Articles written by Stephanie Molzhon

Sorted by date  Results 1 - 25 of 76



 By Stephanie Molzhon    News    May 16, 2024

Not guilty plea entered in DUi case

Appearing for her arraignment in District Court on Tuesday, Shela Laurayne Herring pleaded not guilty to felony charges of criminal endangerment and assault on a peace officer and a misdemeanor charge of aggravated driving under the influence, third...

 
 By Stephanie Molzhon    News    May 2, 2024

TF man enters plea

Appearing before Judge John W. Larson on Tuesday, Nicholas Ray Needles changed his plea to guilty to one count of incest, pursuant to a plea agreement between the parties. After some discussion regarding the agreed upon sentence and parole...

 

Court hears Wood's appeal

At Montana State University in Bozeman on Monday, the Montana Supreme Court heard oral arguments regarding two of the issues addressed in former Thompson Falls resident Danielle Wood’s appeal of her 2021 conviction for deliberate homicide in the M...

 

Trout Creek man sentenced

Following a global plea agreement that resolves the three cases pending before the court, Alton Steinhoff entered a no contest plea in 20th District Judicial Court on Tuesday to a felony charge of escape. Per the plea agreement, Steinhoff was...

 

Registered offender pleads not guilty

James William Hill made his initial appearance before Judge Molly Owen last week on a felony charge of failing to give notice of change of address by a sexual/violent offender, pleading not guilty. A jury trial was set for September 19, 2024....

 

District judge announces retirement

After nearly 24 years of serving the people of Lake and Sanders counties as a judge in the Twentieth Judicial District, Judge Deborah "Kim" Christopher has announced her retirement, effective April 5....

 

TF man pleads not guilty to burglary

Coming before Judge Molly Owen for his initial appearance, Brent Allen Wiegele entered a not guilty plea to one felony count of burglary on Tuesday. A jury trial was set for July 23, 2024. As alleged in the charging documents, on or around March 22,...

 

H.S. man pleads not guilty to assault

Theodore Gibson made an initial appearance on Tuesday before Judge John Larson for a felony charge of assault with a deadly weapon, entering a plea of not guilty. A jury trial was scheduled for July 15, 2024. As detailed in the affidavit filed with...

 

Men plead not guilty to dispensary theft

Appearing for his initial appearance, William Lucas Wyatt entered not guilty pleas in court on Tuesday to felony charges of burglary and tampering with or fabricating physical evidence, stemming from a break-in at the Top Shelf Botanicals dispensary...

 

Split verdict in Sanders County trial

After a three-day jury trial last week, a panel of jurors found Joshua Michael Dodson not guilty of two felony counts of assault with a weapon and strangulation of a partner or family member, but found Dodson guilty of a felony count of criminal...

 

H.S. man pleads not guilty to assault

Coming before the court for his initial appearance, Jesse James Motes pled not guilty to a felony count of aggravated assault on Tuesday. Judge Molly Owen set this case for a jury trial on August 28, 2024. As alleged in the charging documents, on...

 

TF man pleads guilty to possession

Appearing before Judge Deborah Kim Christopher on Tuesday, Toby Elvadore Zak entered a plea of guilty to a felony charge of criminal possession of dangerous drugs, pursuant to a plea agreement. After a brief discussion regarding prior criminal...

 

Not guilty plea entered for felonies

James Vernon Day, Jr., appeared before Judge Molly Owen on Tuesday for his initial appearance. Day entered a plea of not guilty to felony charges of theft, unlawful possession of a firearm by a convicted person, removing or falsifying a vehicle...

 

TF man pleads not guilty to assault

Ronnie Maxwell Goodrum made his initial appearance before Judge Deborah “Kim” Christopher on Tuesday, pleading not guilty to a felony count of assault with a weapon. A jury trial was set for June 3, 2024. According to the filed affidavit, on December...

 

Butte man pleads not guilty to drug charges

Anthony T. Worth appeared before Judge Molly Owen on Tuesday, pleading guilty to one felony charge of criminal possession of dangerous drugs, as well as three misdemeanor charges of criminal possession of drug paraphernalia, driving while suspended/r...

 

T. Falls man enters not guilty plea

Nicholas Ray Needles pleaded not guilty to six felony counts of incest before Judge Deborah Kim Christopher on Tuesday during his arraignment. As Judge John Larson has assumed jurisdiction over this matter after a motion for substitution of judge, Ju...

 

Traffic law addresses emergency vehicle response

Following the passage of HB470, also known as the Yield-Slow Down-Move Over Act, earlier this year new requirements went into effect October 1 regarding how drivers must respond to emergency personnel and highway workers when stationary with their...

 

Not guilty pleas to drug charges

Gary William Rubusch appeared before Judge Molly Owen on Tuesday, pleading not guilty to a felony charge of criminal possession of dangerous drugs and a misdemeanor charge of criminal possession of drug paraphernalia. Rubusch’s attorney, Cheryl C...

 

Man pleads not guilty to felony drug charges

Appearing on Tuesday before Judge Deborah Kim Christopher for an initial appearance, Douglas D. Paige entered a not guilty plea to felony counts of criminal possession of dangerous drugs and criminal possession with intent to distribute. Judge...

 

Judge commends defendant for plea

Tabitha Dawn Ballard appeared for sentencing before Judge Molly Owen on Tuesday. Pursuant to a plea agreement between the parties, Ballard was sentenced to three years suspended for felony strangulation, two years deferred imposition of sentence on...

 

Noxon man pleads guilty to possession

Joshua Galloway appeared before Judge Deborah Kim Christopher on Tuesday to change his plea after entering a plea agreement with the state. After some discussion between the parties, Galloway pled guilty to an amended charge of criminal possession...

 

Man pleads guilty to possession

Appearing before Judge Molly Owen on Tuesday, Raymond Lee Horn entered a plea of guilty to a felony count of criminal possession of dangerous drugs with intent to distribute, pursuant to a plea agreement with the State. Judge Owen ordered the...

 

Man flees after court appearance

A Trout Creek man is back in custody after fleeing from authorities following a court appearance on Tuesday. Alton J. Steinhoff appeared before Judge Deborah Kim Christopher Tuesday for an initial appearance on two felony charges of violation of a...

 

Plains man pleads not guilty

Justin John Mielke pleaded not guilty to a felony count of criminal possession of dangerous drugs and two misdemeanor counts of criminal possession of drug paraphernalia and driving under the influence, 1st offense, during his initial appearance...

 

Not guilty pleas in local felony cases

Joshua Michael Dodson made his initial appearance before Judge Deborah Kim Christopher on Tuesday, pleading not guilty to a misdemeanor charge of partner or family member assault and felony charges of assault with a weapon, strangulation of a partner...

 

Page Down

Powered by ROAR Online Publication Software from Lions Light Corporation
© Copyright 2024