Our favorite part of this AP report about a horse named Raz iin Belgrade, Montana, who ended up with part of his tail stolen:
Gallatin County authorities say this isn’t the first time a horse owner as found an animal missing the hair from its tail.
Raz’s owner, Alisha Novotny, tells KTVM-TV that [...]
Remember the Bad Hair Bandit?
A suspect in as 20 bank robberies around the West – including the Bank of Butte in Montana – carried out by a woman wearing some awful wigs now is in custody, the Associated Press reports:
Cynthia Van Holland was arrested Monday after a bank robbery in Auburn, [...]
Michael Claude Urziceanu remained true to colorful form yesterday when he appeared in person, as requested, in Missoula County Justice Court.
Bonjour!” he greeted Missoula County Justice of the Peace Karen Orzech. “Ca va?”
And, immediately after inquiring how things were going, he asked – this time in English – “Where’s my attorney?”
You can’t make this stuff up:
Roosevelt County Sheriff Freedom Crawford [in photo] is facing four misdemeanor charges after a bar fight early Tuesday morning, according to the Lewistown Police Department.
Copies of the tickets issued to Crawford show that he was cited for assault, disorderly conduct and criminal mischief for incidents [...]
Think you don’t get along with your siblings? It could be worse. So much worse:
A 40-year-old Missoula man accused of trying to kill his twin brother by running him down in a van is appearing this afternoon in Missoula County Justice Court as his brother recovers in St. Patrick Hospital.
Alberto and [...]
Need we say more?
A Missoula woman jogging along a Crazy Canyon trail ended up in a boxing match with a black bear Friday morning when she inadvertently got between the bear and her cubs. The bear backed down.
“She stopped … but it came up on its hind legs and pawed [...]
In which Cops and Courts ventures very far afield indeed for a deserving critter story from the Associated Press:
Two Australian police officers used pepper spray to fight off a rogue kangaroo that had attacked an elderly woman in her backyard in an Outback town, an official said Tuesday.
Kangaroos rarely [...]
A lot of folks have been worried about the possibility of an accident with one of the huge Imperial Oil/ExxonMobil “megaload” trucks seeking to travel beside the winding Lochsa River on their way to the tar sands in Alberta. But the hue and cry over the big rigs apparently overlooked another danger: Toilet [...]