Wolf Point Herald

Wolf Point Police And Fire Blotter For April 10

(Editor’s Note: The following blotter is a partial list of activities involving the Wolf Point police and fire departments between March 31 and April 6. All those arrested or cited are presumed innocent.)
March 31
4:47 a.m., after a short pursuit of a vehicle, officers stopped a 16-year-old Wolf Point male who had attempted to flea. He was arrested and charged with reckless or careless driving, eluding an officer and disorderly conduct.
2:27 p.m., officers responded to the 100 block of Benton Street and arrested Frank Baker, 32, of Wolf Point, on a warrant from a previously reported incident.
April 1
10:23 p.m., officers responded to Town Pump for a report of a theft from a vehicle with a reported loss valued under $1,000. The incident is under investigation.
10:35 p.m., officers responded to Dad’s Bar and arrested Karen Jackson, 48, of Frazer, on a warrant.
April 2
Firefighters responded to a fire that destroyed an abandoned house on Montana Hwy. 250 12 miles north of Wolf Point.
Firefighters responded to an alarm at Wolf Point High School that was caused by smoke as a result of a belt on a motor. There was no fire.
3:53 p.m., officers responded to the 200 block of Benton Street for a report of a disturbance in progress. Officers arrested William Fast Horse, 37, of Wolf Point, for disorderly conduct.
4:35 p.m., officers responded to Wolf Point High School for a report of an assault that resulted in minor injuries to a 15-year-old male. A 14-year-old Wolf Point male was cited for assault on Thursday, April 3.
5:08 p.m., officers responded to the Roosevelt County Library for a report of an unwanted male. Officers arrested Nathan Dumont, 45, of Wolf Point, for disorderly conduct and trespassing.
6:15 p.m., officers responded to the 400 block of Fairweather Street for a report of a hit-and-run motor vehicle accident with damage to an unattended parked vehicle. The incident is under investigation.
7:11 p.m., officers responded to Northeast Montana Health Services - Wolf Point Campus and arrested Karen Jackson, 48, of Frazer, for public intoxication and disorderly conduct.
9:18 p.m., officers responded to the 500 block of Dayton Street for a report of an assault. No injuries were reported. The incident is under investigation.
11:51 p.m., officers conducted a traffic stop at Sixth Avenue South and Main Street and cited Dale Fowler, 60, of Wolf Point, for a stop sign violation and driving while license is suspended or revoked. Officers arrested Fowler on a warrant out of McCone County.
April 3
9:10 a.m., officers responded to the Homestead Inn for a report of a theft with a reported loss valued under $1,000. The incident is under investigation.
4:06 p.m., officers responded to Albertson’s for a report of a shoplifter and cited Megan Laverdure, 25, of Wolf Point, for theft.
9:22 p.m., officers conducted a traffic stop on U.S. Hwy. 2 and cited a 16-year-old male for reckless driving and driver without insurance.
10:19 p.m., officers responded to Stockmen’s 220 Club for a report of minor injuries to an adult male. Officers cited Lawrence Hamilton, 41, of Wolf Point, for  simple assault.
10:33 p.m., officers responded to Third Avenue South and Benton Street for an intoxicated male. Officers arrested Ray Flaming, 61, of Wolf Point, for disorderly conduct.
April 4
2:06 a.m., officers responded to the 500 block of Dayton Street for a report of a suspicious individual in the area. The incident is under investigation.
7:04 a.m., officers responded to the 200 block of East Custer Street to assist the Fort Peck Tribes Department of Law and Justice. A male was found unconscious on a lawn in front of a house.
8:05 a.m., officers responded to the Homestead Inn for a report of a theft from a room with a reported loss valued under $1,000. The incident is under investigation.
12:49 p.m., officers responded to Northern Lights Casino for a report of a theft from a vehicle with a reported loss valued under $1,000. The incident is under investigation.
April 5
12:04 a.m., officers responded to the Elks Club for a fight with minor injuries to a 21-year-old female. The incident is under investigation.
2:30 a.m., officers responded to the 400 block of Granville Street for a report of a disturbance in progress. Officers arrested Antoinette Rouillard, 19, of Wolf Point, for disorderly conduct.
Firefighters responded to a rollover motor vehicle accident on Swimming Pool Road. Several Glasgow Long Run Fire Department firefighters who were in Wolf Point for training responded along with Wolf Point firefighters.
10:08 p.m., officers responded to Northern Lights Casino for a report of an individual under age 21 consuming alcohol. Officers cited Spenser Kerr, 28, of Wolf Point, for unlawful sale to an underage person.
April 6
12:52 p.m., officers responded to Wolf Point High School for a report of vandalism to a vehicle with a reported loss valued under $1,000. The incident is under investigation.
Other calls
In addition to the above calls, the WPPD responded to the following calls between March 31 and April 6: checks of wellbeing, 13; civil standby, four; domestic disturbance, 10; public assistance, 11; motor vehicle accidents, one; removal of unwanted individuals, 13; animal complaints, two; medical assistance, 15; alarm, five; assist other agency, two; unfounded report, five; and driving complaints, six; school requested assistance, two.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 09 April 2014 12:31

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Hilliard Sentenced To Minimum Of Five Years

A woman arrested on drug charges at the Gold Dust Casino near Bainville six months ago was sentenced to a minimum of five years in prison in 15th District Court Wednesday, March 26.
Judge David Cybulski sentenced Tanya Marie Hilliard eight years in the custody of the Montana Department of Corrections with three years suspended.
Hilliard was charged with criminal possession with intent to distribute, a felony, and misdemeanor counts of criminal possession of drug paraphernalia and criminal possession of dangerous drugs.
Roosevelt County Sheriff’s deputies arrested her Oct. 3, 2013, in a pickup in the parking lot of the Gold Dust Casino on a California probation warrant. A male companion was arrested inside the casino. A search warrant was executed on the vehicle and revealed crystal methamphetamine, a gram of marijuana, glass marijuana pipe and a high-powered rifle.
Hilliard was sentenced as a “persistent felony offender,” mandating a minimum five-year sentence.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 09 April 2014 12:29

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Handran, Salmon Charged In Federal Court

The United States Attorney’s Office today announced that those persons listed below were arraigned before the U.S. Magistrate and the indictments handed down by the Grand Jury unsealed.
Appearing before U.S. Magistrate Ostby in Billings on March 25 and entering a plea of not guilty was:
Cale Handran, a 33-year-old resident of Scobey, appeared on charges of acquiring a controlled substances by fraud, forgery, deception.
If convicted of the charge contained in the indictment, Handran faces four years imprisonment, $250,000 in fines and three years supervised release.  
The case was investigated by the Drug Enforcement Administration.  
Appearing before U.S. Magistrate Lynch in Missoula on March 18 and entering plea of not guilty was:
Brian Ketih Salmon, a 44-year-old resident of Williston, N.D., appeared on charges of possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine and conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine.  
The investigation was a cooperative effort of Montana Division of Criminal Investigations, the Drug Enforcement Administration and the Federal Bureau of Investigation.
According to court documents, Salmon allegedly possessed methamphetamine with intent to distribute from November 2013 until Jan. 9 in Richland County.
If convicted of the most serious charge contained in the indictment, Salmon, faces 40 years imprisonment, $5,000,000 in fines and five years supervised release.
The indictment is merely a formal charging document. It is not proof of guilt and all persons indicted are presumed to be innocent of any crime until proof of guilt is established by trial or guilty plea.

Last Updated on Thursday, 03 April 2014 00:03

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Fire Destroys Oswego Home

oswegofireA single-wide mobile home in Oswego is a total loss following a fire Friday, March 28, that sent one person to the hospital in Wolf Point.
Glasgow Long Run Fire Department Chief Bob Hanson said the fire was reported at about 8 p.m.
“We had an older single-wide trailer house that was fully involved,” Hanson said.
He said the cause of the fire was accidental.
“The homeowner was heating with a wood stove and apparently the wood stove caught fire,” Hanson said.
The mobile home and its contents were a total loss.
“It burned everything he had in his house. He was able to escape with the clothes on his back,” Hanson said.
Hanson identified the sole occupant of the home as KVCK radio announcer Tim Zimmer.
Hanson said Zimmer suffered burns and was transported by ambulance to the Northeast Montana Health Services - Wolf Point Campus hospital. He was later flown to a larger hospital and has since been released.
The Wolf Point Volunteer Fire Department responded with firefighters and two trucks. BIA firefighters from Poplar and the Nashua Fire Department also responded. In addition, Fort Peck Tribes Department of Law and Justice, Montana Highway Patrol and the Valley County Sheriff’s Office assisted.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 02 April 2014 15:18

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Over 900 Dine Out At Schmeckfest

HN.4.3.14.SCHMECKFEST 5608More than 900 people traveled from Wolf Point and other locations to Lustre Christian High School’s 49th annual Schmeckfest Friday, March 28.
The annual German festival of tasting is the major fundraiser for the school. It also serves as a celebration of spring and commemorates the German-Mennonite heritage of much of the Lustre community.
“Last year, Schmeckfest was postponed because of weather and was held on a Sunday. Thanks to the nice weather this year, we were able to serve 911 people,” Alicia Olfert, an organizer of the event, said.
“We are so thankful for everyone who came out and made Schmeckfest a success. The school has a building project in the works that some of the
Schmeckfest funds will help to accomplish,” she said.
It was not known early this week how much the dinner and auctions made this year, but the annual fundraiser usually earns about $50,000.
Schmeckfest featured an all you can eat smorgasbord, crafts, a silent auction, live auction, bake sale and entertainment.
Live auction items will included a live pig, one handmade quilt made by members of the Lustre Mennonite Brethren Church, handcrafted quarter-sawn oak china cabinet, hand-quilted king size quilt, barn wood framed mirror, stained glass, original oil painting, hand-tooled leather picture and more.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 02 April 2014 15:17

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