In Court — Jan. 24

ASSAULTING A PEACE OFFICER

An Indiana man pleaded not guilty Jan. 23 in District Court to assault on a peace officer, a felony; and four misdemeanors — resisting arrest, obstructing a peace officer, careless driving and failure to give notice of an accident. Bond was set at $3,000. 

 

VIOLATING TERMS

Jovanne Ashley, of Livingston, admitted Jan. 23 in District Court to violating two of the terms of a conditional release related to previous charges. The terms were failing to complete a pre-sentence investigation questionnaire and failing to maintain weekly contact with his attorney. He was released on his own recognizance with conditions, including enrolling in substance abuse counseling. 

 

STALKING

A Livingston man pleaded not guilty Jan. 23 in District Court to stalking, second offense; and reckless driving, second offense. He was released on a $1,500 bond with conditions, including having no contact with the alleged victim and two other individuals. 

 

POSSESSION

A Livingston man pleaded not guilty Jan. 23 in District Court to felony possession of hydrocodone; criminal possession, less than 60 grams, of marijuana, a misdemeanor; and possession of drug paraphernalia, a misdemeanor. Due to past convictions and current charges pending in other jurisdictions, bond was set at $30,000. 

 

A 24-year-old Gardiner woman made an initial appearance in Justice Court Friday on charges of negligent endangerment; criminal possession of dangerous drugs-opiate/meth, a felony; and criminal possession of drug paraphernalia. Bond was set at $5,000. She was cited Thursday.                

 

A 35-year-old Big Sky woman made an initial appearance in Justice Court Friday on charges of criminal possession of dangerous drugs-opiate/meth, a felony. She was released on own recognizance. She was cited Thursday.       

 

FISH AND GAME VIOLATION

Jason A. Prince, 47, of Spokane, Washington, pleaded guilty in Justice Court Friday to unlawful possession or transportation of an unlawfully killed game animal, bull elk; and unlawful possession or transportation of an unlawfully killed game animal, white-tailed deer. For the first violation, for which took place Sept. 15, 2014, and for which he was cited Aug. 6, 2016, he was fined $1,035, given six months in jail suspended for six months, and lost all Fish, Wildlife and Parks privileges for 24 months. For the second violation, which occurred Sept. 16, 2014, and for which he was cited Aug. 6, 2016, he received the same sentencing as the first violation.

 

WARRANT

A 40-year-old Livingston man made an initial appearance in Justice Court Friday on an out-of-jurisdiction warrant from 4th Judicial District Court in Missoula. Bond was set at $75,000. He was cited Jan. 13.              

 

DISORDERLY CONDUCT

Ryan Seelye, 34, of Billings, pleaded guilty in Justice Court Friday to disorderly conduct. He was fined $185 and five days jail suspended for six months. He was cited Aug. 5, 2016.

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