

POLSON – A 30-year-old Ronan man was sentenced to 12 years in the Department of Corrections last week after his probation was revoked.  Thomas Alfred Lozeau III was convicted on Sept. 12, 2006 of being an accessory to a bank robbery. His original sentence was 15 years in DOC with 12 suspended. ...

Briefs for Sept. 27, 2017

Ronan Police Department teams up with the National Child Safety Council News from Ronan Police Chief Ken Weaver  The Ronan Police Department, along with other agencies in Lake County, is partnering with the National Child Safety Council in a Child Safety, Drug and Crime Prevention Educational ...

Ronan man, woman charged after gunshots fired Ronan man, woman charged after gunshots fired

POLSON – A 22-year-old Ronan man has been charged with robbery, assault with a weapon and two counts of criminal endangerment after bullets allegedly whizzed by two children last month. A woman has also been charged in the incident.  Nathan Joseph Mahseelah was arrested following an incident in...


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