The Missoula County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a burglary that took place at 2783 Ancabide Lane in the Miller Creek area.
Suspects entered this vacant foreclosed home and broke several windows and light fixtures, causing approximately $2,000 in damage.
Anyone with information can call Crime Stoppers in Missoula and Mineral counties at [...]
Saying it would cause “irreparable harm,” District Court Judge District Court Judge Jeffrey Langton has stopped the Ravalli County Commissioners from laying off two Justice Court clerks.
As the Ravalli Republic’s Whitney Bermes reports:
As part of the commissioners’ 2012 budget, a clerk/receptionist was eliminated from each of Justice Jim Bailey and Robin [...]
This week, the Missoula County Sheriff’s Office and CrimeStoppers are working on a largely preventable crime:
The Missoula County Sheriff’s Office continues to be inundated with Theft from Motor Vehicle cases in which items are stolen from unlocked vehicles. We urge people to lock their vehicles and not to store valuable items [...]
The Missoula County Sheriff’s Office and the Missoula Police Department responded to several reports of criminal mischief during the weekend.
Orange and/or black and pink paint was sprayed on more than 100 vehicles. This occurred during the late hours of 07/23/11 and the early morning hours of 07/24/11 and stretched from the [...]
The Missoulian got a note from a reader today who was upset because so many medical marijuana dispensaries are closed and he felt as though there should be more coverage of that fact. Guess he’s missed the near-daily stories about the ongoing wrangling over Montana’s medical marijuana law.
There were a couple of [...]
The Missoula Police Department is still investigating a reported attempt by an adult male to lure two children into his vehicle near the intersection of High Park Way and Simons Drive that occurred on Thursday evening, July 7, 2011.
The Police Department is seeking a white male adult estimated to be in [...]
The state Supreme Court issued an opinion in an interesting case recently:
A teenager who sexually assaulted a 4-year-old girl in Ravalli County when he was 13 must register as a sexual offender under a Montana Supreme Court ruling issued this month.
The court’s ruling came in a 2009 case involving a [...]
Great news today out of the Bitterroot, relayed by Laura Lundquist of the Ravalli Republic:
Last week, Bitterroot Forest law enforcement officials tracked down five juveniles who damaged several picnic tables near the Lake Como swimming area, thanks to a call made to the state tipline.
“We really appreciate the person who [...]
I never get why people do this stuff. The most charitable reaction I can dredge up is that they probably have no idea of the amount of damage they do.
The Ravalli Republic’s Perry Backus has the story:
The Bitterroot Valley’s favorite picnic spot will sport a few less tables this summer, [...]
Basic shoe-leather police work led to an arrest that may be connected to the recent string of burglaries in Hamilton.
As the Ravalli Republic’s Perry Backus writes:
James L. Hurt, 41, of Tukwila, Wash., appeared before Ravalli County Justice of the Peace Robin Clute Wednesday on a felony burglary charge and misdemeanor counts [...]