Law Enforcement and From the Bench May 22 2015

Law Enforcement

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Baker Police Department

  • May 11, 2015 – May 17, 2015 – 33 Calls for service: 3 agency assists; 2 alarm; 2 animal complaints; 3 citizen assists; 1 crash (hit and run); 1 criminal trespass; 2 disturbances; 2 disorderly conducts; 1 harassment; 4 informations; 1 lost or found property; 1 noise complaint; 2 suspicious persons; 1 theft; 3 traffic stops; 4 unlocks

   Anyone with any information on any area crime is encouraged to call Crimestoppers at 406-778-2222. Calls are never recorded and rewards are offered for information leading to the arrest and conviction of responsible parties.

From the bench

City Court

• Benjamin Alan Argo, Baker, driving a motor vehicle while privilege to do so is suspended or revoked, $535, jail of 180 days with 160 suspended on conditions for six months (11/12/15), 20 days jail to be completed by 9/1/15, loss of driver’s license to be determined by the State of Montana, no violations of any local, state or federal laws, pay fine, fees and/or surcharges as agreed/ordered, complete jail sentence as ordered, attend, complete, comply and pay for the WiseChoice LifeSkills Courses – Driver Responsibility and Offender Responsibility, notify the Court/Counsel immediately (within 48 hours) of any change of address or telephone number during suspension/deferral period, ticket issued 3/28/15.

   • Alex Roy Domagala, Miles City, partner or family member assault, causing bodily injury to partner or family member, $1085 with $700 suspended on conditions for one year (5/12/16), jail of 365 days with 335 days suspended on conditions for one year, credit for 33 days served prior to sentencing, attend and complete a minimum of 40 hours of counseling with a Drug and Alcohol Evaluation and follow through with any aftercare recommended, report by 5/25/15 complete by 12/30/15, Misdemeanor Probation for the term of the suspended sentence (one year), defendant shall be responsible for costs, no violations of any local, state or federal laws, pay fine, fees and/or surcharges as agreed/ordered, complete jail sentence as ordered, attend, complete, comply and pay for the WiseChoice LifeSkills Course – Anger Management, Chemical Dependency Assessment and follow all recommendations of the Counselor, SCRAMx Compliance Monitoring PharmChem Drug Patch for a period of 12 months, Anger Management Counseling, minimum of 40 hours, supervise misdemeanor probation, seek and maintain employment and provide the Court with proof of two contacts per week and once employed provide the Court with paystubs for verification of legitimate employment by the 5th of each month, shall not enter any establishment where alcohol is the chief item of sale, shall not possess or consume any alcohol or illegal drugs and/or drugs or medication without a prescription, notify the Court/Counsel immediately (within 48 hours) of any change of address or telephone number during suspension/deferral period, 9 p.m. nightly curfew, ticket issued 3/5/15.

   • Zane M. Tunby, Baker, fail to carry proof or exhibit/insurance in vehicle, owner or operator, 1st offense, dismissed by the Court per the defendant providing proof of valid insurance on the date and time the citation was issued, ticket issued 4/22/15.

   • Sandra Jean Weiler, Baker, public nuisances, dismissed by Prosecution with prejudice, ticket issued 4/1/15.

Justice Court

  • Christopher B. Rehm, Baker, hunting or fishing during closed season, game animal, $1035 with $500 suspended on conditions for 1 1/2 years (11/14/16), jail of 180 days with 180 days suspended on conditions for 1 1/2 years consecutive with charges two and three, forfeiture of hunting, fishing or trapping license issued by this State and the privilege to hunt, fish or trap in this State or to use State lands for recreational purposes for a period of 24 months suspended on conditions for 1 1/2 years consecutive with charges two and three, no violations of any local, state or federal laws, pay fines, fees and/or surcharges as agreed/ordered, pay back all restitution, $300 to Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks for a mule deer with a $30 restitution handling fee, attend, complete, comply and pay for WiseChoice LifeSkills Cognitive Awareness Course, remedial Hunter Education Program per 87-6-915 MCA to be completed by 6/1/16, shall file with the Court and Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks a 3500 word essay covering the importance of legal and responsible hunting behaviors and the future of hunting in Montana, why do we have hunting laws, hunter ethics, the importance of respect for our natural resources, game conservation and wildlife preservation due to the court by 9/1/15, shall speak at a minimum of three Montana FWP Hunter Education classroom courses held in eastern Montana about: The importance of hunting laws in Montana, the importance of respect and obeying those laws, personal experience with the consequences of disregarding and violating the hunting laws, what you have personally learned as a result of that experience, speaking presentations must be monitored and signed off by a Warden or the Montana FWP, signed proof of three presentations to be filed with the Court by 9/15/16, notify the Court/Counsel immediately (within 48 hours) of any change of address or telephone number, ticket issued 3/5/15.

   • Christopher B. Rehm, Baker, waste of game animal, game fish or game bird, game animal, $735 with $400 suspended on conditions for 1 1/2 years (11/14/16), jail of 180 days with 180 days suspended on conditions for 1 1/2 years consecutive with charges one and three, forfeiture of any current hunting, fishing or trapping privileges/license issued by this State for a period of 24 months from the date of conviction, restitution of $300 to Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks with a $30 restitution handling fee, no violations of any local, state or federal laws, pay fines, fees and/or surcharges as agreed/ordered, pay back all restitution, $300 to Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks for a mule deer with a $30 restitution handling fee, attend, complete, comply and pay for WiseChoice LifeSkills Cognitive Awareness Course, remedial Hunter Education Program per 87-6-915 MCA to be completed by 6/1/16, shall file with the Court and Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks a 3500 word essay covering the importance of legal and responsible hunting behaviors and the future of hunting in Montana, why do we have hunting laws, hunter ethics, the importance of respect for our natural resources, game conservation and wildlife preservation due to the court by 9/1/15, shall speak at a minimum of three Montana FWP Hunter Education classroom courses held in eastern Montana about: The importance of hunting laws in Montana, the importance of respect and obeying those laws, personal experience with the consequences of disregarding and violating the hunting laws, what your have personally learned as a result of that experience, speaking presentations must be monitored and signed off by a Warden or the Montana FWP, signed proof of three presentations to be filed with the Court by 9/15/16, notify the Court/Counsel immediately (within 48 hours) of any change of address or telephone number, ticket issued 3/5/15.

   • Christopher B. Rehm, Baker, unlawful hunting from public highway, any game animal or game bird, $535 with $400 suspended on conditions for 1 1/2 years (11/14/16), jail of 90 days with 90 days suspended on conditions for 1 1/2 years consecutive with charges one and two, forfeiture of hunting, fishing or trapping license issued by this State and the privilege to hunt, fish or trap in this State or to use State lands for recreational purposes for a period of 24 months suspended on conditions for 1 1/2  years consecutive with charges one and two, no violations of any local, state or federal laws, pay fines, fees and/or surcharges as agreed/ordered, pay back all restitution, $300 to Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks for a mule deer with a $30 restitution handling fee, attend, complete, comply and pay for WiseChoice LifeSkills Cognitive Awareness Course, remedial Hunter Education Program per 87-6-915 MCA to be completed by 6/1/16, shall file with the Court and Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks a 3500 word essay covering the importance of legal and responsible hunting behaviors and the future of hunting in Montana, why do we have hunting laws, hunter ethics, the importance of respect for our natural resources, game conservation and wildlife preservation due to the court by 9/1/15, shall speak at a minimum of three Montana FWP Hunter Education classroom courses held in eastern Montana about: The importance of hunting laws in Montana, the importance of respect and obeying those laws, personal experience with the consequences of disregarding and violating the hunting laws, what your have personally learned as a result of that experience, speaking presentations must be monitored and signed off by a Warden or the Montana FWP, signed proof of three presentations to be filed with the Court by 9/15/16, notify the Court/Counsel immediately (within 48 hours) of any change of address or telephone number, ticket issued 3/5/15.

   • Marvel Murphy, Baker, speeding on non-interstate, exceed day limit of 70 MPH, 90/70, bond forfeited $40, ticket issued 4/25/15.

   • Andrew Colbey Esplin, Preston, ID, speeding on non-interstate, exceed night limit of 65 MPH, 80/65, bond forfeited $40, ticket issued 4/21/15.

      



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