CRIME & SAFETY
Montana's Rising Crime Rates: A Socioeconomic Challenge
Recent crime statistics in Montana have highlighted a worrying trend across the state's cities, with increasing incidents posing a threat to both residents and visitors. In Billings, the largest city, the chance of encountering crime is 1 in 18, with property crimes being particularly prevalent. Other cities like Helena, Wolf Point, and Polson also report concerning violent crime rates, creating an unsettling picture of safety in these areas.
Roosevelt County Jail Roster
Prisoners housed in the Roosevelt County Detention Center included: Jaide Alexander, 29, Billings, hold for other agency. Devin AmericanHorse, 34, Billings, hold for other agency. Tshauna Azure, 25, Wolf Point, partner/family member assault. Ricky Bain, 65, Plentywood, sexual assault. Jeff Blankenship, 51, hold for other agency. James Trevor Brown, 30,...
Billings Police Department Seeks Public Aid in Crime-Solving via Social Media
In an effort to enhance their crime-solving capabilities, the Billings Police Department has reached out to the local community through social media channels. The department's Crime Prevention Center has released photos and is requesting public assistance to identify an individual potentially involved in an unspecified crime in Billings, Montana. While the details of the incident remain undisclosed, the need for community involvement signifies the severity of the case.
Billings Man Arrested for Assault and Weapon Charges Following Domestic Dispute
• A domestic dispute involving a gun occurred in Billings, Montana at 1 a.m. on November 25. • The incident took place at the 200 block of North Broadway. • Initially reported as a man trying to strike a woman, security personnel intervened when they saw the altercation.
Billings man arrested early Saturday morning
BILLINGS, Mont. – Billings Police responded to a domestic dispute involving a gun at about 1 a.m. Nov. 25. BPD arrived at the 200 block of North Broadway for what was initially reported as one man trying to strike a woman when nearby the security confronted him.
Weekly Safety Report: Shooting, Illegal Firearms Possession, and Life Saved in Billings, Montana
This week in Billings, Montana, there were three notable incidents. In the first incident, a man was shot in the leg after his phone was stolen by an unknown suspect. The victim has been uncooperative with the police investigation. The second incident involved a felon who admitted to illegally possessing multiple firearms. He faces potential prison time and fines. Lastly, two middle school brothers saved a man's life after he slipped on ice during the first snowfall of the season. The boys' quick thinking and actions were praised.
Billings Felon Admits to Possessing Numerous Firearms Illeaglly
(Billings) – A Billings felon who was on state probation admitted to illegally possessing numerous firearms. Erik Joseph Perlberg pleaded guilty to prohibited person in possession of a firearm. Perlberg faces a maximum of 15 years in prison, a $250,000 fine and three years of supervised release. United States...
Suspect facing charges in crash that killed Delaney Doherty in Manhattan
There’s a long road of healing ahead for the Doherty family after losing their daughter Delaney in an August car crash, but the family is hopeful justice will finally be served.