A Utah man admitted last week to endangering Dillon Police Officer Codie Plotner by reaching for a weapon and received a one-year suspended sentence in Fifth Judicial District Court. Read more at the Dillon Tribune
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.
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.