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By Andi Bourne

Man Accused of Running Roadblock


September 7, 2017

Photo provided by Missoula County Sheriff's Office

Stuart Stone, 73, of Seeley Lake

SEELEY LAKE - Tuesday, Aug. 29 Seeley Lake resident Stuart Stone, 73, was arrested for nearly hitting a National Guard Solider at the roadblock into an evacuated area for the Rice Ridge Fire. He was charged with assault with a weapon (his vehicle), resisting arrest and obstructing a governmental function.

Tuesday, Aug. 29 around 4:15 p.m. Stuart Stone stopped at the roadblock on Whitetail Drive. Stuart had been previously evacuated and told officials he needed to get his mail.

The National Guard solder staffing the roadblock told him if he lived in the right area he could proceed. If not h...

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