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Articles with the Tag: fentanyl

Don’t judge, educate: New approah aims to help drug misusers survive Don’t judge, educate: New approah aims to help drug misusers survive

“Every overdose is someone’s child. Don’t judge, educate.” This statement challenges public compassion as well as understanding of addiction.  Tribal Opioid Response Director Kathy Ross intends to spread the message via T-shirts, bumper stickers and posters. Ross currently wor...

Polson man gets 5 years with the DOC for selling drugs

A Polson man was committed at District Court in Polson on Sept. 13 to the Montana Department of Corrections for five years for selling oxycodone pills, containing fentanyl, three times to a confidential informant. Jalen Douglas Caye, 23, pleaded guilty to three counts of criminal distribution of dangerous dr...

Tester addresses law enforcement, mental health

MONTANA — In a recent press call, Senator Jon Tester addressed bipartisan bills in the works to support Montana’s law enforcement and measures to be taken to support the mental wellbeing of Montanans.  During the week of March 22, Tester backed the “Recruit and Retain Act,&rdqu...

Lucas sentenced for possession with intent to distribute Lucas sentenced for possession  with intent to distribute

POLSON — A Spokane woman was committed in Polson District Court on March 2 to 10 years with the Montana Department of Corrections with five years suspended on one count of criminal possession with intent to distribute. The sentence for Taucia Lee Lucas, 37, was in accordance with a plea agreement reach...

Montana congressional delegates discuss issues in bi-annual address of state legislature

HELENA — All four members of Montana’s congressional delegation spoke to the Montana Legislature during a joint session of the Senate and the House on Monday, Feb. 20, talking to state lawmakers about the issues facing Congress, including the national debt and the fentanyl epidemic.  Demo...

Brockie sentenced for possession with intent to distribute

POLSON — A Spokane woman was committed in Polson’s District Court to 10 years with the Montana Department of Corrections with five years suspended for bringing fentanyl into Lake County. Amanda Jean Brockie, 51, entered a plea of guilty to criminal possession with intent to distribute during a co...

Torngren pleads guilty to possession with intent to distribute Torngren pleads guilty to possession with intent to distribute

POLSON — A Spokane man admitted to bringing fentanyl into Lake County for distribution. Thomas Bradley Torngren, 45, entered a plea of guilty in Polson District Court Feb. 1 to criminal possession with intent to distribute. The guilty plea was entered as part of a plea agreement that will dismiss at se...

Labissoniere sentenced for possession of dangerous drugs Labissoniere sentenced for possession of dangerous drugs

POLSON — A Spokane, Washington man was committed at District Court in Polson on Jan. 18 to five years with the Montana Department of Corrections with none of that time suspended on each of two counts of felony criminal possession of dangerous drugs. According to court records on July 29, Thomas Labi...

Lucas pleads guilty to criminal possession

POLSON — A woman from Spokane, Washington admitted to dealing fentanyl in Lake County. Taucia Lucas, 37, entered a plea of guilty in Polson’s District Court on Jan. 12 to felony criminal possession with intent to distribute. The plea was entered as part of a plea agreement that calls for a 10 yea...

Brockie pleads guilty to possession

POLSON — A Spokane woman admitted to trafficking the dangerous drug fentanyl into Lake County from Spokane, Washington. Amanda Jean Brockie, 51, entered a guilty plea to criminal possession with intent to distribute at District Court in Polson on Dec. 7. The plea was entered as part of a plea agreement...


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