Wolf Point Herald

Harada Reports Wolf Point Crime Rising

Wolf Point Police Chief Jeff Harada presented his department’s April activity report to the Wolf Point City Council during their monthly meeting Monday, May 19, that showed crime rising in the city.
The department responded to 477 complaints in  April, an increase from 460 one year earlier. There was a 4 percent increase in 911 emergency calls for service.
Combined arrests and tickets totaled 129 in April, a 68 percent increase since April 2013 with 77. Eighty-nine of the 129 citations were non-traffic criminal citations.
The animal control officer impounded 40 dogs, released 21 to the owners, adopted out 18 and euthanized one. He licensed 19 dogs, collected $95 in license fees and $438 in impoundment fees.
Police officers drove 5,699 miles while patrolling during April and the animal control officer drive 909 miles for the same period.
On a more pleasant note, Harada reported that the WPPD co-sponsored the annual Easter egg hunt with the Optimist Club of Wolf Point Saturday, April 19, on the lawn at Faith Lutheran Home. Harada said eager children picked up 4,500 plastic eggs filled with candy.

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Wolf Point Police Blotter For May 29

(Editor’s Note: The following blotter is a partial list of activities involving the Wolf Point Police Department between May 19 and 25. All those arrested or cited are presumed innocent.)
May 19
12:20 p.m., officers responded to Town Pump and arrested Chad Wounded Face, 28, a Wolf Point male, for domestic abuse.
2 p.m., officers responded to the 100 block of Anaconda Street for a report of a reckless driver and cited Isabel Sharp, 27, of Wolf Point, for driving without a license and careless driving.
6:08 p.m., officers responded to Wolf Point Liquor Market and cited John Yellow Robe Jr., 34, of Wolf Point, for theft.
May 20
8:53 p.m., officers responded to the 300 block of Johnson Street and arrested a 14-year-old Wolf Point male for partner/family member assault.
May 21
2:04 a.m., officers responded to the 300 block of Custer Street and arrested Marya White-Hotomanie, 27, of Wolf Point, on a tri-bal warrant and Mathew Williams, 18, of Wolf Point, on a warrant.
10:15 p.m., officers responded to Git-n-Go and arrested Chad Wounded Face, 28, of Wolf Point, for simple assault.
May 22
4:20 p.m., officers responded to Albertson’s and arrested Jordan Stafne, 27, of Wolf Point, for simple assault.
May 23
3:30 a.m., officers responded to the 100 block of Front Street and arrested Andrew Giles, 32, of Wolf Point,, on a warrant and Honey Grandchamp, 34, of Wolf Point, on a warrant and possession of drug paraphernalia.
May 24
1:40 a.m., officers arrested Anthony Flynn, 23, of Wolf Point, for disorderly conduct and Thomas Flynn Sr., 53, of Wolf Point, on a warrant.
8 p.m., officers responded to Albertson’s and cited Jeffery Douglas, 51, of Wolf Point, for criminal trespass.
9:46 p.m., officers responded to the 200 block of Third Avenue South and arrested James Jackson, 32, of Wolf Point, for simple assault.
May 25
3:45 p.m., officers responded to Triangle Park on the 400 block of Blaine Street and cited Nathan Dumont, 46, of Wolf Point, for disorderly conduct and public intoxication.
4:09 p.m., officers responded to the 400 block of Custer Street and arrested Darrin Bad Hawk Sr., 51, of Wolf Point, for domestic abuse and theft.
6:25 p.m., officers responded to Albertson’s and cited Robert Low Dog, 37, of Wolf Point, for possession of drug paraphernalia.
6:40 p.m., responded to Triangle Park on the 400 block of Blaine Street and arrested Rollie White, 43, of Wolf Point, for disorderly conduct and littering.

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Area Seniors Say Good-Bye To High School Days

Seniors from Wolf Point and Poplar high schools will graduate Sunday, May 25, while Frazer seniors graduate Friday, May 23. Brockton’s graduation was held Friday, May 16. Wolf Point Wolf Point’s 41 graduating seniors will graduate Sunday, May 25, at 5 p.m. in the WPHS gym. The valedictorian and salutatorian and student speakers will not be determined until Wednesday, May 21, after The Herald-News’ deadline. There will not be a non-student speaker. The graduates are Sonica Archdale, John Bena- vente, Cole Black Hoop, Mariah Dionne, Llewellyn Eagle Jr., T’Elle Evans, Kymree Flynn, Robert Galaviz, Duane Good Track, Cole Grimsrud, Sarah Hafner, Lucas Hamilton, John Hawk, Lillian Hollow Horn, David Hopson, Devon Hughes-Munden, Tiffanie Irizarry, MyLissa Jackson, Matthew Keiser, Santana Ledeau, Casee Lepper, Maestro Martinez, Damica McConnell, Dougal McMorris, Paul Nygaard, Nathaniel Paine, Marqueese Porras, Garrett Pronto, Steven Remington, Alissa Smith, Tiffany Szymanski, Tukker Toavs, Carry Vandall, RaShane Walking Eagle, Dylan Warmbrod, Trenton Wemmer, Holland West, Kailey Williamson, Gabrielle Wozniak and Dre’An YellowRobe. Poplar Poplar’s 36 graduating seniors will graduate Sunday, May 25, at 1 p.m. in the school gym. The valedictorian and salutatorian will not be determined until Wednesday, May 21, after The Herald-News’ deadline. Dwain Haggard will be the guest speaker. The graduates are Elise Akers, Tauni Atkinson, Alicia Ayers, Kymberlyn Boyd, Nichole Boyd, Renee Brown, Reno Boyd, Aerial Carpenter, Taylor Day, Daniel Deherrera, Anthony DeMarrias, Tomee Escarcega, Alex Firemoon, Presley Firemoon, Darian Four Bear, Shelly Frederick, Shawna Hagadone, Brent Lester, Devin Magnan, Alanis Melton, Justice Montclair, Chakara Murphy, Daniel Orcutt, James Parker, William Prichard, Alyssa Red Boy, Tamra Ricker, Devin Sadler, JenEtte Standing, Jennifer Stiles, Sheridan Stranger Horse, Harry Three Stars, AnXuan Tran, Taylor Treasure, Travis Tuttle and Kassidy Ward. Frazer Frazer will graduate its five seniors Friday, May 23, at 6 p.m. in the school gym. Angelica Fourstar will be the valedictorian and speaker. There will not be a salutatorian. The graduates are Brett Clark, Brandon Gilham, Shyla Guldburg, Anjelica Fourstar-Campbell and Jessie White. Brockton Brockton’s three seniors graduated in the school gym Friday, May 16. The graduates were Brooks Rattling Thunder, Patricia Longee and Chance Roberts.

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Wolf Point Police And Fire Blotter For May 22

(Editor’s Note: The following blotter is a partial list of activities involving the Wolf Point police and volunteer fire departments between May 12 and 18. All those arrested or cited are presumed innocent.)
May 12
12:55 p.m., officers responded to a residence on the 200 block of Custer Street for a report of vandalism to a vehicle with a loss valued under $1,000. The investigation continues.
4:45 p.m., officers responded to a residence on the 500 block of Dawson Street and arrested John Yellow Robe Jr., 35, of Wolf Point, for criminal trespass, disorderly conduct, criminal contempt and unlawful possession of drugs.
10:31 p.m., officers responded to Town pump for a report of a man consuming food and refusing to pay. Royce Birdsbill, 22, of Wolf Point, was cited for theft.
May 13
11:44 a.m., police received a report of a telephone scam where someone claimed to represent Montana-Dakota Utilities, told people their utilities were about to be shut off and demanded payment by wire.
4:27 p.m., Git-n-Go and arrested Cody Spauer, 24, of Wolf Point, for disorderly conduct.
May 14
6:59 a.m., officers responded to Northside Elementary School for a report of vandalism with a loss valued under $1,000. The investigation continues.
12:21 p.m., officers responded to a residence on the 500 block of Edgar Street for a report of vandalism to a vehicle with a loss valued under $1,000. The investigation continues.
5:49 p.m., officers responded to a residence on the 100 block of Custer Street for a report of a man sleeping in front of Clayton-Stevenson Memorial Chapel and cited Joseph Muniz, 44, of Wolf Point, for criminal contempt and public intoxication.
8:24 p.m., officers responded to a residence on the 300 block of Dawson Street and arrested Garrett Paulson, 22, of Wolf Point, on a warrant.
May 15
4:57 p.m., officers responded to Wolf Point Liquor Market on the 200 block of Anaconda Street for a report of a person sleeping on the ground and arrested Daniel Moreno, a 40-year-old transient, for public nuisance.
7:29 p.m., officers responded to the Homestead Inn for a report of a disturbance and arrested Evron Davis Jr., 44, of Poplar, for possession of drug paraphernalia.
8:55 p.m., officers responded to a residence on the 400 block of Granville Street for a report of several juveniles left unattended and arrested the mother, Carmela Bearhill, 26, of Wolf Point, for child neglect, possession of dangerous drugs and possession of drug paraphernalia.
May 16
7:20 p.m., officers responded to a residence on the 900 block of West Cascade Street and arrested Edward Knupp, 30, of Wolf Point, on a warrant, and cited Lisa Eagle, 23, and Debbie Mason, 56, both of Wolf Point, for hindering law enforcement.
May 17
11:13 a.m., officers responded to a residence on the 200 block of Helena Street for a report of vandalism to a vehicle with a loss valued under $1,000. The investigation continues.
5:08 p.m., officers responded to Bryan’s on the 200 block of Main Street for a report of a disturbance and arrested Julie Acheson, 52, of Wolf Point, for domestic abuse.
6:01 p.m., firefighters responded to a grass fire 18 miles north of Wolf Point with two trucks and four firefighters.
6:20 p.m., officers observed a man sleeping on the ground at First Avenue South and Custer Street and cited Joseph Muniz, 44, of Wolf Point, for public intoxication.
May 18
4:33 a.m., officers responded to a residence on the 400 block of Custer Street for a report of trespass to a vehicle and arrested Margie War Club, 31, of Wolf Point, for criminal trespass, possession of drug paraphernalia, aggravated disorderly conduct and a tribal court warrant.
11:20 p.m., officers responded to the 300 block of Custer Street for a report of a motor vehicle accident with no injuries. Jason Stiles, 39, of Wolf Point, was cited for operating without liability insurance.
Other calls
In addition to the above calls, the WPPD responded to the following calls between May 12 and 18: civil standby, three; domestic disturbance, one; public assistance, 17; motor vehicle accident, two; removal of unwanted individuals, 15; animal complaints, five; assist other agency, five; unfounded report, 16; and driving complaints, two.

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Fort Peck Community College Celebrates Students’ Success At Graduation

Each of Fort Peck Community College’s 46 graduates serves as an example of how hard work and commitment translate into personal and academic success. Graduates celebrating the completion of their degrees included Christopher Allen, associate of applied science in automotive technology and certificate in heavy equipment; Robin Begs His Own, associate of arts in human services; Xander Beston, certificate in welding; Stanley Bighorn, certificate in welding; Megan Bighorn-Black, associate of arts in general studies; Wilma Bets His Medicine, associate of arts in education; Hunter Braaten, certificate in electrical line worker; Dominique Brown, certificate in electrical line worker; O’Dale Brown, associate of applied science in business technology; Janet Campbell, associate of applied science in automotive technology; Lilda Christian, associate of arts in education; Jonathan Daniels, associate of arts in business administration; Marcus DeCoteau, associate of arts in general studies; Danielle Doornek, associate of science in pre-health/pre-nursing; Chauncey Elk, certificate in heavy equipment; Ellen Enriquez, associate of science in pre-health/pre-nursing; Rachel Etheridge, associate of arts in general studies; Jessica Failing-Berger, associate of applied science in business technology and certificate in accounting technician; Patience Frislie, associate of applied science in business technology; Kyle Goodman, certificate in electrical line worker; Alexandria Herrald, associate of arts in human services; David James, associate of arts in business administration; Jeffery Kemp, associate of applied science in business technology; Ta’Leigha Martell, associate of arts in general studies; Ryan Marottek, associate of arts in business administration; Shirley Meyer, associate of arts in Native American studies; Darci Miller, associate of arts in general studies; Pryce Paulson, associate of applied science in automotive technology; Adrieene Reddoor, associate of arts in general studies; Christy Red Dog-Youngman, associate of applied science in business technology; Randy Red Elk, certificates in heavy equipment and welding; Martel Reum, associate of arts in chemical addiction studies; Dimitri Ricker, associate applied science in building trades; Bryson Runsabove-Meyers, associate of arts in Native American studies; Winona Runsabove-Meyers, associate of arts in Native American studies; Riley Schind-ler, associate of applied science in automotive technology and certificate of heavy equipment; Trinzy Schultes, associate of arts in education; Elsey Sherman, associate of arts in human services; Alyssa Shields, associate of science in pre-health/pre-nursing; Cody Sietsema, certificate in electrical line worker; Carrie Sifford, associate of arts in psychology; Antoinette Simons, certificate in heavy equipment; Dillon Spotts, associate of applied science in computer technology and certificate in desktop support technician; Brendan Youpee, certificate in building trades; Lloyd Youpee, associate of applied science in building trades; and Cherilyn Yuzicappi, associate of applied science in business technology. Preceding the ceremony was the annual FPCC Graduation Pow-wow/Waċipi held Friday at the Wolf Point High School. Dancers were out in full force as contest dancing included adult women and men, teens 13 to 19, girls and boys, junior girls and boys, tiny tots and the Potato Dance. Drums included the host drum Soldier Hill and Tatanka Oyate. The FPCC Blue Stone Indian Club and Culture Committee are grateful for the contributions of volunteers and community members for making FPCC’s cultural celebration a successful one.

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