A 12-person jury could not settle on whether a former Dillon man assaulted a local police officer last year. Read More at the Dillon Tribune –>
DEER LODGE — An extensive joint investigation by the FBI and Department of Corrections investigators to root out staff corruption at Montana State Prison resulted in the arrest and prosecution of a Butte man, as well as nine inmates and a relative of one. Read More at the Fairfield Sun –>
A Ronan man is to be involuntarily committed to a state psychiatric facility after a Lake County District Court judge on Thursday dismissed his homicide charge in light of two evaluations that found him unfit to stand trial. Read More at the Missoulian –>
MISSOULA – It took only six hours for a Missoula jury long to return guilty verdicts on Thursday for the suspect in a double murder in Frenchtown.
It is campaign season, and I have heard some statements about the Lake County Drug Court that I wanted to correct.
The double homicide trial that began last week in Missoula County District Court is nearing its end after the defense rested its case on Wednesday, but not before defendant Caressa Hardy tried removing his lead attorney as counsel.
A traffic citation, a dab of Wite-Out, a few hundred dollars and a trip to Albuquerque have sparked a legal battle within the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes’ justice system.
Two criminal cases against Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribal Court officials have been resolved.