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Local Woman Denies Allegations that She Tried Killing Another

A local woman denied allegations Tuesday in District Court that she choked and  tried stabbing another woman with a kitchen knife.  Brooke Ann Blacktongue pleaded not guilty to felony attempted deliberate homicide, assault with a weapon, and strangulation of a partner or family member, as well as misdemeanor assault.  District Judge Daniel Boucher reduced Blacktongue’s bail from $25,000 to $15,000. …

Man sentenced for robbery

A man who lit a cigarette in a gas station and stole a can of beer as a ploy to get police to kill him received three years probation. Scott E. Smith received a three year deferred imposition of sentence Monday in District Court for felony robbery, a sentence based on a plea deal that dropped a misdemeanor theft charge.…

Man denies kicking officer

Update: Following a fitness to proceed evaluation, Valdez was found fit. On Nov. 4, 2019, he did not show up to a status hearing, resulting in the judge issuing a $250 arrest warrant. A man who allegedly kicked an officer after he was arrested for drunkenly darting at oncoming traffic denied the charges Wednesday. Antonio Valdez pleaded not guilty to…

Judge issues $100k bench warrant for man who didn’t show up to hearing

District Judge Daniel Boucher issued a $100,000 bench warrant for a man who did not show up to his sentence hearing Monday. William Ray Snell Jr. was scheduled to be sentenced in Havre for felony criminal endangerment, which he pleaded guilty to March 27. He was first charged with felony partner or family member assault. According to court minutes, Boucher said…

Man denies stealing beer and threatening officer

Update: On Nov. 8, 2018, Tepezano entered into a pre-trial diversion agreement, bringing the case to a close. The details of the agreement were not made available. A Havre man who allegedly stole beer from a local grocery store, punched a store employee in the face, and threatened an officer and his family pleaded not guilty May 1 to the…

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