This week from Crime Stoppers:
The Missoula Police Department seeks help identifying the suspect or suspects who stole a wedding ring set from a zippered pocket inside a woman’ purse sometime between Nov. 18 and Nov. 20.
The theft possibly took place from 150 Grandview Way. The ring is described as [...]
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 [...]
Here’s the update on yesterday’s arrests of two University of Montana football players:
Two University of Montana football players who were tased by Missoula police trying to break up a weekend party pleaded not guilty Monday in Missoula Municipal Court.
Quarterback Gerald Kemp (left, in photo) and cornerback Trumaine Johnson (right), both [...]
The University of Montana football team’s come-from-behind 28-24 victory over Northern Arizona made for an exciting fourth quarter yesterday. Unfortunately, it seems the excitement didn’t stop with the game.
At about 2:40 this morning, someone complained to police about a noisy house party on North Russell Street.
As the Missoulian’s [...]
The latest from Crime Stoppers: The Missoula Police Department needs your assistance in identifying the person or people who slashed tires on more than 30 vehicles around town in the last week.
If you have any information, please call Crime Stoppers at 721-4444 or the Missoula Police Department at 552-6300.
Missoula police are seeking information on a 71-year-old man missing since Saturday morning. Douglas L. Bryan was last seen at about 4 a.m. Saturday at his home in the 1700 block of South Fifth Street West. Bryan reportedly asked a neighbor to call a cab to take him to Superior, said Missoula Police [...]
One of the saddest cases I’ve covered recently involved the death of 24-year-old Brian Beaver, a tourist from Washington state who was killed by a drunken driver as he walked along a Missoula sidewalk. The man convicted in that case, Brian Holm [in Kurt Wilson photo}, said he was driving that night because [...]
Today’s Missoulian features two tough stories about young men characterized by their love of the outdoors. We’re glad that Paul Busch apparently didn’t die as a result of a crime, but are terribly sad for his family and friends:
A 25-year-old Bozeman man found drowned in the Clark Fork River on Sunday [...]
There was so much news on the Cops and Courts front yesterday that we’re resorting to a roundup today.
Campus shooting was accidental: One University of Montana student was charged with misdemeanor negligent assault after accidentally shooting another in the hand. Today’s story looks at the shooting itself and the university’s response.
This is the story we’ll be following today. Missoulian reporter Chelsi Moy was on campus when the shooting happened, and editor Michael Moore – back in reporter mode – and photographer Kurt Wilson quickly joined her:
Missoula police continue to investigate the shooting of a man at the University of Montana early [...]