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Articles with the Tag: drugs

Trial date set for criminal possession with intent to distribute

A Missoula woman is accused of trafficking heroin in the Mission Valley. Jeri Francis Matt, 22, entered a plea of not guilty in District Court at Polson on Dec. 17 to felony criminal possession of dangerous drugs with intent to distribute. According to court records, on June 16, 2019, a Ronan police offic...

Heroin residue found in vehicle

A St. Ignatius woman has admitted to distributing heroin in the Mission Valley.  Lolanda Lou Sorrel-Buck, 48, entered a plea of guilty at District Court in Polson on Dec. 9 to criminal possession of dangerous drugs with intent to distribute, a felony. The plea was entered as part of a plea agreement ...

Man awaits trial for possession charge

A Clinton man is accused of possessing methamphetamine after he was alleged to be shoplifting at Walmart in Polson. Zachary Taylor Remmers, 30, entered a plea of not guilty in District Court at Polson on Dec. 3 to felony criminal possession of dangerous drugs. According to court records, on July 18, Polso...

Man arrested during arraignment hearing Man arrested during arraignment hearing

A Dayton man is accused of driving while under the influence of drugs and alcohol, which violated the terms of his release while subsequent charges were pending.  William Claude Miller, 59, entered a not-guilty plea at District Court in Polson on Nov. 12 to felony counts of criminal possession of dan...

Researchers harness computer science for treating opioid addiction

MONTANA — Augmented reality, in which digital data is blended with sensory experience via a special headset or similar technology, has been used to train surgeons, to help fighter pilots navigate and to entertain the masses with video games like Pokémon Go. Now, researchers at Montana State Univ...

2,600+ pounds of narcotics seized

News from the U.S. Department of the Interior WASHINGTON — Today, the Trump Administration highlighted the efforts made in 2019 by the U.S. Department of the Interior’s Joint Opioid Reduction Task Force in Indian Country, as law enforcement officials successfully led 14 operations across sev...

High speed chase ends in arrest High speed chase ends in arrest

A Pablo man is facing drug possession and criminal endangerment charges after a high-speed pursuit with law enforcement in July. Shawn Curtis Shourds, 41, entered a plea of not guilty in Polson District Court on Aug. 5 to charges of criminal endangerment and two counts criminal possession of dangerous dru...

Sherman sentenced for drug possession

Adam Ethan Sherman, 20, of Ronan, was committed in Polson District Court on July 15 to the Montana Department of Corrections for four years with none of that time suspended for possessing methamphetamine.  The sentence was part of a plea agreement that resolved a total of four cases against Sherman. ...

Legislators asked to support reentry programs

News from ACLU Montana   MONTANA – The ACLU of Montana and community members shared with Members of the Law and Justice Interim Committee the challenges faced by individuals returning to their communities after being incarcerated or otherwise involved with Montana’s criminal legal system...

Swindler given credit for time served in theft case

A man who was found guilty of stealing a dump truck from the Woods Bay area was committed to the Montana Department of Corrections for four years with all that time suspended.  Judge James Manley handed down the sentence in Polson on July 8. Manley gave Michael Austin Swindler, 30, credit for sixty-s...


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