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Posted by truck (-196) 5 years ago
Folks, its time to put aside our differences and come together as a community. Prayers go out to the Ed Martin family.
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Posted by Josh Rath (+2308) 5 years ago
It is a very sad day indeed. I hope the MCPD finds the one who did this to Ed and Helen, and sentence them to death. Those two are the sweetest couple around, and the only reason someone would be mad at Ed would be due to him not taking anyones poop. He always has been that way.
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Posted by Bixby (+45) 5 years ago
For those of us that no longer live there, could you enlighten us? Thanks.
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Posted by Janet Thorup (+54) 5 years ago
I am so sad and shocked by this news. I moved my son to Montana in 2014 he is renting one of Ed's places. He treated my son like he was his son. We went out to dinner with Ed and his wife. They were wonderful to us. Please know my prayers are with the family. My son is devastated, he thought the world of Ed.

Love and Prayers
Janet Thorup
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Posted by Rockstar (+50) 5 years ago
Don't you think out of respect for the family and respect for the ongoing investigation that you should not be posting names on here? How would you like to find out about one of your family member's death on social media or someone off the street and not from your family or law enforcement? I don't care if this is a small town and everyone is going to find out anyway! There is a reason that names are not released to the public until all family members are notified! How rude and disrespectful!
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Posted by Brandy Allen (-2407) 5 years ago
He has been a great friend, and fair as the day is long. We Hope Helen makes it. Sorry to Sheri and the rest. Ed was a great guy.
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Posted by mrsp0817 (+21) 5 years ago
I am thankful for the post. These two were one amazing couple. I personally do not think it was rude or disrespectful. The one who posted is not that kind of person. As a matter of fact he is a wonderful human being. And I am sure that all the family was notified before we saw the post. Prayers to the entire family. This breaks my heart. Ed was such a sweet man, didnt take crap but he was a very wonderful man as his wife is also. I have seen them together they would crack me up at the way they were. Wonderful people. I hope the POS gets what he deserves before the cops find him. Locked up is not enough in this instance. This was a senseless stupid act and I am furious. My tears do not want to stop. If you have bad things to say keep them to yourself. you know the saying if you cant say something nice SHUT THE HELL UP. OK DONE VENTING ON THAT ONE. Horrible news to receive but I am glad I found out.
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Posted by Rockstar (+50) 5 years ago
I never said anything rude about the victims and I hope they find the bastards as much as anyone, but posting the victims names before it has even been released to the news media is rude and disrespectful! I checked all the local news online pages and found no mention of a name, so it has not even been released to the public yet so don't assume ALL the family has been notified by now! Even the postings on Facebook have been more considerate! You can dislike me all you want--it won't change my opinion...
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Posted by Josh Rath (+2308) 5 years ago
Reply to Rockstar (#363420)
For the information of "Rockstar"... I work in the media. I report the news multiple times a day. Along with Sports, Weather, Local events and more. So by ME releasing the names on here, all is well. Ed and Helen have always been a big part of my extended family. Maybe you should come out from behind your online handle and voice your opinion with your name on the line.

Edit: Now, here is the official story from The Miles City Star.

Local law enforcement officers are searching for suspects in the homicide of a 78-year-old Miles City man that occurred Monday night.

According to Miles City Police Chief Doug Colombik, Ed Martin, 78, was found dead at 901 N. Second St. after the police and Custer County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to an initial report of a hostage situation at about 11:30 p.m. Colombik said Martin was the victim of a homicide.

The telephone lists that address as the residence of Ed and Helen Martin.

Helen Martin was beaten and was transported by Miles City Fire and Rescue to Holy Rosary Healthcare from 209 N. Seventh St.

There was no information on her condition at presstime.

Local schools were on soft lockdown for a little more than two hours this morning, but following a check with law enforcement the lockdown was lifted around 11:45 a.m.

Police, the sheriff’s office and the Montana Division of Criminal Investigation are handling the investigation.

The names of the suspects have not been released, but Colombik confirmed that there is more than one suspect.

At this point Colombik said they do not have a reason behind the homicide and beating. Law enforcement is actively pursuing the leads in the case.

Miles City’s public schools were placed on “soft lockdown” this morning out of concerns following news of the search for suspects.

“I found out about 9 this morning that there was a potential situation in town and that there was a suspect still at large,” said Superintendent of Schools Keith Campbell, adding, “I heard this secondhand, not knowing any further information. So I placed the schools on a soft lockdown.”

Campbell explained that a soft lockdown means that the elementary schools were not sending kids out at recess.

“We already have controlled access at our doors, where the parents are buzzed in,” he said, “so the schools were told just to follow that procedure until we got further information.”

Around 11 a.m. Campbell got in touch with the chief of police, who reportedly told him there was no inherent risk for the school system, and it was not a school-related issue.

Campbell said the chief also indicated that about 15 hours had elapsed since the incident and he felt the schools were safe and could come out of lockdown.

So the lockdown was lifted around 11:45 a.m. and normal lunch and recess schedules were in effect.

The district uses a text and email alert system called SchoolMessenger to notify parents of various things. According to Campbell, a message was sent from the high school, but none was sent to elementary parents because the elementary schools just got the system and are still training on it.

Garfield is the only elementary school without a controlled-access door at this point, but in lockdowns the doors are manually locked and people must knock to gain entrance, he explained. The high school has three controlled-access doors.

On Tuesday around 1 p.m. the house at 901 N. Second St. was taped off with crime scene and a sheriff’s deputy was parked out front, reportedly awaiting crime scene investigators from the Department of Criminal Investigation.


http://milescitystar.com/...vestigated

[Edited by Josh Rath (12/15/2015 3:39:50 PM)]
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Posted by Janet Thorup (+54) 5 years ago
I am sure everyone else wanted to share their thoughts and meant well. Sometimes that's all we can do. I know that my son was so shaken up by this devastating news, he lives near Ed and is renting one of Ed's properties. When we moved my son Michael to Montana Ed made sure that Michael had everything he needed, and let my son know he was there for him. Ed knew how sad I was to leave him. He was wonderful to me, and said he would watch out for Michael, and he did. My son had no family or friends in Montana at that time and it did my heart good to know Ed was there for him. Ed eased my sadness and showed me what good people live in Miles City Montana. He went to lunch with my son and really did treat him like he was apart of their family. I am so very sad. I don't know Rockstar, but I am sure he/she was only thinking of the family. It is so hard to know what to say in times like this and sometimes things get misinterpreted and feelings get hurt. I only know that Miles City has lost a very special person who showed me that people in Miles City are kind and caring.
Janet Thorup
Paradise California

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Posted by Amorette F. Allison (+1908) 5 years ago
I do prefer waiting for official notification. Fewer mistakes that way and fewer nasty surprises.

When I was young, a patient of my father's told me how he found out he was an orphan. His parents were off somewhere and the babysitter was watching the news. He came in and saw a horrible car wreck pictured on the TV, turned to the poor babysitter and asked, "Is that my parent's car?"

I prefer to err on the side of caution when it comes to any death, especially one like this. Telling people may be well-intended but it also may be unintentionally cruel. Keeping it to yourself until you are absolutely certain everyone who needs to be notified is notified is probably for the best and a few hour delay won't matter in the long run.
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Posted by ocne (+480) 5 years ago
This is a minor change of subject, but if the potential suspect(s) is apparently still at large, shouldn't the community be concerned?
Obviously no one wants to start any sort of pandemonium but should we at all be on the lookout or taking some kind of precautionary measures? Nowhere in the article, nor I have read anywhere else online or heard on any radio station today, where there's been any mention of this - from local law enforcement or otherwise!

Isn't anyone else concerned about this?
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Posted by David Schott (+16318) 5 years ago
Reply to ocne (#363426)
@"ocne" -- the Miles City Police reportedly told the school superintendent that there wasn't an inherent risk to students in the schools.

If the cops were especially concerned I think they would be getting the word out to the community.

Nevertheless, it can't hurt to be extra cautious until the suspect(s) are identified/apprehended.

From the Miles City Star:

"Around 11 a.m. Campbell got in touch with the chief of police, who reportedly told him there was no inherent risk for the school system, and it was not a school-related issue.

Campbell said the chief also indicated that about 15 hours had elapsed since the incident and he felt the schools were safe and could come out of lockdown."


SOURCE: Miles City Star: Homicide investigated

From the Billings Gazette:

"He (Keith Campbell, Miles City Public Schools Superintendent) met with Miles City Police officers at 11:30 a.m. and learned there wasn't a risk to the students and the soft lockdown was lifted shortly after."

SOURCE: Billings Gazette: Law enforcement investigates homicide in Miles City
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Posted by Rockstar (+50) 5 years ago
Reply to Josh Rath (#363421)
Josh Rath wrote:
So by ME releasing the names on here, all is well.


Josh, so you think that being in the media gives you authority? You obviously missed my point. But then media people like to twist things around for a better story... As for what my name is doesn't matter. What matters is I am a human being and I know compassion and respecting privacy of others in situations like this, something the media has a hard time understanding obviously. I work in the medical field where privacy is of the utmost importance, but it doesn't give me the right to decide that since I work in that field I can make public everyone's medical information and "all will be well." Or maybe you wouldn't care if your PRIVATE HEALTHCARE INFORMATION became public...
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Posted by Richard Bonine, Jr. (+14601) 5 years ago
Was Mr. Martin originally from Terry?
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Posted by Kelly (+2607) 5 years ago
Sounds like some people forget we live in the "Information Age."
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Posted by Josh Rath (+2308) 5 years ago
Go for it Rockstar. My private medical information isn't anything major. However, when you work in the news industry, you report the news. Does it matter to you this man and his wife are and were close family friends for years? Does it matter to you I had to read this news while crying on air? Nope. All you care about is yourself. Until you quit being a literal chicken poop and come out from behind your bullcrap nickname, you have no say in this. Quit causing drama when a well respected and beloved family has been torn apart.
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Posted by Brandy Allen (-2407) 5 years ago
I am sure ed would laugh at this point, but he never took much to serious other than politics. He and I ranted many a day over policies and progress, I cant believe this happened to him. This guy has been like a father to me since I got here,
I don't know about being from Terry, but he spent years in the navy, and latter he was an electrician. He invested in rental properties around here, and attended church fairly regularly.
He and Helen were about the funniest couple to listen too and have coffee with.
Really going to miss Ed.

[Edited by Brandy Allen (12/16/2015 7:41:59 AM)]
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Posted by CarlosSantos (+874) 5 years ago
This is no place for debate.

A beloved member of our community was senselessly murdered and another lies in a hospital bed fighting for life.

Instead of arguing about something so meanial, perhaps its time to realize that lives were destroyed in this small community and we should stand together against it.

Perhaps its time to remember and reflect on those who were so horribly violated in their home and come together to show whatever support they and their family needs.

We are a strong community and have a chance to show how strong we can be right now.

Perhaps taking action for the victims and those left reeling is a better use of energy than a forum debate.

Has anyone started a fundraiser for the family or offered to help with expenses?

Has anyone stepped up to help with the property or help the family with whatever they need at this time?

This is a time to come together, not divide.
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Posted by Brandy Allen (-2407) 5 years ago
Eds daughter is taking care of things for the time being, and they are holding up as good as can be expected. Helen seems to be doing better, and plans to get around in a few days. She has been through ALOT! I think donations may be pre mature at this point, as ed was the type of man to make arrangements for rainy days.
I would like to say, that Ed was a mans man, and got in a lick or two before he feel in battle. Till we meet again my friend.
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Posted by David Schott (+16318) 5 years ago
Glad to hear Mrs. Martin is doing better. Thanks for that update, Brandy.

Have they made any arrests or named any suspects?
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Posted by Brandy Allen (-2407) 5 years ago
A guy named Scott P is a suspect, he is at large as far as I know. I hope they get him soon. Ed was a believer in the death penalty, so to honor him, I will be in favor as well. Planning stages for the burial are pending, I hope the turn out is large to show solidarity for such a good guy.
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Posted by Brandy Allen (-2407) 5 years ago
It appears that Scott was recently released from jail of some sort. He had rented from Ed in the past, and apparently plotted to rob him. I appears such an abrupt end to such a good mans life comes down to robbery and potentially drug dependency.

If that is indeed how Eds final chapter was written, it does him no justice.
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Posted by Exalted Buckaroo (+240) 5 years ago
Gossip from "scannerland", postings to the Miles City Virtual Marketplace on Facebook and milescity.com are not credible sources of public safety information unless specifically addressed in official briefings.

Unfortunately, it appears that the spigots of official information re: Martin homicide/assault and the fugitive(s) at-large have been twisted shut. To my knowledge, there is no public information officer at the switch, no further briefings have been scheduled, local/regional press outlets haven't been updated since last night and Chief Colombik has not made himself available for comment.

This isn't how our agencies have been trained to (dys)function but it's how MCPD and/or the Custer County Sheriff seem determined to operate. Whether the case is a sexual assault, a homicide or a homicide/suicide, if elected officials aren't demanding regular briefings of public safety departments in the interest of public safety then these agencies will continue to hide behind their stale "ongoing investigation" excuses as violent fugitive(s) and leads vaporize.

1. Mayor Grenz must locate Chief Colombik and make him available for public comment.
2. A public information officer must be officially identified to the media.
3. Public safety briefings must be regularly scheduled until a suspect is named and an arrest is made.
4. The local/regional press must set aside every conflict-of-interest, attend every briefing and vigorously report on the investigation.

Otherwise, every day will be a sad day in Miles City.
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Posted by Brandy Allen (-2407) 5 years ago
My information is good, it comes from the family and some from cops, and I feel like his family. I am a long time friend and would not put out any thing false about this. There are certainly other questions to be raised and answered, but the miles City Star and the police will certainly do that more justice. Just sharing some of the facts for locals whom new Ed.
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Posted by David Schott (+16318) 5 years ago
Here is a link to the funeral home site/obituary page for Ed. The obituary has not been published yet as of the time of my post (8:42p MST - 12/16/2015).

Stevenson and Sons Funeral Homes: Ed Martin, age 78, of Miles City
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Posted by Ranch Rose (+91) 5 years ago
Why are there no updates on the Homicide case? This is very concerning.
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Posted by Don Birkholz (+1228) 5 years ago
I think we can be rest assured that every available local police officer and sheriff's officer is working on this case and it may be that the criminal(s) are probably monitoring the news outlets to find out what the police know, and the law enforcement people do not want the criminals to know what the police know. And the police may be using private vehicles in this effort. When I visited Miles City Tuesday, before this news broke, the first thing I noticed was an increased police presence in the town (why all the police cars?).
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Posted by Brandy Allen (-2407) 5 years ago
I know that ed spoke highly of Doug columbic, and I am sure Doug feels as bad as the rest of us. They have been busy all hours investigating leads, and are as much if not more touched by this event. Our cops are good guys and I am confident they will reach a timely and efficient conclusion.
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Posted by Don Birkholz (+1228) 5 years ago
Thursday update: http://www.ktvq.com/story...estigating

According to the following Miles City Star Wednesday article, Helen was transported from another address to Holy Rosary Healthcare. (not the address where Ed was): http://milescitystar.com/...remembered

[Edited by Don Birkholz (12/17/2015 12:35:11 PM)]
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Posted by Doug Colombik (+58) 5 years ago
As part of the ongoing investigation, a suspect has developed as a result of the continued work between the Miles City Police Department, Montana Department of Criminal Investigation and the Custer County Sheriff's Office. All three agencies are continuing their efforts in processing crime scenes and following up with persons of interest. Giving out more information at this point in time would potentially jeopardize this investigation. Please be patient as we continue our efforts in thoroughly working this case to completion.

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Posted by Patty O. (+223) 5 years ago
Just curious about recent post from Brandy Allen. Why would the police tell you who the suspect could potentially be? Being a close family friend or not. Wouldn't the officer be compromising the investigation? Not only that but why put yourself and your family in harms way by announcing a name? I sure the hell would keep that information to myself. Specially now that we know what this individual is capable of.
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Posted by truck (-196) 5 years ago
Patty O thats whats wrong with all this. People are to scared to step up and say what they think or know. Its time to get the names and or names out there so people know. The victims names are plastered all over social media. The news even said that family was besides them selves cause they are not getting answers. Some one commented earlier about bolo reports and etc, well wouldnt ya think that if 10,000 people seen pics and etc of these low life scum or scums that would bring them to justice. This is a small town and if you want names or rumors to stop being throwed around then buck up and let the community be involved. Some say well then the scumms would have a better chance of getting away,well that click is smaller then the good people of Miles City. Thanks Brandy, it is what it is and you stepped up and said what you had to say. JUSTICE FOR ED AND HELEN,,,
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Posted by Brandy Allen (-2407) 5 years ago
I agree with truck, but I will honor the cops and the job they have to do by not saying anything, and I don't want to get things wrong. However as the cops begin looking for the suspect it came out quickly through people who know the suspect, that he was the suspect. The information was disseminated from that point. Keeping this guys name a secret in a town this size, after you have knocked on his relatives doors is not going to happen.
But I am a little more involved than just some cops or acquaintances telling me about things, Ed has been my best friend for near to 6 yrs and I know about a lot of his day to day activities and acquaintances. I have called him many times just to see what he had going on that day.
I think, if this guy is at large, then putting together a reward and publically calling his name out may help to rattle the bushes, but maybe they "law enforcement" don't want the buses rattle yet. However I am no cop, and I would not be good for a case like this if I was one. So I will not say any more except. I know that piece of trash, and I hope garbage day comes soon.
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Posted by cubby (+2584) 5 years ago
If they police can't find him even just for questioning why should the police not post a picture and put his name on every news channel out there in the state of MT? At least then he couldn't be in the public eye without being known. He can't run forever.
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Posted by truck (-196) 5 years ago
SO now LE is in the process of getting the warrent signed and then the name or names will be released. I dont know what to think about this whole process. I hope once this all comes out the chief will communicate with the whole community and tell us why for one this took so long, and why we as a community were not better informed. I realize there is about 3 different clicks in our community which is normal but I feel as if we as a community were left out of something that has had an effect on each and every one of us. I could not imagine what the family has been going through. Communication through out this horiffic crime was handled very poorly.
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Posted by Don Birkholz (+1228) 5 years ago
According to KTVQ, the Miles City Police department has named Scott Price as a suspect. Will try for a copy of the story.

http://www.ktvq.com/story...er-suspect

[Edited by Don Birkholz (12/18/2015 5:40:10 PM)]
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Posted by CLD (+540) 5 years ago
Having 2 sons in law enforcement, I know that all "t's" must be crossed and all "i's" dotted when things like this happen or the courts can throw everything out the window. I definitely want the suspects involved to pay for this horrible crime against Ed and Helen and their families. So, people, back off and let our law enforcement do their job that they are trained to do. We will find out what happened in due time...
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Posted by truck (-196) 5 years ago
No you back off, 2 days ago the piece of crap was listed as a absconder, yes 2 days ago. Check the MT inmate locator. I for one will not back off till justice for ED AND HELEN is served. The communication on our LE part is not exceptable.
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Posted by truck (-196) 5 years ago
I read the lengthy report and if I read it correctly Helen had identified the piece of crap that done this, the truck was found the next morning which was impounded because the scum bag was picked up by another scum bag. So it took 4 ddays for the chief to release the name and pic of the scum. In the mean time the scum bag had at least 2 days to get out of Miles City. Why did LE wait, thats a question that needs to be answered.
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Posted by Don Birkholz (+1228) 5 years ago
http://billingsgazette.co...d3cdb.html
(Contains details of the incident)

[Edited by Don Birkholz (12/18/2015 8:15:13 PM)]
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Posted by truck (-196) 5 years ago
Another action of LE.They put the school on soft lock down. Would not give any details,however if they would of maybe some one would have possibly seen this low life scum in the area even after his vehicle was found. This is something that cant just be shrugged off. People this is our community,one of our own was murdered. We were all at risk and kept in the dark. I hope I am not the only one but I will not rest till I get answeres. JUSTICE FOR ED AND HELEN, and all of us as a community.
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Posted by Bridgier (+8919) 5 years ago
Holy poop, there hasn't even been a court appearance and you're acting like they let this guy walk. What purpose is being served here by being so worked up?
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Posted by LRS 2014 (-82) 5 years ago
you are not the only one that fells that way truck. I here u i bet law new the name next day. They had to no where he was staying at. I am sheer he was maybe on probation already not for sheer on that. But its not hard to find him at that point of time. At lest watch his steps tell the warrant was granted. I have lived in miles city all my life. And i remember the old law that was here got the job done they would go the mile to get crime off the street. I remember a year ago they would get out of there cars with combat guns now that specked for its self if u no what i mean about that. There was a lot of talk on here about the meth problem. Few mounts back a lady was in the bar and said what she have to do make a list for the law of the people doing meth. well anyways i never herd anything done with the meth problem. Now in my life time we learn from are mistakes. But for what cast i fell if we would have done more on that problem then it may have prevented this unthinkable event that has happened. I would love to say are law is strong but i fell they have weekend. Tell u a story i have been seeing the law go to a guys house at the same time for the past month. one go's to the front door one go's to back door. Now they leave every time with out there guy. Why dont they just go get a warrant kick the F door in get the scum we all call it off the street. Everything is preventable. Now with this guy on the run we now put more life's at harms way by not doing the right things at first. U no its a two way road here if people now something it needs to be addressed to law to even be able to do anything about things my prays go out to the family's lets get this guy !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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Posted by Richard Bonine, Jr. (+14601) 5 years ago
I find myself a little confused by this thread. It the beginning it was "we need to come together as a community." It's now turning into "and bring your hang'n rope". 

Yes, this is  horrible crime. But the truth is that no amount of chanting "justice for Ed" is going to bring him back from the dead. Everyone would do well to remain calm and let law enforcement do their job.The best way to "come together" is to ratchet down the rhetoric.
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Posted by Tom Masa (+1980) 5 years ago
Wow Wendy is LRS 2014 latest post
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Posted by Wendy Wilson (+6168) 5 years ago
You wound me, Tom Masa.
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Posted by truck (-196) 5 years ago
Richard Bonnie JR, did you read what you just posted. We are not trying to bring Ed back however if that was possible we dam sure would. Ed is gone and he cant fight for his justice. You say let LE do their job. If you read the latest news you will see that the chief and LE dropped the ball on this one. You read it and then come back here with your arrogant comments. Justice For Ed and Helen........
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Posted by LRS 2014 (-82) 5 years ago
ed may not fight for justice but we can for him my god I stop here love go's out from me.
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Posted by Wendy Wilson (+6168) 5 years ago
If you folks care to look to the right you will see the mug shot of the person the police are looking for.
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Posted by Richard Bonine, Jr. (+14601) 5 years ago
Richard Bonnie JR, did you read what you just posted. We are not trying to bring Ed back however if that was possible we dam sure would. Ed is gone and he cant fight for his justice. You say let LE do their job. If you read the latest news you will see that the chief and LE dropped the ball on this one. You read it and then come back here with your arrogant comments. Justice For Ed and Helen........


Yes, I read what I wrote and wrote what I read.

It is your OPINION that local law enforcement "dropped the ball". None of us outside of the investigation are in a position to make that claim. I don't see how stating your opinion as fact helps your stated objective of setting aside our differences and helps the community come together.

[Edited by Richard Bonine, Jr. (12/20/2015 12:18:35 PM)]
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Posted by DCC_2015 (-12) 5 years ago
I here what u are saying richard too. But seems to me is are law here sat back and counted on billings people to make the call. Now i see that they have to make a good case to do the right justice that has been done. But i wont to no why they could not have got him on just helen saying the guys name. That should have been enough to arrest him on tell it all come together. Now i wont to ask my self do we have someone here in are law system to make the right call when its needed ?
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Posted by Olive (+1774) 5 years ago
Whoever the people are who are hiding and helping Scott Price get away Please turn Scott into law enforcement Tell law enforcement where Scott Price is or went By hiding and helping Scott Price get away you are an accomplice to murder and could go to prison for a long time.
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Posted by truck (-196) 5 years ago
I dont believe that I am the only one that believes that local L E dropped the ball on this. Just like others have stated the name was given to LE by Helen, and that is not just a rumor. The vehicle was impounded the next morning, which was the morning the school was on lock down, but still no name or pic was put out there. Was there a reason to keep it quiet, again they allready had the name. The chief wasnt giving out any info other then saying, I dont think the community is in any harm. I could go on and on but I am pretty sure we havent heard the last of how things were handled. When I said OK folks its time for us to come together as a community, I met exactly that. Obviously there seems to be a point at which L E left us the community out of the knowledge bowl. Heck even the family was getting discusted in knowing that L E had a name and a pic but stil sat on the information for 3-4 days. Grant it I dont know a lot about certain laws but I do know that in most cases as horrific as this one Bolo Alerts are put out with in hours. Look at the crimes that are commited all over this wonderfull land of ours, with in hours some one from law enforcement sets up a news conference so that the community is aware what is going on. Remember the shooting in California not to long ago and they put out the bolo on what the perps may be driving and etc,well guess what, it didnt end to well for the perps but it ended. Hell the guy could of been in Forsyth or Beach N.D. the next day and you walked right by him. Now you tell me after reading the info that was put out concerning the case so far, why do you think the ball wasnt dropped?
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Posted by DCC_2015 (-12) 5 years ago
They will probablt say it would have interfered with the case. But how do u figure that one what has happened then will still be the same as now it will not change things. I like how the chef says he thinks we are safe. But u no what we are not safe tell we no where this guy is where he needs to be jail. I for one have children and i think the schools need to be on the soft lock down tell we no its safe not on a think we are.
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Posted by Kelly (+2607) 5 years ago
Sounds like your brain is on "soft lockdown."
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Posted by DCC_2015 (-12) 5 years ago
I would like to get one more thing off my mind too it states ed was found the next day now I would like to no what time the next day its very disturbing to think maybe if we would have found him that night he may have been alive still. I dont no that but how do we not now too. No one should have gone home tell ed was found that night our after midnight whatever I would like to no what time ed was found that should have been the most concerning thing from the start.
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Posted by ABE (+424) 5 years ago
Huh? Where does it say they didn't find him till the next day?
They found him after the report came in. They found the suspects truck the next day.
I know it's an emotional time for everyone, but take the time to read the facts as they are presented.
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Posted by DCC_2015 (-12) 5 years ago
It is stated in the star that ed was found in his camper the next day its the last report in the miles city star.
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Posted by DCC_2015 (-12) 5 years ago
Its listed on the one called warrant issued in connection with homicide.
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Posted by Bccldm (+14) 5 years ago
DCC_2015, After struggling to read all of the comments you have posted on the thread, I am glad to know you have children who are being educated.
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Posted by DCC_2015 (-12) 5 years ago
yes u right. I do fell better to have shared my feelings and my thoughts with all on here.
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Posted by gypsykim (+1559) 5 years ago
First of all, the call came about 11:30 p.m. It could well have been the very next day and only been a few minutes. The day changes at midnight.

Secondly, law enforcement did not put the schools on soft lockdown. That decision was made by the superintendent. It ended after he spoke with law enforcement.

Facts are facts.
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Posted by LRS 2014 (-82) 5 years ago
I would like to put this out there that may help things. Maybe we can set up a phone line just for the tips of the ware about's of the guy. And you could be totally name free and all that about who u are. Now I no that there is like 911 and law office but if someone no's something they may be afraid to speak up because there afraid that they may go to prison that's only going to make someone not do the right thing by saying you could go there to prison.Now by felling better about speaking up because u don't have to say your name and all that would make me feel more willing to if I new something u no just call the tip in that's it.
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Posted by truck (-196) 5 years ago
So theres alot of information that is going around town about just exactly who this scum bag is and the life he has lived and why he wasnt put behind bars after admitting to 10 violations in Aug. Also the person that supposedly picked him up that LE is calling a acquaintenece. Like I said earlier people are gonna talk especially those that are or were in this scum bags click. However not all will be heard cause more then likely he helped put them behind bars. Thats right, LE did not tell us the whole story behind this guy. Something is not right here, and I hope the Martin family will do their own investigation.
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Posted by gypsykim (+1559) 5 years ago
Oh, my gosh, people, does your spell check not work?!?!?!?!?!?!?!?!?!?
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Posted by snookie (+233) 5 years ago
LRS 2014 - There is a confidential phone line. It's called "crime stoppers".
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Posted by LRS 2014 (-82) 5 years ago
This post was removed 5 years ago.
It was removed because it was a duplicate.
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Posted by LRS 2014 (-82) 5 years ago
k thanks I was told Q2 billing's new's said there is a 500k reword for scott's where about's and crime stopper I see is offering 1k.
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Posted by bh (+137) 5 years ago
You need to listen a little closer it's a 500K warrant not reward.
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Posted by Brandy Allen (-2407) 5 years ago
The viewing was very nice, Funeral at 1 tomorrow. S&S
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Posted by LRS 2014 (-82) 5 years ago
k it was something I was told my bad. But I did see the 1k crime stoppers.
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Posted by LRS 2014 (-82) 5 years ago
How did scott price be in miles city staying with them guys may have been next to us all day long. And be wonted by the us marshals sense september 1 this year for felony probation violation. The point I just wont to say is miles city is just so hush hush about things like this to the public. I for one did not here anything about that then. He could have been locked up long time ago.
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Posted by Janet Thorup (+54) 5 years ago
Many prayers have been answered. He is finally where he belongs. Hopefully healing can begin.





Miles City Police Department


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With the help of the United States Marshall's Montana Violent Offender Task Force, along with agents in Spokane and Coeur d' lane, Idaho, Scott Price has been apprehended. Officers and special agents have been working 24 hours a day non stop since this incident occurred on 12/14/15. More information to follow in the next few days.

[Edited by Janet Thorup (12/22/2015 8:55:27 PM)]
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