Federal government looks to keep $20K obtained in drug bust - ABC FOX Montana Local News, Weather, Sports KTMF | KWYB

Federal government looks to keep $20K obtained in drug bust

Posted: Updated:

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) - The federal government is looking to keep over $20,000 seized during a drug bust in Yellowstone National Park.
    
Assistant U.S. Attorney Stephanie Hambrick filed a civil forfeiture complaint Sept. 6 seeking to obtain the $20,337 currently in the hands of the Drug Enforcement Administration.
    
According to court documents, the money was seized July 8 after a Yellowstone National Park ranger stopped a vehicle with two men inside for speeding where officials later found marijuana. Both men were sentenced to probation for simple possession of a controlled substance.
    
According to court documents, Jacob Dotson, says $11,000 of the money was his. Dustin Alvis says $10,000 belong to him.
    
Hambrick says in the complaint that the money was intended to be used to purchase drugs. The men will be able to contest the forfeiture.

(Copyright 2017 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)

  • StatewideMore>>

  • UPDATE: Man in custody for fatal Bozeman stabbing

    Man in custody for fatal Bozeman stabbing

    Tuesday, November 21 2017 11:41 PM EST2017-11-22 04:41:49 GMT

    A man is in custody as Bozeman police investigate a homicide. Bozeman police say it's no longer an active scene and more details will be released soon. The crime occurred at 9th and Durston. 

    A man is in custody as Bozeman police investigate a homicide. Bozeman police say it's no longer an active scene and more details will be released soon. The crime occurred at 9th and Durston. 

  • Young Missoula singer received national attention as an American Idol contestant

    Young Missoula singer received national attention as an American Idol contestant

    Tuesday, November 21 2017 8:00 PM EST2017-11-22 01:00:24 GMT

    But, unfortunately, Maris found out last night on dancing with the stars that she did not make the cut. Over Facetime on Tuesday, Maris said that she is so honored to have had this opportunity.

    But, unfortunately, Maris found out last night on dancing with the stars that she did not make the cut. Over Facetime on Tuesday, Maris said that she is so honored to have had this opportunity.

  • California: Deputies called 21 times in year before shooting

    California: Deputies called 21 times in year before shooting

    Tuesday, November 21 2017 1:59 PM EST2017-11-21 18:59:00 GMT

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Sheriff's deputies responded 21 times in the last year to calls involving a California man who had been feuding with his neighbors before he committed a shooting rampage last week, killing five people and wounding at least eight others.   

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Sheriff's deputies responded 21 times in the last year to calls involving a California man who had been feuding with his neighbors before he committed a shooting rampage last week, killing five people and wounding at least eight others.   

  • Most Popular

Powered by Frankly

Features

  • More Features
  • Powered by WorldNow
    All content © Copyright 2000 - 2017 Cowles Montana Media. All Rights Reserved. For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy, and Terms of Service, and Ad Choices.