The things you learn covering this beat. For instance, an “AB agent in the federal pen” apparently refers to a high-ranking member of the Aryan Nations group within the federal prison system.
We gleaned that nugget from this story by the Missoulian’s Keila Szpaller, about an arrest on drunk driving charges that quickly [...]
The Missoula County Sheriff’s Department has been getting a lot of national exposure lately. First, they were featured on National Geographic’s Frontier Force: Montana.
Now, as the Missoulian’s Tristan Scott reports:
The Fox television show “America’s Most Wanted” is joining the manhunt for David Burgert (in photo), an ex-militia leader from Flathead [...]
A couple who left their car on Deer Creek Road in hopes that their missing dogs would return to it instead found the vehicle set afire and the dogs still missing.
The fire was reported just before 8 a.m. Friday morning on Deer Creek road about 4 miles past the Deer Creek Shooting Range, according to Missoula County Sheriff’s Detective Jason Johnson.
The couple had returned Friday morning to their Chevy Blazer, which they’d left there two days earlier, and saw the Blazer burning and a green SUV leaving the area, he said.
Deputies stopped a green SUV and detained its two occupants, Antonio Robinson, 28, and Chelsea Chafee, 25. A tent, boots and reloading equipment that had been in the victims’ Blazer were found in the green SUV, he said.
Robinson and Chaffee were being held in the Missoula County Detention Center. They face charges of theft, criminal mischief and felony arson, Johnson said.
The Blazer’s owners, he said, “are upset over today’s incident but more than anything they want to recover their dogs.”
Continue reading Have you seen these dogs? They’re missing in Deer Creek
Law enforcement officers are fond of reminding the public that real police work isn’t anything like what you see on TV. Except when it is.
Case in point, as outlined in the Missoulian: Yesterday’s arrest by Missoula County Sheriff’s deputies of a man sought in several states in connection with alleged thefts of [...]
Last week, about 80 boys ages 10 and 11 spent several days at Camp Paxson on Seeley Lake as part of the 46th annual Missoula Law Enforcement Youth Camp.
We had visions of kids running around in uniforms while they practiced saying things like “License and registration, ma’am.”
Turns out it’s a [...]
The University of Montana quarterback, and son of NFL Hall of Fame quarterback Joe Montana, has pleaded not guilty to a charge of drunken driving.
A Missoula County sheriff’s deputy stopped Montana early this morning for speeding on Van Buren Drive in Missoula’s Lower Rattlesnake neighborhood:
Deputy Ken Guy was sitting in his [...]