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Articles with the Tag: drugs

Drug bust ends in arrests Drug bust ends in arrests

News from Polson Police Sergeant George Simpson POLSON – Over the course of the past month your Polson Police Department conducted a short-term drug investigation as part of our Drug Endangered Children Initiative. This investigation was originated by intelligence we received from community member...

Lake County Drug Court honors first graduate Lake County Drug Court honors first graduate

POLSON – Karen Tromp figured life as she knew it was over a year ago. She was in her 60s and set to go to prison after being charged with a felony for possession of dangerous drugs. A 45-year-old addiction brought her to this point.  She said she was a functioning addict for many years. She had...

Lake County Sheriff candidates answer questions before election Lake County Sheriff candidates answer questions before election

LAKE COUNTY – Two Republicans are currently campaigning for the title of Lake County Sheriff and Coroner in the June 5 Primary Election, and the candidates – David Coffman and Don Bell – separately answered a few questions last week.  Where are you from? Incumbent Sheriff Bell is ...

Drug bust made in Polson Drug bust made in Polson

News from the Polson Police Department POLSON – On the afternoon of March 10, the Polson Police Department executed a residential search warrant at 501 Ninth Avenue West. Multiple items were seized as evidence including baggies of methamphetamine, marijuana and various items of drug paraphernalia....

Briefs for March 14, 2018

Elks present Ray Lozano RONAN/POLSON — Mission Valley Elks Lodge #1695 through the use of a National Elks Foundation grant will host Ray Lozano, who travels nationally for the Elks talking about drugs and alcohol. Ray has educated and entertained thousands of students in hundreds of schools from A...

Wylie, Sorrell sentenced for drug possession

POLSON – A Pablo woman convicted of criminal possession of dangerous drugs stemming from a heroin smuggling incident had her sentencing deferred for three years. Ishan Adalin Wylie had served 48 days in the Lake County jail before being sentenced by District Court Judge James Manley on March 7. Acco...

McDonald announces county commissioner candidacy

News from McDonald for Commissioner  LAKE COUNTY – Polson School Board Chair Caroline McDonald filed to run for Lake County commissioner on Feb. 22.  McDonald is hoping to use her proven track record of collaboration and results oriented problem solving to bring a fresh voice to count...

Misconduct at state crime lab affects local drug cases

As many as 68 drug cases may have been affected by misconduct at the Montana State Crime Lab. Lake County officials confirm recently dismissing 10 criminal drug possession cases due to a former chemist at the Montana state crime lab being charged with using drugs taken from the lab.  Lake County Chie...

Former St. Ignatius man gets credit for 10-plus months for marijuana possession Former St. Ignatius man gets credit for 10-plus months for marijuana possession

POLSON — A former St. Ignatius man now living in Wyoming was given credit for 315 days served last week as part of a three-year suspended sentence for marijuana possession.  Judge James A. Manley gave Solomon Preston Bolen credit for 225 days in the Lake County Jail and 90 days at a counseling ...

Man gets suspended sentence for theft of $28K in gold coins, ingots Man gets suspended sentence for theft of $28K in gold coins, ingots

POLSON — A man complicit in the theft of more than $28,000 in coins and precious metals from a Ronan man in 2015 received a five-year suspended sentence last week. Michael Paul Furbush, 28, was sentenced by Judge Kim Christopher for his part in the theft. He was given credit for 92 days served in th...


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