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Articles with the Tag: drugs

Drug court gets head start Drug court gets head start

POLSON — A $50,000 grant from the Gianforte Family Foundation is enabling Lake County to get a head start on its drug court. The county has seen an increased number of drug cases over the past several years, and the drug court is an attempt to better deal with the individuals who make up those cases...

Ince sentenced for drug possession Ince sentenced for drug possession

POLSON – A Bigfork man originally charged with intent to sell illegal drugs had a threeyear suspended sentence added to a Flathead County sentence last week. Michael John Ince, 34, was originally charged with criminal possession of dangerous drugs with intent to sell and criminal possession of dange...

Ince sentenced for drug possession

POLSON – A Bigfork man originally charged with intent to sell illegal drugs had a threeyear suspended sentence added to a Flathead County sentence last week. Michael John Ince, 34, was originally charged with criminal possession of dangerous drugs with intent to sell and criminal possession of dange...

Programs bring community together to support suicide awareness, prevention Programs bring community together to support suicide awareness, prevention

ARLEE – The first of several dinners developed around suicide awareness began at the Brown Building on Wednesday, March 15. It wasn’t a dinner where people got up and spoke about how to prevent suicide, although information was available in pamphlet form if anyone wanted it. The event was more...

Man arrested after drugs found during traffic stop Man arrested after drugs found during traffic stop

POLSON – A Pasco, Washington, man was arrested and charged with criminal possession with intent to distribute following a traffic stop on Jan. 23. According to a court document, Leonardo Rafael Perez, 18, was initially arrested for driving with a suspended license after his vehicle was found in a ditch...

Cavity allegedly filled with heroin Cavity allegedly filled with heroin

POLSON – A man and a woman have been charged with criminal possession with intent to distribute after allegedly bringing heroin to Lake County from Spokane. Jay Sorrell, 26, and Ishan Adalin Wylie, 27, both of Pablo, were arrested after a Feb. 3 traffic stop. A confidential informant notified pol...

One Heart plans to open sober living home north of Hot Springs One Heart plans to open sober living home north of Hot Springs

ELMO — A sober living house may be coming to the Flathead Indian Reservation. A group known as One Heart, or Uti Akitwi in the Kootenai language, has been meeting for one year and it looks like their goal is coming to fruition. The Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes Lands Committee was sched...

Heroin use on the rise locally, officials advise caution about its deadliness

POLSON — The use of black tar heroin is on the rise in Lake County, local officials say. Lake County Undersheriff Ben Woods says heroin is slowly replacing heavy-duty prescription narcotics that used to be easier to obtain. Some of these opiate-based prescription painkillers, such as Oxycontin, L...


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