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 [...]
The Associated Press has this story from Billings, Mont:
A Worden teen is facing several charges after a Ballantine man reported being threatened during a confrontation over the teen’s attempt to stab a squirrel with a switchblade.
The Billings Gazette reports 19-year-old Lance Topel [in photo] pleaded not guilty Tuesday to felony [...]
Police in Billings must have been looking skyward last night, wondering if it was a full moon. (It wasn’t.) Nonetheless, strange things were happening.
As the Associated Press reports:
Billings authorities are investigating after a man with a knife sticking out of his chest wandered into an Alcoholics Anonymous group on break.
Props to the Associated Press for this one:
Gravity was the downfall of a man suspected of assaulting a woman in Butte.
The Montana Standard reports the 19-year-old was apparently hiding on the roof of a duplex as officers investigated a woman’s report that a man came to her door and [...]
Really, who hasn’t wanted to throw a computer through a window? It brings to mind that great scene from “Office Space” where the Initech worker bees wreaked revenge upon the fax machine.
But the incident that ended up with a felony charge being filed against a Frenchtown man has nothing to do [...]
Here’s a terrific example of how people can look out for one another – even when they’re strangers.
Hats off to employees at the Hawthorn Inn by the airport, who grew concerned about a woman who was checking in last night. Her head was bleeding, her eye was swollen and she wasn’t [...]
But 17-year-old Jacob A. Wilson of Hamilton will only serve five years of that as long as he toes the line.
Wilson’s sentence from Ravalli County District Judge James Haynes stems from a spree that included burglary, escape and assaulting a peace officer, writes Perry Backus of the Ravalli Republic:
Wilson and Kagen [...]
University of Montana football player Jimmy Wilson pleaded not guilty Tuesday to allegations that he bit a woman’s leg, responding to the misdemeanor charge one year after jurors in Southern California acquitted him on murder charges.
The allegations prompted UM officials to suspend the standout cornerback indefinitely from football practice.
Wilson, 24, [...]
Read the charging document.
Missoula police arrested a man for felony assault early Monday morning after a bloody brawl erupted during a dispute about a parking space.
Rocky Marceau, 30, was charged with felony aggravated assault and two counts of misdemeanor assault. He remains jailed at the Missoula County Detention Facility on $5,000 [...]