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Articles with the Tag: Courts

Sheriff’s office seeks help locating sex offender Sheriff’s office seeks help locating sex offender

The Lake County Sheriff’s Office is requesting the help of the public to locate a sex offender who has not complied with Sexual and Violent Offender Registry requirements by providing his current address: Phillip Pierre, 56, is a Level III Sex Offender and probationer, recently released from prison,...

Kenmille gets 5 years for assault Kenmille gets 5 years for assault

POLSON — A man was sentenced in Lake County District Court on March 29 to 10 years in the Department of Corrections with five suspended for assault with a weapon. Daniel James Kenmille, 53, was sentenced by Judge James A. Manley as part of a plea agreement that included another five years for assaul...

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...

Numerous Polson residents may be victims of financial theft

POLSON — Following the extensive investigation by the Polson Police Department, a $100,000 arrest warrant was issued on March 23 for property manager Douglas Dennis Lichte of Bozeman. He is being charged with 16 counts of felony theft plus three counts of misdemeanor theft. Lichte, dressed in a suit...

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...

Violations result in 10-year sentence for sexual offender Violations result in 10-year sentence for sexual offender

POLSON — A 28-year-old man was given a 10-year sentence to the Department of Corrections last week for violating his probation. Jonathan Michael Cook, who has lived in Pablo, Charlo and Ronan over the years, was convicted of an amended charge of criminal endangerment as part of a plea agreement date...

Dolar pleads ‘not guilty’ of robbery, tampering charges Dolar pleads ‘not guilty’ of robbery, tampering charges

POLSON – A woman charged with solicitation of robbery and tampering with a witness in relation to the theft of some $600 from the Sitting Duck in Woods Bay in late January was released on her own recognizance last week. Judge James Manley released Crystal Dolar, 33 of Bigfork, after she pleaded not ...

Plea agreement reached for juvenile who killed 3-year-old boy

POLSON – The 17-year-old male charged with negligent homicide in the death of Phillip Shourds Jr., a 3-year-old boy who was killed in Pablo on Thanksgiving Day, has received a plea agreement. Ronan resident Chasen Curley appeared in youth court Wednesday, March 8, when the plea agreement was announc...

Man who led police on 105 mph chase given ‘last chance’ Man who led police on 105 mph chase given ‘last chance’

POLSON — A 23-year-old Ronan man might have been given a last chance to straighten up or face the consequences. On Feb. 27, Kenneth Lozeau Jr. had a previous sentence for criminal possession of dangerous drugs revoked, and he was given a three-year sentence in the Department of Corrections with a re...


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