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Articles with the Tag: District Court

Swimmer awaits sentencing for theft charges

Kyro Antonio Swimmer, 21, of Polson, admitted to his role in a string of vehicle thefts and a burglary in Polson District Court on Aug. 12.  Swimmer entered a plea of guilty to one count of burglary for breaking into the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes’ forestry building in Ronan on Nov...

Cutfinger sentenced to 15 years in homicide case

A Ronan man was committed in Polson District Court on June 18 to the Montana Department of Corrections for a total of 15 years with half that time suspended for a drunk driving crash that killed his passenger. Brayden A’twen Cutfinger, 21, pleaded guilty to felony charges of negligent homicide and c...

Kibler pleads not guilty to assault

Alan Lewis Kibler, 34, of Polson entered a plea of not guilty in Polson District Court on June 10 to two counts of partner or family member assault, assault with a weapon and kidnapping, all felonies. According to court records, on May 26, a social worker with child protective services reported to the Lak...

Polson man faces assault charges Polson man faces assault charges

A Polson man is accused of beating his girlfriend over a period of several days, causing bruising “all over her body,” according to charging documents.  Pernell Albert Dionne Jr., 35, entered a plea of not guilty at District Court in Polson on June 10 to five counts of felony partner or...

McCrea awaits sentencing for drug charge

Saylah Jessica McCrea, 28, of Ronan pleaded guilty at District Court in Polson on June 11 to felony criminal possession dangerous drugs.  After midnight on July 28, 2018, a Ronan Police Officer was on patrol when he noticed a car parked in the parking lot of a local church, according to records. In t...

Olson ordered to pay restitution for bad checks

A St. Ignatius man pleaded guilty at District Court in Polson on May 13 to issuing a bad check, which is theft-by-common-scheme and is a felony. Kane Olson, 20, was initially charged with two counts of issuing a bad check, but the charges were amended to theft-by-common-scheme as part of a plea agreement ...

Lake County District Court makes change to reduce spread of COVID-19

By Karen Peterson / Valley Journal POLSON – The 20 th Judicial District Court in Lake County put out a notice to attorneys on March 17 with guidelines concerning how to proceed with cases as the COVID-19 virus spreads.   The administrative order from District Court Judge James Manley stat...

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