An autopsy performed last Tuesday (8/25) by the state forensic lab revealed the deceased is 18-year old Anthony Pedigo of Billings, who was reported to the sheriff's office as a missing person on August 7, 2020.
"In 1908, Sheriff Webb was shot and killed while trying to arrest William C. Bickford for the theft of horses in Wyoming...At the time, this was the largest crowd ever assembled for a funeral in Eastern Montana."
It's always good to know you have backup. And as it turns out- when Bighorn County law enforcement called for backup following a jail break, it just so happened that two deputies on duty in Yellowstone County were trained to respond for that very situation.
Flames started engulfing the rimrocks north of Lipp Road Thursday evening. Yellowstone County Sheriff Lt. Kent O'Donnell says the fire burning north of Laurel and West of Billings, Montana did force some "pre-evacuation notices" to be issued.
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 …