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Articles with the Tag: drugs

McGreevey asks for help with addiction McGreevey asks for help with addiction

A Pablo man, who confessed to the unprovoked shooting of two people in Pablo last December, was sentenced to the Montana Department of Corrections for a total of 15 years with none of that time suspended.  The sentence was handed down at District Court in Polson by Judge Deborah “Kim” Chr...

Woman pleads not guilty to assault

A Lake County woman is facing a revocation hearing for violating the terms of her probation on two convictions of assault with a weapon. She is also facing a new charge of assault with a weapon and possessing drugs.  Dawna Mae Michel, 48, of Pablo, entered a plea of not guilty at District Court in Po...

Man sentenced to 8 years for theft

A Polson man has admitted to stealing a Jeep that was later painted black and used to steal packages from porches. Kenneth Charles Gieber, 23, entered a plea of guilty at District Court in Polson on May 19 to felony charges of theft and criminal mischief. The plea was entered as part of an agreement that ...

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...

Woman faces two trials for drug charges

A Pablo woman, who was already facing a drug possession charge in Lake County, is now facing the more serious offense of distributing drugs. Dolly Blue Zambrana, 44, entered a plea of not guilty at District Court in Polson on March 25 to criminal possession with intent to distribute. According to court...

Man pleads not guilty to assault

Jose Anders Gonzalez, 29, entered a plea of not guilty at District Court in Polson on March 11 to felony charges of criminal possession with intent to distribute and assault with a weapon. According to court records, on Feb. 18, Lake County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to a report of a female...

Man pleads guilty to two counts of assault

A Pablo man has admitted to the unprovoked shooting of two people at a residence in Pablo this past December. Joshua Franklin McGreevey, 32, pleaded guilty at District Court in Polson, on March 4, to two counts of assault with a weapon.  The guilty pleas came as part of a plea agreement that will dis...

Sentence recommendation rejected

District Judge James Manley has rejected a 10-year suspended sentence recommendation for an alleged heroin dealer.  Lolanda Lou Sorrel-Buck, 48, was allowed to withdraw her guilty plea to one count of felony criminal possession of dangerous drugs with intent to distribute. Sorrel-Buck pleaded guilty ...

Stolen packages suspect arrested, charged Stolen packages suspect arrested, charged

A Polson man, who was committed to 20 years with the Montana Department of Corrections with 16 years suspended on a burglary charge in 2019, is now accused of stealing packages delivered this past December while driving a stolen Jeep. An arraignment hearing for Kenneth Charles Gieber, 23, is set for March...

Can Montana get a grip on addiction? Can Montana get a grip on addiction?

MONTANA — In late January, when Mary Windecker got up to testify in front of the budget committee considering how to fund Montana’s addiction and mental health treatment programs, her words cut through a typically bureaucratic proceeding to present an uncomfortable bottom line.  “Yo...


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