Remember this heroic rescue near Townsend? MHP Trooper Amanda Villa was set to receive an honorable mention TOP COPS Award Thursday from the National Association of Police Organizations at an event in Washington, DC.
The caller says he got stuck on the side of the road with a flat tire, and due to his disability- needed to call for help. He was going to have a long wait, and a big bill. That is, until Trooper Wyatt Duncan showed up to check in on him.
50 year-old Larry Denison is in the Missoula County Jail charged with three felonies and several misdemeanor and moving offenses after a traffic stop initiated by the Montana Highway Patrol on Friday evening.
The Montana Highway Patrol’s Project Zero campaign has been pushing the goal of zero deaths on Montana’s highways for several years, but the number of highway fatalities has been holding steady for the past three years.