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Hamilton man charged with raping girl during driving lesson

MISSOULA - Alan Peter Twardoski of Hamilton has been charged with the sexual assault and rape of a 13-year-old girl that allegedly took place while he was giving the teen driving lessons. Twardoski, 62 years old, faces...

Man charged with DUI tells police ‘I love tacos’

MISSOULA - A Missoula man is accused of stealing a truck and getting into a crash, but said he could only remember his fondness for tacos when asked about the incident. 42-year-old Donald Eugene Olsen faces theft and...

Knowles requests to be tried as juvenile in murder case

GREAT FALLS - A Great Falls teenager, accused of murder in an alleged drug deal, is looking to move his case back to Juvenile Court. A motion to transfer 17-year-old Joseph Knowles’ case from District...

Dispensary owner pleads guilty to drug trafficking charge

MISSOULA - A Montana medical marijuana dispensary owner has pleaded guilty to a federal drug trafficking charge in U.S. District Court in Missoula. Charlton Victor Campbell, 40, owned Montana Buds a statewide medical marijuana dispensary...

Nelson sentenced after killing Deer Lodge mother and son

BUTTE - David Wayne Nelson, 54, was given two life sentences on two counts of deliberate homicide for killing a mother and son in Deer Lodge in October 2015. Nelson will not be eligible for...

Great Falls man identified in investigation of possible homicide

GREAT FALLS (UPDATE) - Steven Fletcher has been identified as the man who was found dead on Sunday. Cascade County Sheriff and Coroner Bob Edwards released the name of the victim on Wednesday morning. Edwards says that...

FBI investigating a suspected murder in Muddy Cluster

MUDDY CLUSTER -  As of Tuesday, the FBI is investigating an alleged murder that happened in Muddy Cluster on the Northern Cheyenne Indian Reservation. Big Horn County Coroner Terry Bullis identified the victim as Dana...

New details emerge in Mendoza case charged with Pryor couple murder

BILLINGS - More details have been released about the 2015 killings of a Pryor couple before the defendant's scheduled change of plea hearing in a Billings court room. Jesus Deniz Mendoza, 19 years old, is expected...

Helena man charged after assaulting another man in the face

HELENA - A Helena man has been charged with felony aggravated assault after he allegedly struck another man so badly, he needed surgery. Randy Allen Ziegler was seen for his assault charges in Justice Court...

Homicide being investigated in Great Falls

GREAT FALLS -  The Cascade County Sheriff's department is investigating a possible homicide after a 41-year-old man was found dead. Sheriff Bob Edwards reported Monday that deputies responded on Sunday at approximately 4:47 p.m. to 5405 Lower...

3 more charged in connection with Great Falls manhunt

GREAT FALLS - The Cascade County Sheriff's Office has identified three other people who have been arrested and charged in connection with last week's high-speed chase and search for fugitive Marcus Wayne Logan. Ronald Lewis...

Suspect at large finally arrested

GREAT FALLS - Marcus Wayne Logan has been arrested and is now in custody in Great Falls. Logan escaped capture after speeding away from law enforcement officers on Thursday afternoon. Just before 6 p.m. on Friday,...

Woman in connection with high-speed chase charged with obstructing justice

GREAT FALLS - Mary Catherine Duffy has been charged with obstructing justice in connection with Thursday's high-speed chase and search for fugitive Marcus Logan. Logan escaped capture and is still at large. Logan has drug...

UPDATE: Police suspend search for suspect at large; still considered armed and dangerous

(UPDATE, 7:40 p.m.) GREAT FALLS - Officers are suspending the search for Marcus Wayne Logan. The Great Falls Police Department released the following information: MANHUNT UPDATE! We are shutting down our search for Marcus Logan. We...

Helena man charged with felony burglary

HELENA - A Helena man has been charged with burglary after allegedly stealing a television from the home of a recently deceased person. Bradley Bahner was charged with felony burglary. Charging documents said Bahner entered an...

Convicted sex offender accused of more sex crimes

HELENA - A Tier-3 sex offender from Helena accused of sexual abuse of children received more charges. County Attorney Leo Gallagher filed additional felony charges last Thursday against Andrew Douglas Paige. Wednesday in District Court Paige...

Suspects identified in shoplifting/shooting incident at Billings Mall

BILLINGS - Billings police have identified the two suspects involved in Saturday's shoplifting and shooting incident in the Rimrock Mall parking lot. The male suspect, who was driving the Buick Enclave on Tuesday just before 4...

Helena man charged with 7th DUI and 3rd PFMA

HELENA - A two vehicle crash led to the arrest of a Helena man and a seventh charge of DUI and felony partner family member assault. Wilfred Jay Gladue was arrested Tuesday after allegedly leaving...

Woman charged with felony assault after hitting boyfriend with a machete

MISSOULA - Jaimie Kay Clark of East Missoula is in custody after prosecutors say she attacked her boyfriend with a machete. The 31-year-old female, is charged with felony assault with a weapon, and misdemeanor partner-family...

Man charged with 5th PFMA – designated persistent felony offender

HELENA - A persistent felony offender is back behind bars, charged for a fifth felony partner family member assault. William A. Sayler was arrested Friday by Helena police following a domestic disturbance on the 500...

Man arrested in Butte for his alleged 23rd DUI

BUTTE - A man arrested for allegedly driving drunk in Butte on Saturday admitted he had at least 20 prior DUI arrests. Butte police arrested 54-year-old Clinton Todd Sproles just after 11 p.m. Saturday on...

Mixed reactions flood internet for Man who fired shots to stop theft

BILLINGS - The six rounds James Newman fired at the tires of a fleeing Buick Enclave on Saturday had the online community in Montana buzzing with opinions on Sunday. Newman, who spent just shy of...

Alleged sexual assault investigation involving two Anaconda b-ball players continues

HAMILTON - The Hamilton Police Department continued to investigate a report of sexual assault involving two Anaconda High School basketball players. The players were suspended in the wake of the investigation after they were accused...

Townsend woman charged 4 counts felony sexual child abuse

TOWNSEND - A Townsend woman was charged with four counts of felony Sexual Abuse of Children. Colleen Jade Nickerson is accused of texting topless photos of herself and two 14-year-old females at the request of...

Goodell’s bond revoked after he went to Idaho hot springs

GREAT FALLS - Bradley John Goodell, who is facing several charges of sexual intercourse without consent, was arrested for violating conditions of his release bond. The Cascade County judge recently revoked Goodell's bond. Court documents state that on Feb....