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BPD Chief Addresses Misdeeds
The Gazette reports that Police Chief Rich St. John told the Billings City Council Monday that the “misdeeds of a few officers should not be a broad-brushed opinion of how the Police Department operates.” St. John was referring to the controversy over revelations that three officers were punished …
Road Rage Incident
The Yellowstone County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a firearm discharge during what may have been a road rage incident Tuesday night in Lockwood. No one was injured and the people involved have been identified and spoken with, according to Sheriff’s Lt...
Judge Sued for Immigrant Detention
The Billings Gazette reports that a local immigrant rights group claimed on Monday that a Montana judge acted illegally when he asked a deputy to take away from his court a Mexican-born man who was later detained by federal immigration authorities...
Search for Reckless Driver
The Billings Gazette report police continued to search for the man who nearly ran over a Yellowstone County Sheriff’s deputy on Friday night during a high-speed pursuit from downtown Billings to the Heights. At about 10:45 p.m., the driver of a white 1998 Honda Accord was observed we…
Man Shot By Deputies Expected to Survive
The Billings Gazette reports that a man– shot by a Yellowstone County Sheriff’s deputy on Sunday morning at a residence in a Lockwood trailer park– is expected to survive, according to Sheriff Mike Linder’s office.
Two deputies, reportedly conducting a welfare check on a potentially suicidal person S…