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Montana Highway Patrol

Montana Highway Patrol Trooper Wade Palmer
Montana Department of Justice

5:45 p.m. update:

The man charged with shooting a Montana Highway Patrol trooper and three others last night was previously charged with felony assault on a police officer.

Martha Hernández (left) and Ana Suda were detained for 40 minutes in 2018 by a U.S. border agent who overheard them speaking Spanish in Havre.
Brook Swaney / ACLU of Montana

Two Havre women who were detained for 40 minutes last year by a U.S. border agent who overheard them speaking Spanish in Havre are now suing the U.S. Customs and Border Protection Agency.

Ana Suda and Martha Hernández, both U.S. citizens with Montana drivers licenses, recorded cell phone video of the incident last May.

Montana Highway Patrol Hosts DUI Lab To Educate Legislators

Feb 12, 2019
Montana Highway Patrol Sergeant Kurt Sager demonstrates for legislators part of a field sobriety test on a participant, tracking his eye movements. Feb. 12, 2019.
Shaylee Ragar / UM Legislative News Service

HELENA -- As Montana lawmakers consider overhauling the state’s DUI laws, the Montana Highway Patrol wants to dispel myths about blood alcohol levels.

This week, the Highway Patrol hosted a demonstration with live intoxicated volunteers to show just how much alcohol it actually takes to be beyond legal limits.

Woman Found Gravely Injured On Flathead Indian Reservation

Jun 25, 2018

POLSON, Mont. (AP) — Four people have been arrested after a woman was found gravely injured on the Flathead Indian Reservation.

Lake County Undersheriff Ben Woods says a woman in her 20s was found unconscious near McDonald Lake in the Mission Mountains east of Charlo on Saturday morning.

Broadwater County sheriff’s deputy Mason Moore was shot and killed on the morning of May 16 near Three Forks.
Broadwater County Sherrif's Dept.

A Montana sheriff’s deputy was shot and killed during an early morning traffic stop Tuesday.

Broadwater County sheriff’s deputy Mason Moore was shot and killed Tuesday morning near Three Forks. Two Belgrade men — a father and a son — are being held after a shootout with police.

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