Ledger Looking Back 25 Years: 11/19/1997
November 23, 2022
November 19, 1997
Two bags containing over $8,000 in alleged drug money confiscated during a drug raid near Whitehall were stolen from the Jefferson County Sheriff’s office sometime between October 23 and October 25. During a raid on a mobile home south of Whitehall on August 6, law enforcement officers confiscated up to 300 marijuana plants, weapons and ammunition, bulletproof vests, and over $8,000 in cash. The money from the raid, along with other evidence, was secured in the county sheriff’s evidence room. The state’s Criminal Investigation Bureau, within the Montana Department of...