“Drivers were failing to adjust to the conditions and colliding into others.”
Montana Highway Patrol Trooper James Handy, about Sunday’s miserable road conditions that caused a multi-car pileup near Drummond.
(Read Betsy Cohen’s story in the Missoulian)
It’s really scary when the folks who are supposed to keep us safe turn out to be lying on pretty much every level. Among many, many discrepancies, a Montana Highway Patrol trooper’s name wasn’t Steve Wisniewski (in Billings Gazette photo at right). And he hadn’t served in Iraq.
The Montana Highway Patrol [...]
“I have concluded that you have been untruthful and deceptive about those subjects on many occasions.”
Montana Highway Patrol Col. Mike Tooley, in a letter to Sgt. Steve H. Wisniewski, resigned after an investigation found he had lied about his background and training, in part to receive a promotion. (Read the story based [...]
Most of us are fortunate in that we never have to have to consider, when we head out to work, the likelihood that we might not come back.
For law enforcement officers, it’s a daily possibility. State trooper David James DeLaittre was only 23 — just five years out of high school, [...]
If you’re driving out of town today, take extra care. Traffic conditions are just awful, according to a combined report from the Associated Press and the Independent Record in Helena:
A wreck involving an overturned tractor-trailer near the Sieben Ranch exit north of Helena has blocked the southbound lanes of Interstate 15. Montana [...]