Lincoln County



LCSO (Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office)
processed 135 complaints
during the week ending
Sunday, August 4, at 1:28 p.m.
Here are some of them:

(Originally published August 8, 1991)


Tuesday, August 1—

4:41 p.m.  A Libby couple reported they had been watching a mysterious bright object in the northern sky near the horizon. It kept changing colors but stayed in the same location. Officers also observed the mystery. The national UFO center was called and will be checking into the matter and getting back with an explanation. The National Guard was advised.


Saturday, August 3—

A Yaak area man called and then came in to LCSO to report that a vehicle made a left turn on Mineral Ave. and Hwy. 2 without using his turn signal.






On the Neighborhood, On Montana,
On the Nation…

A commentary on the news by David F. Latham


Monday, July 22 (1991)

*** Libby resident Charlie Decker –
a founding member and current
president of the Rocky Mountain Elk
Foundation – was “recently” given
a conservation award by Chevron
Corporation for RMEF’s achievements on behalf of elk hunting, according to Montana Logger.


Tuesday, July 23 (1991)

*** Consumer Reports concluded,
despite all the ad hype and whoopla, cola is cola is cola and most people
can’t tell the difference between Coke, Pepsi, Shasta cola, and numerous other off-brands. The magazine’s conclusion? Buy the cheapest!


Monday, July 29 (1991)

KALISPELL—  Donna Moore, 26, the Kalispell woman who admitted hiring
a man to kill her estranged husband
in a child-custody dispute, was sentenced to 25 years in prison, with
15 years suspended.


—- Rolling Stone reported that every day, the average McDonald’s restaurant thows away 81 pounds of unsold food– a daily total of 694,000 pounds of food nationwide.


Thursday, August 1 (1991)

The Internal Revenue Service said
it has been nosing around and surreptitiously spying on the Church Universal and Triumphant in Corwin Springs, Montana, since 1987, trying unsuccessfully to prove the bizarre sect is not worthy of tax-exempt status.


Monday, August 4 (1991)

KALISPELL—  A 17-year old Kalispell girl was arrested early Saturday for criminal trespass after she reportedly was found on the roof of actor Keifer Sutherland’s home on the east shore
of Whitefish Lake.


Wednesday, August 7 (1991)

SEATTLE—  A thief who tried to siphon gas from a motor home got a mouthful of sewage instead. “Apparently, the suspect was attempting to steal gasoline and got the swage tank instead,” Officer Tom Umporowicz reported. Officers found sewage and what looked like vomit on the ground. Nearby they found a 14-year old boy curled up ill next to a car. “It’s the best laugh I’ve ever had,” the motor home owner told police.


Friday, August 24 (2001)

LIBBY—  Libby High School’s first
football game of the season on Sept. 1 will be held in Bonners Ferry, Idaho, because the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has not finished removing asbestos-contaminated vermiculite from underneath the LHS track and field buildings. EPA says the track will be ready for us by Sept. 14.

Lincoln County Inmates
Offense List — August 16, 2021

Inmate Offense List
Monday, August 16 (Only)


All charges are misdemeanors unless specified as a felony.


This list of inmates reflects solely those detained on the date listed above and does not reflect those who have since been arrested or released.


Ague, Timothy W.

Charged with felony
assault on a peace officer, felony sexual assault. LCJC.

Assance, Tristan K. Charged with felony

assault with a weapon,

destruction of a
communication device. LCDC.


Bosma, Sallis

Charged with felony

probation violation.


Brickey, Justin D.
Charged with felony
possession of dangerous drugs, felony parole
violation, revocation of susp/deferred, two counts traffic offense. LCJC.


Crammer, Christian E.
Charged with felony

burglary – residence,

felony parole violation, criminal mischief—vandalism, trespass to property, theft, illegal
handle of stolen property, disorderly conduct.


Dionne, Pernell A.

Charged with felony
impersonating a public servant. LCJC.


Eby, Jason R.
Charged with felony
criminal endangerment, felony offense – all others, possession of dangerous drugs, disorderly
conduct, obstructing a police officer, negligent
endangerment, ten
counts traffic offense. LCJC/OOC/TCC.


Handeland, Jeffrey K. Charged with felony criminal endangerment, two counts traffic offense. LCJC.


Hartman, William C.

Charged with two counts felony assault with a weapon. LCJC.


Heitman, Nathan J.

Charge not classified. LCDC.

Hudak, Nakuma F.
Charged with felony

attempt, felony burglary- residence, felony

possession of burglary tools, felony possession of dangerous drugs, traffic offense, possession of drug paraphernalia. LCDC.


James, Johnathan

Charge not classified. LCJC.


Johnson, Kimberly K.
Charged with probation violation.


Kendall, Jeremiah R.

Charged with felony

attempt, felony burglary -residence, felony tampering with evidence, felony escape, two counts illegal handle of stolen property.


Kirkedahl, Scott L.

Charged with felony

homicide, deliberate.


Kirkwood, Kevin R.
Charged with felony

possession of dangerous drugs, felony parole
violation, possession
of drug paraphernalia. LCDC.


Kreutz, Rodney A.
Charge not classified. LCDC.


Lambright, Brandon J.

Charged with possession of drug paraphernalia, DUI – marijuana,

delta-9-THC. LCDC.


Lundstrum, Timothy C.

Charged with violation of protective order. LCJC.


McMillan, Roy L.

Charged with felony
assault, aggravated.


McMillen, Larry G., Jr.
Charged with felony, not classified. LCDC.


Mendez, Angella D.
Charged with two
counts felony offense –
all others, one count
felony – not classified. OOS/LCDC.


Olney, Rebecca R.

Charged with felony
assault on a peace
officer, felony custodial
interference. LCJC.


Orr, Jonathon W.

Charged with felony
failing to register SVOR, additional offense –  all
others. LCJC.


Pillans, Jessica M.

Charged with partner family member assault, reasonable apprehension.


Pillans, William J.

Charged with offense –
not classified, all other offense. TCC/LCDC.


Scott, Peggy S.

Charged with felony
possession of dangerous drugs, possession of drug paraphernalia. LCJC.


Steele, Karyl R

Charged with felony

probation violation,

resisting arrest.


Stevens, Jeremiah J.

Charged with felony

revocation of susp/deferred, additional

felony offense – all other. LCDC.


Waldie, Debra L.

Charged with negligent arson. LCJC.