Wyoming News Briefs
PINEDALE, Wyo. (AP) — Another day of searching has failed to find any trace of a small plane that disappeared over rugged terrain in western Wyoming. The Sublette County Sheriff’s Office says 63-year-old pilot Myles McGinnis of LaBarge, Wyo., was the only occupant of the Cessna 182 that left Stevensville, Mont., on Saturday. The search for the plane is set to continue today.
PABLO, Mont. (AP) — Officials in Lake County say partially skeletonized human remains found in Pablo earlier this month are those of a man reported missing in July. The sheriff’s office says two children found the remains of 48-year-old William Harvey Flesch of Pablo in a wooded area on Nov. 3. The Missoulian reports the cause and manner of death have not been determined.
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — A 39-year-old man has denied charges he robbed a Billings bank in August. The Billings Gazette reports Joseph Anthony Ferrara pleaded not guilty to felony robbery yesterday during a hearing before District Judge Gregory Todd. Ferrara appeared in court via video from the Yellowstone County jail and the judge maintained Ferrara’s bail at $100,000.
LIVINGSTON, Mont. (AP) — A case against a former state legislator has been delayed after a justice of the peace abruptly adjourned a hearing that turned into a fracas when the ex-legislator said he was in charge. Supporters of former Republican Rep. Joel Boniek heckled Justice of the Peace Linda Budeski on Monday to the point she adjourned the hearing and walked out. Boniek was arrested in July on charges including obstructing a peace officer, resisting arrest and fleeing from or eluding a peace officer.