Rims

BPD Exonerated in Rims Shooting
The Gazette reports that, following a coroner’s inquest, a jury came to the decision Wednesday that Billings Police officers were justified in shooting and killing Ryan Edward Lowell at the conclusion of a nearly hour-long standoff on the Billings Rims last May...
911 Rims Calls on the Rise
The Gazette reports that police have been called to the Rims at least 202 times so far this year, and those calls are on the rise, according to estimates from the Billings Police Department. Police responded to 142 calls in 2015 and 203 in 2016...
BPD Investigates Body Found on Rimrocks
The Billings Police Department is investigating the death of a man whose body was found Tuesday afternoon near trails on the Rimrocks. A woman, walking her dog on Rims trails, discovered the body and reported it to police at about 3:30 p...
Fire at the Rimrocks Thursday
A fire that burned red hot at the base of the Billings Rimrocks was extinguished Thursday.  The first calls came in just after 5 p.m., reporting that a brush fire had broken out in the area near Radcliffe Dr. and Rugby Dr. North of Rimrock Road...
No Road Blocks at the Rims July 4th
For the first time since 1991, there won’t be any road blocks on the Billings Rims on Independence Day.  KTVQ.com reports that the public will be able to enjoy the space for the first 4th of July in 26 years.  The decision was made by Billings Fire Chief Paul Dextras...
Woman Falls Down the Rims
The Billings Gazette reports that a local woman in her mid-60s “pinballed” roughly 30 feet down the Rimrocks on Thursday night. She was luckily only left with what appeared to be mostly bumps and bruises, according to Billings Fire Department Battalion Chief Pepper Valdez…
Unidentified Man Found on Rims
The body of an unidentified man was discovered by a hiker on Tuesday morning along a path near Yellowstone Kelly’s grave on the rims.  The Gazette reports that the man walking the path reported finding the body hanging from a tree at about 6:45 a...
Additional Charges Against Rims Attacker
19-year-old Johnny David LaFountain, already facing charges of attacking a 17-year-old girl on May 6, was charged in two additional assault cases Tuesday.  LaFountain appeared before Yellowstone County Justice of the Peace David Carter and was charged with aggravated assault and attempted aggra…
Arrests Made In Assault Of 17-Year-Old Girl
Billings Police have arrested a man and a minor implicated in the viscious attack on 17-year-old Redwillow Horsecapture.  19-year-old Johnnie Lafountain was taken into custody after what Billings Police Lt. David Cardillo described as an “exhaustive” investigation...
High School Junior Brutally Attacked At Rimrocks
Billings police are investigating a weekend attack against a 17-year-old girl, who was taken to St. Vincent’s Healthcare at about 9 a.m. Saturday.  According to Billings police Lt. Casey Hafner, the attack happened Friday at about 10 p...