Written by By John Plestina
A man charged with two drug charges pleaded no contest in 15th Judicial Court Wednesday, March 12, avoiding any further jail time.
Carlos Demetrius Maynard entered his change of plea from not guilty.
He is charged with criminal possession of dangerous drugs, marijuana, second offense, and criminal possession of paraphernalia, both misdemeanors.
The court waived a pre-sentencing investigation, which could take two to three months.
Judge David Cybulski sentenced Maynard to one year incarceration in the Roosevelt County Jail with credit for 203 days served and 162 days suspended for the possession charge and six months imprisonment for the paraphernalia charge with credit for time served for the entire sentence.
Last Updated on Wednesday, 26 March 2014 11:30
Written by Darla Shumway
(Editor’s Note: The following blotter is a partial list of activities involving the Wolf Point Police Department between March 17 and March 24. All those arrested or cited are presumed innocent.)
12:12 a.m., officers responded to a residence on the 100 block of Dawson Street to take a report of a vehicle that had been entered. It is unknown if anything was stolen. The report is under investigation.
1:19 a.m., law enforcement responded to a report of a disturbance in progress at a residence on the 200 block of Custer Street. Conrad Young, 20, of Wolf Point was arrested for domestic abuse.
1:48 a.m., police responded to a fight in progress on the 200 block of Main Street in front of Dad’s Bar. Jasmine Bridges, 18, of Poplar was cited for disorderly conduct. Alex Firemoon, 18, of Poplar was cited for disorderly conduct.
4:01 a.m., officers located an intoxicated 17-year-old juvenile male at Town Pump. He was arrested for minor in possession and criminal contempt. Also arrested was Keaton Wolff, 19, of Wolf Point for disorderly conduct, resisting arrest and minor in possession.
1:37 p.m., police responded to the intersection of Fourth Avenue North and U.S. Hwy. 2 for a report of a person asleep in a vehicle on the highway. Dustin Gilton, 27, of Blanchard, Idaho, was arrested for operating with an expired registration, criminal possession of dangerous drugs and criminal possession of drug paraphernalia.
3:49 p.m., officers responded to ALCO on a report of theft. Loss was estimated at under $1,000 and remains under investigation.
5:22 p.m., law enforcement responded to the 200 block of Anaconda Street in front of Arlo’s Bar for a report of a fight in progress. Raymond Casarez, 31, of Wolf Point was arrested for disorderly conduct, public intoxication and resisting arrest. David Menz, 45, of Wolf Point was arrested for disorderly conduct.
2:47 a.m., officers responded to Town Pump for a report of theft under $1,000. The incident remains under investigation.
4:59 a.m., law enforcement responded to a residence on the 200 block of Eureka Street for a report of a vehicle that had been vandalized. Damage was under $1,000 and the investigation continues.
7:14 a.m., officers responded to a residence on the 400 block of Garfield Street for a report of theft from a garage and vandalism to a vehicle. Damage was under $1,000 and the report remains under investigation.
7:29 a.m., police took a report at the Roosevelt County Sheriff’s Office of a vehicle that had been vandalized and theft from the vehicle on the 500 block of Garfield Street. Damage was over $1,000 and the investigation is ongoing.
7:40 a.m., officers took a report of vandalism to a vehicle at the Sherman Inn. Damage was under $1,000 and the report remains under investigation.
8:15 a.m., officers took a report of vandalism to a vehicle on the 400 block of Garfield Street. Damage was under $1,000 and the report remains under investigation.
2:31 a.m., police found apparent damage to Wolf Point High School. Damage was estimated to be under $1,000 and remains under investigation.
10:21 p.m., officers responded to the alley between Main and Front streets on the 400 block for a report of suspicious activity. A 14-year-old male was arrested on a juvenile warrant.
2:09 p.m., police took a report of a motor vehicle accident on the 400 block of Custer Street. David Allen, 57, was cited for interfering with traffic while backing. There were no injuries and only minor damage to both vehicles.
2:12 p.m., law enforcement responded to the 100 block of Second Avenue South for a report of unauthorized entry to a vehicle and theft from a vehicle. Loss from the unlocked vehicle was under $1,000 and the investigation continues.
4:16 p.m., officers took a report of burglary on the 500 block of Blaine Street. Loss was under $1,000 and remains under investigation.
5:08 p.m., a theft from a vehicle was reported on the 100 block of Anaconda Street. Loss was under $1,000 and remains under investigation.
10:51 p.m., officers conducted a traffic stop on the 500 block of Third Avenue South. Mychal Damon, 22, of Nashua, was cited for driving without a license.
3:52 a.m., officers responded to a residence on the 300 block of Fairweather Street for a report of a disturbance. Julie Acheson, 52, of Wolf Point was arrested for aggravated disorderly conduct.
2:32 a.m., officers arrested Kenneth Moran, 39, of Wolf Point on simple assault charges after they responded to a residence on the 100 block of Edgar Street for a report of assault.
3 a.m., officers took a report of theft from a residence on the 300 block of Benton Street. The complainant reported that a female had asked to use her bathroom. Upon her departure, the complainant noticed items missing. Losses were under $1,000 and the case remains under investigation.
2:44 p.m., a theft from Albertson’s was reported. Loss was under $1,000 and charges are pending.
12:12 a.m., police responded to Stockman’s 220 Club for a report of a disturbance. Dave Fasthorse III, 25, of Wolf Point was arrested on a warrant.
1:09 a.m., an assault was reported on the 200 block of Helena Street. A 26-year-old female had minor injuries. The suspect had left prior to the officers’ arrival and the incident remains under investigation.
1:39 a.m., police responded to Arlo’s Bar for a report of a fight in progress. David Moran, 32, of Wolf Point was cited for disorderly conduct. David Hawk Sr., 54, of Wolf Point was arrested for disorderly conduct and hindering law enforcement.
5:31 a.m., a theft from a residence on the 200 block of Custer Street is being investigation. Loss was under $1,000.
3 p.m., police responded to ALCO on a report of theft in progress. Loss was under $1,000 and charges are pending.
7:47 p.m., officers responded to a reported gas leak at a residence on the 300 block of Fairweather Street.
In addition to the above calls, the WPPD between March 17 and March 23 responded to no requests to check on the well-being of another person, two requests for a civil stand-by, two reports of domestic disturbances that were non-criminal in nature, 22 requests of public assistance, no reports of motor vehicle accidents resulting in minor vehicle damage and no physical injuries, 10 requests to remove unwanted individuals from a business or residence, four reports of animal complaints, one request for medical assistance, no requests for assistance from the fire department, two reports of security alarm activations, five requests to assist other agencies, 13 unfounded reports, no fireworks complaint, three reports of erratic or unlawful drivers and no requests from a school for assistance.
Last Updated on Wednesday, 26 March 2014 11:29
Written by Vicki Viall
Dear Herald-News Readers:
I moved to Wolf Point full of enthusiasm and excitement at working on a successful community paper. It took a bit but I finally realized that the powers that be don’t really want a successful paper. You all saw me out in the community getting to know you and covering events, meetings, sports and everything else. I was told that is not what the paper wants.
After being shot down repeatedly on stories or having my ideas, research and contacts handed off to someone else, I have finally reached my limit of tolerance for chaos, confusion and craziness.
And so, it is with a heavy heart that I leave in search of a paper that does want to succeed, does want to truly cover community and does want to supply its readers with the stories and news they want to read.I shall miss you all and leave with you my hopes and prayers that you still get the news you want from FB or whatever sources are available.
And as many have suggested to me, if I had the money or the investor, I would come back in a heartbeat to start a true community paper.
Thank you for accepting me as one of your own and for supporting and encouraging me.
Last Updated on Wednesday, 26 March 2014 00:38
Written by Vicki Viall
The Department of Interior Secretary, Sally Jewell, has been on a whirlwind tour. Just this morning, Sunday, March 16, she and her entourage were in Glacier National Park. Then they flew to Poplar and Fort Peck this afternoon. She was accompanied by Montana Senator Jon Tester. They were greeted in the Fort Peck Tribal Chamber by Chairman Rusty Stafne and the tribal council. After a few moments to allow Secretary Jewell and Sen. Tester to circle the room and greet those present, Chairman Stafne called the informal council gathering to order.
Last Updated on Wednesday, 19 March 2014 14:25
Written by Vicki Viall
The meeting of the Frontier School Board was highlighted by the announcement by Superintendent Christine Eggar that she she had received a letter from the Dean of Students Jeff Whitmus tendering his resignation at the end of the school year.
In regular business, the board voted on and approved the hiring of Jeremiah Eggar as head custodian and Benjamin Houg as assistant custodian and bus driver.
Last Updated on Wednesday, 19 March 2014 03:52